SPRINGFIELD -- A new law will help ex-offenders get jobs in Illinois.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law Wednesday which some lawmakers believe will provide for more transparency.
ILLINOIS -- A new state law could inconvenience workplaces while adding expenses for employers.
Update: 6:07 pm, 5/20/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- A bill which would make it a crime for someone to falsify credentials to get a job is moving forward.
Latest: 5:01 pm, 4/29/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- An error by lawmakers could mean big problems for the state in the very near future.
ILLINOIS -- A new proposal could change the way officers handle traffic stops in the state. WCIA-3's Kelsey Gibbs tells us why.
Latest: 5:05 pm, 2/28/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- The so-called revenge porn proposal is a step closer to becoming law.
ILLINOIS -- You may start seeing more commercials targeting drivers as the state tries to get the word out about a law that's now about a month-and-a-half old.
ILLINOIS -- One lawmaker says some schools might not be doing enough to keep your kids safe. Now, he wants to change that.
ILLINOIS -- The state has been smoke-free indoors for more than five years. Now, one lawmaker wants to take it a step further.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are still several months before same-sex couples can legally get married in Illinois, but a Republican state senator is looking to stop it.
ILLINOIS -- If you hit the road this weekend, keep your eyes peeled for different road signs.
CHAMPAIGN -- While tanning salons may not be happy about a change to illinois law. this business owner says she's looking forward to it.
CHAMPAIGN -- Starting in the new year, if you talk on your cellphone while driving, you'll have to use hands-free technology.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new state law will save some drivers money.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are already strict laws in Illinois banning texting and talking on the phone while driving.
ILLINOIS -- A new law is changing your kids' vaccination schedule.
SPRINGFIELD -- For most parents, Halloween is all about safety. This year, a new state law will help.
ILLINOIS -- The state is about to crack down on domestic violence.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Two large police departments in the area don't use tasers.
SPRINGFIELD -- In case you haven't noticed, Governor Quinn has been signing a lot of bills lately.
SPRINGFIELD -- Starting January 1, 2014, teens won't be able to use electronic cigarettes.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new bill will protect people in the military.
ILLINOIS -- Another successful reunion thanks to Illinois' legislation.
SPRINGFIELD -- Another new law is protecting student athletes.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police will have a busy next few months.
SPRINGFIELD -- Starting this fall, it will be easier for students with disabilities to take more classes in high school if they want.
URBANA -- Senator Dick Durbin (D) made a stop on UI campus Friday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn may have lost one battle with gun control, but he's still fighting the war on gun crime in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers voted this week to stop offering benefits to part-time members on state-funded transit boards.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI's Law School took a hit in national rankings.
SPRINGFIELD -- A state lawmaker is pushing to ban teens from tanning beds.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new study says Illinois is behind when it comes to anti-smoking rules.
URBANA -- A Champaign County township is suing the Urbana School District.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some lawmakers want stiffer penalties for people who try to impersonate them or any other elected official.
SPRINGFIELD -- A man who has been in prison for more than a decade is getting a second chance at freedom, and it is all thanks to a group of Illinois law students.
SPRINGFIELD -- The death of a little girl in Florida inspired a new state law here in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law lets aspiring chefs in Illinois taste alcohol for educational purposes.
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SPRINGFIELD -- The state will use money from drunk driving fines to help stop alcohol-related violence.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law will protect you from loan sharks.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn signed two new housing laws Friday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' employers may have a tougher time looking up potential candidates online.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law could help the police catch some criminals faster.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's a day of firsts for one elementary school.
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI's College of Law will pay the price, literally, for lying about its incoming students.
SPRINGFIELD -- The sex abuse scandal at Penn State is causing state leaders to act.
CHICAGO -- A new state law makes it easier for military families to work in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD-- Culinary students sample all kinds of food when preparing dishes, but there's one thing they're not allowed to try until now.
SPRINGFIELD -- While there isn't a law requiring guns to be secure in the home, police still recommend locking them up.
SPRINGFIELD -- Judy Baar Topinka is weighing in on Governor Quinn's proposal to raise the cigarette tax in Illinois, she supports it, but with a few strings attached.