Mitsubishi Outlander Sport (Handout/Getty Images)

Mitsubishi To Close Illinois Factory Amid Falling Sales

The property in Normal, where more than 1,200 employees work, will be put up for sale.


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

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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

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Downstate Mitsubishi Workers Won’t Go Idle This Year

Workers at the Mitsubishi plant in downstate Normal have just learned some good news.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport (Handout/Getty Images)

Aided By $29M Tax Break, Illinois Mitsubishi Plant To Make SUV

The state is offering the company $29 million in tax incentives over 10 years, an investment Gov. Pat Quinn’s office credits for “helping save at least 1,200 jobs.”