Student Charged With Tying Noose In U Of I Dorm Elevator Amid More Complaints About Racism On CampusA University of Illinois student accused of leaving a noose in a residence hall elevator has been charged with a felony hate crime.
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.
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.
Judge Rules Against Former U of I Student Suing For DegreeA federal judge has denied an emergency request to grant a University of Illinois MBA degree to a former student accused of sexual assault.
Judge OKs Blood, DNA Evidence In Chinese Scholar's CaseThe U.S. District Judge James Shadid ruled Monday that the evidence taken from Brendt Christensen's apartment in Urbana meets the threshold for admissibility.
Bloody Handprint Among Evidence In Chinese Scholar's CaseProsecutors also say a cadaver-sniffing dog detected traces of a dead body around the bathroom sink.
Government Shutdown Affecting Missing Chinese Scholar CaseFederal public defenders for a man accused of kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China are asking for more time to prepare their case due to the government shutdown.
University Of Illinois To Open Second Solar FarmThe 55-acre solar farm is planned for a site a few miles south of the Urbana campus in the village of Savoy.
Ebertfest Will Go On Without Its NamesakeThe 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.
3 Shot At Party Near U Of I Campus, Including Illini LB HenryPolice 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.