Update: 4:32 pm URBANA -- Just days after same-sex couples in Cook County got the green light to get married, Champaign County is following suit.
ILLINOIS -- Cook County is now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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.
BROADLANDS -- A Central Illinois couple never thought they would see the day they can get married, but that's about to change.
CHAMPAIGN -- Tuesday's vote was something many couples in Central Illinois have been waiting a long time to see.
SPRINGFIELD -- A Champaign lawmaker who was originally absent from the House Tuesday rushed to the capitol to be one of the deciding votes as lawmakers passed same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD -- The push is on state lawmakers to approve same-sex marriage.
DECATUR -- More than 100 people lined the streets Saturday, hoping lawmakers hear their pleas will sway a few to their point of view on same-sex marriage in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- The man who once led the state republican party will now lobby for one of the issues his party stands against.
SPRINGFIELD -- Advocates for same-sex marriage in Illinois say Wednesday's rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court could advance the cause in Illinois.
URBANA -- Same-sex couples are celebrating after the U.S Supreme Court struck down the defense of Marriage Act.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's an historic day in the fight for same-sex rights.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's being called a landmark decision for civil liberties.
CHICAGO -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the controversial Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.
Update: 10:02 pm, 6/1/13, Saturday
SPRINGFIELD -- A measure which would have made Illinois the 13th state to allow same-sex couples to marry fell short this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- Former President Bill Clinton is getting in on the same-sex marriage debate in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Legalizing same-sex marriage could bring a boost to the state's economy according to a new report released by UCLA.
SPRINGFIELD -- The effort to bring same-sex marriage to Illinois is losing steam.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are gearing up for the last few weeks of spring session and that means hammering out deals for several big ticket issues.
SPRINGFIELD -- An influential Illinois republican is standing up for same-sex marriage.