CHICAGO | Illinois is buying more renewable energy than any other state in the nation, which has reduced pollution by the equivalent of removing a million cars from the road over the past few years, according to a report released Friday by national and state environmental groups.
CHICAGO | A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.
Third-grade teacher Kailey Arrivo was recently chosen as a recipient of the Back to School Bonanza classroom stock-up promotion sponsored by Peapod in partnership with Reckitt and Kimberly-Clark.
CHICAGO | County clerks around Illinois say they won't start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples immediately as Attorney General Lisa Madigan said this week they have the right to do.
SPRINGFIELD | Four months ago, state Rep. Christian Mitchell made a tough vote in favor of Illinois' landmark state pension overhaul. Now he's facing the repercussions.
MUNSTER | Photographer James Cook compares himself to French Impressionist Claude Monet, who painted his very own garden in Giverny.
As the hands are played in duplicate bridge (about 27 per game), a record is kept of each pair's scores. The data from each hand is inputted into a computer and scores are calculated to determine each player's final percentage of success.
Beer fans will want to plan a trip soon to Hammond's Horseshoe Casino.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Electric deregulation has saved Illinois customers as much as $37 billion over the past 16 years, a report released Monday said.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Champaign police are gearing up for the annual Unofficial St. Patrick's Day celebration, officials said.
Students at the University of Illinois gather at a house on campus during the "Unofficial St. Patrick's Day" celebration on March 12, 2012, in Champaign, Ill. Champaign police say they're gearing up for this year's festivities Friday that are expected to draw thousands of students for a day …
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An influential government watchdog group says Illinois should keep its temporary income tax increase in place for a year longer than initially promised and begin taxing retirement income to dig the state out of a massive budget hole — a solution that's both being praised …
CHICAGO | Voters trickled into the polls Monday, the first day of early voting for primary contests that'll help determine Illinois' next governor, a U.S. senator and numerous local offices.
Five years ago this week, Gov. Pat Quinn won the praise of many downstate residents when he reversed decisions made by his mop-topped predecessor and reopened state parks and historic sites.
HAMMOND | As graduation nears, Bishop Noll Institute has named its class of 2014 top academic seniors. These students, each with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher due to weighted grades, receive the title and honor of Bishop Noll Graduate with Distinction.
Thornton's Justin Taylor is averaging 16.1 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. He helped the Wildcats to a second-place finish in the SouthWest Suburban Red.
Thornton's Jamani Pierce,left, blocks a shot by King's Jessie Young during the McDipper in December. Pierce is averaging a double-double of 15.3 points and 10.1 rebounds per game.
CHICAGO | Illinois' first concealed carry licenses are being mailed to thousands of gun owners' mailboxes, Illinois State Police officials announced Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A $700,000 restoration project at the temporarily closed Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield is expected to finish in April.
Ed Magee marks off a grid pattern on the ceiling of the entrance foyer of the Abraham Lincoln tomb at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. The grid will guide Magee when he applies paladium leaf to the surface. The tomb is undergoing a $700,000 interior restoration that is expected to…
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