State employees scored a double victory Friday, as judges ruled Illinois' pension law unconstitutional and ruled state retirees will receive refunds from a similarly unconstitutional healthcare law.
The Rantoul Police Department is in the process of equipping all 23 of its uniformed officers with body-cameras.
An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution.
House Republicans on Friday followed through on a threat to sue President Obama over actions he has taken concerning the Affordable Care Act.
A Sangamon County judge says he'll issue a ruling Friday over the constitutionality of Illinois' pension overhaul.
A grand jury is expected to deliver its decision in the Michael Brown case as soon as this weekend, and the community of Ferguson, Mo., is worried that reactions could be violent.
Two months after the University of Illinois' Board of Trustees decided to not approve the appointment of Professor Steven Salaita, the board may again grapple with claims the school infringed on academic freedom at their meeting this week.
President Barack Obama has chosen federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general amid a power shift in the Senate.
State lawmakers have signed off on rules regulating high-volume oil and gas drilling in Illinois at a legislative hearing.
Among the items Illinois voters will be asked to weigh in on at the polls Tuesday is approving the Crime Victims Bill of Rights, also known as Marsy's Law.