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Audit: Slow Legionnaires' response at Illinois veterans home

Mar. 25, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state audit released Monday contradicted former Gov. Bruce Rauner's claim that his administration had done everything federal experts recommended to remedy a deadly 2015 Legionnaires' disease crisis at an Illinois veterans' home. Auditor General Frank Mautino reported that the...

Prosecutors: Smollett paid brothers $3,500 for staged attack

Feb. 21, 2019 8:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help stage an attack on himself were linked to the actor through the "Empire" television series, and court documents filed Thursday allege one of the men provided Smollett with designer drugs. Smollett appeared in court...