Shootings swell: It was a violent weekend in Chicago: 33 people wounded and four killed in gun violence, the Sun-Times reports.
Recurring problem? A police officer at the center of the Koschman case's missing files was involved in another death investigation where records went missing, the Sun-Times reports.
City cash: The Sun-Times' editorial board outlines realistic options for more city revenue.
Tax talk: The Tribune's editorial board details why Illinois and Chicago-area politicians are so anxious to raise taxes.
Tough times: With six weeks left in spring session, legislators must make tough tax votes, the State Journal-Register reports.
Pension plan: Due to a quirk in state law, Chicago gets an unexpected windfall from the pension plan property tax hike, Crain's reports.
Smart suggestion: The Daily Herald's editorial board endorses a bill that would ban secret severance agreements made between government entities and departing employees.
Sunshine support: The bill to ban confidentiality clauses in government severance and settlement agreements is the right move for more transparency, the State Journal-Register reports.
Policy approved: Metra's board approves an anti-patronage policy, the Trib reports.
NW Side noise: Homeowners on Chicago's Northwest Side win property tax appeals due to noise from O'Hare Airport, FOX32 reports.
Cash control: Rahm tightens the reins on cash spending after it was discovered a low-level clerk allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Sun-Times reports.
Squad stalled: Rows of brand new Illinois State Police squad cars sit unused because they do not have the appropriate lights, computers and electronics, the Trib reports.
Car criticism: Despite safety concerns, many Illinois cops still prefer the Ford Crown Victoria, the Trib reports.
School slam: The Tribune's editorial board says legislators are trying to stifle innovation by curbing charter schools.
Bag ban: A ban in Chicago will not solve the plastic bag problems, the Trib's editorial board writes.
Behind bars? Experts question why jail and fines, instead of social services, are administered to women in the Chicago area caught in prostitution stings, the Trib reports.
Cold cases: New FBI fingerprint technology is helping solve Illinois cold cases, the Trib reports.
Sprinkler support: A bill to change the rules on sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings stalls in the House, the Trib reports.
Right to vote: The Sun-Times' editorial board applauds the Illinois House' vote to stop voter suppression.
Veggie availability: Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon encourages farmers markets to accept debit-style food stamp cards with wireless technology provided by the state, the State Journal-Register reports.
Board business: Broadcaster Orion Samuelson is appointed to the Illinois Racing Board, the State Journal-Register reports.
Tax talk: Illinois gas station owners speak out against raising the gas tax, the State Journal-Register reports.
Parking payment: A new app that allows Chicagoans to pay to park via their smartphones begins testing this week, ABC7 reports.
Young DREAMers: Rahm opens jobs and fellowships to those affected by the DREAM Act, Crain's reports.