Clumps of hair at the bottom of coffee cups and green slime leaking out of meat sandwiches were among the more extreme examples of complaints filed by customers and restaurant employees against food establishments this year.
Former prosecutor and all-star Illini athlete, Curtis Lovelace has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the 2006 death of his wife.
Email exchanges from a former aide of Gov. Pat Quinn are factoring into testimony at a lawmaker panel investigating a 2010 state anti-violence program under scrutiny for mismanagement.
Nations at a World Bank meeting in Washington vow to send more aid quickly to countries battling Ebola. They also promise medical evacuations for health care responders.
An off-duty white police officer in St. Louis shot and killed an 18-year-old black man who police say opened fire during a chase in south St. Louis. The incident sparked renewed protests Wednesday.
Congressman John Shimkus says the US and Russia are in another Cold War. The Republican said he’s prepared to vote on military action to support Ukraine against Russian-backed separatists.
The treasurer's office oversees Illinois' investments and provides several services, including college savings plans for residents and a loan program for farmers. Senator Mike Frerichs is challenging Tom Cross for the office.
Lawmakers investigating Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program are reviewing subpoenaed documents during a two-day public hearing.
Two Chicago aldermen want international passengers arriving at the city's two airports screened for the Ebola virus and other infectious diseases.
A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died. Wendell Watson of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says Thomas Eric Duncan died this morning.