Gov. Bruce Rauner says the state of Illinois will temporarily stop accepting new Syrian refugees in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris.
Medical marijuana growers in Illinois have been notified by state officials that they can start shipping their products to dispensaries Friday for sale to patients early next week.
The Illinois Secretary of State's office, which maintains the Capitol building, announced Tuesday they will skip the annual tradition of stringing Christmas lights on the dome.
"Once a budget is passed in Springfield, all outstanding claims will be paid," Illinois Lottery in a statement.
Gov. Bruce Rauner said closing the museums and recreational complex would save Illinois about $6.3 million.
Gov. Bruce Rauner last month signed the measure, which would provide restricted permits if drivers prove they are drug and alcohol free for at least three years.
On Wednesday, the Jackson County Board of Health voted to reduce the hours worked by health department employees and cease operations on Fridays.
Registration means the industry is one step closer to sales.
Longtime Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White says he won't seek another term in office.
Top Democrats will rally Thursday for what is considered the unofficial kickoff of the 2016 election cycle.
Blagojevich had hoped the full court might overturn more of his 18 convictions than the five counts a three-judge panel tossed in July.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and his fellow Republicans are set to take the stage for the annual Governor's Day events at the Illinois State Fair.
Parents in Illinois citing religious objections in refusing to have their children immunized will have to get a doctor's signature confirming they've been informed of the risks.
The accounts can be used to pay expenses such as education, health care and housing.
Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner had proposed closing the work camp.
The money would pay for programs that help domestic violence victims, low-income seniors, and disabled people.
Powdered alcohol mixes with liquids to create a beverage like any alcoholic drink.
Lawmakers and the first-year governor have been deadlocked for weeks over a spending plan that was supposed to be in place by July 1 to pay bills for the new fiscal year.
Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he wanted to close the institution to save about $4.8 million at a time when Illinois is struggling financially.
The 2016 budget year began July 1 without an agreed-upon plan because of legislative Democrats' dispute with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Judge Diane Joan Larsen ruled Tuesday that Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger may pay only some workers who are covered under a federal law.
The unions argue the state's failure to pay employees their full wages under their unions' respective collective bargaining agreements would violate their contracts.
Happy hour drink specials have been banned in Illinois since the late 1980s, but they could make a comeback under a measure that's awaiting the governor's signature.
Governor Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday that he was grounding the planes, which he doesn't use.