3 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star
A former Miss America who is black and running for Congress has been called a "street walker," "love child" and other names by a Republican Party chairman in Illinois.
7 hrs ago | USA Today
So much for that Bill Ayres-Barack Obama friendship. Ayres, the 1960s radical whom Republicans have often tried to link to Obama, says the president should be tried for 'war crimes,' and that his use of drones This Dec. 3, 1980 file photo shows former Weather Underground member William Ayers as he enters the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago.
11 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island
The SouthtownStar reports that the Illinois Department of Transportation unveiled a revised plan for the expressway on Tuesday during a public hearing in Peotone.
15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Unable to round up enough Senate votes for a sweeping measure to overhaul the state's public employee pension system, Gov. Pat Quinn has backed off in favor of a plan to a form a committee designed to forge a compromise on the hot-button issue.
Hidden tools, secret messages on postage stamps, and Houdini-like manuevers; not the makings of a Da Vinci Code sequel, but elements of what seemed like an impossible escape from the jail.
It looks like the world is going to have to wait a bit longer for Rod Blagojevich's version of why he deserves a new trial.
The six-step plan was developed by officials from the University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University .
Sen. Claire McCaskill says she's supporting an independent political action committee that's urging Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016.
The Illinois Legislature's special session will cost about $40,000 a day, which includes a $111 daily payment to lawmakers to defray the cost of food and lodging while they work in the state capitol.
Illinois residents affected by the floods can now get help buying food. Governor Pat Quinn announced Monday the Illinois Department of Human Services will offer immediate assistance to 33 counties, including here in the Quad Cities.
Gun owners rally at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill., in favor of concealed carry during Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day on March 6, 2013.
Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked the United States Supreme Court for another extension, calling this one a "second and final thirty-day extension" on the conceal and carry issue.
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Under the proposed legislation, drivers would be required to slow down to 20 mph any time a child is present in a school zone, not only when school is in session.
If ever there was a region where incumbent Republican governors can experience the great GOP gubernatorial apocalypse, it is the upper Midwest.