The Kankakee National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area was officially established Wednesday in Iroquois County.
Illinois lawmakers could attempt to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a controversial labor bill as early as Wednesday, according to reports.
Argonne National Laboratory is launching the first technology incubator for clean energy projects.
Chicago parents are rallying downtown Wednesday to call for sustainable funding for the city's public schools.
With the end of the regular Illinois legislative session looming, supporters of an Exelon and ComEd energy proposal were at the State Capitol Tuesday to advocate for the measure.
Chicago Teachers Union members are protesting Tuesday afternoon in solidarity with several thousand teachers in Mexico who were fired for going on strike against education reforms.
It's National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and a group of Illinois moms is asking lawmakers to help improve the state's air quality.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a new proposal to address the city's underfunded Laborers Pension Fund.
High lead levels found at an elementary school on Chicago's South Side have prompted plans for a district-wide lead testing effort, school and city officials announced Friday.