Shipping orders go by on a conveyor belt at Amazon's San Bernardino Fulfillment Center. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Sales Tax Holiday Over For Amazon Customers In Illinois

Amazon spokesman Ty Rogers said Friday the online retailer will be required to collect the 6.25 percent tax starting Feb. 1.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Survives Slow Start, Holds Off Boilermakers, 66-57

Illinois survived a cold start and got double-figure scoring from four players Wednesday to hold off Purdue, 66-57.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2015

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Nunn Leads Illinois Past Northwestern

Kendrick Nunn had a career-high 25 points, including four straight free throws in the final 7.5 seconds.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hill Leads Illinois To 64-57 Upset Over No. 11 Maryland

Illinois wondered who would score with Rayvonte Rice injured, and Malcolm Hill provided the answer Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2015

Malcolm Hill #21 of the Illinois Fighting Illini loses control of the ball as he tries to split the defense of DÕAngelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Sam Thompson #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half on January 3, 2015 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Russell Spurs No. 20 Ohio State By Illini 77-61

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 22 points, including eight during a decisive 15-0 second-half run, to lead No. 20 Ohio State past Illinois 77-61 on Saturday. Sam Thompson and Marc Loving each added […]


Illinois Girl, 7, Survives Plane Crash That Killed Four Family Members

A 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in Kentucky that killed her parents and two other family members has been released from the hospital, an official said Saturday.


Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner, left, appears with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (CBS)

Chris Christie To Do ‘Victory Lap’ With Fellow Republican Rauner In Illinois

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is seriously weighing a run for president, will join Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner at a Feb. 12 event here.



Flu Season At Epidemic Level; High Levels In Illinois, Indiana, And Wisconsin

The CDC says 22 states are seeing high levels of illness — including Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin — up from 13 states a week earlier.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Beats Kennesaw State 93-45

Illinois coach John Groce is confident his team is ready for Big Ten conference play after crushing nonconference foe Kennesaw State 93-45 on Saturday.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rice’s 3-Pointer Gives Illinois 62-59 Win Over Missouri

Rayvonte Rice hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the last of his 19 points, giving Illinois a 62-59 victory over Missouri in the annual Braggin’ Rights game on Saturday.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nunn Leads Illinois To Easy Win Over Hampton, 73-55

Kendrick Nunn scored a season-high 16 points as Illinois cruised.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Oregon Beats Illinois 77-70

Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman believes freshman forward Dillon Brooks has both talent and instincts.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2014

Rayvonte Rice #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini drives against Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats during their game at the Jimmy V Classic in Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ennis Leads No. 7 Villanova Over Illinois 73-59

Dylan Ennis scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Villanova past Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Illinois receiver Mike Dudek. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Wisch: A To-Do List For Tim Beckman, Mike Thomas

Receiver Mike Dudek needs to be promoted as the face of the program.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Memorial Stadium. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois To Play La Tech In Heart Of Dallas Bowl

The Fighting Illini will take on Louisiana Tech in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2014

Illini logo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

No. 24 Illinois Tops American 70-55

Malcolm Hill scored 13 points as Illinois defeated American 70-55 on Saturday.


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Miami Gives Illinois Its 1st loss, 70-61

Freshman Deandre Burnett scored a season-high 19 points and No. 15 Miami won a matchup of unbeaten teams Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Mediocrity Reigns At Illinois

Tim Beckman being retained sends a message.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

Tim Beckman.  (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Emma: Beckman Staying At Illinois

Illinois will retain football coach Tim Beckman, a team source confirmed.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2014

osh Ferguson #6 of the Illinois Fighting Illini runs past Kyle Queiro #21 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half on November 29, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Illinois Becomes Bowl Eligible With 47-33 Win Over Northwestern

Reilly O’Toole passed for 147 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for 147 yards, Josh Ferguson had a pair of rushing scores and Illinois took advantage of five Northwestern turnovers for a 47-33 victory over its in-state and Big Ten rival on Saturday.