SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner isn’t set to take office until January. But his presence already is being felt in the Illinois Legislature.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–State employees and retirees are preparing to argue in court that the Illinois Constitution bars lawmakers from cutting their pension benefits.
CHICAGO (AP)–State officials say the Illinois unemployment rate held steady at 6.6 percent in October as private-sector hiring slowed.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP)–Junior-college transfer Rodney Pryor came off the bench to pour in 26 points to lead Robert Morris past Bradley 68-61 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP)–A federal judge says a 20-year-old American accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria will remain jailed pending trial.