Illinois' imprisoned ex-governor, Rod Blagojevich, has filed paperwork asking President Donald Trump to commute his 14-year prison term for corruption.
A major credit ratings agency says Illinois' new budget is "more of the same" from the worst-rated state in the U.S.
The trial of a man accused in the 2014 death of a Southern Illinois University student is set to begin on Tuesday.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed Illinois' new state budget, the first full-year spending plan he's enacted since taking office in 2015.
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.
The plan is on the governor's desk. It would allow individuals who qualify for opioid prescriptions to apply for the state's medical cannabis program. It also removes...
Trump tells reporters that Blagojevich said something dumb but that "lots of politicians" do and thinks his sentence is excessive.
Illinois State Police troopers are searching for 50-year-old Charles Anderson last scene in the Unionville area of Massac County.
The Southern Illinois University board of trustees is now on record opposing a proposal to split the system in two.
Illinois lawmakers are entering the next-to-last day of their spring session and are optimistic about meeting their deadline for a state budget.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has granted five requests for clemency and denied another 59 petitions.
The Illinois House has approved another plan for state licensing of gun dealers after an earlier version was vetoed by the governor.
A federal judge has ordered the Illinois Department of Corrections to provide mental health to inmates on "crisis watches" in segregated cells.
The only state fair in the Local 6 area made it to a great list.
An Illinois House panel has endorsed a proposal expanding the use of medical marijuana to fight the state's opioid crisis.
Mackey told police her son -- 18-year-old Derek Burton -- was upset about his girlfriend. She said he made suicidal comments, and she noticed her handgun was missing.
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.
The Illinois House has approved legislation to create a procedure to temporarily confiscate guns from people threatening violence.
Burns is facing murder charges in the death of his estranged wife Carla Burns.
Last week, 60 southern Illinois communities were impacted by a water outage.
An Illinois House committee will take up Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to reinstate the death penalty in certain cases.
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.
Governor Bruce Rauner visited the Williamson County Emergency Operations Center Friday and made a disaster proclamation. It supports the amount of work down and what still needs to be done after a water crisis earlier this week.
John Ingram will spend the next 6.5 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.