Cities from Heath, Ohio, to College Station, Texas, have banned red-light cameras, as detractors argue that the safety measure actually causes accidents and is merely a revenue-generator. Now, Illinois is considering a bill that would make it the fifth state to do away with the cameras.
Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich urges a federal judge to let all 500 hours of his wiretapped conversations be heard at his corruption trial. Why that might play to his advantage.
Obama's former Senate seat and the governor's office are up for grabs in 2010. The GOP is likely to emerge from the Illinois primary on Tuesday with candidates who can compete well in this blue state.
Will consumer spending move up and jobs grow apace in 2010? The answer depends on the economist you ask. A round up of the top predictions for the economy next year.
Idea of transferring Guantánamo detainees to a prison in Illinois has backing of state's top Democrats, but Republican congressmen balk.
B. Joseph White set to resign over system of preferences for politically connected applicants.
Sample locally grown produce and support farmers in your community by participating in a CSA program.
Sluggish growth could last for decades, economists say.
Investors flood commodity markets even though they know little about oil or wheat. Is more regulation the answer?
Business school graduates pledge to practice social, economic, and environmental ethics in their careers.