Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is appealing a decision that would put a central Illinois landfill a step closer to storing toxic waste over an aquifer that provides water for about 750,000 people.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case testing the constitutionality of buffer zones at abortion clinics.
A federal appeals court has set aside Federal Communications Commission rules designed to ensure that transmission of all Internet content be treated equally.
In Little Rock, Ark., on Monday, a federal judge is considering a deal that would end one of the longest running and most notorious school desegregation cases in the country.
A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a man who spent 13 years in prison before DNA evidence cleared him in the murder of his girlfriend.
Monday’s forecast of subzero temperatures, wind and snow has prompted the closure of all courthouses in the 6th Judicial Circuit, including Champaign County.
Two more groups of retired government workers have sued to block a law that cuts pension benefits for Illinois state employees.
The sometimes contentious and surprising audio from the appeal hearing of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is now online.
A federal judge has ruled that the National Security Agency's bulk gathering of the telephone records of millions of Americans is legal — less than two weeks after another federal judge ruled that the program violated the Constitution.
Illinois transportation officials have announced locations along interstates where the speed limit will increase to 70 mph.