The rapid growth of e-cigarette stores in the St. Louis area and throughout the country might be about to hit a bump. The federal government is considering regulations for the industry. It could have sales of $10 billion by 2017, according to Wells Fargo Securities.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is already the deadliest on record, having killed more than 2,400 people, and it could get much worse, according to health officials. That alarm has President Obama meeting today with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
The U.S. House could vote as early as Wednesday on whether to authorize arming and training moderate Syrian rebels in a mission to destroy the Islamic State militant group.
Champaign Police are seeking a suspect in the Monday afternoon robbery of the First Midwest Bank branch at 812 West Springfield Ave.
Presence Health has initiated temporary visitors’ restrictions at its hospitals in Urbana and Danville, to protect young patients from two viral outbreaks.
Some 500 migrants trying to make their way from Egypt to Malta by boat are believed to have drowned last week after people smugglers reportedly rammed and sank their vessel, according to the International Organization for Migration.
Illinois' largest public employees union has made an about-face in its attitude toward Governor Pat Quinn. Over the weekend, AFSCME leaders endorsed him during a meeting in Peoria. It's a classic case of going with "the devil you know."
More than 130 Illinois middle school students and some adults in Macoupin County were sent to hospitals Monday after getting sick after a carbon monoxide leak.
World leaders and diplomats from more than 20 countries have gathered in Paris to discuss strategies for defeating the Islamic State insurgency, with France's president urging that there's "no time to lose" and Iraq's new president insisting that extremists must be pursued to their sanctuaries in neighboring Syria.
Hillary Clinton, who has a huge lead in many early presidential polls, returned to Iowa on Sunday. The woman who says she has not yet decided on a 2016 presidential run appeared along with former President Bill Clinton in a state she has not visited since she lost the 2008 Iowa caucuses to Barack Obama.