It is Thursday, April 28, 2016.
Storms overnight should be clearing out by the time you wake up this Thursday morning. As you head out the door, you likely won't even need a jacket, with low temps near 60. The rest of the day looks very nice, with sunny skies, less humidity and mild temps. FIRST ALERT: More storms move in Friday night and should last through the weekend.
Traumatic consequence: School officials in Illinois are worried that lawmakers' nearly yearlong fight over a state budget could spill into summer and force some districts to close their doors in the fall.
Help wanted: A burglary is under investigation in Marion after suspect broke into Longfellow Elementary School. The suspect allegedly stole computers and tablets.
Under investigation: A 7-year-old girl was found dead from gunshot wounds inside a Franklin County, Missouri home. Police suspect the mother might have been involved in the shooting.
More assistance: The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.