Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.
The commission has lost both state and federal funding.
Background checks are now required of all student teachers.
Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.
Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.
Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.
The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.
The "Poker Face" hitmaker joined the band onstage in a very Gaga-like outfit, to play piano and provide vocals.
A Springfield man is expected to live after police say he was shot on his left side Sunday night.
Retired worker says he received a call asking about the possibility of working in the interim if there's a strike.
Police say they don't know who this person dressed up like a clown is - or why they'd scale a cemetery fence and trespass in the dark of night - but it was all caught on tape.
A number of candidates are expected to vie for the chance to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.
The "Full House" reboot is filming and Uncle Jesse is back and better than ever.
More than 30 women who have accused the embattled comedian of sexual assault are featured on the cover, including supermodels Janice Dickinson and Beverly Johnson.
The retired England captain announced his plans to create a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the city in February, 2014 but his attempts stalled a few months later.
The national average for both gas and diesel has dropped over the last two weeks.