One marker of the economic slow-down in Champaign-Urbana was when the big development projects stopped. Development has never completely stopped in Champaign-Urbana. But announcements of the really big projects --- ones that expand the borders of the two cities --- pretty much came to an end with the bursting of the housing bubble.
A federal appeals court in Chicago has heard arguments on the constitutionality of provisions in Wisconsin's law restricting collective bargaining by public employees.
A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused a request by imprisoned former Ill. Gov. George Ryan that all the court's judges rehear his appeal seeking an earlier release from prison.
The director of Indiana's child services agency has resigned following reports that suggested he violated his department's ethical rules when he intervened in a case involving his grandchildren.
Talks aimed at settling the Chicago Symphony Orchestra strike are set to resume three days after musicians walked off the job.
On Monday, the Illinois Supreme Court will enter orders to allow cameras in both the first judicial circuit in the southern part of the state and the 18th circuit, which is outside of Chicago.
Illini football is wandering in the desert. For the last three weeks, the big questions concerned injuries, beginning with quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase. Saturday night in Champaign, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs proved — and quickly — that Nathan Scheelhaase is not the savior of Illini football.
A rate hike is set to kick in by Oct. 1 for customers of the Illinois American Water company.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has a lesson plan for his next job as Purdue University's president.
The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether the nation's largest school voucher program violates the state constitution.