Update: 10:09 pm UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI leaders are looking for another way to pay out pensions.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are already strict laws in Illinois banning texting and talking on the phone while driving.
SPRINGFIELD -- Things are looking up on Illinois' job front with the state adding more private-sector jobs and unemployment rates falling back in most metro areas.
SPRINGFIELD -- The clock is ticking for lawmakers to reach a deal on the farm bill.
SPRINGFIELD -- Now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a pension reform bill into law, a coalition of labor unions and other organizations are preparing to file suit.
CHICAGO -- Governor Quinn signed the Pension Reform Bill into law in a private ceremony Thursday afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD -- Temperatures aren't the only thing falling.
ILLINOIS -- Companies wanting special tax breaks have to wait a little longer to find out if they'll get them.
SPRINGFIELD -- Those wanting the new temporary visitor's drivers licenses won't have to wait much longer.
SPRINGFIELD -- Even though lawmakers passed pension reform, the fight is far from over.
ILLINOIS -- A lot of state workers say benefits in the new pension proposal are small compared to what they're being asked to give up.
Update: 10:01 pm SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers finally have a deal on something they've been arguing about for close to half a decade.
Update: 4:23 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Before lawmakers met to debate the pension proposal, there were some tense moments across the street.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been almost six months since the special pension committee got to work.
SPRINGFIELD -- Political season is officially underway. Candidates started filing petitions for state elections Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' financial luck seems to be running out again.
SPRINGFIELD -- State prison officials are working on a new policy for inmates who want to get married behind bars.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is now the 16th state to allow same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD -- Legislative leaders sound closer to a potential deal on pension.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's unions are ready to fight proposed changes to the pension system.
SPRINGFIELD -- The man behind a proposal to limit lawmakers' time in office says he's halfway to his goal.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's pension systems are getting a much-needed boost.
Latest: 10:03 pm CHICAGO -- It's official. Illinois is now the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD -- Remember those $700,000 put in at the capitol? One lawmaker says they might pose a security risk.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tuesday marks the 150th Anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in U.S. history; the Gettysburg Address.
SPRINGFIELD -- A problem is putting children at risk of getting sick.
SPRINGFIELD -- The leader of the local Catholic Diocese is getting statewide attention for his comments on same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD -- More information is coming out about reimbursements for DNR administrators.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers have been told to "save the date" for a possible pension vote early next month.
SPRINGFIELD -- The candidates vying to become the state's next governor are being thrown a curve-ball.