Film Critic Roger Ebert receives a special award of recognition at the American Society of Cinematographers 17th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel on February 16, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Ebertfest Will Go On Without Its Namesake

The show will go on. Next Wednesday, the 17th annual Ebertfest begins in Champaign at the Virginia Theatre, home to the film festival for 15 years.

WBBM Newsradio–04/09/2013

Fighting Illini linebacker Trulon Henry (Photo courtesy fightingillini.com)

3 Shot At Party Near U Of I Campus, Including Illini LB Henry

Police are searching for the gunman who shot three people, including an Illini football player, at a weekend party near the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2011

Postal Carrier Darryl Dague (Credit: CBS)

Mail Carrier Suspects Foul Play, Saves Woman

He forced his way into her home and dragged her, punched her, shoved her in a closet, and pinned her in with a dresser. The senior stayed there for almost three days. No one might have come to her rescue, had it not been for a very observant mail carrier.

CBS 2–01/26/2011

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Students Start Up U Of I Crime Info Website

Some U of I journalism students have started a website to provide information about crime on the Champaign-Urbana campus.


Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

U Of I To Hold Live Streaming Town Hall On Crime

Parents and students are invited to a town hall meeting at the U of I campus on Saturday. For those who can’t make it Urbana, the meet will be streamed live on the Internet.

WBBM Newsradio–11/12/2010

U Of I Assault

U Of I To Beef Up Police Force After Assault

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is having its campus police patrol for extra hours, and plans to hire more officers, after an attack on a female student in a dorm and a series of assaults on men.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2010