Champaign police identified Chicago rapper and Chief Keef pal Lil Reese as the alleged attacker in the 2012 videotaped beating of a Downstate woman, leading to his arrest Sunday in Chicago.
The show will go on. Next Wednesday, the 17th annual Ebertfest begins in Champaign at the Virginia Theatre, home to the film festival for 15 years.
Evan Jager earned a spot in the Men’s Steeplechase Finals after finishing second in the Track & Field qualifying heat on Friday.
Tyler McGill of Champaign finished 7th in final of the Men’s 100 Meter Butterfly on Friday, a showing that brought an abrupt end to his first Summer Games.
A downstate gun rights group turned dozens of firearms for the city’s gun turn-in program last month, and used the $6,000 in proceeds to send a group of young shooters to a camp hosted by the National Rifle Association.
Last August, Mike Thomas managed to throw down a gauntlet in Chicago.
A 23-year-old downstate man appears before a judge in Champaign for a bond hearing Thursday, one day after he allegedly stabbed a University of Illinois College of Law faculty member in the neck.
Freshman running back Donovonn Young introduced himself to Illinois fans with a pair of touchdowns and Nathan Scheelhaase ran for two more on Saturday in a 56-3 blowout over South Dakota State.
A University of Chicago undergrad and her parents were killed over the weekend when a single-engine plane went down in downstate Rantoul.
A 220 mph line to Champaign-Urbana is the latest proposal for high-speed rail in Illinois.
The South Side Irish Parade might be a thing of the past, but an unofficial St. Patrick’s Day tradition is still going strong at the University of Illinois.
Frustrated Illini basketball fans don’t want to hear it. Frantic Bruce Weber critics don’t want to hear it. And, heck, to be honest, I don’t really want to hear it, either.
Some U of I journalism students have started a website to provide information about crime on the Champaign-Urbana campus.
Could Illini fans cheer for the Fighting Abe Lincolns? How about the Farmbots, Fire Chiefs or Doughboys?
Parents and students are invited to a town hall meeting at the U of I campus on Saturday. For those who can’t make it Urbana, the meet will be streamed live on the Internet.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is having its campus police patrol for extra hours, and plans to hire more officers, after an attack on a female student in a dorm and a series of assaults on men.
With the Fighting Illini football program having some success this year excitement still remains low. The fans are not coming to the games, and this speaks to the whole program’s fan base. What will get these fans to support their team like they say they do?
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