Major college sports programs have taken what could be a major step toward sharing their wealth with the student-athletes whose performances help line their coffers. Thursday's vote impacts the Power 5 conferences, including the Big Ten.
Retaliating for sanctions placed on it by the West, Russia announced it was banning the import of some food from the United States and its allies.
One of the partners seeking to locate a medical marijuana dispensary in Urbana expects it to have the look and feel of any other retail location, but it won’t open up in one busy downtown location.
Officials say an Urbana man involved in a semi-truck crash outside Chicago has died, bringing the accident's death toll to five.
Amtrak ridership in Illinois has risen in recent years - up almost 85 percent from 2006 through last year. That trend developed after the rail service added routes. Now the train service could grow more in the future.
1.2 Billion Internet passwords have reportedly been stolen from over 400,000 websites by a Russian cyber gang dubbed CyberVor. An IT expert has some tips to help the public avoid getting hacked.
Governor Pat Quinn's administration is refusing to release details about steps it says it took to fix questionable hiring practices at the Illinois Department of Transportation.
The University of Illinois has suspended study-abroad programs in Sierra Leone and plans extra screening for students arriving from West Africa in response to the outbreak of Ebola.
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush has been chosen to lead the court as the state's first female chief justice.
Illinois State University is expecting a large incoming freshman class this year - the biggest in a couple of decades, according to one campus official.