Supporters of a would-be University of Illinois professor say they're not going to stop protesting a week and a half after the Board of Trustees voted to not hire Steven Salaita. A few dozen of the professor's allies on campus showed up to rally and speak at an Academic Senate meeting Monday.
The man who jumped a fence and made it past the White House's North Portico on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition inside his vehicle, a prosecutor said on Monday.
Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District. At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’
Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p.m. deadline.
The University of Illinois Foundation said Monday that it received $259.5 million in donations during the fiscal year that ended June 30, a 10.5% increase over the previous fiscal year.
The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate. More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.
An Illinois utility said customers who refuse to have an electricity meter installed will see an additional $20 monthly fee on their bills.
College students are back on campus and classes are underway. Parents at some Illinois schools have extra assurance their kids will be safe when they're at school.
Chronic stress is hazardous to health and can lead to early death from heart disease, cancer and of other health problems. But it turns out it doesn't matter whether the stress comes from major events in life or minor problems. Both can be deadly.
A fishing pond at Kickapoo State Park in Vermilion County is closed until further notice as the Illinois Attorney General’s office investigates runoff from waste produced at the nearby Bungee Milling Plant.