Tony La Russa is getting a plaque in Cooperstown. The former St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox manager is one of three elected Monday by the Hall of Fame's expansion era committee.
Nelson Mandela was born in a country that viewed him as a second-class citizen. He died Thursday as one of the most respected statesmen in the world.
Friday's 50th anniversary of assassination of President John F. Kennedy is an important moment for Dallas: The city wants to use the occasion to demonstrate how much it has changed.
A former president, a baseball legend, a country music star and a woman who's a powerhouse in American media were among 16 people honored Wednesday at the White House with the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Have you ever wanted to see a woolly mammoth skeleton? How about Amelia Earhart's flight suit (one worn before her fateful last flight, mind you)?
Nov. 12 marks the 100th anniversary of a movie theater in downtown Champaign. Originally called The Park, it is now known as The Art Theater Co-Op. In honor of this centennial, there is a new book celebrating its history.
Rita Garman of Danville was sworn in on Monday as the new chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court.
A piece of Hollywood is coming to Illinois early next year. Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is sending props and sets from the movie “Lincoln” to be part of a new exhibit at Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.
Last month, during the busy harvest season, a group of farmers near Monticello drove their tractors, trucks and combines out of their half-harvested fields, and parked them.
The Illinois court system will get a new leader next week. On Friday, Thomas Kilbride wraps up his three-year term as chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. Then on Monday, Justice Rita Garman of Danville will take over.