Roger 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.”
Vicente 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.
Vicente Mundo, 20, who is originally from Chicago, was last seen Jan. 25 at a friend’s apartment, his family has said.
The (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.
With his latest recruiting miss, John Groce needs to sharpen his sights.
Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
It’s time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Bidding’s open, and there’s an aura about holding it at the state’s flagship university.
If you add schools out East, you need to embrace the region. And the Big Ten has already.
The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.
About 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
Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing teenage girl from Champaign.
I was offended on Thursday.
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.