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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.
All counties in Illinois have been designated as "primary disaster areas" due to drought. That's after the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday added counties in northern Illinois.
Thursday is Agronomy Day at the University of Illinois.
One of the two men charged with murder in the 2009 deaths of a central Illinois family now claims he killed one of the victims in self-defense.
A homeless man living in the Champaign-Urbana area who gained a lot of attention last year after he was given a home has died.
Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana wants to add 14,000 square feet to its emergency department within two years.