Cleaning Precautions At Pre-Schools Over Fears Of Coronavirus"Anybody that walks in through this green door has to wear a mask."
Wilmette Students Kept Out Of School Over COVID-19 Concerns: 'They're Like Cleaning Everything'Loyola Academy is the second Chicago-area school to close because of the corornavirus outbreak. Vaughn Occupational High School in Portage Park will be closed until March 18. A teacher's aide there was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Officials Confirm 7th Case Of Coronavirus In Illinois; No Known Link To Travel Or Earlier CasesA new case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in Chicago, according to a release from the city. 
Food Stamp Change Fuels Anxiety As States Try To Curb ImpactThe new rules hit particularly hard in places like Illinois, which is dealing with a separate, similar change in the nation's third-largest city.
Coronavirus Concerns After 4th Case Confirmed In IllinoisThe IDPH said there are currently 286 people in the state undergoing monitoring and twice daily testing who may have been exposed.
Chicago Area Resident Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Cook County Department Of Public Health ConfirmsAn Illinois resident has tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Cook County Department of Public Health. 
Biden Looks Beyond Super Tuesday With Illinois EndorsementsBiden's campaign released the list of endorsements on Wednesday. Besides Quinn, who served as governor from 2009 to 2015, the list includes former Chicago Deputy Mayor Andrea Zopp, state Sen. and Assistant Majority Leader Iris Martinez and Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering.
Aurora-Born Clive Cussler, Adventure Novelist, Dies At 88 In ArizonaCussler's plots ranged from the bold to the incredible. "The Treasure" features an aspiring Aztec despot who murders an American envoy, the hijacking of a plane carrying the United Nations Secretary-General and soldiers from ancient Rome looting the Library of Alexandria.
Naperville Man Sets Guinness World Record By Holding Plank For Over 8 HoursHood, a former US Marine and retired Drug Enforcement Administration supervisory special agent, has broken the record for longest plank before, in 2011 when he held it for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Real ID Turning Into Real Nightmare For People Waiting To Get The CardIllinois is not alone in struggling with Real ID. Maryland issued one million Real ID's without scanning required documents into the system. The state is now recalling each of those licenses on a rolling basis.
2-Year Lobbying Effort Pays Off For BlagojevichFor nearly two years, the wife of disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich made Trump's own travails the centerpiece of the strategy to free her husband.