ILLINOIS -- This November, voters will decide whether to add rights for crime victims to the State Constitution.
DANVILLE -- Addiction comes in many forms. The National Institute of Drug Abuse reports more than 52-million Americans have taken prescription drugs recreationally.
ILLINOIS -- The Land of Lincoln ranks as one of the top five states in spending on TV ads for state races.
ILLINOIS -- Busey Bank is getting bigger.
ILLINOIS -- “Business friendly" may not describe the Land of Lincoln after it ranks second from last in a new study.
ILLINOIS -- Millions of dollars are owed back to state retirees.
ILLINOIS -- Voters in the state started casting absentee ballots Thursday.
Latest: 3:37 pm, 9/25/14, Thursday ILLINOIS -- The Attorney General is looking into the Jimmy John's security breach.
ILLINOIS -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing for changes to the state's criminal justice system.
ILLINOIS -- More than 150,000 veterans in the country are homeless.
ILLINOIS -- The jackpot rolled over Saturday night and now stands at $225 million for Wednesday night.
OHIO -- Three men are in police custody. They're believed to be involved in a string of bank robberies in four states, including hold-ups in Marshall and Oakland.
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 -- On the election front, gubernatorial candidates have debated a number of issues over the summer.
Latest: 5:43 pm, 9/23/14, Tuesday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Farmers have been expecting a bumper crop after this summer's weather.
ILLINOIS -- Help for seniors is available.
ILLINOIS -- There's a state bird, state flower and even a state snack (popcorn).
DECATUR -- It's been a mix of success and challenges for Lake Decatur. As the city works to make sure it'll hold enough water, a new partnership could bring changes.
ILLINOIS -- Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign for governor could be hitting a roadblock in the final stretch.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- It's hard to believe, but in the U.S., there are 1.3 million homeless school children.
ILLINOIS -- If you're looking to start your own medical marijuana business, your time is up.
Update: 5:20 pm, 9/22/14, Monday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- It's Farm Safety Week and we want to raise awareness about staying safe.
Update: 10:18 pm, 9/20/14, Saturday ILLINOIS -- Last year, nearly 2 million people in the state turned to food pantries and meal service programs.
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 -- Some who say taxes in the state aren't fair, may be right.
Update: 5:20 pm, 9/19/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- It's Railway Safety Week. Earlier, we shared a story about police officers enforcing laws around railroads.
Update: 5:02 pm, 9/19/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Police are cracking down on drivers who don't follow the rules around railroad crossings.
ILLINOIS -- The rising popularity of organic farming means more concerns over chemicals.
ILLINOIS -- The state has its first two deaths because of West Nile Virus this year.
ILLINOIS -- They've been helping inmates improve their lives for almost a decade.
Update: 5:48 pm ILLINOIS -- A carbon monoxide leak sent more than 70 school kids to the hospital this week.
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 -- Spanking is legal in the state, but when does it become excessive?
Update: 10:12 pm CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- A familiar stretch of I-74 between Champaign and Danville is a priority location for traffic safety officials.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn can't seem to get away from the scandal involving fired state workers.
ILLINOIS -- The governor's troubled anti-violence program got another subpoena from a federal grand jury, this time in Chicago.
ILLINOIS -- A former UI wrestler is a finalist for the Illinois Teacher of the Year.
ILLINOIS -- Only 60% of car seats in the state are installed correctly.
ILLINOIS -- The medical marijuana law is now part of the race for governor.
ILLINOIS -- The United Way has a new way of taking donations.
ILLINOIS -- A new coalition has formed to save Illinois education.
ILLINOIS -- It's less than two months before the election and volunteers are already getting set.
ILLINOIS -- Union workers are fighting back after 55 members were laid off following a scandal.
ILLINOIS -- State police warn drivers to watch for deer.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There will be a roadside safety check next month.
ILLINOIS -- People took a step toward ending Alzheimer's.
Latest: 6:43 pm, 9/12/14, Friday SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois residents could be paying for new gear for law enforcement officers.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds gathered Friday for the Illinois National Service Recognition Day.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area woman is one of many across the country breaking her silence hoping to spark change.
Update: 10:09 pm ILLINOIS -- The state loses millions when teachers leave the job early and a program designed to help keep teachers on board has been eliminated in most districts.