A revised report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Illinois job growth hit a high point last summer and surpassed its prior business cycle peak from September 2000. 

Digital currency is becoming a fundamental part of some finance courses at Illinois universities.

Nearly 1,200 school employees in east and central Illinois have been trained on how to stop life-threatening bleeding since last year.

Identity theft was the top complaint consumers made to the Illinois attorney general's office last year.

An Illinois man is set to be sentenced next week after pleading guilty to charges that he defrauded an elderly person out of nearly $100,000.

An Illinois man will get mental health treatment and substance abuse counseling after pleading guilty to making online threats against President Donald Trump.

Courts across Illinois have had about a month to adjust to the requirements of the new bail reform law that took effect Jan. 1.

State officials are challenging one million Illinois motorists to slow down and make room when they see a vehicle on the side of the road with hazard lights on.

An Illinois senate committee has endorsed raising the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. 

An outspoken Holocaust denier is likely to appear on the November ballot as the Republican nominee for a Chicago-area congressional district.

Illinois' state climatologist says January weather was colder and drier than normal in the state without much snow.

The mayor of Springfield says he's lobbying Illinois legislators to let the city annex the State Fairgrounds and use some city sales tax revenue generated there to repair several of its buildings.

A congressman representing a large portion of downstate Illinois will be listening closely to President Trump’s State of the Union address tonight.

Lawsuit: State Withheld Medical Services to Children

Jan 18, 2018

A lawsuit against Illinois’ Department of Healthcare and Family Services claims the state illegally withholds medically necessary services from children with severe mental health disorders. The case was settled in federal court this week.

Illinois will postpone submitting fresh voter data to a controversial multi-state voter registration database because the Kansas-based program hasn't offered an updated security plan. 

Illinois lawmakers have formed a subcommittee to explore state policies over decentralized digital currencies like bitcoin.

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will run uncontested in the Democratic primary after state Sen. Michael Hastings dropped out of the race.

While a new Illinois law allows for easier voter registration, potential voters should still double-check their status. 

State records show that the flu season in Illinois appears to be peaking early this year.

Illinois could see changes this year that expand access to medical marijuana, as operators say the number of patients allowed to buy the drug is too low to recoup investments.

The Illinois state climatologist says 2017 was the sixth warmest year on record in the state with an average temperature of 54.3 degrees, or 2 degrees above normal.

The new year will be one of big decisions in Illinois.

Hundreds of thousands of low-income Illinois residents moved into managed care health plans on Jan. 1.

An Illinois lawmaker says a casino proposed for southern Wisconsin would deal an economic blow to an adjacent Illinois town.

Apple iPhone owners from several states are suing the tech giant for not disclosing sooner that it had issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer.

A former Wisconsin state regulator has been named chief of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's regional office in Chicago.

Illinois has decided to join dozens of other states in a national communications network for first responders.

State attorneys general, including in Illinois, are threatening lawsuits against the federal government's repeal of "net neutrality" rules.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos saying she failed to process applications for federal loan relief for former students of a now-defunct chain of for-profit colleges.