The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate. More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.
An Illinois utility said customers who refuse to have an electricity meter installed will see an additional $20 monthly fee on their bills.
College students are back on campus and classes are underway. Parents at some Illinois schools have extra assurance their kids will be safe when they're at school.
Chronic stress is hazardous to health and can lead to early death from heart disease, cancer and of other health problems. But it turns out it doesn't matter whether the stress comes from major events in life or minor problems. Both can be deadly.
A fishing pond at Kickapoo State Park in Vermilion County is closed until further notice as the Illinois Attorney General’s office investigates runoff from waste produced at the nearby Bungee Milling Plant.
Illinois combined two touchdowns and 190 yards rushing from Jason Ferguson with the kind of second-half comeback the Illini have relied on all season to escape Texas State on Saturday, 42-35.
Afghanistan's disputed presidential election is finally coming to a close, as the two rivals for the presidency have reached a power-sharing deal that they formally signed on Sunday.
Pope Francis has chosen a bishop known as a moderate to replace retiring Cardinal Francis George as head of the high-profile Chicago archdiocese.
Amid signals that Illinois' pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that former FBI director Robert Mueller will lead an investigation of the way the league handled the Ray Rice case and he said at the end of the process it will implement new conduct policies.