Prosecutors are recommending four years in prison for former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., following his guilty plea this year on criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.
The Champaign School District says board member Stig Lanesskog has stepped down.
The Illinois attorney general's office is warning residents about a possible scam involving supposedly free medical alert services.
On Friday, U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) became the longest serving member of Congress in history, eclipsing the record held by the late Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia.
Crews will soon start demolishing a 55-year-old dormitory on the University of Illinois campus to make way for a new residence hall.
Illinois lawmakers will be back in Springfield later this month as Gov. Pat Quinn has called a special session.
The way hog farmer Bob Young sees it, city people just don’t understand farmers.
Local reporters, photographers and labor leaders gathered with picket signs outside the Chicago Sun-Times building Thursday, a week after the entire photography department at the newspaper was let go.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for protests across the country to end immediately.
If the new US Senate immigration reform bill becomes law, millions of people will need to learn English to become permanent U.S. residents.