The University of Illinois will add a medical staffer in the press box at football games to help spot potential injuries. The announcement comes less than a month after Michigan apologized for the handling of quarterback Shane Morris' concussion.
Illinois' declining manufacturing sector led to one candidate for congress calling for repeal of a controversial free trade deal in Tuesday's debate. But mostly Congressman Rodney Davis and his challenger agreed in Tuesday's debate from Springfield.
Today is bringing a sigh of relief to family members and friends of Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died earlier this month in a Texas hospital.
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.
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.
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.
Illinois health officials plan to launch a hotline to answer the public's questions about Ebola. The hotline is expected to be operating by late this week.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control says a second health care worker who has tested preliminarily positive for the Ebola virus will be transferred from a Dallas hospital to Atlanta.
As Illinois begins to allow people with certain diseases to use cannabis as medicine, the state will be running afoul of federal law.
Texas health officials say a health care worker who provided hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition.