STATE AND LOCAL

Former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker dies at 92

June 11, 2007: In this file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

June 11, 2007: In this file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill.  (AP )

Family members say former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker has died at age at age 92.

Walker's son Dan Walker Jr. told The Associated Press on Wednesday that his father passed away at his home in California.

Walker was governor of Illinois from 1973 to 1977.