Illinois News

A closer look at local requirements to own a firearm

People rallied across the nation for gun violence awareness. Many of the rallies are run by the Brady Campaign: an organization that wants stricter background checks to buy a gun. We're taking a closer look at your state requirements to purchase and posses a firearm.

Illinois' most scenic sites

A historic town along the Mississippi River tops a list of Illinois' most scenic places compiled as part of the state's 200th birthday celebration.

SIU president denies hiding funding reallocation plan

Southern Illinois University System President Randy Dunn said Friday he did not hide a plan to transfer funding from the Carbondale campus to the Edwardsville campus, but apologized for using controversial language when discussing the issue with other school leaders.