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.
The past year was a busy one for the animal welfare activists who've turned their hidden cameras on confinement facilities where huge numbers of food animals are raised.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation to prevent lenders from selling a home if the homeowner is applying for federal mortgage assistance.
A federal judge in Washington says the National Security Agency's program for bulk phone record collection violates Americans' reasonable expectation of privacy.
A federal court is ordering an Illinois county clerk's office to issue a marriage license to any same-sex couple who wants to wed immediately because one of them has a life-threatening illness.
The Sierra Club has filed a federal lawsuit aimed at tightening the pollution controls planned for the FutureGen clean-coal project.
Illinois State Police will only accept online applications from people who want new concealed carry permits.
Attorneys for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich are scheduled to argue their appeal Friday morning.
Illinois State Police say they have launched a new website that publicizes the application process for Illinoisans who want to carry concealed weapons.