The chairman of the Republican Party in Montgomery County has resigned after writing what's been called a racist and sexist email about U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' primary challenger.
Republican Congressman Rodney Davis is distancing himself from a GOP supporter who made harsh remarks about a Davis challenger.
Champaign County Board members are granting a four-month extension for a consultant to complete a study of county jail needs.
It's not unusual for the Supreme Court to find itself at the center of roiling national debates.
A group of former Chief Illiniwek portrayers has brought its plan to bring back the symbol to University of Illinois Trustees, one met with harsh words by a leading faculty member.
The unemployment rate for black Americans is about double that for whites.
A group that wants the University of Illinois to bring back its former symbol, Chief Illiniwek is asking the U of I to allow the Chief to perform during two campus events a year.
Illinois’ two U.S. Senators have introduced a measure to name a Campustown post office for the first and only African American to be elected to a county-wide office in Champaign County.
A University of Illinois history professor says a new film does a good job of providing the back story of major league baseball’s first African-American player.
An appeals court has upheld the 2004 conviction of a white supremacist for soliciting the murder of a federal judge in Chicago.