The U.S. economy added a disappointing 38,000 jobs in May, according to economists who had predicted jobs increasing by about 160,000 last month.
Exelon plans to shut down its Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear power plants after Illinois lawmakers opted against passing energy legislation that the company claimed was vital to keeping the facilities open.
A group of Illinois activists is taking a 150-mile walk to protest new solitary-confinement cells planned for one of the newest federal prisons in the state.
The Illinois General Assembly has approved legislation to extend the state's medical marijuana pilot program.
Legislation to extend the Illinois medical marijuana pilot program cleared the state House Monday by an 86-27 vote.
Most American workers don't feel they have enough money for a comfortable retirement, according to a new survey.
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.