AP-IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IL
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tom Davies is on the desk, followed by Herbert McCann.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.
PAXTON, Ill. — An Illinois overpass will be renamed in honor of three men, including two law enforcement officers, who were killed decades ago in a shootout with a Michigan man. State trooper Michael McCarter, Paxton patrolman William Caisse and Donald Vice, who was riding with McCarter, his brother-in-law, died in the April 1979 shooting south of Paxton. SENT: 130 words.
— CHICAGO VIOLENCE: A 2-year-old boy has been fatally shot after someone fired into a crowd outside a party in Chicago. Police say he was on the sidewalk outside a home on Chicago’s northwest side Saturday night when shots were fired.
— TWO KILLED: Authorities say two people, including an Illinois man, died after a head-on collision in southeast Iowa.
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