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In this June 12, 2014 photo Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner speaks at a news conference in Chicago.
Auditor General William Holland found in a review that of 4,226 people waiting as of July to see if Medicaid will pay for their long-term care, 2,141 had been waiting more than 90 days.
At the end of June, The Supreme Court ruled in Harris v. Quinn that the state of Illinois could not force private home healthcare workers to join a union the state foisted upon them using the basis of these private workers receiving government subsidies as a justification.
The biggest of three recalls posted Friday by U.S. safety regulators is of 225,000 Santa Fe SUVs from 2001-2006 to replace front coil springs that can rust and crack in cold-weather states.
A southwest Illinois mother has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to providing alcohol to her son before he crashed his car and died.
Organizers of the approaching state fair in southern Illinois' Du Quoin say grandstand ticket sales for this year's festival are well ahead of expectations.
A North Side man has been charged with reckless homicide and numerous traffic violations after police say he plowed into pedestrians and parked cars in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood, killing a 71-year-old man and injuring five other people.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says a coalition of supporters from Illinois' agricultural community is backing his bid to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and fundraiser, is in the midst of planning a multimillion-dollar presidential library that will house enough unclassified documents to fill four 18-wheelers and enough artifacts to fill a swimming pool.
Energy watchdog groups are worried that Exelon's Corp.'s plan to buy one of its business competitors will be bad for northern Illinois electricity customers.
A group pushing for lawmaker term limits has filed a court appeal to get their question on November's ballot.
A suburban Chicago police officer has been fired after the shooting death of a family dog that has outraged a small community.
Every summer Illinois Natural Pageants dedicates itself to not only exploring and praising natural beauty, but also donating to local charities.
After spending an estimated $16 million this fiscal year on Sovaldi, which holds promise for a cure for the liver-damaging disease, the state agency headed by Julie Hamos approved the restrictions July 10. The rules limit the drug to sicker patients and bar it for anyone with a recent history of drug or alcohol abuse.
A federal judge has released details of the case against a southern Illinois man accused of killing two women during a Cairo bank robbery.
A Wisconsin man facing sexual exploitation charges might have communicated with Illinois teens online, according to the Lake County Sheriff's office.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:35 am
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