October 17, 2014

Illinois To Create Ebola Task Force

Illinois' public health chief says Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered the creation of a statewide task force meant to strengthen the state's response to any arrival of the Ebola virus.  


Protesters march to the Ferguson Police Station October 13.
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
October 17, 2014

Privacy Issues Complicate Body Cams For Illinois Police

The idea of requiring police to wear body cameras has been a hot topic after the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. On Friday, a group of Illinois lawmakers discussed the issue.


October 17, 2014

White House Appoints An Ebola ‘Czar’

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and an adviser at the White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.


October 17, 2014

Davis & Callis Disagree & Sometimes Agree In Debate

13th District Republican Congressman Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Ann Callis promoted themselves as problem-solvers ready to reach across party lines, during their broadcast debate Thursday night at the WILL-TV studio in Urbana.


October 16, 2014

Obama Authorizes Guard, Reserve Call-Up For Ebola

President Barack Obama is authorizing the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.


Former Illinois Assistant Coach Wayne McClain yells from the sidelines during a game in 2012.
(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
October 16, 2014

Big Ten Basketball Coaches Mourn Loss of McClain

Coaches attending the Big Ten basketball Media Day event in Chicago Thursday found time to remember Wayne McClain, the former Illini assistant coach who died Wednesday at age 60.


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