Hours before the fiscal year runs out, the Illinois House voted 90-25 to approve a budget amendment.
A government oversight group is urging the Illinois attorney general's public access counselor to subpoena the City of Carlinville for records the group has been asking for since February.
Jacksonville High School senior basketball player Olivia Kaufmann was recently recognized by the school for breaking the school's most career points record.
Glenwood High School is accepting registration for its set of summer sports camps.
The Southeast High School boys basketball team defeated Lanphier High School 62-57 to earn the 3A Taylorville Sectional title.
Lanphier High School senior Xavier Bishop recently accepted an offer to play NCAA Division 1 basketball for the University of Missouri-Kansas City starting next season.
Mike DeSutter, a Republican running for state representative in the 74th District, recently voiced his support for Gov. Bruce Rauner's establishment of a private economic development corporation.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently endorsed Republican Bryce Benton for state senate in the 50th district.