Illinois State University

Seven men died when this Cessna 414 crashed near Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington, Illinois, just after midnight on Arpil 7, 2015. (Credit: David Proeber, Bloomington Pantagraph)

Friends Honor Bloomington Plane Crash Victims: ‘It’s Hard To Imagine’

A day after losing seven members of the Illinois State University community in a plane crash – including two members of the athletic department – emotional friends of the victims shared memories of the lost.

04/08/2015

Seven men died when this Cessna 414 crashed near Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington, Illinois, just after midnight on Arpil 7, 2015. (Credit: David Proeber, Bloomington Pantagraph)

Seven Dead In Small Plane Crash Near Bloomington

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed a Cessna 414 flying from Indianapolis to Bloomington went down about two miles away from Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington just after midnight. McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage confirmed all seven people on board were killed in the crash.

04/07/2015

(Credit: Gamma Phi Circus at Illinois State's facebook)

Best Circus Experiences Near Chicago

The circus can be enjoyed by all ages, whether it’s the amazing feats or the animal interaction. Chicago has a number of circus experiences geared towards all ages, so make sure to visit an event near you this year.

04/12/2013

Tanner Conroyd, 20, had been missing since Aug. 19, 2012, when whe left her home in St. Charles. Her family thought she was driving to Illinois State University in Normal, but she didn't show up. A security guard at Millennium Park told the family she had been there on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Missing St. Charles Woman Last Seen Near Millennium Park

The search for a missing 20-year-old woman from St. Charles is now concentrated in the Chicago area. because her family says she was last seen at Millennium Park.

08/22/2012

Special Olympics kicks off at Soldier Field. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM Newsradio)

Illinois Special Olympics Set To Begin Downstate

The Illinois Special Olympics begin Friday at Illinois State University.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Two students were found dead in unrelated incidents at Illinois State University. (CBS)

Multiple Student Deaths Cause Alarm At ISU

After an unusually high number of student deaths this past school year, administrators at Illinois State University in downstate Normal are taking another look at their policies.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Eric Unger, a student at Illinois State University, had to have his jaw wired shut after he was beaten off campus on April 21, 2012. He said he was targeted because he is openly gay. (Credit: CBS)

Gay ISU Student Claims Brutal Attack Was A Hate Crime

A suburban college student was beaten at Illinois State University over the weekend and he said he was targeted because he was gay.

CBS 2–04/24/2012

Two students were found dead in unrelated incidents at Illinois State University. (CBS)

2 Students Deaths At ISU Unrelated: Authorities

In an apparent tragic coincidence, two students were found dead overnight in separate dorms at Illinois State University, according to authorities who immediately ruled out foul play.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Public Universities Begin Push For State Funding For Next Year

State university officials have begun their annual trek to Springfield, testifying before panels of House and Senate lawmakers about what their financial needs will be for the upcoming fiscal year.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2012

File Photo Of An Air Conditioner (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Air Conditioning Units Stolen From Illinois State University

Air conditioning units, popular targets of thieves during this hot summer, have been picked off on Normal campus of Illinois State University.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Frat House Fire

Fire Guts Frat House On Illinois State Campus

A fire this morning gutted a fraternity house near the Illinois State University campus in downstate Normal.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011