- Chicago Tribune
Source for classifieds and local, state, and national news based out of the Chicago metropolitan area.
- Chicago Sun-Times
Online edition of the Chicago Sun-Times brings you daily news, sports, classifieds, business, and entertainment coverage. Find out what's happening in Chicago and all over Illinois.
- Adams, Cecil - Straight Dope, The (2)
- Daily Herald
Suburban Chicago news and information.
- Roger Ebert
Official site for film critic Roger Ebert. Includes movie reviews going back to 1967, over 600 interviews and essays, and nearly 300 events reports from film festivals.
- Pantagraph, The
Includes local news, sports, jobs, classifieds, entertainment, and more from Bloomington, IL.
- State Journal-Register, The
Illinois' state capital newspaper providing local news, advertising, links and online portfolios.
- Peoria Journal Star
Largest newspaper downstate Illinois offers links to staff, restaurant reviews, topical issues of day, hot links for users.
- Chicago Reader
News and entertainment weekly featuring guides to restaurants, music, theater, and more.
- Rockford Register Star
News daily. Includes online classifieds, jobs, and homes.
- Pioneer Press Online
Offers community newspapers throughout the Chicago area.
- Northwest Herald
- Quincy Herald-Whig
- Alton Telegraph
- Daily Journal
Serving the Kankakee River Valley area.
- Southern Illinoisan
Offers news, sports, opinions, and features.
- Novak, Robert (2)
- Crain's Chicago Business
- Daily Southtown
Part of the Chicago Newspaper Network with news, sports, classifieds, editorials, entertainment, and business.