ILLINOIS -- A new proposal could change hiring practices for employers in the state.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Leaders at UI are looking into expanding their background check policies.
SPRINGFIELD -- Survivors of victims of gun violence are calling on Congress to enact universal background checks for all gun sales, but firearm advocates aren't having it.
SPRINGFIELD -- Gun background checks are on the rise here in Illinois. New numbers show they've more than doubled since the deadly school shooting in Connecticut.