| Jun 1, 2010
| 1:04 PM
In a historic display of anger and frustration, the Illinois House voted Friday to impeach disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich and send him to trial in the Senate with the aim of removing the state's 40th chief executive from public office forever.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:33 PM
SPRINGFIELD -- House lawmakers attacked union pension abuses on two fronts today in response to Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, including weekend stories exposing how two lobbyists can get public teacher pensions for a single day of substitute...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:09 PM
About a dozen state lawmakers are headed for Cuba next week for a trip they hope will boost Illinois exports.
The six-day tour is being led by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, and Rep. Dan Burke, D-Chicago. They said no taxpayer dollars will be spent on...
| May 12, 2011
| 3:30 PM
The National Weather Service has extended a Tornado Warning in McHenry County to 5:45 p.m. after a funnel cloud was spotted near Woodstock
A thunderstorm capable of producing tornados was located 4 miles west-northwest of Wonder Lake, moving at 25 mph...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:19 PM
A neighbor who was killed after stabbing a couple in their 80s to death in their Marengo home had a history of mental illness and experienced "episodes of rage," his parents have told investigators.
“This was a random incident of violence," ...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 7:53 PM
The fine print in a contract between Illinois and Motorola Mobility indicates that the smartphone company can maintain a smaller workforce than the one it employs today and still qualify for more than $110 million in financial incentives designed to keep...
| May 18, 2009
(WGN-AM)- Sister Marie Marot appeared in full habit Monday morning for the beginning of her trial on a traffic violation charge stemming from a fatal accident.
Over the objection of prosecutors, a Kane County Judge Ronald Matekaitis ruled Friday that she...
| May 30, 2009
| 4:42 PM
(WGN-AM) - The Illinois House sent state senators a plan prompted by former Governor Rod Blagojevich's ouster that could lead to voters getting the chance to recall future governors from office.
Governor Pat Quinn watched as the House voted 109-6 on...