Illinois health officials say the hot, dry weather is to blame for more mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus this year and an earlier-than-usual first human case of the illness.
According to state law, the inspector general must immediately report deaths to coroners if a disabled adult died from abuse, neglect of exploitation.
State Rep. Bill Mitchell has proposed a bill to make Cook County a separate state from Illinois.
The Cook County Sheriff’s Department says DNA testing could solve the last mystery of one of the nation’s worst serial killers.
William Caviness of North Carolina was running to raise money to help burn victims when he collapsed about 500 yards from the finish line.
Illinois law says when two or more candidates tie, the county clerk shall determine the election “by lot.”
David Protess says he was notified Monday that he wouldn’t be teaching the investigative journalism course for the upcoming quarter.