Report says multiple DCFS workers in Illinois attacked

CHICAGO (AP) — At least a dozen Illinois Department of Children and Family Services workers have been attacked or seriously threatened while trying to protect children or investigate mistreatment allegations since 2013.

IDOT administrator cited for illegal hiring of neighbor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Executive Inspector General has found that an Illinois Department of Transportation administrator violated conflict-of-interest and merit-hiring rules when her next-door neighbor was hired as fleet management assistant in 2014.