Illinois

SCOTUS Deals Major Blow to Public Sector Unions

(CNN) - The Supreme Court is dealing a major setback to public-sector labor unions. Justices Wednesday struck down an Illinois law that forced non-union workers to pay fees that go to collective bargaining. The court said that mandatory union…

Sears Lays off 220 Corporate Employees

(CNN) - Dozens of Sears employees are now out of a job. The retailer announced Wednesday it's laying off 220 people from its corporate offices effective immediately. Most of these employees worked at Sears' headquarters in Illinois. The company has…

Maddie's Closet to Give Away Clothes to Those in Need

A mother-daughter duo are hitting the road to help clothe the less fortunate. Kelly Cook and her daughter Madison from Rock Island, Illinois are using a retrofitted school bus they've dubbed "Maddie's Closet." Royal Neighbors of America presented $15,000 dollars…

Chilling Confession Leads To Child's Body

A man arrested in Las Vegas could face charges in connection with the child's body found in a detached garage in Centreville, Illinois, Tuesday morning. According to a press release from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police…