Vicente Mundo (photo provided)

Chicagoan Missing At U Of I

Vicente Mundo, 20, who lives in Champaign, was last seen at a friend’s apartment on Sunday.


Amtrak Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Amtrak Proving More Popular For Illinois Travelers

Amtrak provides service from Chicago to St. Louis, and several college towns in Illinois, including Champaign, Carbondale, Bloomington-Normal, and Macomb – and those rides have proven popular.


Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

U Of I President Resigns

University of Illinois president Michael Hogan has resigned and will step down on July 1, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

U Of I Experiences Record Enrollment

The University of Illinois’ main campus downstate has a record number of students enrolled this year.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

High-Speed Train Model

Train Would Go From Chicago To Champaign In Under An Hour

A 220 mph line to Champaign-Urbana is the latest proposal for high-speed rail in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

U Of I Assault

Student Sexually Assaulted In U Of I Dorm

Tensions are high at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign after a woman was sexually assaulted in her dormitory.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010