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News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was shot multiple times on the city's far South Side. The Chicago Sun-Times reports the boy was shot in the legs and arm Wednesday evening. He was taken to the University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital in stable condition.

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) - A central Illinois man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of a teenager in Decatur. Eric Cunningham was sentenced Tuesday as part of a deal with prosecutors. The 22-year-old had been charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder for the 2011 shooting that killed Devin Kirk.

CHICAGO (AP) - Lawyers for Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford (ROOTH'-ur-furd) are expected to appear in court to ask a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former employee. A hearing is scheduled for Thursday in federal court in Chicago. Edmund Michalowski (mik-oh-LOW'-skee) accused Rutherford in January of sexual harassment and making him do political work while on state time.

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - Aurora is planning a ceremony to honor University of Connecticut champion basketball player Ryan Boatright. The welcome-home ceremony is planned for Saturday at the Paramount Theatre. The East Aurora High School graduate is a member of the Huskies team that won the NCAA tournament last week.

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