Some lawmakers and education leaders said Thursday that there are frequently violent situations in schools that go underreported, particularly when compared with school shootings that receive national attention.
Illinois House Republicans are renewing calls for ethics reform in Springfield after former House Speaker Michael Madigan and lobbyist Mike McClain were arraigned on superseding corruption charges Tuesday morning.
The Pritzker administration announced Tuesday that Illinois is launching a new $2.5 million federally funded program to help pediatricians and other healthcare providers meet the mental health needs of children.
Patients from 11 different states are now coming to the Champaign Health Center because they have nowhere else to turn. Doctors at the facility helped 304 patients with reproductive health care during September alone.
Passengers hoping to take a train from Detroit to Chicago said they ended up having to flee the transportation after they were trapped on the train for hours without electricity, working bathrooms, water or food.