A new report from a prison watchdog group has found that moving about 1,000 female inmates from a now-closed prison in Dwight into a prison in Lincoln has exacerbated overcrowding and failed to generate meaningful cost savings.
Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown cafe.
It’s been three months since TV news anchor Dave Benton told viewers that his brain cancer was back, and doctors told him he had months to live. In the time he has, he says his goal is to live life to the fullest.
The Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending package Saturday night, after overruling an objection from Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
Dillon Brooks scored 24 points and Oregon beat Illinois 77-70 at the United Center Saturday. The Illini fall to 7-3 on the season.
Nearly one hundred demonstrators joined hands along Springfield Avenue Friday afternoon as they shouted “Black Lives Matter”.
The U.S. Senate will be in session today as lawmakers attempt to wrap up business for the year.
The head of Illinois' Department of Corrections will retire at the end of the year.
Police say a shooter wounded two boys and one girl outside an alternative high school in what may be a gang-related attack in Portland, Oregon.
Illinois residents returning to HealthCare.gov to buy insurance are finding prices higher in many parts of the state.