Authorities say the bodies of a Cook County Department of Corrections officer and his Chicago police officer wife have been found at a Chicago house. The bodies were found early yesterday. Both had been fatally shot and authorities are investigating the deaths as an apparent murder suicide. Authorities believe Javier Acevedo shot Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo and then turned the gun on himself.
A new study by Horace Mann insurance suggests teachers spend a lot of their own money on supplies for their classrooms.
A national survey conducted by the University of Illinois-Springfield shows positive attitudes towards the rights of transgendered people.
State Rep. Jack Franks will propose closing tax loopholes and eliminating what he considers to be unfair credits for businesses.
Illinois is the first state providing for a combination lock on a prescription pill bottle.