Brendt Christensen Spoke Of Harming Others Before Murdering Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangBrendt Christensen, who was found guilty Monday in the kidnapping and killing of Yingying Zhang, spoke about harming others months before he killed Zhang.
Defense: Chinese Scholar's Killer, Brendt Christensen, Offered To Locate BodyLawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China says he offered after his arrest to divulge where her remains are in exchange for a life sentence.
U of Illinois Student Dies After Falling From A Roof Near CampusA student at the University of Illinois at Champaign has died after falling off a roof of a home near the school.
Champaign Bus Company Settles Suit Over Ad Allegedly Mocking Chinese StudentsA Champaign-area bus company sued last year for an ad that the state's top law enforcement official said harassed and discriminated against Chinese students at the University of Illinois will be allowed to keep operating.
University Of Illinois To Rename Engineering School After GraingerThe College of Engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign will be renamed in honor of alumnus William Grainger.
Beer Will Be Sold At Illini Football, Basketball Games This FallThe University of Illinois will start selling beer in general seating areas at Memorial Stadium and State Farm Center this fall.
2019 Ebertfest To Open With Aretha Franklin Concert FilmIt runs April 10 to 13 at Champaign's Virginia Theatre. More films and a screening schedule are to be released.
2 Men Expected To Plead Guilty In Minnesota Mosque BombingTwo of three militia members accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque and attempting to bomb an Illinois women's clinic are expected to enter guilty pleas.
Chicago, Champaign Ranked Among 2018's 'Top 50 Bed Bug Cities'Chicago was ranked No. 3 on Orkin’s “Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List” for 2018, just behind Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Quick TV Cameo At Job Fair Made Champaign Woman A Viral SensationA quick, three-second TV cameo on a Central Illinois newscast made one Champaign woman a viral sensation.
Man Pleads Guilty To 1985 Rape, Murder Of Glen Ellyn TeenProsecutors say a Champaign man has pleaded guilty in the 1985 death of a teenage girl who left her suburban Chicago home to go to the store and never returned.
United Airlines' New Destinations Include ChampaignUnited Airlines says it's adding new destinations in smaller cities this summer including Champaign.
Suspect In Fatal Champaign Shooting Surrenders To PoliceThe 18-year-old man wanted for a fatal shooting near the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus on Sunday has turned himself in to police.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Suspect In Shooting Near U. Of I. CampusChampaign police said a preliminary identification has identified 18-year-old Robbie M. Patton as the person responsible for the shooting.
De Niro's "A Bronx Tale," Godard's "Goodbye To Language" Featuring At EbertfestRoger Ebert's film festival will open this year with screenings of filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard's "Goodbye to Language 3D" and actor turned director Robert De Niro's "A Bronx Tale."