Reports of two attempted child abductions in Champaign last week hit close to home for the Champaign County chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters. The child involved in one of the incidents happens to be a participant in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. That’s prompted the organization to sponsor two classes on “Stranger Danger” for the public, next month at the Champaign Public Library.
Illinois gasoline stations have been put on notice that authorities are watching them for any price gouging in the event Tropical Storm Isaac disrupts fuel supplies from the Gulf of Mexico.
The former warden of the federal prison that houses American-born Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh says the facility can't afford to accommodate daily group prayers for Muslim inmates.
Champaign’s Public Works Department is bracing for heavy rainfall and winds as the remnants of Isaac hit the region this weekend.
The Illinois Supreme Court says an attorney for two boys accused of sexual abuse was wrong to worry about the truth of the charges and what was best for society.
The 25-year-old driver who was at the wheel during a fatal Megabus crash in south-central Illinois says he did everything he could to control the double-decker after a tire blew out.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is telling veterans that he will make jobs a top priority.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services downgraded Illinois' credit rating on Wednesday, citing concerns over the state's inability to address its massively underfunded employee pension plans.
People convicted in Illinois of attempting to commit terrorism soon may have to serve more of any prison sentence they get.
As of Tuesday, Mitt Romney has all the nominating votes from Illinois’ delegation at the Republican National Convention — including some from supporters of former presidential candidate Rick Santorum.