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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't actively campaign for the dairy magnate.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 24 men in Missouri and Illinois for what officials call "egregious" immigration violations, including individuals who entered the country illegally and committed crimes.
Illinois officials say a strip club tax has generated less than 40 percent of the money that was expected when the surcharge was approved.
What really is wrong with Illinois? The Wall Street Journal took a look at the Land of Lincoln compared with our neighbors in the Great Lakes region - specifically Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin - to see the economic progress, or lack thereof, Illinois has made in the past five years.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are seeking a new audit of anti-violence spending under Gov. Pat Quinn after a review in February found “pervasive” mismanagement in an earlier program.
The ABC7 I-Team investigates claims by the country's oldest poison hotline that it's being forced out of business.
A proposal to increase fuel taxes in Illinois to help fund infrastructure improvements saw pushback this week from retailers in the state, who argue is will hurt business and consumers.
Tree trimmers tell The Herald & Review that ice storms and straight-line winds caused most of the damage to trees in the state this winter.
A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate.
A new program may help more people in Illinois buy a home for a first time. The Welcome Home Illinois program provides $7,500 in assistance towards a down payment, as well as a 30-year mortgage with an interest rate as low as 3.75 percent.
The DuPage County state's attorney says a 30-year-old woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stabbing her young son in the neck.
For many people, one of the most recent pressing social issues, other than marriage equality, are efforts to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana - an issue that, in particular, disproportionally affects racial minorities.
A study by the Illinois Department of Transportation indicates traffic on a new bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Louis isn't at projected traffic levels.
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A proposed bill in Illinois banning the sale and distribution of natural or "raw" milk, is not going anywhere this session after legislators heard from "thousands" of natural milk proponents.
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