Embattled U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. says he’s “anxious to return to work,” but gave no timeline for ending his months-long medical leave from Congress. In a 90-second robocall sent out to his south suburban 2nd Congressional District on Saturday., Jackson asked his constituents for their “patience” as he recovers.
Following a court order, thousands of pages of documents released this week by the Boy Scouts of America about alleged sexual abuse show many cases occurred in central Illinois.
Urbana Police will be acting on feedback from the community to improve its procedures and overall contact with the public.
Early voting begins in Illinois on Monday, October 22.
An Amtrak passenger train reached a speed of 111 mph for the first time on Friday in Illinois.
Republican Congressman John Shimkus is seeking a 9th term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Democratic 13th District Congressional Candidate David Gill wants to clarify his relationship with the party’s Congressional Campaign Committee. There was some confusion stemming from a question in Wednesday’s night’s debate with opponent Rodney Davis in Normal.
A group of voters is challenging the validity of a measure on this fall's ballot that would make it more difficult to improve retirement benefits for public employees.
The number of people registered to vote in President Barack Obama's home state has decreased since his historic election win four years ago. The drop off could mean bad news for the president’s re-election bid.
A judge has rejected Indiana's bid to throw out a union challenge to the state's right-to-work law.