Pritzker OKs legislative maps despite heavy criticism
Illinois Democrats have not yet voted on new congressional district boundaries, but with the state losing a House seat due to population loss, they are expected to remove a GOP-held district and try to make other districts more friendly to Democrats.
Police: Body in river was missing Illinois State student
Day, 25, was last seen at the Illinois State campus on Aug. 24. His car was found in Peru two days later. The body was discovered in the Illinois River in the LaSalle-Peru area on Sept. 4.
Shootings, school fights in Peoria; police: 'time to act'
There were nine arrests related to a large fight last Friday at Peoria High School and the city has had 23 homicides this year.
Ex-Kankakee official sent to prison for $2 million theft
Richard Simms, 74, acknowledged diverting money through a fraudulent software invoicing scheme.
Boeing to build Navy aircraft at MidAmerica, invest $200M
Construction on the MidAmerica facility in Mascoutah, Illinois is scheduled to start later this year and be completed in early 2024. Production would start by mid-2024.
Illinois House poised to approve compromise energy plan
Central and southern Illinois lawmakers are worried about the closure of the Springfield and Marissa coal plants. They worry not only about the loss of union jobs there, but also about what they say is little detail on how their generating capacity will be replaced.
Venture capitalist joins list of Republican primary candidates for Illinois governor
Jesse Sullivan, an Illinois native who founded Alter Global in San Francisco, released a campaign video portraying himself as an outsider who'll fight to solve the state's problems
Week 3: Illinois High School Football Top 10 Poll
With two games down, here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class.
Former US Sen. Adlai Stevenson III, 90, dead from dementia
Stevenson is survived by his wife, Nancy; two sons, Adlai IV and Warwick; two brothers, John and Borden; and nine grandchildren.
Search for missing man includes body found in Illinois River
Day was last seen in a Bloomington cannabis dispensary on Aug. 24. His abandoned car was found Aug. 26 in a wooded area near the Illinois Valley YMCA in Peru, located about 60 miles (97 kilometers) north of Bloomington in LaSalle County.