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Latest fight at Illinois Capitol threatens money for schools
Jul 28, 2017

By Sara Burnett | AP  CHICAGO — Schools in Illinois could start classes in a few weeks with...

New poll shows signs of trouble for Rauner's re-election chances
Jul 27, 2017

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s job approval rating has worsened in the wake of his budget vetoe...

Illinois lawmakers quickly adjourn 2nd day of school funding session
Jul 27, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois legislators have adjourned a second day of a special session ...

No movement on 1st day of special session on school funding
Jul 26, 2017

By Sophia Tareen | AP  SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The agenda was scant and attendance light Wednesd...

If you thought the tax hike was bad, wait until you see SB 1
Jul 26, 2017

Guest view A 32 percent tax hike wasn't enough, now the Democrats’ school funding formula wi...

Trump bars transgender individuals from US armed forces
Jul 26, 2017

By Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns | AP  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is barring tr...

The influence of unions in 2018 Illinois gubernatorial race: Predictable or wildcard?
Jul 26, 2017

So far, the race for the Illinois Governor's mansion has been characterized by unprecedented ...

Troy woman sentenced to prison in cancer fraud case
Jul 26, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A western Illinois woman accused of falsely claiming she and her son had cancer ...

Illinois lawmakers question DCFS officials on toddler's death
Jul 26, 2017

CHICAGO — Members of a joint state House and Senate committee questioned officials of the Illin...

Illinois lawmakers head to Springfield for school funding special session
Jul 26, 2017

By Sophia Tareen | AP  SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers head to the state Capitol Wednesday...

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report
Jul 25, 2017

By Lindsey Turner | AP CHICAGO — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a...

Seven Illinois universities receive credit ratings boost
Jul 25, 2017

SPRINGFIELD — A major credit agency has raised debt ratings and affirmed others for seven Illin...

Report: Poverty tied to violence in minority neighborhoods
Jul 24, 2017

People of color who live in poverty stricken areas are more likely to be in an area where they wi...

Rauner calls another special session amid school funding fight
Jul 24, 2017

By John O'Connor and Sophia Tareen | AP  SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner called on Monday f...

Miller: Why Rauner's top, most loyal political aide had to leave
Jul 24, 2017

In the end, Mike "Z" Zolnierowicz had only one choice. Gov. Bruce Rauner’s top political lieute...


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