A population surge prompted the introduction of farming in eastern North America about 5,000 years ago, researchers believe
Unbeknownst to him his chosen accomplice behind bars was wearing a wire
The Illinois House passed the bill with a 64-50 vote on Wednesday.
The city recently hosted the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards and is giving the likes of New York and LA a run for their money
At least 20 have been killed in relation to the inclement weather and floods
Dr Larycia Hawkins has submitted a 'theological statement' requested by officials at her Evangelical Christian college
Medical marijuana dispensaries are open for business in Illinois.
Gliniewicz was found dead on the morning of 1 September having radioed that he was pursuing two white males and a black male on foot
Police say Michelle Rowling’s ex-boyfriend is a 'person of interest' in case and he has now handed himself in for questioning
With alumni including prime ministers, pop stars and at least one president who never learned to inhale, how will the Rhodes scholars of 2014 compare?
Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter.
A series of tornadoes sweeping across Illinois and Indiana have killed at least six people and injured at least 40 while flattening large parts of the city of Washington in Illinois.
The Reverend Andrew Greeley, who was an outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling author and newspaper columnist who criticised the hierarchy of his own church over the child sex-abuse scandal, has died aged 85.
Boyfriend of Alisa Massaro is reported to have helped her fulfil her fantasy
The 'drugs talk' is supposed to be a mainstay of contemporary parenting, but parents who tell children of their own experience with drugs - even if meant as a warning - risk encouraging more drug-taking in the young, according to a new study.
Family welcome the first lady's appearance