Illinois may soon take on the responsibility of running its own healthcare marketplace under the Affordable Care Act. The General Assembly is working against a New Year's deadline to create its own exchange, or risk losing millions of dollars from the federal government.
Freshman Deandre Burnett scored a season-high 19 points and No. 15 Miami won a matchup of unbeaten teams Tuesday night, beating No. 24 Illinois 70-61 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
Rumblings continue about possible closures of several nuclear power stations in Illinois, including the Clinton nuclear plant.
A revamped statewide minimum wage hike is in the works, following Chicago's passage of one for the city.
The House may vote this week to undo President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.
President Obama is likely to nominate Ashton Carter as his next secretary of defense, CNN, The Associated Press, The Washington Post and The New York Times are reporting.
Governor-elect Bruce Rauner was back in Springfield Tuesday. He told reporters - not surprisingly - that Illinois’ finances are in terrible shape.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he hopes the city council's approval of a $13 minimum wage for the city will "jolt'' state lawmakers into raising the issue statewide.
The football team is baffled by the disappearance and apparent suicide of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge, who was found dead inside a dumpster Sunday.
Before State Senator Mike Frerichs is sworn in as Illinois' treasurer next month, he's got a few more votes to cast as a legislator.