Quinn Signs 'Cupcake Bill'

TROY, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed the “cupcake bill,” which was introduced after a young girl’s home baking operation was shut...
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Lawmaker Convicted Of Bribery

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury in Chicago has convicted Illinois state Rep. Derrick Smith of bribery for taking $7,000 from a purported day...
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Six Charged With Manufacturing Meth

Six southern Illinoisans face meth charges. 44-year-old James Scott Rankin and 53-year-old James Leming of Carbondale, 38-year-old Larry Recar and 29-year-old Amye Sandidge of...
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