The Schnucks supermarket chain wants an Illinois lawsuit related to a security breach affecting up to 2.4 million credit and debit cards of its customers moved to a federal court.
Daniel Werfel starts Wednesday as the new acting administrator of the Internal Revenue Service, succeeding Steven T. Miller, who resigned under pressure last week.
The IRS official at the center of the storm over the agency's targeting of conservative groups has told Congress she did nothing wrong and invoked her constitutional right to not answer lawmakers' questions.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is urging a House vote on his pension-reform plan even though Speaker Michael Madigan has his own proposal.
In Orlando, Fla., early Wednesday "an FBI agent was involved in a deadly shooting connected to the Boston Marathon bombing case," NBC News is reporting. A man who was being questioned by the agent is dead. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston and Carrie Johnson have also confirmed the news.
Like anything that's 117 years old, the telescope in the University of Illinois' observatory could use a little work. This summer, it will get it.
A Democratic state senator who compared Governor Pat Quinn to Hitler is apologizing for his remarks.
A sweeping immigration bill that would offer a chance of citizenship to millions living in the U.S. illegally has taken a stride forward in Congress.
A new analysis says a union-backed pension overhaul would bring Illinois significantly less savings than originally claimed, but the sponsor of the pension legislation says the findings are incomplete.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company avoids billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.