Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health ConditionsHealth insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.
Drew Peterson Gets 38 Years For Murder Of Kathleen SavioFollowing a rambling, bizarre and emotional plea in which he forcefully denied being a killer, Drew Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison Thursday for murdering his third wife Kathleen Savio nearly 10 years ago.
NATO Protesters Poised To Accept New March Route 'Grudgingly'Anti-war protesters appear ready to compromise with the City of Chicago about a march during the NATO summit.
State Aid Coming To Tornado-Ravaged Downstate CommunitiesWith Federal Emergency Management Agency officials twice denying aid, Gov. Pat Quinn says the State of Illinois is moving to assist Southern Illinois communities devastated by tornadoes last month.
Judge Calls Blagojevich's Motion For New Trial 'Hare-Brained'A federal judge angrily scolded a bid by attorneys for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to get a new trial, calling their motion alleging potential misconduct by the jury forewoman “hare-brained.”
Prosecutors: State Caseworker Sought Sex From ClientsAn Illinois state employee is being held on $70,000 bond, on charges that he solicited sex from the people he was supposed to be helping.
Bike-Powered Pub Crawl Company Fights Rejection By CityA new company that wants to use 16-seat bicycle-powered vehicles to ferry them from pub to pub says it’s fighting the City of Chicago's decision to deny it a business permit.
Panel Rejects Former Gov. Ryan's Latest AppealAn appeals panel has turned down former Gov. George Ryan’s bid to have his conviction overturned, just nine days after he lost his wife to lung cancer.
Teachers Union President: Strike Is PossibleThe Chicago Teachers Union has decided to go back to the bargaining table rather than simply allow the school board to take away teacher pay raises for next year.