For Midwest farmers, this summer was brutal. In McLean County, soybean and corn crops struggled to survive through short, rare rains while dairy cows and livestock endured intense heat. By June, the drought covered more than half the United States.
A medical practice specializing in pain management is notifying Chicago-area patients who may have received injections of a steroid medication that has been linked to an outbreak of a deadly form of meningitis.
A sport that originated in the 1930’s is trying to build a new audience, in cities worldwide, including Champaign-Urbana.
Contractors, economic officials, and others involved in road construction are trying to bring attention to a lack of state transportation funding in Illinois.
The Illinois Supreme Court has ended a state ban on divorce for people who are mentally disabled and need guardians. The court ruled today that such divorces should be looked at on a case-by-case basis to determine what's in the disabled person's best interests.
The State of Illinois signed a $1.4 billion prison contract last year without doing its homework. That is according to a study by the John Howard Association, a prison watchdog group.
Consumers are becoming very savvy when it comes to their food. They want to know about the origins of food, chemicals that may have come in contact, and the level of freshness. This interest in more information has resulted in a growing interest in locally grown food from a type of consumers known as “locavores.”
Former Illinois powerbroker William Cellini has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for conspiring to shake down a movie producer.
Danville’s only synagogue will close later this month, but its congregation will continue to meet.
Champaign and University of Illinois Police are expanding the number of officers in Campustown after reports batteries and thefts last weekend.