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?
The rate fell to 4.3 percent this April, compared to 5.3 percent last April.
A judge has clarified what the family of a Springfield drowning victim will receive after a jury in February said the city acted recklessly when the teen died in 2007.
Illinois remains No. 3 in the nation when it comes to political corruption.
The Illinois Senate made a number of moves on a state budget.
A sugary drink tax is still in the mix at the Capitol.
Lawmakers will proceed with making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own entity.
Bradley University will begin offering advanced nursing courses online this summer.
A provision of Illinois' gay marriage law that let same-sex couples backdate marriages to the date of their civil unions is about to sunset.
Early voting starts Thursday for the special election to pick the Democratic and Republican candidates to possibly replace Aaron Schock as 18th District Congressman.
Four of Mayor Jim Langfelder's department head appointments will be voted on by the Springfield City Council next week.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office has revised its plan to change state hiring to allay concerns of Democrats and unions.
A psychiatrist has testified that a 35-year-old Bloomington man who has been in a state treatment program for sexually dangerous people since he was 15 is eligible to be released.
Rita Crundwell can't keep a collection of horse trophies and other personal items stored in Illinois and Wisconsin.
A Republican presidential candidate says he'll take some cues from Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign.
A party-line vote Wednesday afternoon kept a workers' compensation restructuring from going to the Senate floor.
"Cutting vital services, banking $2.2 billion of... just... fictional pension savings that aren't going to occur, we're going to claim to be balanced?"