2 min ago | Gawker
While many of America's classrooms remain criminally regressive when it comes to their sexual education policies, today Illinois has helped put a kibosh on some of that bullshit by stepping slightly into the 21st Century.
2 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island
Illinois' congressional delegation has asked President Obama to add 16 Illinois counties to the list of those eligible to receive disaster aid after last month's flooding.
6 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
My guess is that the mayor's in a snit 'cause the governor won't rubber-stamp his deal to set up a Chicago casino completely controlled by City Hall.
7 hrs ago | MyStateline.com
A bill banning tanning for teens makes its way to Governor Pat Quinn. Lawmakers voted to ban anyone under 18-years old from using tanning beds at salons.
11 hrs ago | KFVS12
Illinois Sen. Donne Trotter has apologized for remarks that compared a member of Gov.
13 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island
The Human Services Committee voted 8-6 in favor Tuesday, sending it to the floor.
15 hrs ago | MyStateline.com
Former President Bill Clinton is getting in on the same-sex marriage debate in Illinois.
A bill to regulate horizontal hydraulic fracturing in Illinois won approval Tuesday by the Illinois House Executive Committee.
Legislation to ban minors from indoor tanning beds was sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday after being approved by the Illinois Senate.
Less than half of Illinois House Black Caucus members say they back the push to legalize same-sex marriage or are likely to support it, a Chicago Sun-Times survey of the pivotal voting bloc has found.
In an effort to make sure local flood victims know what kind of assistance is available to them, Shorewood police chief Aaron Klima and several other village employees are standing ready to take calls.
A group of central Illinois Senate Republicans is asking for an expedited confirmation hearing on the nomination of Dr.
Nicole Hockley, Mark Barden and Francine Wheeler each lost a child in the unthinkable tragedy that occurred in Newtown on Dec.
Citing a need for a proper, unrestricted vetting and the unwillingness by the Democrat Senate Majority to allow a confirmation hearing on Dr.
By a vote of 35-21, the Illinois Senate approved legislation on Friday that would allow doctors in the state to prescribe marijuana as pain relief for severe medical conditions.
Parents of three children killed in the Connecticut school shooting say a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines will help save lives.