ILLINOIS -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing for changes to the state's criminal justice system.
AUSTIN, TX -- We've all heard stories of dogs getting lost and turning up halfway around the country.
CHICAGO -- Some heated moments on the state stage. Tuesday, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board hosted Democratic Governor Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner.
Update: 10:34 pm, 9/2/14, Tuesday CHICAGO -- Chicago's little leaguers not only won the United State's Championship, the won hearts across America.
CHICAGO -- Governor Quinn made several stops around the state Thursday, but a little boy at one of them stole the show.
CHICAGO -- Thousands of movies have been filmed in the Windy City, but which one made the most money?
CHICAGO -- People learning to work in construction could get more help finding a job.
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are one step closer to a $575 million renovation of Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO -- Minimum wage workers in the Windy City could start making more money.
CHICAGO -- Mother Nature put on a show in the Windy City Monday night.
CHICAGO -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is under fire again after more details emerge of an alleged deal for his daughter's prep school admission.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- People in the UI community are remembering a graduate student who died while studying abroad in Brazil.
CHICAGO -- It's not a galaxy far, far away, but Chicago will soon be the home for a collection of art and movie memorabilia for Star Wars creator George Lucas.
Update: 10:06 pm, 6/16/14, Monday CHICAGO -- A man who was set free after doing time for a Rantoul murder is now accused in another killing.
CHICAGO -- Governor Quinn signed a landmark decision on pension reform.
CHICAGO -- Ever had that feeling of wanting to fall asleep at work?
CHICAGO -- The Champaign Police Department helped officers in Chicago find a man they say murdered someone.
Update: 1:30 pm, 5/30/14, Friday CHICAGO -- It was business as usual Friday at the Willis Tower.
BARRINGTON -- A mother and four kids are counting their blessings after an unusual accident. It happened on Interstate 90, near Chicago.
CHICAGO -- A young boy is being hailed a hero for stopping an abduction.
CHAMPAIGN -- Two people are accused of armed robbery.
Latest: 6:30 am, 5/22/14, Thursday CHICAGO -- Police have now found a University of Illinois student who went missing Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some kids are probably reliving memories after a field trip.
CHICAGO -- A new attraction at the John Hancock is rocking visitors' worlds. It's called Tilt.
Update: 4:00 pm, 4/24/14, Thursday CHICAGO -- A lot of Cubs' fans may find this hard to swallow. The 400-pound cake created for Wednesday's 100th celebration ended up in a dumpster.
CHICAGO -- State Treasurer Dan Rutherford was hoping charges against him would get thrown out Thursday, but it didn't happen.
CHICAGO -- 102-year old Willie Tillman took the elevator up to the 103rd floor of Willis Tower.
ILLINOIS -- A new plan to expand gambling could be a hard sell for downstate.
CHAMPAIGN -- A popular field trip for students of Robeson Elementary School isn't happening this year, but one parent is taking matters into her own hands.
CHICAGO -- Thieves broke into the Yves Saint-Laurent Paris store and made off with more than $100,000 in merchandise.
CHICAGO -- Birthdays are always something to celebrate, but when someone turns 100 years old, the celebration should be enormous.
CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox opened up the 2014 baseball season Monday at U.S. Cellular Field.
URBANA -- An area man's dream came true this week and the whole thing was a complete surprise to him.
EVANSTON -- The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago says football players at Northwestern University are employees and can unionize.
Update: 4:05 pm, 3/26/14, Wednesday CHICAGO -- The train stop at O'Hare Airport remains closed as a result of Monday's derailment, but the first lawsuit has been filed by a passenger.
CHICAGO -- Governor Pat Quinn appeared at The Gap Thursday.
CHICAGO -- Two brothers know all about successful fundraising campaigns.
CHICAGO -- It's no secret this winter has been tough on the roads. Potholes are all over the state.
ILLINOIS -- Snapping those selfies could be causing a big bug problem.
URBANA -- Champaign County became the second county in the state to issue same-sex marriage licenses. It comes just days after a federal judge ruled Cook County could do the same.
ILLINOIS -- Cook County is now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
COOK COUNTY -- Some same-sex couples in Illinois won't have to wait until June to say "I do."
CHICAGO -- Four students were hurt in a fire at their high school Wednesday morning.
CHICAGO -- The annual tradition of making the Oscar Awards has begun.
CHICAGO -- Journalists honored Roger Ebert Tuesday night.
CHICAGO -- A 14-year old girl admitted killing her 11-year old half-sister.
ILLINOIS -- Military members deployed overseas will get about 10,000 Chicago-style pizzas in time for Superbowl Sunday.
Update: 12:00 pm, 1/16/14, Thursday BLOOMINGTON -- Organizers for a benefit concert hope people who have tickets will do the right thing.
CHICAGO -- Meet the Cubs new mascot, Clark. He made his public debut Monday at a pediatric center.
SPRINGFIELD -- School districts in our area say they don't get as much state funding as they should, so a group of lawmakers is trying to make a change.