Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed itsoutlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse, revising its outlook from "developing'' to "negative'' on Illinois' A-minus rating.
A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.
A published report is raising questions about the role of politics in Gov. Pat Quinn's scandal-plagued anti-violence program that's under federal investigation.
Ten years after its landmark report on terrorism, the 9/11 Commission has released an update in which it notes continued problems. But in 2014, the dangers have shifted geographically — and online, the commission's former members say.
Each year, social service agencies in Champaign County conduct a survey of the area’s homeless population. The one done on a frigid night in January revealed 222 people were living on the streets.
Illinois gun owners who have been denied a concealed carry permit can appeal. But instead of going through the courts, Illinois' Attorney General wants a state panel to decide those cases.
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Affordable Care Act, when it threw out an IRS regulation that governs subsidies. But before the ink dried on that decision, another three-judge panel issued a decision that was completely opposite.
Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner says he’s willing to negotiate with lawmakers on lowering the income tax rate.
Governor Pat Quinn says he’s taken further action to block the placement of PCB’s at the Clinton Landfill, over the Mahomet Aquifer.
Bill Binney worked at the National Security Agency nearly three decades as one of its leading crypto-mathematicians. He then became one of its leading whistleblowers.