Champaign city officials reported Wednesday evening that Rising Road had been closed between Curtis and Windsor Roads, due to several power poles and power lines that were knocked down onto the roadway by a thunderstorm.
The Illinois House has approved legislation that would let minors with epilepsy use medical marijuana.
Anybody found to have manipulated or falsified Veterans Affairs records "will be held accountable," President Obama said Wednesday.
In an agreement reminiscent of the early days of the Cold War, Russia has agreed to supply China with hundreds of billions of dollars worth of natural gas via a pipeline from Siberia pipeline to begin pumping in four years.
Online marketplace eBay says it was the target of a cyberattack in which hackers accessed a database of its encrypted passwords.
Athletic families are nothing new – and one has been in the works in Vermilion County since the late 1930’s.
Debtors prisons were outlawed in the United States nearly 200 years ago. And more than 30 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court made it clear: Judges cannot send people to jail just because they are too poor to pay their court fines.
NPR announced Tuesday that it would cease broadcast of the weekday program Tell Me More on Aug. 1 and eliminate 28 positions as part of a larger effort to end the company's persistent budget deficits. Tell Me More airs weekday mornings at 10 AM on WILL AM 580.
The Illinois House has advanced House Speaker Michael Madigan's plan to ask voters whether the state should increase the minimum wage to $10 an hour.
The organization that coordinates Illinois high school sports and activities was under scrutiny Tuesday in Springfield. Lawmakers want the Illinois High School Association to be more transparent ... but the not-for-profit group is pushing back.