State, Local Lawmakers Furious After Blue Island Shuts Down Police Department Over Coronavirus CaseAmong those who have tested positive for the coronavirus recently in Illinois is a police officer in south suburban Blue Island.
Rauner Open To Chicago Casino As Lawmakers Weigh Gambling ExpansionUnlike his predecessor, Gov. Bruce Rauner isn’t slamming the door on a proposed casino for Chicago. At the same time, Rauner has reservations about expanding casino gaming in Illinois.
Questions Remain Over Cause Of Roseland Hospital’s Financial EmergencyDid Roseland Community Hospital wind up on the brink of closing last week because of the primarily poor population it serves? Or because of mismanaging their resources? Depends on who you ask.
Lang Steps Aside As Gambling Expansion Sponsor Over 'Perceived Conflict'The longtime backer of a push to expand gambling in Illinois has dropped his name from a pending bill over "perceived conflict of interest" with a law firm where he's counsel.