A university spokesperson said a letter sent to campus by EIU President David Glassman is meant to quell rumors on social media that the state budget impasse might force the university in Charleston to shut down during the spring, 2016 semester.
The male student allegedly showed off the butt of an unloaded BB gun on a school bus, claiming it was a hand grenade while on the way to Centennial High School Monday. Champaign Police located the bus, and the student is now in juvenile detention, charged with disorderly conduct.
Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Chair Leslie Mendoza Temple wants more feedback from Gov. Rauner's administration after 11 conditions were rejected for treatment. Three of them, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, were endorsed a second time by the panel last week.
Conversations about end-of-life care are rarely comfortable. But one medical ethicist has been initiating those conversations for more than 25 years. Brian Moline spoke with Dr. Bernard "Bud" Hammes about the history of the Respecting Choices program.
Another lawsuit over a pension law was filed this week in Illinois, this time seeking to strike a law that reduced Chicago Park District pensions. That could be significant for other local governments, and future negotiations.