Illinois Opioid Helpline Has Received 10,000 CallsAn Illinois hotline that supports people addicted to opioids and other substances has received 10,000 calls since it was set up in late 2017.
Manteno Veterans' Home Resident With Legionnaires' DiesA Manteno veterans' home resident became the 15th resident of a state veterans' facility in Illinois killed by Legionnaires' disease.
Illinois Officials Agree To Settle Prison Health LawsuitA court-appointed expert would guide the overhaul of health care for Illinois prison inmates in a proposed federal consent decree filed Thursday.
Bruce Rauner Unphased By J.B. Pritzker's Double-Digit Lead In PollsWith the election about a week away, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner is pulling out all the stops to try to close the gap with democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker, who has a double-digit lead in the polls.
J.B. Pritzker Campaign Workers File Lawsuit Alleging Racial DiscriminationThree weeks before Election Day, Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker is being sued by campaign staffers who filed a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination--allegations Pritzker was quick to deny.
Candidates For Illinois Governor Debate In First Televised ForumThe debate in the race for Illinois Governor began with toilet talk as J.B. Pritzker addressed unhooking the johns in his Gold Coast mansion for tax breaks.
Rauner Grants 8 Clemency Petitions, Denies 85 OthersIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has granted eight requests for clemency and denied 85 other petitions.
Gov. Rauner Signs Law Requiring State Jobs Be In Capital Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring state jobs to be located in the capital city unless there's good reason to put them elsewhere.
Governor Bruce Rauner Addresses Gun Violence Issue: 'National Guard Is Not For Neighborhood Policing'Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is weighing in on Chicago's gun violence issues.
Illinois Governor OKs Allowing Medical Cannabis At SchoolsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring public schools to allow parents to administer medical marijuana at school to eligible children.
Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination Revives Abortion Issue In Governor's RacePresident Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is reviving the issue of abortion in the Illinois governor’s race.
Japan Ambassador Looks To Expand Business In IllinoisGovernor Bruce Rauner is meeting with newly appointed Japan Ambassador to the U.S., Shinsuke Sugiyama, that Illinois is eager to expand its job-creating partnership with Japan and businesses operating in Illinois.
Illinois Legislators Urge Rauner To Increase Smoking Age To 21A bill proposing to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 will soon be on Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's desk.
Governor Bruce Rauner Signs Full State Budget, First Since Taking Office Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner was full of bi-partisan praise as he signed the state budget into law Monday.
Polish President Visits Chicago To Talk Trade DealsThe President of Poland is in Chicago for a two-day visit to discuss trade deals with Illinois officials.