It's 2 p.m. on a hot day in Cairo and cars are lined up for blocks at this gas station in the east of the capital. People are waiting to fill their cars with the cheapest gas available — which is 78 percent more expensive than it was last week.
Champaign Mayor Don Gerard said the city is a leader in creating jobs. Gerard spoke Tuesday at the newly opened Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Champaign.
More than four-dozen people became sick after eating E. coli and Salmonella-contaminated foods last month, federal food-safety agencies announced.
Agribusiness giant ADM is paying about $3 billion to buy the privately held Swiss company Wild Flavors, which supplies natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry.
In a 5-4 decision Monday, the Supreme Court allowed a key exemption to the health law's contraception coverage requirements when it ruled that closely held for-profit businesses could assert a religious objection to the Obama administration's regulations.
General Motors has issued an order to stop selling 2013 and 2014 model years of the Chevrolet Cruze compact car because of air bags that might not inflate properly.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment was down from a year ago in all of Illinois' 12 metro areas in May. It was the second straight month of across-the-board, year-over-year declines.
The new Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Champaign opened its doors today.
Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.
The city of Urbana is looking into the possibility of building a medical marijuana center.