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 downtown Taylorville business is closed after part of its building collapsed over the weekend.
Half a dozen central Illinois counties could soon join a pilot project that allows cameras in court.
Stem cell research could lead to repairs to muscles damaged by vigorous exercise.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure.