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.
The Cost Of Ex-Gov Rod Blagojevich's Corruption CaseFrom the investigation that started in the early 2000s to his release from federal prison Tuesday, taxpayers have been on the hook for nearly two decades worth expenses involved with prosecuting a former governor.
Pritzker Wants More Spending; How Much Depends On Tax VoteOne spending boost not tied to that extra revenue is $147 million more for the Department of Children and Family Services after a particularly troubling year. An inspector general's report released in January indicated that 123 children who died last year had been in contact with the Department of Children and Family Services.
The Blagojevich Saga: How Did We Get Here?When all else failed, he and his wife Patti Blagojevich began what some call a direct, public plea to President Trump, hoping he'd sympathize and set Blagojevich free.
Lawmakers React To Blagojevich Sentence Commutation: 'Not The Right Message'"It's important those found guilty serve their prison sentences."
Rod Blagojevich Sentence Commuted: The History Of Crooked Illinois GovernorsWhen Donald Trump commuted Rod Blagojevich's federal sentence on multiple corruption charges, Illinois' 40th governor was just one in a long list of crooked state chief executives.
You Paid For It: Longer, Unnecessary Stays At Psychiatric Hospitals For ChildrenPsychiatric hospital stays cost $350 per night. It's $126 more per night, per child, for hospitalization no longer required.