U.S. counterterrorism efforts include choking off the flow of cash to extremists, and urging friendly countries to help. But in Nairobi, Kenya, suspicion of Somali money — and an increase in terrorist attacks — has prompted a country-wide crackdown, with Kenyan police accused of extortion and arbitrary arrests of thousands of Somali refugees.
The Obama administration is following through on its relatively new-found support of gay marriage. On Friday, the administration filed a legal brief with the Justice Department that urges the Supreme Court to strike down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act.
University of Illinois students will vote next month on a $25-per-semester fee administrators hope will raise funds to help pay for Assembly Hall renovations.
St. Patrick's Day is more than three weeks away, but this weekend near Pennsylvania State University in State College, a similar celebration — called "State Patty's Day" — is happening.
Members of the Illinois House Judiciary Committee met Friday in Chicago to discuss how Illinois should proceed with a concealed carry law.
Both Champaign and Urbana have put sidewalk snow removal requirements into effect, following Thursday night’s snowstorm.
Inmates in Illinois' bloated prison system who behave behind bars are again eligible for release up to six months early.
The Illinois Supreme Court is issuing a new set of rules addressing how mortgage foreclosures are handled in the state.
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected Illinois' request to reconsider a ruling that found the state's concealed carry weapons ban is unconstitutional.
Illinois Public Media’s "Neighbors" series is designed to introduce us all to our neighbors here in east central Illinois. If you have an interesting neighbor you think we should know about, tell us – you can e-mail us at email@example.com.
Student enrollment among Latinos in the Arcola School District is growing fast, and recently the first Hispanic was chosen to lead the parent-teacher organization at the local grade school.