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About 4 p.m., the driver — identified by police as 31-year-old David Zenteno of Des Moines, Iowa — was traveling west on I-80 when his vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lanes and struck two other vehicles near the Briggs Street exit, Illinois State Police said.
When an Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she’d hit it big. The screen said: “Bonus Award – $41797550.16.” But state officials later concluded the award was a computer glitch, and the Iowa Supreme Court ruled McKee didn’t hit any jackpot — no matter what the screen told her.
Aaron White scored a career-high 29 points to lead Iowa to a 68-60 win over Illinois on Wednesday night.
Bryant McIntosh scored 18 points and Northwestern ended a 10-game losing streak with a 66-61 overtime victory over Iowa after the Hawkeyes’ Jarrod Uthoff nailed a 3 at the end of regulation on Sunday afternoon.
Ferid Mahalbasic, 18, of Waterloo, Iowa, is charged with involuntary servitude of a minor and involuntary servitude, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Aaron White and Anthony Clemmons each scored 14 points to lead Iowa to a 70-49 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night.
Running back Mark Weisman ran for 134 yards and Iowa battered Illinois with 587 yards of offense Saturday in a 30-14 win.
Mark Weisman and Akrum Wadley combined for 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns.
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Tim Beckman’s boss made it clear upon his hiring that Big Ten success was the goal.
Kris Bryant is ignoring the talk of his major league call-up, which should come in early 2015.
Kris Bryant was the minor league home run champion, and Jen-Ho Tseng was 6-1 with a 2.40 ERA.
Olt’s hitting just .139 this season but will get another look.
Illinois’ football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.
For all Pat Fitzgerald’s flashy words, the Wildcats haven’t had much success lately.
No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-’79.
Soler was hitting .278 with a .969 OPS at Triple-A Iowa entering Monday.
With an elite defense, Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are dreaming of the College Football Playoff.
John Groce is casting perhaps the widest net in Illini recruiting history.