• Illinois gay marriage bill passes, heads to governor’s desk

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Illinois House, on Tuesday, made a historic move, positioning the state to be the 15th to legalize same-sex marriage. After a 61-54 House vote, the measure was sent to the Senate...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • Illinois shows six-year improvement in preterm birth rate

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois lowered its preterm birth rate, giving more babies a healthy start in life and contributing to the national six-year improving trend. Illinois lowered its preterm birth rate, but not enough to...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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