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 -- Bitter debate ensues as lawmakers probe Governor Pat Quinn’s scandal-plagued anti-violence program, and ultimately delay testimony at the request of the U.S. Attorney.
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.
ILLINOIS -- State Senator Chapin Rose (R) wants to make sure every school district gets their fair share of funding.
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.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is fired up after lawmakers filed a lawsuit against him.
SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers are suing the state, claiming Governor Quinn's decision to eliminate their pay is unconstitutional.
SPRINGFIELD -- A recent audit shows roads around Illinois are getting worse even though IDOT is spending more money than ever.
SPRINGFIELD -- In two weeks concealed-carry will be allowed in Illinois, but some lawmakers are worried the permit process will take a lot longer.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn has an idea how to solve the pension crisis, but some experts say it may not work.
SPRINGFIELD -- Quinn: "Here we go again." The Governor has called for a Special Session June 19.
SPRINGFIELD -- Portraits of hundreds of fallen soldiers from Illinois are on display this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers aren't just debating pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state could face another credit downgrade if lawmakers decide to expand Medicaid.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are squaring off on state pension.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of lawmakers wants to give some kids sentenced to life in prison a second chance.
SPRINGFIELD -- Advocates took to the Capitol Wednesday to promote natural gas, but they didn't do it passing out flyers.
SPRINGFIELD -- The gambling bill cleared another hurdle Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- The pressure is on at the Capitol.
SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers hope to crack down on drivers who don't stop for school buses.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you buy a new car and it doesn't work, you can get it replaced.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some lawmakers hope to crack down on drivers speeding in school zones.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers could soon change the way your kids learn sex education in school.
SPRINGFIELD -- Another attempt at passing concealed-carry failed in the State House Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is declaring Illinois a state of emergency after Thursday's heavy rains turned to floods.
SPRINGFIELD -- Another state is in the hunt for Illinois' jobs.
CHAMPAIGN -- The state is working on a new healthcare contract for state employees.
SPRINGFIELD -- High school gym class; some love it, others hate it.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are gearing up for the last few weeks of spring session and that means hammering out deals for several big ticket issues.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state treasurer will auction off more than 12,000 pieces of unclaimed property starting Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- The number of people who need medication for mental health reasons is on the rise, but there are not enough psychiatrists to see them all.
SPRINGFIELD -- Three years after a state-funded not-for-profit dissolved, there are still questions about the group's finances.