Within hours of Superstorm Sandy slamming the East Coast two years ago, Americans opened their wallets to help — donating millions to the first charity that came to mind: the American Red Cross.
If voters in the Catlin and Jamaica school districts say yes in the November election, their two, small, south Vermilion County school districts will consolidate into one district, to be called the Salt Fork school district. But opponents of consolidation are raising concerns.
Polices on Ebola should be driven by science and should avoid discouraging American health care workers from going overseas to help curb Ebola outbreaks, President Obama said on Tuesday.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has confirmed that a chemical company has decided to build a $1.4 billion fertilizer plant just outside Tuscola.
The University of Illinois says it is evaluating the condition of the new basketball court inside the State Farm Center after several inches of storm water backed up inside the arena.
An Emory University Hospital spokeswoman says a Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will be released Tuesday.
Libertarian candidate Matthew Skopek says with his background in finance, has definite ideas on how the office should operate.
Illinois officials are taking pains to differentiate the state's Ebola plans from those of New York and New Jersey, where mandatory quarantines for medical workers have come under fire from scientists.
Immigrant rights groups say Illinois needs to improve its program for issuing drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants. The program started last December.
New Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released.