CHICAGO (AP) - A 12-year-old Chicago boy is recovering after he was shot in the leg. Police say the boy was shot Thursday night in the city's Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the far South Side. Investigators say the boy was shot as he walked past two men.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Authorities have identified the two people who died in a Quincy house fire as a 25-year-old man and his infant son. Adams County Coroner James Keller says Daniel Disseler and 4-month-old Hunter John Steven Disseler died after being pulled from their burning home Wednesday morning. Investigators have said the blaze was caused by an overloaded electrical junction box in the home's attic.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - University of Illinois trustees are holding a special meeting to name 19 members of the search committee that will look for a new president. University President Robert Easter has said he plans to retire in June 2015. The committee will include trustees, faculty members, students and representatives from UI Alumni Association and the UI Foundation.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - New students at Southern Illinois University will not be paying more for tuition this fall. The university system's trustees on Thursday opted against raising the tuition by 3 percent for newcomers to the Carbondale campus and 5 percent for those in Edwardsville. Trustees will consider proposals for fee increases at their meeting next month.
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