State health portal costing, not saving, money, audit finds

Business 03/27/19, 16:07

An audit released Wednesday found that a plan to save $500 million a year on state employee health insurance was so ill-conceived and poorly executed that it's costing taxpayers $10 million extra annually without delivering the service promised. Auditor General Frank ...

Illinois man receives posthumous clemency in stabbing case

U.S. 01/15/19, 12:41

Just days before he left office, former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner granted posthumous clemency to a man imprisoned for a stabbing that a serial killer later confessed to committing.The Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois in Springfield said ...

Funeral held for Chicago police officer killed by train

U.S. 12/22/18, 15:58

Hundreds crowded into Roman Catholic Church on Chicago's South Side to remember the second of two officers struck and killed by a train . Officer Eduardo Marmolejo was celebrated as a humble hero during his funeral Saturday. Gov. Bruce Rauner, Mayor ...

Funeral held for Chicago police officer killed by train

U.S. 12/21/18, 14:38

One of two Chicago police officers struck and killed by a train is being remembered as a devoted father and husband, loyal friend and dedicated police officer.Hundreds of officers on Friday crowded into a Roman Catholic Church on the city's ...

Illinois governor asks voters for 2nd chance after

U.S. 10/27/18, 10:43

Gov. Bruce Rauner swept into office four years ago as a self-made millionaire and an outsider promising fiscal austerity, lower taxes and clean government.Now he struggles in a Nov. 6 re-election bid against Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker who contends the ...

Illinois AG to investigate Legionnaire’s disease response

U.S. 10/03/18, 19:54

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said her office will launch a criminal investigation of how Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration handled a three-year-old Legionnaire's disease crisis at a state-run veterans' home.The Democrat will review compliance with state law and whether residents ...

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