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J.B. Pritzker suffers fractured leg

By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has a hairline fracture on his left thighbone and a doctor has ordered rest for four to six weeks. The Democrat's office said Thursday that Pritzker doesn't know how…

Report: Madigan’s office rife with bullying

By Rebcca Anzel Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD — An investigation into the “workplace culture” of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s office found his former chief of staff contributed to a culture of bullying pervasive…

Trump, Pritzker push to improve apprenticeships

By Cole Lauterbach The Center Square SPRINGFIELD - They may agree on next to nothing, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker and President Donald Trump are both working to improve the availability of apprenticeship programs to help fill the need for…

Illinois National Guard sends 400 to Afghanistan

By Benjamin Yount The Center Square CHICAGO - Illinois is sending its largest contingent of National Guard troops in about a decade to Afghanistan. Nearly 400 troops with the 178th Infantry Regiment left over the weekend. They will…

DeKalb city clerk refuses to resign

By Jenna Dooley WNIJ News DeKALB - Lynn Fazekas is speaking out after Mayor Jerry Smith asked her to step aside from her role as clerk of the City of DeKalb. According to an email sent to media outlets including WNIJ, Fazekas said…