Illinois Vietnam Veterans Honored With 50-Year PinVeterans of the Vietnam War were honored and thanked during a ceremony at Jesse Brown Veteran's Health Care System in Chicago.
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.
Veterans' Agency Audit Ordered After Legionnaire's CaseGov. JB Pritzker ordered a health and safety audit of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs after a case of Legionnaire's Disease was discovered at the Manteno veteran's home.
Case of Legionnaires' Confirmed At Manteno Veterans' HomeThirteen residents died and dozens of others were sickened after a 2015 outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at the veterans' home in Quincy.
Lawmakers Evaluate State's Response To Quincy Legionnaires’ OutbreakSome Democrats claim Gov. Bruce Rauner's team dropped the ball.
Rauner Ends Stay At Quincy Veterans Home, Vows To Revitalize FacilityAfter his weeklong stay at the troubled home, Gov. Bruce Rauner promises to make sure a Legionnaires' outbreak doesn't happen again.
Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Legionnaires' Outbreak At Quincy Veterans HomeIllinois lawmakers are seeking reassurance from the Rauner Administration that everything is being done to prevent another outbreak.
Vietnam Veterans Honored At 'Thank You' Event At College of DuPageThe Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs put on the first of several “thank you” events for Vietnam veterans.
Illinois AG: Duckworth Lawsuit Settlement FinalA settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can't back out even if no paperwork was signed, the Illinois Attorney General's office said Thursday.
Judge Allows Workplace Retaliation Case Against Duckworth To Go To TrialUnion County Judge David Boie rejected an effort by government lawyers to dismiss the lawsuit, allowing the case to go to trial in August and remain a campaign issue for Duckworth.
Durbin Calls For Probe Into Outbreak Of Legionnaires' Disease At Quincy Veterans' HomeDemocratic Sen. Dick Durbin appealed in a letter sent Monday to the secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs to "ensure the Illinois Veterans' Home-Quincy is taking the proper steps" to care for its surviving 400 residents and to prevent a future outbreak.
8 Now Dead From Legionnaires' Disease In Western IllinoisState officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town, bringing the number of deaths to eight from an outbreak first disclosed last week.
7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease At Quincy Veterans' HomeOfficials with the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the state Department of Public Health say that all of the victims were elderly residents with underlying medical conditions.
State Workers' Suit Against Duckworth Spills Into Senate BidA civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman's bid to unseat first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in what is expected to be one of the country's most competitive 2016 Senate races.
Quinn Replaces IDOT Chief Who Resigned Amid ControversyGov. Pat Quinn's office announced Monday that Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Director Erica Borggren has been appointed to the post held by Ann Schneider since 2011.