Congressman John Shimkus (R) and Champaign County Zoning Board of Appeals Chair Eric Thorsland (D) are fighting to represent Illinois' 15th District in the U.S. House. Illinois Public Media spoke with both candidates for an in-depth look at where they land on issues, and how they'd legislate.
Champaign Police and University of Illinois officers are working on a series of strategies to address a series of campus crimes the past two weeks.
Gasoline is now selling for under $3 for a gallon of Regular in many parts of Illinois outside of the Chicago area..
With the rise of computers and electronic communications, educators have all but written off penmanship. And kids who don’t learn to write cursive tend to have trouble reading cursive.
Thousands of voters have cast early ballots in Chicago's suburbs. It's been a critical region in previous elections, and campaigns in hotly-contested races are pushing early voting.
Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in Indiana say the suspect has told them that he may have killed people going back 20 years.
Today is bringing a sigh of relief to family members and friends of Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died earlier this month in a Texas hospital.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are getting ready for their third and likely final televised debate.
The Supreme Court has refused to block a Texas voter identification law for the November election – the first time in decades that the justices have allowed such a law to stand after a lower federal court had deemed it restrictive and unconstitutional.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas suggested on Friday that Jews should be banned from a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims.