13 hours, 6 minutes ago St. Louis Post-DispatchBefore last summer, Ferguson, Mo., was just one more patch in the crowded quilt of towns that make up St. Louis County — a mixed-race, working-class community of about 21,000 people on six square miles…
13 hours, 13 minutes ago The Southern IllinoisanSPRINGFIELD — Could a bill that is unconstitutional on its face pass a Democrat-controlled Legislature and get a Republican governor’s signature?
1 day, 11 hours ago Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — For weeks now, Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., has been studying the Iran nuclear deal. Unlike every other lawmaker, Foster, a physicist, is the only one in Congress who can actually understand…
1 day, 12 hours ago Chicago Sun-TimesMedical marijuana advocates gathered Thursday to urge Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign legislation that would extend the temporary medical marijuana program.
1 day, 12 hours ago Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON, D.C.--Federal prosecuctors stood down on Wednesday after seeking to hold former Rep. Aaron Schock R-Ill., in civil contempt after a deal was reached on Schock producing documents related to…
1 day, 12 hours ago Peoria Journal-StarEditor’s note: Journal Star reporter Laura Nightengale is participating, with nearly 200 supporters, in the Memphis-to-Peoria run during this 34th anniversary of the St. Jude Run.
1 day, 13 hours ago St. Louis Post-DispatchJEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Legislature’s 2016 session will begin with new Republicans at the helm of both chambers after Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey announced his resignation Friday.
2 days, 12 hours ago USA TodayWill Sharpton, Jackson and Holder return?
3 days, 10 hours ago Kansas City StarSEDALIA – Nearly $4 million in improvements are set to be made to the Missouri State Fairgrounds.
3 days, 11 hours ago Peoria Journal-StarSPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration and the largest state employees union have agreed to a two-month contract extension while negotiations continue on a new labor agreement.