Supporters of the UC2B Big Broadband project know they want a high capacity broadband network for the Champaign-Urbana area. However, there is concern that the way money for UC2B is being raised could hinder the project's long-term commitment to open access.
As more injured members of the military return home, more soldiers and their families are applying for federal financial help.
The federal government wants to buy a prison and Illinois has one to sell, but the deal has been blocked in Congress.
High-speed Internet service might seem ubiquitous, but it's still a luxury for some Illinois residents living in rural areas.
A measure to cut Illinois legislative pensions has fizzled out.
For the first time in more than a century the Illinois House has expelled one of its members.
UPDATE: A spokesman for Carmike says a bomb was not found at the Beverly cineplex in Champaign, and the theater is open as usual. The Associated Press reports no bombs were found in a search of Carmike theaters across the country.
After more than a year of talks, Visiting Academic Professionals have reached a tentative agreement with the University of Illinois.
Top Republicans say there's been no progress on an Illinois pension overhaul in talks with the governor and Democratic legislative leaders.