State employees scored a double victory Friday, as judges ruled Illinois' pension law unconstitutional and ruled state retirees will receive refunds from a similarly unconstitutional healthcare law.
The Rantoul Police Department is in the process of equipping all 23 of its uniformed officers with body-cameras.
An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution.
Two performances at Champaign's Virginia Theatre by Bill Cosby scheduled for next April 11 have been cancelled after allegations of sexual assault re-emerged.
House Republicans on Friday followed through on a threat to sue President Obama over actions he has taken concerning the Affordable Care Act.
After six years of often bitter back-and-forth with congressional Republicans, President Obama will go it alone by temporarily shielding up to 5 million immigrants from being deported.
A University of Illinois professor who studies declining bee colonies was honored Thursday by President Obama. May Berenbaum was among 19 recipients at the White House.
Advocates for immigrants in Central Illinois are calling President Obama’s expected actions on immigration a step in the right direction.
Director Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday at the age of 83, got his start in Chicago, where among other things, he was the original host of "The Midnight Special" on WFMT Radio.
A Sangamon County judge says he'll issue a ruling Friday over the constitutionality of Illinois' pension overhaul.