Taken to task: A federal judge scolds Illinois officials for not fully complying with an order to pay social service providers, the AP reports.
Sweet spot: Forced-out University of Illinois officials have a history of making soft landings with high-paid faculty jobs, the AP reports.
Magic money? The Chicago Board of Education approves the CPS budget that relies on money it doesn't have, WBEZ reports.
Training tip: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart urges Gov. Rauner to restore funding to train police officers to deal with mentally ill people, the Sun-Times reports.
Design decision: An architecture competition is launched for the Obama library, the Sun-Times reports.
Document dump: Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock turns over more than 10,000 documents as part of an investigation, the Trib reports.
Behind bars: Chicago's former comptroller is extradited from Pakistan to serve a 15-year prison sentence related to an Ohio kickback scheme, the Trib reports.
Numbers game: The new Illinois State Fair manager says past years' attendance numbers were inflated, the State Journal-Register reports.
Treatment talk: The legislature should override Gov. Rauner's amendatory veto of a heroin treatment bill, the Daily Herald's editorial board writes.
Program pump: Chicago receives a federal grant for the CTA to continue a diesel mechanics training program for ex-offenders, FOX32 reports.