Russian Hackers Accessed Illinois Election Board Database Last Year

Elections | Aislinn Murphy
Hooded computer hacker stealing information with laptop. [Shutterstock - PORTRAIT IMAGES ASIA BY NONWARIT]

‘Unfortunately, we had a programming error that left us vulnerable to attack’

Veterans' Organizations To Hold Solidarity Run In Alexandria After Shooting

US | Jonah Bennett
A vehicle window is shattered as police secure the scene where shots were fired during a Congressional baseball practice, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, in Alexandria

‘No matter our personal politics’

Study: The Drug Crisis Is Not Discriminating By Age Or Region

US | Steve Birr
NORWICH, CT - MARCH 23: Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Spread to all age groups’

Professors Host Summer Camp To Educate Teachers About Privilege, Oppression

Education | Rob Shimshock
Adults having fun at a camp (Shutterstock/Tirachard Kumtanom)

‘We have to be equally emboldened to fight back’

New Law Could Declare Nuclear Reactors To Be 'Green Energy' To Save Them

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nuclear power plant Temelin (Shutterstock/Nobor)

‘Put nuclear energy on a level playing field’

Nuclear Reactor Involved In US History's Worst Melt Down Is Shutting Down In 2019

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nuclear power plant by night.(

It hasn’t been profitable for five years

'Secret' Sanctuary State Bill Set To Pass Illinois Legislature

Opinion | William J. Kelly
Lucia Quiej joins with demonstrators, including students from local high schools as well as a college, to rally in front of Homestead City Hall against President-elect Donald Trump and are asking that the city be used as a sanctuary city and their respective schools be sanctuary campuses on November 16, 2016 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Politicians are more worried about offending illegals than U.S. citizens.

Two Deceased Students Named Prom King And Queen By Classmates

Education | Mary Lou Lang
'I can see that these kids really care about their community and care about their classmates'

'High-Potency Opioids' Spark More Than 40 Deaths This Year Outside Chicago

US | Steve Birr
Powdered heroin is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. REUTERS/US DEA/Handout via Reuters

‘Far more likely to cause death’

States Push Forward On Marijuana Legalization Despite Federal Uncertainty

US | Steve Birr
A marijuana user smoking a joint.

Momentum continues to propel recreational legalization forward

Obama's Hometown Paper Asks Trump To Fix His Yucca Mountain Mess

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) greets President-elect Donald Trump in the White House Oval Office in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘Barack Obama gave Harry Reid exactly what he wanted’

Insurance Claims For Opioid Abuse Up 329 Percent In Chicago

US | Robert Donachie
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opioid and heroin use skyrocket!

Lawmakers Bet Economy On Legal Weed

US | Steve Birr
A worker harvests cannabis plants at a medical marijuana plantation near the northern town of Nazareth, Israel May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo

‘Might as well’

Republican Only Needs One Click To Show Dem. Colleague Why $1.5 Million Bill Is A Complete Waste

Politics | Eric Lieberman
Republican State Rep. Keith Wheeler in Illinois. [Public Facebook/Screenshot - Illinois News Network]

‘I think we owe it to be inclusive to all of the language speakers of our country’

Driver's Ed Course Is Going To Teach Students How To Deal With Police

US | Amber Randall
United States Capitol police officer Harry Dunn stops pedestrians in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Make the public safer’

Drug Ring Trafficking More Than $1 Million In Heroin Busted

US | Steve Birr
A bag of heroin and drug paraphernalia are seen at an abandoned house in Ljubljana August 3, 2009. REUTERS/Bor Slana

‘Significant source of drug trafficking’