Update: 5:49 pm, 7/15/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- Medical marijuana is one step closer to being legal in the state.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are looking for new ways to fight crime.
Update: 4:20 pm, 7/15/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- There's growing debate over the state's progress paying off its bills.
ILLINOIS -- Money for federal road projects could run out in two weeks, leaving thousands without jobs and road work unfinished.
ILLINOIS -- A Decatur man is filing a lawsuit against the state.
ILLINOIS -- Children with dyslexia are getting more help.
ILLINOIS -- An Independence Day shootout has Governor Quinn taking aim at gun violence. But, his stance could come with a cost for gun owners.
ILLINOIS -- Few kids can afford to go to college without student loans. Now, some companies are accused of targeting them for a scam.
ILLINOIS -- Fewer people are seeking unemployment benefits.
SPRINGFIELD -- For many veterans, the real battle is not active duty, but rather coming home unemployed.
PETERSBURG -- Record numbers of people are visiting Illinois and that's helping businesses at less well-known sites.
ILLINOIS -- State tolls can cost a pretty penny and a new scam could cost drivers even more.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-hopeful Bruce Rauner was in Springfield Friday to talk to veterans.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois could face the worst budget crisis in decades.
ILLINOIS -- The Land of Lincoln continues to be a popular destination for tourists.
ILLINOIS -- A lack of money is keeping one state office from doing its job. The office in charge of regulating natural gas drilling is delaying work.
SPRINGFIELD -- More than 5,000 same-sex couples have legally been married since the law went into effect.
SPRINGFIELD -- Schools are finally getting money owed to them on time. It's the first time it's happened since 2007.
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.
NATIONAL -- Illinois ranks fourth in the nation for train accident deaths and injuries.
ILLINOIS -- The group which runs the lottery is defending itself for not making enough money.
ILLINOIS -- Judy Baar Topinka is warning of a $2 billion collapse for the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- People who've been adopted can now get life-saving information from birth families.
ILLINOIS -- Meetings to determine if the governor misused taxpayer dollars will go on as scheduled next week.
SPRINGFIELD -- While many capitol improvement projects are on hold, the state is spending thousands of dollars to patch up the governor's mansion.
ILLINOIS -- Republican gubernatorial candidate, Bruce Rauner, announced Tuesday, he'll release his 2013 tax returns.
ILLINOIS -- The state wants to get more people signed up for health insurance through its Get Covered Program.
ILLINOIS -- A State Senator is sponsoring new legislation and the AARP supports it.
ILLINOIS -- A new law will help teachers learn to recognize child abuse.
ILLINOIS -- The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court for the health insurance birth control requirement is creating a ripple effect in many states including right here in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are new laws to improve boating safety.
Update: 6:01 pm, 7/5/14, Saturday DANVILLE -- The Danville VA Hospital is getting another visit after it was audited in May.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' military families are getting some added assistance from the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you ever cross the boarder to buy illegal fireworks listen up; some lawmakers want to make it easier on you.
ILLINOIS -- Changes are in place to make driving safer.
ILLINOIS -- Parents are being urged to enroll their kids in swim lessons if they can't get around in the water.
ILLINOIS -- Former governor George Ryan has wrapped up his year of court supervision.
NATIONAL -- A new survey reveals each state's favorite patriotic song.
ILLINOIS -- IDOT secretary Ann Schneider has resigned in the middle of a hiring scandal.
ILLINOIS -- Religious leaders from around the state gathered in the Capitol City to pray Tuesday.
ILLINOIS -- People can wait until Election Day to register to vote in November.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn stands by his decision to make cuts to the 2015 state budget.
ILLINOIS -- Changes are coming to the state's food industry.
ILLINOIS -- A lot of people are reacting to the tweaks Governor Quinn made to the budget.
ILLINOIS -- Things are looking brighter for solar energy in the state.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Department of Agriculture is challenging you to buy Illinois-made products.
ILLINOIS -- Organized labor advocates fear a new ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court will weaken unions.
ILLINOIS -- By 2020, the goal is to attract 75,000 new jobs to the state. People who helped put the plan together say it's already off to a good start.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn vetoed a bill Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn announced the state is investing millions of dollars to put a new trail in Central Illinois.