SPRINGFIELD -- Now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a pension reform bill into law, a coalition of labor unions and other organizations are preparing to file suit.
ILLINOIS -- Anyone traveling the state Thursday or Friday can check road conditions.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois tops a list your mom might not be too happy about.
ILLINOIS -- Companies wanting special tax breaks have to wait a little longer to find out if they'll get them.
SPRINGFIELD -- Those wanting the new temporary visitor's drivers licenses won't have to wait much longer.
ILLINOIS -- The final firearm deer season for the year is this weekend.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Central Railroad Company must pay more than $100,000 in fines.
ILLINOIS -- FEMA has specific instructions and guidelines for those recovering from storm damage.
ILLINOIS -- A lot of state workers say benefits in the new pension proposal are small compared to what they're being asked to give up.
SPRINGFIELD -- Check your pockets, your junk drawers or anywhere else you might toss stuff because you could be holding onto a winning lottery ticket worth a lot of money.
SPRINGFIELD -- More information is coming to light about the wealth of a Republican running for governor.
ILLINOIS -- If you've been on the roads lately, you may notice more state troopers than normal.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been almost six months since the special pension committee got to work.
NEW YORK, NY -- The Chairman, President and CEO of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Perry Sook, rang the NASDAQ opening bell Tuesday morning to celebrate ten years of trading.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Attorney General has a warning to people wanting to donate to tornado victims.
ILLINOIS -- The governor is requesting federal aid for areas affected by tornadoes.
Update: 10:04 pm, 11/25/13, Monday GIFFORD -- Many storm victims not only lost their homes, but their identities as well.
SPRINGFIELD -- Political season is officially underway. Candidates started filing petitions for state elections Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' financial luck seems to be running out again.
SPRINGFIELD -- Low credit ratings, high unemployment and a soaring pension liability are just some of the reasons why a new study ranks Illinois as one of the worst run states in the country.
SPRINGFIELD -- State prison officials are working on a new policy for inmates who want to get married behind bars.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you drop out of high school, chances are you might take a shot at getting your GED.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is now the 16th state to allow same-sex marriage.
ILLINOIS -- Friday was the first day of firearms deer hunting season.
SPRINGFIELD -- Legislative leaders sound closer to a potential deal on pension.
SPRINGFIELD -- The man behind a proposal to limit lawmakers' time in office says he's halfway to his goal.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois horse racing industry is one step closer to saving next year's season.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Every parent wants their child to do well in school, but when there's trouble, we probably push for less time with friends, more studying and even extra credit. But, there's something else a lot of us have forgotten about.
ILLINOIS -- Social media is saving lives during disasters and helping salvage them afterwards.
ILLINOIS -- It’s one of the most frightening moments a parent can experience: Your child disappears and you have no idea where he or she could be.
ILLINOIS -- The National Weather Service (NWS) is surveying damage all over the state.
ROANOKE -- A storm chaser caught this video of a massive funnel cloud.
ILLINOIS -- The funnel cloud from these storms could be seen in various areas of the state.
ILLINOIS -- Wednesday, Governor Quinn will sign same-sex marriage into Illinois' law books.
CHAMPAIGN -- A woman facing homelessness now has a place to sleep.
ILLINOIS -- Firearms hunting season opens next weekend and state officials want to give hunters some practice before they hit the fields.
ILLINOIS -- More than $600,000 will help renovate state facilities. The work will focus on IDOT buildings in three locations.
NATIONAL -- Iowa's governor slammed Obamacare and the State of Illinois Tuesday night.
ILLINOIS -- Scammers are trying to take advantage of the new Temporary Visitors Drivers License program.
ILLINOIS -- Sheriffs in the state are happy about an appeals court ruling. A judge ruled in their favor.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illinois State Board of Education is listening to area parents.
SPRINGFIELD -- A small business owner says he's in a tough spot.
DANVILLE -- Rita Garman was congratulated by members of the community on her new position.
ILLINOIS -- The state is now tracking, through public schools, how many students are homeless.
ILLINOIS -- A state worker is out of a job. An internal investigation found her double-dipping.
SPRINGFIELD -- Millions of dollars are going into improving mass transit in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Want to take your kids hunting? The process could get a little easier.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some good financial news for Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people who work in Illinois' horse racing industry say they're worried they won't have jobs next year.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is being honored for his work improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities.
SPRINGFIELD -- Conflict-of-interest concerns are being raised about Illinois lottery superintendent Mike Jones, but he says he doesn't know anything about it.
SPRINGFIELD -- The bill allowing same-sex couple to marry in Illinois is now sitting on Governor Quinn's desk.
ILLINOIS -- Republican congressional candidate Erika Harold has challenged Republican Rodney Davis to a series of debates.
SPRINGFIELD -- The biggest hurdle to making same-sex marriage legal in Illinois has been cleared.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Winter is just around the corner and if you thought it was expensive to heat your home last year, it's getting worse this year.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois Congressman John Shimkus (R) will run for re-election.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you think you're paying too much for taxes, you're not alone.
NATIONAL -- The cost of child care is so high in some parts of the country, it's now more expensive than tuition at some state colleges.
SAVOY -- UI Police joined friends and family to remember a former lieutenant.
SPRINGFIELD -- As temperatures fall, more of us are cranking on the heat. Many people need help paying for it.
SPRINGFIELD -- Report cards for state schools came out this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- In politics, the most important issue can be a "matter of opinion."
SPRINGFIELD -- Two lawmakers want Health Alliance back in the state retirees' healthcare contract.
NATIONAL -- Some of the smartest workers in the country are in Champaign-Urbana.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of families turn to adoption when they want to start a family, so the state is cracking down on an agency it says is operating illegally.
During "Careers in Energy week," Ameren Illinois is showcasing jobs the company is looking to fill as part of $1 billion in upgrades to the gas and electric energy delivery infrastructure in central and southern Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The county made just about $500 more than it spend in 2012.
ILLINOIS -- The nation's healthcare website is undergoing major repairs.
ILLINOIS -- A plan to save money feeding the state's prisoners isn't saving as much as state leaders hoped.
SPRINGFIELD -- High school students have a chance to give and receive.
CHAMPAIGN -- At a time when trust in Congress has reached an all-time low, an Illinois senator says lawmakers need to come together and compromise.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Gaming Board decided Thursday not to allow casinos in the state to remain open for 24 hours.
ILLINOIS -- The state will unveil a new report card at the end of the month.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new federal grant could help keep millions of your tax dollars from ending up in the wrong hands.
Update: 10:06 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Wednesday some questions were answered about changes in health insurance for state retirees.
SPRINGFIELD -- A company is trying to inform lawmakers about the benefits of 3D mammograms in hopes lawmakers will allow for a Medicaid reimbursement for the procedure.
SPRINGFIELD -- Angered by Governor Pat Quinn's move to strip lawmakers of their pay, a state representative has filed a bill to cut the governor's office budget.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of religious leaders and followers rallied against same-sex marriage at the Capitol Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hospitals are raising the bar on patient care.
SPRINGFIELD -- Many times coming back from war can be a hard transition for veterans.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Supreme Court struck down a law requiring some online retailers to charge Illinois sales tax.
SPRINGFIELD -- Schools around the state are again preparing for less state funding.
SPRINGFIELD -- Now that the government shutdown is over, life is getting back to normal for thousands of furloughed workers across the country.
ILLINOIS -- The state is about to crack down on domestic violence.
ILLINOIS -- The governor has a big decision to make. He's been asked to pardon Randy Steidl.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn is relieved the Illinois Supreme Court will hear his appeal.
CHICAGO -- A program to help veterans get job training will soon get underway in the state. It's called "Get Skills to Work."
SPRINGFIELD -- It's just a few months until the primary election, but it's still not clear which Republicans wanting to be governor have the inside track.
ILLINOIS -- People in Illinois use more energy than people in other states.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have just hours left to raise the national debt ceiling before a default.
Update: 6:07 pm, 10/15/13, Tuesday NATIONAL -- U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis (R) will serve on a committee working on finalizing the farm bill.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some lawmakers on the state's special pension committee are floating a new idea to fill the $100 billion funding gap.
ILLINOIS -- A new state program will help veterans get civilian jobs.
Update: 10:08 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Construction is set to start this week on the final phase of the state's high-speed rail project.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois State Police are taking another step toward concealed-carry.
NATIONAL -- Doctors and law enforcement officials are warning about a cheap heroin knock-off that's surfaced in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you plan to fill up your tank, get ready to dig a little deeper into your pockets.
LINCOLN -- Some inmates are turning over a new leaf and filling a need throughout the state of Illinois.
Update: 10:02 pm, 10/13/13, Sunday NATIONAL -- Link Card users can head back to the grocery stores with confidence. The system is back up and running.
ILLINOIS -- The shutdown is forcing Illinois' health officials to cut back on some hospital and nursing home inspections.