ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- Given the state's troubled history of hacks, computer glitches and a myriad of headlines detailing cybersecurity headaches in recent months, Governor Bruce Rauner's claim that his administration's technology team was "one of the best in the United States" caught some by surprise.
ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- The campaigns for Governor Bruce Rauner and his Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker clash on almost every topic you can imagine, but the actions and statements of the candidates in recent days indicate they agree on this: the churning tides of national politics will likely play a powerful role in deciding the outcome of their race in November.
NATIONAL (WCIA) -- President Donald Trump's inclination to believe the denials of Russian President Vladimir Putin instead of the accusations from his own Director of National Intelligence during a joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland, Monday drew widespread condemnation and rebuke from Democrats and Republicans alike.
ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- President Donald Trump's pick to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's vacancy at the U.S. Supreme Court created a new rift in the upcoming race for the state's top lawyer, prompting Democrat Kwame Raoul to go on the offensive and leaving Republican Erika Harold to offer more reserved praise.
ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- Time is running out for Governor Rauner to decide the fate of a proposed minimum wage increase for teachers in Illinois, but, according to his recent comments, the bill appears in jeopardy.
ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- During a radio interview Friday in Chicago, Governor Bruce Rauner appeared to blame the people of Champaign-Urbana for big technology companies leaving the state and the University of Illinois for greener pastures.
ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- Firefighters in the 95th District are expressing displeasure in a politician's campaign video which appears to portray him as a volunteer firefighter with the Litchfield Fire Department.