It has been four months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman. The ruling paved the way for thousands of same-sex married couples to receive federal benefits, and a special group of government lawyers has been working to make that happen.
Attorneys for Randy Steidl say they’re at a loss as to why Governor Pat Quinn has yet to act his request for a pardon - one that was issued during George Ryan’s administration.
For the first time since a brief special session in July, legislators will begin making their way to Springfield this week, for the fall veto session.
The Illinois Supreme Court is invalidating a two-year-old Illinois law charging taxes on certain Internet sales.
Attorneys for the Center on Wrongful Convictions have sent an open letter to Gov. Pat Quinn in an attempt to push the Democrat into acting on a pardon for Gordon “Randy'' Steidl.
Many governments around the world have expressed outrage over the National Security Agency's use of the Internet as a spying platform. But the possible response may have an unforeseen consequence: It may actually lead to more online surveillance, according to Internet experts.
The Urbana School District and the Urbana Park District have reached a settlement agreement on property taxes with Carle Foundation Hospital.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says lax gun laws are a "weak link'' in the fight against gun violence.
The U.S. Supreme Court returns to the campaign finance fray on Tuesday, hearing arguments in a case that could undercut most of the remaining rules that limit big money in politics.
The scandal that brought down former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich led to campaign-contribution caps in Illinois. Advocates of the limits are fearful a case set to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday could upend their efforts.