CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has hired 1970s-era radical James Kilgore to teach a course next semester.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former Illinois state representative has changed his plea to guilty in a child pornography case.
CHICAGO (AP) — The former music director of a suburban Chicago parish has filed human rights complaints against the church after he was fired earlier this year after announcing he was engaged to his same-sex partner.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — A site near Scott Air Force Base in southwestern Illinois has been revealed as a potential relocation spot for a secret government agency that helped coordinate the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Salvation Army got a nice surprise when it was discovered one of the coins dropped in a Red Kettle in suburban Chicago wasn’t just another coin.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have named a state museum after a 40-year force in government.
CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters blocked Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive to show displeasure with a grand jury decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office has asked the Illinois Supreme Court for an expedited hearing of her appeal of a lower court’s declaration the state’s pension overhaul is unconstitutional.