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Jereme Richmond. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Wisch: Jereme Richmond Has No One To Blame But Himself

Jereme Richmond could have been spending this weekend preparing to start his junior season at the University of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2012

General view of Assembly Hall.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: What If Ben Wilson Had Lived – And Become A Flyin’ Illini?

In Chicago basketball lore, there’s no bigger “What if?” tale than that of Ben Wilson’s. And when it comes to Illinois basketball lore, the exact same question applies.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2012

Friends and family on Monday held a vigil for basketball standout Ben Wilson, who was killed in 1984. (CBS)

27 Years Later, Pain Lingers From Ben Wilson’s Death

Twenty-seven years ago, athlete Benji Wilson’s murder shook the city. But did it make Chicago any safer? CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.