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.
Chicago To Play Tornado Benefit ConcertGrammy-winners Chicago will play a free benefit concert later this month to raise money for tornado recovery efforts in Illinois.
Homeless Man Wins Lottery In Bloomington A Pastor from DeKalb says he saw something on Thursday night that he won't ever forget, an event that he says put a smile on the face of a man who needed to smile.
Greyhound Passenger: Bus Left Us Out In The ColdWhen a Greyhound bus dropped passengers off at a stop in Iowa, the station was closed, and an Illinois college student and other passengers were left outside in -17 degree weather for an hour. He was wearing only a sweatshirt and jacket.
Illinois Special Olympics Set To Begin DownstateThe Illinois Special Olympics begin Friday at Illinois State University.
Weekend Marks 1st Anniversary Of Indiana University Student's DisappearanceA year ago Sunday, Indiana University student Lauren Spierer vanished after a night out with friends.
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.