The historic total solar eclipse has occurred over Madras, Oregon.
A Chicago Tribune columnist bared her true feelings about America in a Thursday piece about Colin Kaepernick.
Last year, the state of Illinois passed a law requiring all doctors, pharmacists and pregnancy centers to assist pregnant women in getting abortions, even if they are morally or religiously opposed.
An Illinois mom took to Facebook after her preschooler was suspended for bringing a spent shell casing to school.
Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota) engaged Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch in a contentious exchange over one of Gorsuch's dissents on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Saturday on "Cashin' In", Eric Bolling slammed the leadership in Illinois that he said has done little to stem the scourge of violent crime in the state's largest city.
An Illinois woman won a $150,000 lottery prize by playing numbers that correspond to her family members' ages.
An elderly Illinois couple were overjoyed when a repo man's good-hearted deed kept them from living without a vehicle.
A minor league baseball player hit an out-of-the-park grand slam, only for the ball to smash the windshield of his own truck.
A Chicago man with the perfect name won the lottery twice - using the very same numbers.
It started with a wave.
Then, on every Thursday that followed, a little girl named Brooklyn eagerly awaited a friendly hello from her "favorite awesome smiley garbage man."
Reports say Officer Tim Jones is 24 and has served Park Forest for less than a year. His father is William Jones, the police chief of Country Club Hills.