Days after saying it is worried about the slow pace of the global economy Caterpillar Inc. says it will shut down parts of its operations in Decatur for a week in November and all of December as demand for some products drops.
Flu vaccine is widely available this season, and local health authorities are urging people to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
Meteorologists remain cautious about the aftermath of this summer's drought in Indiana even though much of the state has had plenty of rain in recent weeks.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear a challenge from Illinois Republicans who want a Democratic-drawn legislative map thrown out.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has offered a sharp defense of its bold policies to stimulate the weak economy.
The agriculture industry has had a rocky year, highlighted by a vicious drought and oppressive Midwestern heat. Farmers in Illinois and elsewhere are trying to make the best of the harvest, while bracing for what lies ahead. However, their immediate future is clouded by gridlock in Washington.
There have been new reports that the founder and CEO of Jimmy John’s restaurants could move his corporate headquarters out of Illinois.
The population at the Illinois Department of Corrections has reached a new high.
Matt McGloin threw for 211 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Penn State to a 35-7 win over Illinois Saturday in the schools' Big Ten opener.
Coles County officials say a stomach ailment may have been what kept about half the students out of Ashmore Elementary School earlier this week.