James Kilgore could return to teaching at the University of Illinois, despite controversy over a past felony conviction. The Board of Trustees has said it’s leaving decisions on hiring him to those at the campus level.
University of Illinois Chairman Christopher Kennedy says he plans to leave the school's board of trustees when his term ends in January.
Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner has met with top Democratic legislative leaders House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.
University of Illinois Trustees Thursday apporoved $180,000 in incentive-based compensation for President Bob Easter. That amount would be paid to the president within 30 days.
Two bills that would authorize building the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will soon come to a vote in Congress, as their sponsors head toward a runoff election to decide who will win the Senate race.
The public comment window for the Waters of the U.S. rule is set to close on Friday – more than half a year after the regulation was first introduced by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers.
The more than 370 applications to operate medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries in Illinois are being whittled down. Licenses could be awarded before the end of the year.
A computer outage affected all of the 138 motor vehicle facilities in Illinois Wednesday. But they're back on line Thursday morning.
The European Space Agency says it has succeeded in landing a spacecraft on a comet for the first time in history.
A grand jury is expected to deliver its decision in the Michael Brown case as soon as this weekend, and the community of Ferguson, Mo., is worried that reactions could be violent.