How do you tell the difference between someone who needs to be taken to jail and someone who needs to be taken to the hospital? It can be a delicate situation to decipher, and it's been a big concern in Connecticut since the Newtown shootings of 2012.
Downstate schools would be the primary winners under a proposed school funding overhaul before the General Assembly.
Desiree Metcalf's story is heartbreaking, but among the 46 million Americans who are poor today, her story is not unique.
Sometimes there really are economies of scale. And the nation's health insurance exchanges may be a case in point.
The future of the 98-year-old student newspaper at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is cloudy after the university's governing board declined to approve a proposed student fee to help pay for the daily.
Central Illinois mayors are urging Gov. Pat Quinn to intervene in a plan to dispose of toxic waste in the Clinton Landfill, just above the Mahomet Aquifer.
The State Universities Retirement System says it’s changed its understanding of part of the state’s new pension law. It’s a move that should prevent many employees from losing part of their pension benefits if they don’t retire by June 30th.
The government released the latest national test scores on Wednesday, and the news isn't good: 12th-graders are headed toward graduation, but many don't have the skills they need to succeed in college or work.
Researchers at the University of Illinois are currently working on flexible circuits that can adhere to the skin like a bandage. It would be a less intrusive, more comfortable way of monitoring things like temperature and motion in real time.
Farmers have been collecting data about their farms for decades.