A renowned baritone and director of the University of Illinois’ Lyric Theater program will honor his great-grandfather as the Illinois Supreme Court unveils its new quarters next week.
An academic who lost a University of Illinois job offer because of profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages plans a series of talks at Chicago-area universities.
A former Chicago police commander serving a sentence for lying about the torture of dozens of men by officers under his command is getting out of prison.
After a series of embarrassing incidents that called into question the efficacy of the Secret Service, Julia Pierson, the agency's director, has resigned.
A team of federal health officials is tracking anyone who had close contact with a man who's now being treated for Ebola in a Dallas hospital.
The Flash Index to the Illinois economy rose to 106.3 in September, up from an even 106.0 the month before.
In recognition of the first anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, Gov. Pat Quinn is touting its success, while at the same time backing away from having Illinois take a greater role in the program.
Illinois prisons are handling about 17,000 more inmates then they were built for. A watchdog group says the state is at a turning point, and needs leadership from whoever is sworn in as governor in 2015.
State Senator Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) is promising an in-depth budget review of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, saying it has moved too slowly on renovations for the resort at Eagle Creek State Recreation Area in Shelby County.
An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid.