It’s been 20 years since car salesman Steve Stanley and his wife, Joan, bought a half acre lot and built a four bedroom custom home at 3402 Green Pastures Road in Spring Acres Hills, a then-brand new subdivision on the west side of Carpentersville.
Several Republican representatives will announce their support for a comprehensive pension reform bill that is meant to improve the pension problems in the state, including the pension crisis in Chicago, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said on Friday.
Ryan Njegovan is a name people will be tossing around for a long time to come. That's because the junior at Aurora University tossed a shot put 17.83 meters (58'6") to become the school's first NCAA Division III national champion recently.
Despite objections from state Rep. Steven Andersson (R-Geneva), the House passed a bill on Thursday that prohibits Illinois park districts from retaining a volunteer who has been found to be a sex offender.
Jeanette Ward, a member of Elgin's U-46 Board of Education, voted against the inclusion of the textbook Macgruder's American Government for the district's seventh- and eighth-grade social studies curriculum recently, arguing that it promotes racism and sexism and contains "pervasive liberal bias."
Illinois lawmakers are using a seemingly surreptitious way to give themselves pay raises: creating new and useless committees for which they are automatically paid an extra $10,326 as chairmen, a Chicago-based think tank is arguing.
Thanks to a compromise plan worked out by Democratic Senate President John Cullerton and Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno, the Illinois Senate has proposed its first state budget in two years.
When the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) scheduled a strike vote earlier this year, many viewed the move as another tactic orchestrated by the union to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from imposing his last, best offer.
Kane County residents who are disabled or at least 65 years old may qualify for a discounted ride service for things like doctor's appointments or rides to work, the City of St. Charles announced recently.
Unseating an incumbent and knocking a third party off the grid, Scott Sinnett has emerged as Dundee Township’s GOP highway commissioner candidate by a several-hundred vote lead, according to preliminary results from Tuesday's primary.
Over three dozen local eateries participating in St. Charles’ upcoming Restaurant Week will honor special discount coupons Feb. 27 to March 3, city officials recently announced, letting guests support local businesses while enjoying their meals.