A top official from the Dallas hospital where the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. was treated and two nurses who cared for him have become infected is expected to testify before a House panel today and acknowledge mistakes in the facility's handling of the situation.
Illinois voters will be asked to answer five statewide ballot questions at the upcoming elections. Only one of those has been years in the making, and depending whom you ask, it could have a significant effect on criminal justice in the state.
With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
Members of the Illinois State Board of Education meeting in Champaign-Urbana Wednesday were greeted with a song in both Spanish and English, when they visited a bilingual kindergarten class at the Prairie Elementary School in Urbana.
Former University of Illinois Assistant Basketball Coach Wayne McClain has died at the age of 59 following an illness.
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.
The Indiana Attorney General's office says same-sex couples who married in the two days after the state's gay marriage ban was first struck down should confirm their marriages were properly recorded.
Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner continue to battle over what's best for Illinois’ future. The top candidates debated for the second time Tuesday night in Chicago.
Former president Jimmy Carter made a stop in Jacksonville Tuesday and spoke to over 2,000 people about his quest for peace and human rights. He spoke in a crowded gymnasium at Illinois College.