Special Olympics Basketball Team Gets Special Send Off To ChampionshipParents, students and teachers congratulated the Glenbard South Special Olympics basketball team as it heads to the State Championships.
Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest TrumpStudents upset with the election of Donald Trump as the nation’s next president were planning a number of protests across the country on Tuesday, planning to walk out of class to show their anger.
Illinois State Enrollment Up, But Some Schools Face DeclinesIllinois State University says its fall enrollment is up and the school has its largest freshman class in decades.
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.
Seven Dead In Small Plane Crash Near BloomingtonThe 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.
Best Circus Experiences Near ChicagoThe 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.
Missing St. Charles Woman Last Seen Near Millennium ParkThe 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.
Illinois Special Olympics Set To Begin DownstateThe Illinois Special Olympics begin Friday at Illinois State University.
Multiple Student Deaths Cause Alarm At ISUAfter 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.
Gay ISU Student Claims Brutal Attack Was A Hate CrimeA suburban college student was beaten at Illinois State University over the weekend and he said he was targeted because he was gay.
2 Students Deaths At ISU Unrelated: AuthoritiesIn 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.
Public Universities Begin Push For State Funding For Next YearState 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.