Ukraine's ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, emerged Friday to give a news conference on Russian soil, not far from the Ukraine border. Russia is not only giving Yanukovych shelter — it's also carrying out military exercises that have raised alarms in Washington.
The newly appointed director of Illinois’ child welfare system resigned Wednesday, after one month on the job.
Cutting defense spending in Washington is about as popular as proposing Social Security cuts. In other words, not very.
Macon County Clerk Steve Bean expects to make a decision early next week about whether to issue same-sex marriage licenses before Illinois' new gay marriage law starts June 1.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board is holding public hearings on a proposal to tighten rules for dozens of coal-ash ponds.
Each year, Illinois keeps moving up the ‘suspend’ date for college-bound students to apply for the Monetary Awards Program, or MAP grants.
The Illinois Senate president says legalizing internet gambling could bring in much-needed revenue.
This week, Gov. Pat Quinn gave a keynote speech at a forum in Washington, D.C. on natural disasters. The governor says Illinois has suffered a record-number of incidents in recent years, and yet the state has come up short when it's sought help from the federal government.
Over the last few weeks, you’ve heard from Congressional candidates running in Illinois' 13th District. There are three Republicans and three Democrats seeking their party's nomination.
Five current and former black senators appeared together Tuesday at an unprecedented event celebrating the legacy and contributions of the nine African-Americans to serve in the U.S. Senate.