SPRINGFIELD â Both major-party candidates for lieutenant governor like the fact that 2014 marks the first Illinois election where the tickets ran as a team in the primary.
A mother with stage-three breast cancer. A father killed in a car crash.
A push by Democrats and Republicans alike for people to vote early in Illinois is being felt in McHenry County with an uptick in early and absentee ballots.
McHENRY â The use of new technology by Pioneer Center for Human Services is expected to help expand psychiatric care for McHenry County patients like never before.
CRYSTAL LAKE â The Ridgefield Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church is celebrating its 175th anniversary, but its congregation has no intention of living in the past.
Woodstock public works employees approved it earlier
â¢ ROUTES 31 AND 176: Work continues on the $10.2 million project to widen and modernize the intersection, but itâs still a mess so budget extra travel time. It has encountered significant delays to the frustration of drivers, residents and businesses.
APOPKA, Fla. â The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer.
NEW YORK â Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.
TULALIP, Wash. â A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.
HONOLULU â Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.
ROCKFORD â A 114-year-old Civil War statue will be returned to downtown Rockford after decades at another location.
NEW YORK â A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.
BLOOMINGTON â State Farm insurance company is seeking federal approval to test drones in evaluating property damage and responding to natural disasters.
CHICAGO â The architectural firm behind the expensive and much criticized doorway renovations at the Illinois state capitol has received a coveted award for the projectâs âdivineâ design.
CHICAGO â The Chicago Fire Department hired far more whites than African-Americans this year â raising concerns again that the same department that was ordered two years ago to pay millions of dollars to thousands of applicants who were not hired is not doing enough to become more diverse.