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CHICAGO (AP) - Autopsy results show a man slain last month in a Northwestern University professor's high-rise Chicago condo had methamphetamine in his system at the time. The Cook County medical examiner's office released findings in Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau's death on Friday. The 26-year-old hairstylist's body was found July 27. He suffered more than 40 stab wounds. The since-fired professor, Wyndham Lathem, and Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren are charged in Cornell-Duranleau's death.

CHICAGO (AP) - Life in prison sentences have been handed two more members of a Chicago street gang for their roles in multiple murders that were part of a vast drug-trafficking conspiracy. After the sentencing Friday of Derrick Vaughn and William Ford, Acting U.S. Attorney Joel Levin said the judge sent a message that the engaging in that kind of violent conduct won't be tolerated." Ten members of the Hobos street gang have been either convicted or pleaded guilty. Five have been sentenced to life in prison.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation that the Democratic state comptroller says would help Illinois manage its overdue bills. The Republican governor rejected a plan pushed by Comptroller Susana Mendoza. It would require state agencies to regularly report the bills they've not yet sent the comptroller for payment. Mendoza argues it would provide a better picture of current liabilities. The state has a nearly $15 billion backlog of bills.

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says a plan that would limit cooperation between local police and federal immigration authorities "seems very reasonable." The Republican said Friday on Chicago's WBEZ that a decision on whether he'll sign it is expected within days. He spoke Friday to Chicago's WBEZ. The measure would bar state and local police from searching, arresting or detaining someone solely because of their immigration status, or based on so-called federal immigration detainers.

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