Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed itsoutlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse, revising its outlook from "developing'' to "negative'' on Illinois' A-minus rating.
Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers.
Some of the immigrant children crossing the border say they are being subjected to abusive and inhumane treatment in U.S. Border Patrol stations in South Texas.
A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.
Announcing six different safety recalls Wednesday, GM said it needs to fix problems that range from a turn-signal bug to an unpredictable loss of power steering. The flaws were found in vehicles from model years 2011 to 2015.
A decision on what to do with the Champaign county jails will be made at Thursday night’s county board meeting.
A top White House adviser says any cease-fire agreement between Israel and Palestinians must include the demilitarization of Gaza.
Kids can be cruel, especially about weight. So you might think overweight or obese children know all too well that they're heavy — thanks to playground politics. But that's not necessarily so, according to government data covering about 6,100 kids and teens ages 8-15.
Starbucks and Burger King are getting dragged into the scandal over suspect meat in China.
A published report is raising questions about the role of politics in Gov. Pat Quinn's scandal-plagued anti-violence program that's under federal investigation.