Summary: Legal system handed former Illinois governor a 14-year prison sentence that President Trump now suggests he may cut short.
Nasty times may not cause vandalism and violence, but modern politics helps encourage bad impulses.
Universities stopped sharing boards of trustees 22 years ago, except for the two now-warring independent campuses of SIU.
House Speaker Michael Madigan, nemesis for Gov. Bruce Rauner, will be waiting in Springfield for the November outcome.
The reason is unclear for seizure of Madison County computers but there's no mystery why Gov. Bruce Rauner distanced himself from his Missouri…
Agencies have their own priorities, but how do taxpayers decide whose priority takes priority?
Pretty much all of us know someone who has been a victim, whether we realize it or not.
It has been 45 years since an unexplained daylight attack on a Collinsville lawyer. He survived to live a full life.
The life of Southern Illinois extremist Johnny Bob Harrell helps illustrate the cyclical nature of hate groups.
Bill and Martha Burton vanished in 1952 and there has never been a solid clue to their fate.
Legislators spent beyond their revenue for years, making this week's income tax hike inevitable.
James Hodgkinson wasn't a local guy thrust into international news by fluke, but a would-be mass killer from Belleville's back yard.
World-class sun expert Tim Brown, who used to watch the sky from a homemade observatory in Collinsville, said the two eclipses he saw were “sp…
Many of the 1,354 rebel soldiers who died at a Union Army prison on the Alton riverfront are buried in a well-tended federal graveyard, with n…
A lawsuit accuses the private manager of the Illinois State Lottery of depriving vendors and players of a chance to win, but the defense insis…
Kenneth Wegman took a woman for a ride on a borrowed motorcycle a few nights before Halloween in 1979. She would say later she felt that someo…
'The Heroin Project' smacks Highland audience in the face.
Property owners whose land use was restricted led the fight but aren't sure how much their efforts mattered.
Kelly Miller Circus brings its canvas big top to Troy, Ill., every year.
Closing of some big-name store branches reflects changes in selling and buying.
DNA testing of preserved evidence might determine with greater certainty who killed Karla Brown in Wood River in 1978.
Some flee ahead of the reckoning and more surely will.