State Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) is setting up temporary office space after fire damaged his district office in Staunton. He says the fire started about noon on Monday in a business next door to his office in a historic building on Main Street. Manar says no one was injured. He did not know the cause or a damage estimate. The city has offered Manar space for a temporary office on Main Street.
The Service Employees International Union used the State Capitol Rotunda to hold a class they say Governor Bruce Rauner is trying to cut.
Seven people have died from Legionnaires' disease at a veterans' home in Quincy.
Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.