Updated: 6:15 PM - Our electric bills will continue to rise next year.
Posted: 4:30 PM - A 14-year-old with a BB gun is to blame for a lockdown at Auburn High School earlier today.
Posted: 2:00 PM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka reported $125,000 in income last year and paid about $20,000 in state and federal taxes.
Updated: 2:52 PM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Addiction experts say thousands of Illinois residents could lose drug treatment services if a temporary tax increase expires later next year.
Posted: 9:52 AM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois officials say a strip club tax has generated less than 40 percent of the money that was expected when the surcharge was approved.
Posted: 9:50 AM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Lawyers for Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by an ex-employee alleging sexual harassment and forced political work on state time.
Posted: 8:35 AM - JANESVILLE -- A former Janesville postal worker has been sentenced to two years probation and $1,225 in restitution for mail theft. Hollibush had pleaded guilty back in November.
Posted: 3:35 AM - One of Illinois’ state symbols has been in the news both nationally and internationally for a troubling fact. Scientists have documented an unprecedented drop in numbers of the monarch butterfly on its wintering grounds in Mexico since the mid-1990s, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is asking for the public’s help in growing monarch populations.
Posted: 3:05 AM - 53-year-old Richard Barney, of Janesville has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $3,000 fine for prescription fraud.
Posted: 2:55 AM - The Illinois Tollway celebrates issuing its 5 millionth I-Pass Transponder and congratulates newest customers at a celebration of the agency's popular electronic tolling program.
Posted: 2:35 AM - GPS Faith Community in Machesney Park has announced that it will be opening an outdoor Farmers Market in May.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - A trade group for wireless providers says the country's biggest smartphone makers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the devices to try to deter rampant theft.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - Gov. Scott Walker says he deserves a second term because he turned Wisconsin around.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - The option of expanding Illinois gambling only in Chicago will be a central issue during an all-day hearing on legislation.