ILLINOIS - Governor Quinn replaced the late Judy Baar Topinka on Friday afternoon.
Update: 10:04 pm, 12/16/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- It's been a week since Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka died and lawmakers are still deciding who should fill her seat.
SPRINGFIELD -- Officers forced to shoot have only seconds to react. The FBI invited reporters to see why first-hand.
Latest: 4:23 pm, 12/15/14, Monday ILLINOIS -- After nearly a week of questions, the Attorney General gave clarity to who will replace late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
ILLINOIS -- It will be illegal to hunt some wild animals starting January 1, 2015.
ILLINOIS -- Concerns about the flu shot have some asking if it will work at all.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner will bring some new faces to town.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner is bringing outside help to deal with the state's budget issues.
ILLINOIS -- Four years after the recession caused the loss of millions of jobs, some workers are finding new careers.
Latest: 6:05 pm, 12/8/14, Monday ILLINOIS -- The state's pension appeal may be ruled on sooner than expected.
ILLINOIS -- It's been more than 40 years since it was legal to hunt bobcats in the state. That could change next fall if Governor Quinn signs a bobcat hunting bill into law.
ILLINOIS -- If you are convicted of a felony and it's related to your public service, you might not get a pension.
ILLINOIS -- When the state's income tax hike expires, it will have a big impact on families.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner’s first wish is coming true with the temporary income tax increase expiring December 31.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois will have a new governor in the new year, but there will be a lot of familiar faces around the Capital.
ILLINOIS -- State leaders are making it easier to vote. Lawmakers agreed to make same day voter registration permanent.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois House closed veto session a day early leaving some big issues still on the table.
ILLINOIS -- Something most people can find at home is actually a leading cause of death.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers return to work with some hoping to pass big changes before they end for the year.
Update: 6:03 pm, 12/2/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- State lawmakers returned to Springfield after their Thanksgiving recess.
ILLINOIS -- In exactly one month, the state could see the temporary income tax go away.
ILLINOIS -- Anyone who cares for state history will get a kick out of a new giving opportunity.
ILLINOIS -- When it comes to state workers - some are making a lot more than others.
SPRINGFIELD -- Several state agencies are preparing for the worst.
ILLINOIS - A landmark federal ruling will affect menus in restaurants and other businesses across the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Get a sneak peak at the decorating in action.
ILLINOIS -- Some city leaders from across the state were at the Capitol Wednesday.
Latest: 10:01 pm ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are back to possibly vote on issues including the minimum wage, but others say, not so fast.
Latest: 4:42 pm, 11/19/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- The state has a new treasurer. Senator Mike Frerichs has been named winner in that contest.
ILLINOIS -- State lawmakers are some of the highest paid in the country, and in the midst of a fiscal crisis, critics say legislators should look at their own salaries.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner is asking for help shaking up Springfield.
ILLINOIS -- You can now bid on hundreds of pieces of unclaimed property.
Update: 6:05 pm, 11/18/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn doesn't want you paying for his portrait.
Update: 6:03 pm, 11/18/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- Hundreds of people packed the Capitol Rotunda to help change the state's education reform system.
Rauner-Sanguinetti Announce Transition Website
SPRINGFIELD -- Within months, patients will be able to legally use medicinal marijuana.
Sen. Dale Righter (R-55th) stopped by the Morning Show to talk Veto Session
ILLINOIS -- Huge amounts of student debt are adding up for an age group you wouldn't expect.
ILLINOIS -- When state lawmakers return for veto session next week, it could be the last chance for several bills, including one involving local fire departments.
ILLINOIS -- After voters overwhelmingly supported a minimum wage increase, advocates call on lawmakers to move on minimum wage when they return.
Update: 10:06 pm SPRINGFIELD -- A large crowd gathered to not only hear, but see, the governor-elect Friday.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner made his first trip to Springfield with his new title.
ILLINOIS -- With a Republican headed to the governor’s office, the state could see shifts in several policies including state pensions.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner added some familiar faces to his transition committee Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers will soon head back to Springfield for the fall veto session.
ILLINOIS -- Small business owners say the election of CEO Bruce Rauner is a turning point for Illinois.
ILLINOIS -- Candidates raise millions for elections, but where does it go and who’s watching?
SPRINGFIELD -- Representative Raymond Poe will undergo an adult stem cell transplant in Texas.
ILLINOIS -- Even though storm damage in Shelby and Macon counties may not cost as much as others, the state is trying to help.
SPRINGFIELD -- It was a different kind of hearing at the Illinois Supreme Court Tuesday. A singer with a family connection to the state's highest court helped rededicate the historic landmark.