ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)–Lindsay Whalen scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 17 to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 75-72 on Monday in a showdown of unbeaten teams.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has denied that personal friendships are driving his proposal to make the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a separate state agency.
MARION, Ill. (AP)–The southern Illinois city of Marion will host the Miss Illinois pageant for the fourth year in a row.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP)–The judge in the murder trial of a man accused in the 2008 beating deaths of four people in northwest Illinois has denied a request for a mistrial.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois Legislature is resuming work during the final week of its session and developing a scaled-back state spending budget plan.