Illinois’ comeback story starts here.

Timothy Carroll

Timothy Carroll

“I went to appeal my property taxes and won. But that same year they increased the levy amount, so my taxes still went up."

Illinois unemployment claims double

Illinois unemployment claims double

Illinois unemployment numbers dropped for a week during the holidays, but they were back up last week as the state's hospitality industry remains out in the cold.

By Brad Weisenstein

Illinois House in limbo until speaker is elected

Illinois House in limbo until speaker is elected

With Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan reportedly short of the 60 votes needed to hold on to the speakership, Illinois House members will have to line up behind a new candidate before they can get down to business.

By Joe Tabor