According to a new PewResearch Journalism Project report, the number of accredited Illinois Statehouse reporters has nearly halved in the last decade, down from 43 in 2003-2004 to just 22 this year.
As Texas, Florida and Tennessee have all proven in recent years, if you build it, they will come.
Here are 30 more of the top-rated restaurants within the moderate price range ($$) in six of the biggest communities in southern Illinois, based on Yelp reviews.
Do you think life where you live is hard? Or would you consider it pretty easy living? How would the county you live in compare to the other counties in Illinois?
Could you live on a minimum wage in your county? While the minimum wage for Illinois is constant throughout the state, the living wage varies from county to county.
DeSmogBlog is publishing the first documents ever obtained from the Wisconsin government revealing routes for oil-by-rail trains in the state carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in the Bakken Shale basin.
There's plenty to do around the state of Illinois, including a wave of county fairs around the state that arrive later this month.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014 H...
The good thing about Independence Day this year is that it falls on a Friday, which means a long weekend. But, there's a catch. It will be the most expensive 4th of July holiday for drivers since 2008.
Ever notice how strange-sound words tend to start sounding normal after hearing them enough? What words come up frequently in Illinois that seem mundane to those of us who live here but maybe deserve a second look?
In the historic Harris v. Quinn case, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that home-care workers, many of whom are just parents acting as the primary caregiver for their ill children, shouldn't be forced to join a union.
How's the job outlook in your city or county? For residents in all but three of Illinois' 102 counties, the unemployment rate fell in May.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Decades ago, FDR chose the right path for our country and prevailed in the face of opposition determined to block a fair wage for our workers.
Over the past four years, students in the first graduating class of Southland College Prep Charter High School spent five days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. preparing for the next phase of their lives.
If you're having a hard time figuring out where to take the family for dinner, or maybe that hot date of yours, there's a list for that.