Effingham County, Illinois, on Monday became a "sanctuary county" for gun owners.
A town near Chicago voted this week to ban assault weapons, such as the AR-15 rifle, along with high-capacity magazines.
On "Fox & Friends" on Thursday, an Illinois Republican who's running for Congress reacted to one of his Democratic opponents smoking marijuana in a political ad.
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.