James Kilgore could return to teaching at the University of Illinois, despite controversy over a past felony conviction. The Board of Trustees has said it’s leaving decisions on hiring him to those at the campus level.
A grand jury is expected to deliver its decision in the Michael Brown case as soon as this weekend, and the community of Ferguson, Mo., is worried that reactions could be violent.
The United States Postal Service is the latest victim of a wide-scale online data breach. A USPS spokesman told NPR today that more than 800,000 employees may have been affected.
A report says Illinois' prison system is ready to create four treatment units and add 350 clinical staff to help improve conditions for mentally ill inmates.
In addition to choosing a new governor, Illinois voters approved several ballot questions, including two changes to the state’s constitution.
Voters on Tuesday won't just vote on governor or state representative. They'll be asked if Illinois should change its constitution. And to weigh in on a trio of non-binding questions.
The U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, for 12 days in August for safety. But audio recordings show otherwise.
Among the items Illinois voters will be asked to weigh in on at the polls Tuesday is approving the Crime Victims Bill of Rights.
Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty for a survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush.
A Cook County judge has ordered the release of a prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a 1982 double killing.