Openings Set At Illinois Trial In Kidnapping, Killing Of Chinese ScholarOpening statements are set for Wednesday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar, a case closely watched by Chinese students across the U.S.
Jury Picked In Brendt Christensen's Trial In Chinese Scholar's DeathA jury has been selected in the trial of a former graduate student accused of kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China.
Jury Selection Continues In Trial Of Man In Scholar's DeathBrendt Christensen is charged in the death of Yingying Zhang, who disappeared in June 2017. Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Christensen.
Lawyer Helping Slain Chinese Scholar's Family Follow TrialA lawyer for a Chinese family attending the U.S. trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with killing their daughter says he has been explaining to them how the American justice system works.
Jury Expected Next Week In Chinese Scholar's Slaying TrialThe case has garnered enormous interest in China and among Chinese students in the U.S. Several Chinese diplomats are attending the Peoria trial.
Illinois Man Set For Trial In Missing Chinese Scholar CaseA former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China.
Brendt Christensen, Accused Of Murdering Chinese Scholar YingYing Zhang, Heads To TrialThe man charged with murder in the 2017 death of Chinese scholar Ying Ying Zhang is going to trial.
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.
Daniel Romanchuk, Of Urbana, Wins Boston Marathon Men's Wheelchair Race; Won Chicago And New York Marathons Last YearDaniel Romanchuk, a 20-year-old from Urbana, won the men's wheelchair race in the Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing with the fastest time ever by an American, and becoming the youngest man to ever win the race.