The US 45 Ohio River "Brookport" Bridge at Paducah will be restricted on Wednesday.
Illinois public health officials say a fourth person has died after using synthetic marijuana.
A driver suffered major injuries after his semi crashed into another tractor-trailer on Interstate 57 in Southern Illinois Monday morning.
Illinois State Police say two semis have crashed near milpost 85.
Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is receiving a $16 million federal grant to fight opioid abuse. Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration announced the grant Friday. The Illinois Department of Human Services will administer it to fight a scourge that claimed 2,000 lives in Illinois last year. It's the second consecutive year Illinois has received funding from the 21st Century Cures Act . Officials say the grant will provide new treatment and recovery services and expand medication-assisted treatment for those with opioid-use disorder. It will boost the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program
A man whose murder conviction was vacated has been sentenced to 26 years for home invasion in connection with the 2010 slaying of 15-year-old Sidnee Stephens.
Several gun rights groups have joined a central Illinois couple in a federal lawsuit challenging a ban on handguns in home day cares.
Illinois officials have re-opened a former youth detention site as a center to help offenders learn life skills after release.
Massac County High School Athletic Trainer fired for allegedly having sexual relationship with student
The alleged sexual relationship happened in January of this year.
Stray cats are a problem many of you may have around your home or neighborhood. But what happens to those cat and kittens who are left to fend for themselves? Some end up euthanized. Others die from being outside in the elements or from diseases. One woman in Grand Chain, Illinois is making it her mission to rescue as many friends on four legs as she can.
The Supreme Court has for the second time rejected an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his convictions on corruption charges.
Rend Lake Dam Road will be closed to traffic starting Monday morning.
Crews are still trying to figure out what caused a towboat to sink along the Ohio River.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) - Criminal charges have been filed against a central Illinois man in connection with the sale of synthetic marijuana that resulted in death and illness. Lonnie K. Smith of Pekin is charged with drug-induced homicide, aggravated battery…
The Jackson County Health Department and Jackson County Sheriff's Office are holding a joint drug take-back and document shredding event on Saturday, April 14.
The Illinois Senate is urging Gov. Bruce Rauner to reject a presidential call to send National Guard troops to help secure the U.S.-Mexican border.
Southern Illinois University trustees are poised to consider a proposal to reallocate state funding from the Carbondale campus to the Edwardsville campus to reflect enrollment changes.
Illinois lawmakers sued for sexual harassment couldn't use tax money to pay settlements under legislation that flew through the House
Police say the suspect is armed with a firearm.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he so enamored with the state's capitol city he is willing to spend his own money to make it more beautiful.
Illinois senators have advanced a plan requiring public schools teach a unit on the role and contributions of gays, lesbians and other LGBT individuals in society.
The Illinois state comptroller is releasing $350 million to public school districts statewide as part of the newly approved education-funding overhaul.
Inmates at an overcrowded Indiana jail will be getting a road trip as officials move them to jails in Illinois and Kentucky to alleviate the congestion.