The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is creating a new center to focus on autonomous technology such as self-driving cars and robotic assistants.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's corrections agency is withholding public records about a prison altercation last spring that led to an inmate's death and the suspension of four prison guards.
The Illinois Department of Transportation says in order to improve, they need to hear from you.
Semitrailer heading the wrong way on an interstate in central Illinois collided head-on with a school bus carrying members of a high school basketball team, killing the driver of the truck and an adult on the bus.
Local media report an adult is confirmed dead in a crash involving a school bus in McClean County, Illinois.
Illinois hunters took nearly 81,000 deer during this year's firearm deer hunting season. That's a slight increase over last year.
The Delta Queen was built in 1919 and will now undergo extensive renovation before returning to the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland, and other rivers in 2020.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is encouraging those at greatest risk of contracting hepatitis A to get vaccinated against it after five cases were confirmed in east-central Illinois during November.
Fourth-graders at Lewis Elementary School learned about the history of Illinois in some special ways on the day of the state's bicentennial.
Deputies say an SUV struck a train, but the driver survived without a scrape.
(WEEK/NBC News) A group of duck hunters got an up-close look at Mother Nature's fury Saturday when a tornado trapped them in their hunting blind. "It got real calm at first so you…
An 11-year-old northern Illinois boy couldn't resist testing the theory that when you apply your tongue to a frozen metal pole, it'll stick.
Central Illinois is coping with damages and injuries after a blitz of tornadoes Saturday, when 22 twisters were reported to the National Weather Service.
A Carbondale, Illinois man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a child.
58-year-old Charles Gordon pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of child pornography.
A southern Illinois community is trying to move forward after one of the people responsible for mismanagement funds is being punished.
The father of the baby is in jail on $1 million bond.
Its the most wonderful time of the year and local communities are celebrating with Christmas parades.
This round runs from Thursday, November 29 through Sunday, December 2.
With Christmas fast approaching, the spirit of giving is in full swing thanks to programs throughout the Local 6 viewing area. Below is a list of programs that you can donate to and help families in need. This list will be constantly updated throughout the holiday season.
New research from the triple "A" Foundation for traffic safety finds nearly 50% of older adults use seven or more medications while driving.
The former Alexander County Housing Authority's Director James Wilson must pay a $500,000 settlement.
The man left the store with an unknown amount of cash.
The inmate was taken to the hospital for treatment and then returned to the jail.