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.
Update: 6:05 pm, 11/18/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn doesn't want you paying for his portrait.
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.
ILLINOIS -- With a Republican headed to the governor’s office, the state could see shifts in several policies including state pensions.
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 -- 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.
ILLINOIS -- With just a month left until the election, a new survey shows candidates normally holding an edge because of their office, may have something to worry about.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers must find a way to pay back millions of dollars to employees in five state agencies.
ILLINOIS -- It's not been easy for the state to sell planes once used by lawmakers. There have been a few bidders and only two of nine have been sold.
ILLINOIS -- Cyber crime has reached all-time highs, but are people doing all they can to protect themselves?
ILLINOIS -- The Land of Lincoln ranks as one of the top five states in spending on TV ads for state races.
ILLINOIS -- “Business friendly" may not describe the Land of Lincoln after it ranks second from last in a new study.
SPRINGFIELD -- Times are changing for business owners. The push to go green is more popular and saving money could be the biggest reason why.
ILLINOIS -- This year's governor's race is now asking, who's more ethical? Each candidate has released ads this month painting the other as corrupt.
ILLINOIS -- The rising popularity of organic farming means more concerns over chemicals.
ILLINOIS -- On average, women still make almost a third less than men for the same job. That difference could be holding our economy back.
ILLINOIS -- Farmers say a proposed federal regulation could strangle their livelihoods.
ILLINOIS -- Years of ignoring the pension problem has put Illinois at the bottom of the list.
ILLINOIS -- Should candidates be ashamed of their bank account balances? Both candidates for governor are downplaying how much they make.
ILLINOIS -- Many feared good jobs would be downsized because companies are required to provide insurance under the new healthcare law. But a new report says those fears are overblown.
ILLINOIS -- Grocery shoppers typically look for quality and price when making decisions, but a new app is designed to help politically-motivated shoppers avoid a different type of problem.
ILLINOIS -- Big bucks are being thrown around in the governor's race breaking records, and a lot of that money is flowing down into other campaigns across the state.
ILLINOIS -- For decades, tens of thousands of veterans have lived on the streets, but those numbers are actually decreasing.
ILLINOIS -- Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing threats in the United States and experts say few people are ready to deal with it.
Update: 10:12 pm ILLINOIS -- Prescriptions for high-power narcotic painkillers have doubled in the last decade, but a new study shows the same painkillers could themselves, be a threat.
ILLINOIS -- More wild guests are turning up in Illinois and with that comes new rules for protecting people and the four-legged guests.
ILLINOIS -- Chances are, when you want to see a doctor, you might be treated by someone else.
ILLINOIS -- Voting Democrat or Republican are your typical options in an election, but dozens of candidates from lesser-known 'third parties' apply to be on the ballot every year.
ILLINOIS -- While the race for governor dominates daily headlines, another race which will impact Illinois is the election for state comptroller.
ILLINOIS -- A new bill passed by Congress could make it easier for veterans to see a doctor.
ILLINOIS -- Three months remain until the election and both gubernatorial candidates are already in the campaign swing, even if voters are still in vacation mode.
ILLINOIS -- A new report shows more teens are experimenting with steroids, including possibly here in Illinois.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Lottery finds itself under scrutiny after a state audit found numerous errors, inaccuracies and incomplete data.
ILLINOIS -- Determining the mental state of returning veterans is a challenging job, but a new tool could be on its way to help.
ILLINOIS -- Starting this summer, many state roads will get a face lift.
ILLINOIS -- People with criminal records will now have a better chance at getting jobs due to a new law.
ILLINOIS -- A bold plan by Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has tax relief advocates cheering, but leaves others asking more questions.
ILLINOIS -- Preparing students for 21st Century jobs means making sure they're familiar with new technology, so the state is investing thousands of dollars to do just that.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois could face the worst budget crisis in decades.
ILLINOIS -- Dozens of people who abuse prescription painkillers die every day. It's a problem so out of control the federal government is taking action.
Latest: 10:02 pm ILLINOIS -- State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is doing his best to debunk serious claims against him.
SPRINGFIELD -- We've all gotten robo calls, where instead of a person on the other line, it's a recording.
SRINGFIELD -- Homelessness can be a vicious cycle.
SPRINGFIELD -- The lead republican in the Illinois House is leaving his post.
CHAMPAIGN -- Starting January 1, you can't have that phone up to your ear in the car.