BC-IL--Illinois Breaking News Desk Advisory, IL

Good morning, Illinois news outlets.

My name is Caryn Rousseau, and I am staffing the AP-Illinois breaking news desk. Herbert McCann takes the desk at 2 p.m.

Your contributions are important to the Illinois AP report. If you have news, sports or features that might be of interest to listeners or viewers around the state, please call us, fax your copy or email it to chifax@ap.org. Please be sure to include your name and your station's call letters in the email.

The toll-free number to the Chicago bureau from anywhere in Illinois is 800-572-2585. The local number direct to the broadcast desk is 312-781-0500. Our fax number is 312-781-1989.

If you have technical problems with your AP service, please call AP Customer Support at 877-836-9477.

AP-Illinois, Chicago.