Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says the state is prepared to help ``in whatever way necessary'' to preserve the well-being of unaccompanied children who've crossed the border into the United States fleeing violence in Central America.
Illinois State University's trustees have elected a veteran board member as their new chairman.
Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit Philadelphia in September 2015, a trip that would mark his first to the U.S. as pontiff.
A number of Champaign area residents, mostly with ties to the Middle East demonstrated Friday over the current conflict between Israel and Gaza.
President Obama met with the leaders of three Central American countries at the White House on Friday, telling them that they share responsibility with Washington for stemming an influx of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Ancient peoples sent their dead to the grave with their prized possessions — precious stones, gilded weapons and terracotta armies. But unlike these treasures, our digital property won't get buried with us. Our archived Facebook messages, old email chains and even Tinder exchanges will hover untouched in the online cloud when we die.
Illinois Public Media and Peoria public television station WTVP will continue to share a president and CEO --- with the joint appointment of Maurice “Moss” Bresnahan to the position at both operations.
As Gov. Pat Quinn battles a lawsuit accusing his administration of political hiring, the state watchdog charged with investigating ethics violations is asking to get involved.
As the conflict between Israel and Gaza approaches the three-week mark, the fighting seems to have only intensified. At least 119 Palestinians were killed Thursday, making it the bloodiest day of the war.
The Champaign Unit Four school district says it’s back to considering Interstate Drive as the sole site for a new Champaign Central High School.