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."
Two Charged With Killing U Of I Student From ChicagoVicente Mundo, 20, a resident of the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, was a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had been missing for a week when his body was discovered on Jan. 31.
U Of I Student's Body Identified; Sheriff Says It's MurderVicente Mundo, 20, who is originally from Chicago, was last seen Jan. 25 at a friend’s apartment, his family has said.
Champaign Theater Cancels Two Bill Cosby ShowsThe (Champaign) News-Gazette reports Friday that Champaign Park District Executive Director Joe DeLuce said canceling the shows was a difficult decision. DeLuce says the district made the decision because the Cosby scandal "keeps on growing." Ticket holders will receive full refunds.
Wisch: Groce, Illini Still Just Missing On Big-Time RecruitsWith his latest recruiting miss, John Groce needs to sharpen his sights.
Wisch: NIU Primed To Break Through In A B1G Way Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
Wisch: It's Time The Illini Erect Statues Honoring Butkus, HalasIt's time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Wisch: Bring The IHSA Basketball Tourney Back HomeBidding's open, and there's an aura about holding it at the state's flagship university.
Wisch: Big Ten Must Remember Roots While Branching Out EastIf you add schools out East, you need to embrace the region. And the Big Ten has already.