NPR reports the Supreme Court has ended a session for the history books.
Kentucky - The present weather advisory has been extended to Saturday. A Commonwealth program helping College students finish their studies wins a national award.
Dry conditions in Illinois have meant headaches for many farmers in the state, but not those growing peaches.
An Illinois judge is scheduled to rule this afternoon on whether Gov. Pat Quinn must give 2 percent pay raises to state workers.
The Illinois Department of Revenue says many residents who filed their 2011 tax returns on paper way are still waiting for their refund checks.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s decision to shut down the Tamms Supermax Prison in southern Illinois is drawing praise from human rights groups.
Joppa Illinois' coal-fired power plant will shed nearly four dozen jobs in the next two months. Energy Electric Inc. President Bill Sheppard says 19 of the 44 job cuts will be management personnel.
Illinois will receive more than $7 million in federal housing grants to improve local communities by providing shelter and affordable housing.
An advocacy group says many same-sex Illinois couples in civil unions have trouble filing joint taxes, getting health benefits for their partners and adopting.
Illinois lawmakers have again approved a massive gambling-expansion plan. The Senate voted 30-26 yesterday in favor of a proposal that creates five new casinos, a land-based site in Chicago and four more riverboat casinos.
The top Republican in the Illinois House says he’s shelving legislation to rein in ballooning government pension costs.