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Southwestern Indiana authorities say a body found near a creek could be that of a former Illinois woman who was swept away by floodwaters in December.
Wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has used $6 million of his own money to help catapult him past three other Republican candidates in Tuesday's Illinois gubernatorial primary.
An Illinois man was sentenced Friday in federal court to 15 years and eight months in prison for orchestrating a marijuana distribution operation from Sacramento.
Bruce Rauner's wealth has been an underlying theme throughout the campaign for Illinois governor, from his choice of wristwatch to critics' questions about his business dealings.
A political action committee supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton is sending staff members to visit New Hampshire next week to begin organizing support in case the former first lady and secretary of state decides to run for president in 2016.
Officials in southern Illinois' Johnson County will soon learn where their constituents stand on fracking, as voters will signal whether the county should resist efforts to use the contentious extraction method to get at any oil or gas that may be trapped deep underground.
The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports S. Gene Schwarm will replace retiring Appellate Judge James M. Wexstten.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment dropped in January in 11 of Illinois' 12 metro areas, but most areas lost jobs.
Madigan says the defendants received unemployment benefits while collecting a paycheck.
Office Max plans to begin moving 1,600 jobs out of Illinois next month, with some positions permanently eliminated - a move that comes months after Illinois lawmakers declined to give the company the millions in tax breaks it requested from the state.
For weeks the Chicago Democrat has largely kept out of the public eye as four Republicans square off for the chance to unseat him in the fall.
Illinois lawmakers say congressional negotiators are moving toward an agreement on legislation authorizing improvements to shipping channels, flood protections and other waterways projects around the country.
In that epic tome, farmers from across Oklahoma load up all of their earthly goods on Model T's and flee the Dust Bowl for California in the midst of the Great Depression.
By Jackson Adams Illinois News Network As the cost of attending an Illinois state university continues to climb, Illinois lawmakers are pushing various pieces of legislation to try and address affordability.