A full house greeted Donald Trump Thursday as the real estate mogul toys with the idea of running for president.
Republican Governor Bruce Rauner is seizing Illinois' budget crisis as a political opportunity.
Local 4 news is launching a new weekly program, kicking off Sunday morning, called "4 the Record"
ILLINOIS -- State leaders are getting together this week.
Supporters braved the cold to see Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner, shake his hand, and take a picture with him before his big inauguration on Monday.
Update: 10:05 pm, 11/19/14, Wednesday DANVILLE -- A Vermilion County election official has left her post.
Latest: 4:42 pm, 11/19/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- The state has a new treasurer. Senator Mike Frerichs has been named winner in that contest.
Republican Tom Cross has conceded the race for state treasurer to Democrat Mike Frerichs.
Latest: 5:20 pm, 11/10/14, Monday ILLINOIS -- The election for treasurer continues to get closer almost a week after voters went to the polls.
Chicago leaders are looking into robocalls made to election judges telling them they needed training to work on Election Day
Republican businessman Bruce Rauner announced his transition team Thursday.
Small business owners say the election of CEO Bruce Rauner is a turning point for Illinois.
Latest: 10:08 pm, 11/5/14, Wednesday MONTICELLO -- Another area school district is forced to ask "what's next?"
Update: 10:05 pm, 11/5/14, Wednesday GARRETT -- People living here weren't ready to give up their town.
ILLINOIS -- Voters passed all five statewide ballot measures Tuesday.
Republican Bruce Rauner is the new governor of Illinois, but being a political newcomer CBS4 has a closer look at the billionaire businessman's background.
ILLINOIS -- It's been nearly 12 years since the state had a Republican governor.
After two challenges from Rock Island County republicans looking into pre-election day ballots and voting machines, Rock Island County Clerk Karen Kinney, has won re-election.
The race for Illinois treasurer is still too close to call.
ILLINOIS -- With Bruce Rauner winning the election for governor, WCIA-3's Jessica Kunz looks into who he is, what his politics are and his plan of action.
CHICAGO -- Pat Quinn has conceded defeat in the race for Governor.
NATIONAL -- Republicans have won control of both the House and Senate.
Latest: 6:33 am, 11/5/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Rodney Davis is taking another trip to Washington to represent the 13th Congressional District.
ILLINOIS -- There are so many questions on Tuesday's ballot. If you don't know yet what you'll be faced with, now's the time to listen up.
Latest: 6:09 am, 11/5/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- Voters said "no" to funding a new Central High School and renovating Centennial with property tax money.
Update: 6:08 am, 11/5/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- The State Representative seat in the 96th District covers Macon, Christian and Sangamon counties.
Latest: 6:07 am, 11/5/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- The 103rd State House District covers Champaign-Urbana.
Update: 6:01 am, 11/5/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Bruce Rauner is claiming victory in the race for governor.
Update: 5:46 am, 11/5/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten tells us what it's like counting votes while also being a candidate.
Republican Bruce Rauner is the new governor-elect of Illinois. after narrowly defeating Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn Tuesday.
Latest: 5:02 am, 11/5/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Even though the numbers aren't in Quinn's favor, he says he won't give up until every last vote is counted.
ILLINOIS -- The Republican gubernatorial candidate leads the incumbent Democrat by nearly 160,000 votes with all precincts reporting.
A question on the ballot asking voters whether or not the taxes in Rock Island should be raised to 25 cents per thousand dollars of property value, for the next four years has been defeated.
Bruce Rauner and his running mate, the first Latina woman to be elected as Lieutenant Governor, give a victory speech in Chicago after polls show him defeating incumbent democratic Governor Pat Quinn.
Democratic incumbent Cheri Bustos is re-elected to represent Illinois House District 17, defeating republican Bobby Schilling.
The AP has projected Republican businessman Bruce Rauner the winner of the Illinois governor's race over incumbent democrat Pat Quinn.
Republican Neil Anderson is the projected winner to represent the 36th district in Illinois.
SAVOY -- A mailer is going around town exposing some personal information.
ILLINOIS -- They'll be counting votes for the U.S. Senate Tuesday night.
ILLINOIS -- While we'll know who most of the winners are later Tuesday night, the final results won't be announced until later in the month.
CHAMPAIGN -- The polls are closing in about an hour, but weather may have had an impact on voter turnout.
ILLINOIS -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner voted in Winnetka Tuesday morning.
ILLINOIS -- When you're at the polls Tuesday, you'll probably have a question or two for your election judges.
CHAMPAIGN -- The governor's race is the big ticket item on the ballot this year, but other topics are drawing people to the polls.
Millions of dollars are donated to candidates every year -- but what happens to that money? If you are donating to a campaign, you'd expect your money to be going directly into activities to help get out the vote, but as we found, it’s a different story.
ILLINOIS -- The race for the state’s top job is coming down to the wire driving thousands across the state to volunteer.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- As important as the election may be, the Champaign County Circuit Clerk says some people are afraid to register to vote because they don't want to be picked for jury duty.
CHAMPAIGN -- Zoning regulators made a push of their own Monday.
MACON COUNTY -- There could be a problem with registrations.
SPRINGFIELD -- We're just one day away from finding out who will be the next Governor.