UPDATE: A spokesman for Carmike says a bomb was not found at the Beverly cineplex in Champaign, and the theater is open as usual. The Associated Press reports no bombs were found in a search of Carmike theaters across the country.
After more than a year of talks, Visiting Academic Professionals have reached a tentative agreement with the University of Illinois.
Top Republicans say there's been no progress on an Illinois pension overhaul in talks with the governor and Democratic legislative leaders.
A southern Illinois judge has agreed to extend through the end of August a halt of inmate transfers from a supermax prison the governor looks to close.
Champaign Police say arrest warrants have been issued for two men in connection with a July 4th shooting death on the city's northwest side.
Republicans are trying to grab onto voters' discontent, and turn it into an opportunity to make political gains in Illinois. That was the focus of the GOP's rally on Thursday, during Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair.
Both sides say progress was made Thursday in talks between graduate workers and the University of Illinois.
Illinois lawmakers held a hearing Thursday at the Piatt County Farm Bureau in Monticello on proposed legislation that could prevent a toxic substance from being stored above the Mahomet Aquifer. Critics worry the substance could harm thousands of residents who rely on the Aquifer for drinking water.
Illinois' unemployment rate increased again in July with the loss of thousands of government and hospitality jobs.
AT&T is asking Americans to sign a pledge not to text behind the wheel as part of a campaign against distracted driving.