In about one-third of U.S. households, the sound of a phone or doorbell ringing may trigger a desire to duck. That's because roughly 77 million adults with a credit file have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute, a research group.
The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. A federal court ruling obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries.
Taxpayers in the Champaign School District could be looking at a $150-million referendum to pay for building one high school and expanding another. That’s the tentative figure announced by Unit 4 officials Monday night.
Governor Pat Quinn is ordering the state Environmental Protection Agency to block the disposal of toxic PCB waste at the Clinton Landfill in DeWitt County
An Indianapolis woman whose son contracted Ebola while working in Liberia says family members are praying for his recovery.
A local leader of Champaign-Urbana’s Muslim population admits the local observance of Ramadan was dampened by violence in other parts of the world.
Margot Adler, one of the signature voices on NPR's airwaves for more than three decades, died Monday at her home in New York City. She was 68 and had been battling cancer.
Tom Bennett of Gibson City is the new Republican candidate for Illinois House in the 106th District.
An attorney for the Chicago suburb hoping to place PCB's at the Clinton Landfill says efforts to stop them are based on "fear mongering.” Summit is the site of a former auto shredder.
Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.