ILLINOIS -- According to a new report from the group, Child Care Aware of America, childcare costs more in Illinois than almost every other state.
Update: 10:02 pm ILLINOIS -- President Obama addressed values he learned while living in the Land of Lincoln during Tuesday night's State of the Union Address.
ILLINOIS -- State taxes could take a little longer to process.
ILLINOIS -- Days before the Illinois General Assembly returns to debate a special election for comptroller, Governor-elect Bruce Rauner announced his choice for the seat.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn's Administration has delayed issuing medical marijuana permits.
ILLINOIS -- The troubles continue for the five state retirement systems according to new state report.
ILLINOIS -- Working women who are expecting will have more rights beginning on the new year.
ILLINOIS -- New rules for prison line-ups could help prosecutors and defense lawyers, and it could save the rest of us money.
ILLINOIS -- Experts say new technologies are creating a battlefield online, and an enemy that can strike right here in Illinois.
ILLINOIS -- Despite an economic recovery, income inequality is at its highest levels in decades.
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.
ILLINOIS -- Get Covered Illinois is continuing its quest to get health coverage for residents under the Affordable Care Act.
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 -- Judy Baar Topinka loved animals. That love started a new program to help people adopt pets.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- People interested in working for the medical marijuana industry have a chance to learn more about it.
ILLINOIS -- The state, once again, ranks high on the list for most corrupt, but it's not number one.
ILLINOIS -- Reports state there is sexual abuse and missing children in the state's youth centers.
ILLINOIS -- Preschools are getting some help from a federal grant. It includes two in our area.
ILLINOIS-INDIANA -- A plan to connect I-55 to I-65 is moving forward.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The holidays mark the passage of time in our lives and the important milestones can be stressful and emotional.
ILLINOIS -- Concerns about the flu shot have some asking if it will work at all.
ILLINOIS -- The search to replace Mike Frerichs' state Senate seat is taking longer than expected.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Lottery's contractor is officially out of the game as of Tuesday.
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.
NATIONAL -- The federal government is banning racial profiling.
ILLINOIS -- The state is getting into the giving spirit for the holidays.
ILLINOIS -- Four years after the recession caused the loss of millions of jobs, some workers are finding new careers.
ILLINOIS -- Holidays can be hard if you're thousands of miles away from home. That's especially true if you're in the military.
ILLINOIS -- Now is the time to sign up for health insurance and the state is reminding you to do so.
ILLINOIS -- A new report ranks Illinois as the Worst Run State in the Country.
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.
CHAMPAIGN -- Fast food workers rallied in about 20 cities around the country.
ILLINOIS -- A former State Representative pleaded guilty to child pornography charges Friday.
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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.
Update: 5:24 pm, 12/4/14, Thursday CHICAGO -- Workers at fast food restaurants are calling for higher wages.
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 -- Ameren Illinois is closer to raising rates.
ILLINOIS -- Something most people can find at home is actually a leading cause of death.
ILLINOIS -- You could pay less in taxes come January. But, a lower tax could cause problems for college students.
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 -- The number of people in the state on food stamps has reached an all-time high.
ILLINOIS -- In exactly one month, the state could see the temporary income tax go away.