BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Belleville elected leaders are one step closer to a township dissolution that would only require their approval.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Grammy-winning polka is closer to becoming the official Illinois polka.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin of Illinois are proposing an update of the methods the government uses to determine disaster assistance.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia have argued over the best way to raise revenue for the cash-strapped city.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a compromise plan to plug a $1.6 billion hole in this year’s budget and avert shutdowns of state programs and services.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s prison reform commission is examining ways to reduce the state’s inmate population by 25 percent in 10 years.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials say new HIV infection among drug users has fallen dramatically since 2003. That was when lawmakers passed a measure allowing people to buy a limited number of syringes without a prescription.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two suburban Chicago cousins accused of seeking to provide material support to the Islamic State group have made an initial appearance in federal court.
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Tollway board of directors has approved higher speed limits on the Tri-State Tollway and other highways but not as high as a new state law allows.