By Lauren Chooljian
Judging by how many transportation-related questions Curious City receives, we denizens of the Chicago region are obsessed with getting around and will ask about any stumbling blocks — legal or otherwise — that threaten to get in our way.
By Brian Mackey
Illinois officials are remembering the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust. An annual ceremony took place Thursday in Springfield's Old State Capitol.
By The Associated Press
The U.S. House has passed a measure looking to study Illinois' New Philadelphia Town Site as a possible national park.
by The Associated Press
A former member of the radical 1970s group the Symbionese Liberation Army who was told recently he can no longer teach at the University of Illinois could see that decision reversed.
By Otis Hart
Rashad Hanif Harden, the Chicago DJ and producer known as DJ Rashad who helped establish a new style of dance music over a 15-year career, died on Saturday. He was 34.
By Scott Cameron and Sean Powers with reporting from AP
A life-sized bronze sculpture of Roger Ebert was unveiled Thursday outside the Virginia Theater in Champaign.
By Krishnadev Calamur
By Bill Chappell
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion whose conviction for a triple murder was overturned after he served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer.
By Jason Croft
This weekend, the Coles County city of Charleston will be commemorating a riot that happened at the court house and town square March 28, 1864...150 years ago...between Union troops and Southern sympathizers.
By Mark Memmott
"How much do I beat up on myself about the fact that he's my son? A lot." The New Yorker has posted a long piece based on six interviews with Peter Lanza, whose son Adam killed 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012.