Drug Abuse

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (L) addresses the media while wife Patti Blagojevich holds back tears at the Dirksen Federal Building after he was sentenced to 14 years in prison. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Lawyer Asks Judge To Endorse Blagojevich For Rehab

Rod Blagojevich’s attorneys have asked to have him placed in a drug and alcohol abuse program when he starts his 14-year prison sentence for corruption, though they aren’t saying if the former Illinois governor has a problem or if it’s a legal move.

12/14/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk Wants Crackdown On Doctors Who Enable Painkiller Abuse

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is introducing legislation to crack down on doctors who overprescribe painkillers that get abused by teens.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2011