The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.
The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.
Springfield has an interim fire chief.
The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.
Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.
The measure now moves to the Senate.
District officials say they'll cooperate in any investigation if asked by the U.S. Attorney's office.
It looks like the governor's Turnaround Agenda is not off the table, but it also doesn't look like there will be solid agreement on that by the Sunday adjournment deadline.
A Springfield house being remodeled on North 10th street has been destroyed by a fire investigators say is suspicious.
A judge has sentenced a Decatur man to two life terms in prison for killing his second cousin and the cousin's wife in an execution-style shooting.
The Illinois Legislature could give final approval to parts of a $36.3 billion budget as lawmakers head toward the end of their spring session.
A busy day in the Illinois Senate included disposing of the Turnaround Agenda and sending budget bills to the governor.
A veteran Republican lawmaker says he knows what to take away from the fact that Democrats would not support any of the governor's initiatives.
The three bills that the Illinois Senate ran from the governor's Turnaround Agenda failed to get out of committee.
Democrats and the state's largest employee union say Gov. Bruce Rauner's approach to contract negotiations is so hostile he is intentionally preparing for a strike.
Two Illinois communities will split a $600,000 federal grant to help with the clean up.
A truck driver was injured after he was hit by a freight train on Route 48 near the Macon/Christian County line.
The man who attacked a Springfield police officer responding to a dropped 911 call has been sentenced to 72 years in prison.
Federal prosecutors have announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.
At least one Illinois lawmaker is asking for an explanation – why is the governor’s Education Secretary being paid from the Human Services budget?