The top Illinois House Republican and the Democrats' pension point person in the Illinois General Assembly have come up with what they believe is a solution to solving the state pension problems.
A beetle that kills ash trees now has been found in 59 Indiana counties.
Both Champaign and Urbana have put sidewalk snow removal requirements into effect, following Thursday night’s snowstorm.
The controversial oil and gas drilling process known as "fracking" could soon be coming to Illinois. Environmentalists and industry groups Thursday announced they had reached an agreement on legislation to regulate the practice.
Illinois officials have purchased 547 acres of wildlife land, including a huge tract in one of the nation's most popular places to hunt deer and the first portion of a new refuge northwest of Chicago.
Two East Central Illinois legislators want to give more municipalities a voice to protect the Mahomet Aquifer.
A spokeswoman for an Indiana coal company says its plans for a mine near Homer will continue despite this week’s vote against a water contract.
Homer Village Board members have rejected a contract to provide treated water and sewer services for the purpose of setting up a coal mine.
Nearly a month after a straw poll kept talks going, the Homer Village Board is expected to vote Monday on a coal mining company’s request for treated water.
Residents near a former Douglas County mine say they’re disappointed at the pace of reclamation at the site.