De Niro's "A Bronx Tale," Godard's "Goodbye To Language" Featuring At EbertfestRoger Ebert's film festival will open this year with screenings of filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard's "Goodbye to Language 3D" and actor turned director Robert De Niro's "A Bronx Tale."
Two Charged With Killing U Of I Student From ChicagoVicente Mundo, 20, a resident of the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, was a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had been missing for a week when his body was discovered on Jan. 31.
U Of I Student's Body Identified; Sheriff Says It's MurderVicente Mundo, 20, who is originally from Chicago, was last seen Jan. 25 at a friend’s apartment, his family has said.
Champaign Theater Cancels Two Bill Cosby ShowsThe (Champaign) News-Gazette reports Friday that Champaign Park District Executive Director Joe DeLuce said canceling the shows was a difficult decision. DeLuce says the district made the decision because the Cosby scandal "keeps on growing." Ticket holders will receive full refunds.
Wisch: Groce, Illini Still Just Missing On Big-Time RecruitsWith his latest recruiting miss, John Groce needs to sharpen his sights.
Wisch: NIU Primed To Break Through In A B1G Way Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
Wisch: It's Time The Illini Erect Statues Honoring Butkus, HalasIt's time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Wisch: Bring The IHSA Basketball Tourney Back HomeBidding's open, and there's an aura about holding it at the state's flagship university.
Wisch: Big Ten Must Remember Roots While Branching Out EastIf you add schools out East, you need to embrace the region. And the Big Ten has already.
Illinois Football To Play Home-And-Home Series With UConn in 2019-'20The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.
SIU Basketball Team Stranded On Bus On I-57About 6:30 p.m., the team was headed back to Carbondale after finishing their game against the Illinois State University Redbirds in Normal, when the driver of the team bus pulled over on Interstate 57 due to poor visibility
AMBER Alert Canceled For Missing Teen From ChampaignAuthorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing teenage girl from Champaign.