ILLINOIS -- More workers are finding jobs.
MACON COUNTY -- A state representative is getting ready to present a new bill in Springfield.
DANVILLE -- The unemployment rate in town is higher than what it was last year, but at least one organization is looking to put some people back to work.
VERMILION COUNTY -- The state released its latest unemployment numbers. Danville was the only region in Illinois with higher numbers this year than last.
NATIONAL -- The US job market got a boost in February.
NATIONAL -- The latest jobs numbers show hiring warmed up a bit in January.
Update: 4:53 pm, 1/22/14, Wednesday MATTOON -- Shoppers will be sorry to see it go.
NATIONAL -- Many homeowners who lost their long-term unemployment benefits are struggling to pay mortgages.
SPRINGFIELD -- Things are looking up on Illinois' job front with the state adding more private-sector jobs and unemployment rates falling back in most metro areas.
DANVILLE -- A global company will shut down its plant in Vermilion County.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new federal grant could help keep millions of your tax dollars from ending up in the wrong hands.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're an out-of-work Star Trek fan, Illinois is making it easier on you.
ILLINOIS -- Benefits would be nice, but many people in the state, just want a job.
DECATUR -- The city has one of the highest jobless rates in the state. A pair of local lawmakers is trying to turn that around.
DECATUR -- People are struggling to find work, but city leaders have hope.
ILLINOIS -- The numbers are in. 195,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in June.
SPRINGFIELD -- Recent numbers show unemployment has improved in some Illinois cities.
CHICAGO -- Preliminary data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) shows May unemployment rates fell in eight of twelve metro districts compared to last year.
DECATUR -- A state jobs report has some dim news for workers.
CBS -- The numbers are in. 175,000 jobs were added last month, but the U.S. Labor Department says unemployment is up as well.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Good news for job seekers in Central Illinois.
ILLINOIS -- The state's unemployment rate struggles to get back on its feet as new numbers show just a few more people have jobs in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- The number of unemployed in Illinois isn't getting smaller.
DECATUR -- One woman was among the hundreds laid off from Caterpillar.
SPRINGFIELD -- The number of people out of work is up.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- About 9% of people are unemployed.
DANVILLE -- Hundreds of people are losing their jobs.
COLES COUNTY -- A government office which helped thousands of people find jobs is closing.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people in Illinois rely on unemployment checks when times are tough.
DANVILLE -- A new report shows it might be a little tougher to find a job in two Central Illinois areas.
NATIONAL -- Fewer Americans are seeking unemployment benefits.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unemployment benefits could end for some people at the end of the month. It's part of a national discussion about the fiscal cliff.
UNITED STATES -- Good news for the unemployed.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you're looking for work, you might want to look outside the U.S.
CHAMPAIGN -- Tuesday was the last day for the local Hostess store after company leaders decided to liquidate the business.
CHAMPAIGN -- 12 million people are unemployed in the U.S.
SAVOY -- New numbers show the nation's unemployment rate is dropping.
CHAMPAIGN -- One worker says he and more than 30 co-workers have been laid off from Clifford-Jacobs.
ILLINOIS -- More people are out of work in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people are accused of cashing in on jobless benefits they didn't deserve.
CHAMPAIGN -- Looking for a job can be a job in itself.
CHICAGO -- Illinois is one of eight states to cut the Extended Benefit program for the long term unemployed. The state says the program is ending because of improving unemployment rates.
SPRINGFIELD- IDOT plans to spend billions of dollars fixing roads and bridges across the state. It's all in an effort to upgrade the transportation system.
SPRINGFIELD- A bill that would help veterans find work here in Illinois is picking up steam at the Capitol.
MINNESOTA -- Best Buy plans to close 50 of its big box stores by 2013.
First-time jobless claims are holding steady at a four-year low.
DECATUR -- Archer Daniels Midland Co., announced on Tuesday that 175 employees would lose their jobs. The layoffs are part of the company's strategy to streamline the organization and cut costs.
A Decatur business could be forced to shut down.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon says Gov. Pat Quinn will focus on jobs, the economy, and education during his state of the state address Wednesday.
For the second month in a row, unemployment numbers are down.