The Skip-the-Line program for residents includes simplified online services beginning Sept. 1.
The Illinois Supreme Court upheld a statewide gun ban on Friday in a win for proponents of stricter laws over the types of semi-automatic weapons that have been used in mass shootings across the country.
Supervision was intensified and staff will undergo, or has undergone, more training after an apparent sexual assault at the Jack Mabley Developmental Center in Dixon, according to a plan the center submitted to the state Department of Public Health.
Republicans Tony McCombie, Illinois State House GOP minority leader from Savanna and State Rep. Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore talked the SAFET-T Act, estate taxes and the Illinois semiautomatic gun ban with Genoa area constituents this week.
Illinois lawmakers aim to make their state what they say will be the first in the country to create protections for child social media influencers
The bill is sponsored by state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, and would only allow declawing if deemed medically necessary.
Carolyn Ubriaco, commissioner of the Elmhurst Park District, recently was elected to the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ Board of Trustees.
Cheer teams competed in the IHSA Cheer State Finals in Grossinger Motors Arena on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 in Bloomington.
Fritts will be opening a district office at 101 W. First St., Suite 501, in Dixon.
The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 in Illinois has climbed from last year’s $58.15 to $65.53. That’s a 13% jump over the past year. Worse, Illinois families face higher costs than other Americans.
Illinoisans with expired driver’s licenses, ID cards and learner’s permits now have until July 31 to renew the documents following a deadline extension announced by Secretary of State Jesse White.
The candidate filing period opened Monday and closes March 14.
In a statement issued Wednesday on the indictment of former House Speaker Michael Madigan charged with federal racketeering and bribery, Representative Jeff Keicher said the news ‘should be a wakeup call' for Springfield legislators.
Deputy House Minority Leader Tom Demmer filed HJRCA 36 Wednesday “to make state government more efficient and cost effective.”
The main contractor for a storm sewer improvement project in Polo reached out to more than 100 companies in an effort to comply with a grant requirement, but was unable to secure the minimum level called for by the state. The $3.1 million Colden Street Project is meant to help alleviate water buildup on Illinois Route 26 during torrential rain events.