- Champaign among nation's faster-growing cities Updated: May-24-16 10:48 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The U.S. Census Bureau reports that Champaign is among the nation's faster-growing cities.
- Illinois dismisses Nunn after domestic battery guilty plea Updated: May-24-16 7:01 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.
- Budget stalemate erodes interest in some Illinois colleges Updated: May-22-16 2:48 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - High school seniors' unease over the lack of state funding for Illinois universities is contributing to a drop in applications at a number of campuses, and the problem appears to primarily affect schools facing some of the toughest financial struggles.
- Officials eager to assess Champaign foundry's fire damage Updated: May-21-16 4:59 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Officials at a central Illinois foundry swept by a fire say they're eager to get into the Champaign plant to start assessing the scope of the damage.
- Illinois' Tate rejoins basketball team after case dropped Updated: May-20-16 3:16 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman says Jaylon Tate has been reinstated to the basketball team after a misdemeanor battery charge against him was dropped.
- Champaign County sex offender gets 120 years in prison Updated: May-19-16 3:33 pm
URBANA, Illinois - A Champaign County judge has ordered a 120-year prison sentence for a convicted sex offender who repeatedly molested his girlfriend's 7-year-old daughter for more than a year.
- Brown gets new job at Illinois; Nunn pleads in battery case Updated: May-18-16 5:28 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois added former star Dee Brown to its staff Wednesday, saw Kendrick Nunn plead guilty to misdemeanor battery and learned that center Mike Thorne Jr. will get a sixth year of eligibility.
- Illinois professors protest Gov. Rauner's board nomination Updated: May-17-16 4:14 pm
URBANA, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice to fill the college faculty slot on the Illinois Board of Higher Education has prompted backlash from faculty at the University of Illinois and across the state.
- Study: Less fertilizer in Illinois River, good news for Gulf Updated: May-16-16 4:29 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The flow of nitrates from farm fertilizer and treated wastewater into the Illinois River that contributes to a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico has fallen, a new study says. Researchers believe one likely factor, the use of newer, more robust varieties of corn, could make the drop a long-lasting one.
- Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Champaign shooting Updated: May-15-16 11:19 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Police in Champaign say one man is dead and another injured after an early morning shooting.
- Film focuses on baseball-minded U of Illinois professor Updated: May-14-16 4:59 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A University of Illinois history professor who has written two books on Latinos in baseball is about to see his work on television.
- U of Illinois aims to keep psychiatrists with residency Updated: May-14-16 1:41 pm
URBANA, Illinois - The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign is creating a residency program in general psychiatry to tempt some of its graduating doctors to stay in eastern and central Illinois.
- Illinois rape crisis center to end all services but hotline Updated: May-13-16 11:24 am
URBANA, Illinois - An Illinois rape crisis center is suspending nearly all of its services and will lay off five employees after operating for nearly a year without state money.
- EXCHANGE: Portable toilet flush with amenities Updated: May-13-16 6:47 am
URBANA, Illinois - A petite vanity, a sink with hot and cold running water, a mirror for primping and, oh my, a flushing toilet.
- CEO of cancer startup to speak at Illinois commencement Updated: May-11-16 10:56 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The chief executive of a biotech startup will speak at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's commencement ceremony.
- Decatur woman killed in crash related to officer's shooting Updated: May-08-16 5:18 pm
DECATUR, Illinois - A fatal collision between an Illinois state trooper and a 26-year-old woman has been linked to a police pursuit of a suspect in an officer's shooting earlier that night.
- Teens arrested for allegedly shooting people with BBs Updated: May-07-16 5:52 pm
URBANA, Illinois - Police arrested two high school teens and took another into custody Friday after they allegedly fired BB guns at pedestrians in Champaign and Urbana.
- Non-tenure faculty at U of Illinois agree to first contract Updated: May-06-16 10:48 pm
URBANA, Illinois - Faculty at the University of Illinois' flagship campus who are not on tenure tracks have approved a five-year contract their union negotiated with the school.
- Groce: Illinois' Black reinstated, will sit out 6 games Updated: May-06-16 6:09 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois coach John Groce says forward Leron Black has rejoined the team but will sit out the first six games next season after pleading guilty to misdemeanor aggravated assault.
- Black University of Illinois workers allege discrimination Updated: May-06-16 11:27 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - University of Illinois officials are investigating discrimination claims by a group of black current and former university employees, including the discovery of a noose on a desk.
- Champaign fires police officer facing sexual assault cases Updated: May-05-16 11:00 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A city official in Champaign say a police officer facing sexual assault charges has been fired.
- Illinois' GOP governor won't endorse Trump Updated: May-05-16 10:28 pm
CHICAGO - A member of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says the Republican governor will not endorse Donald Trump as the GOP standard-bearer in the November election.
- Springfield university breaks ground on student union Updated: May-05-16 1:52 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The University of Illinois Springfield is celebrating the beginning stages of a nearly $22 million student union project.
- Correction: Dennis Hastert-Legislation story Updated: May-05-16 11:48 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - In a story May 4 about Illinois legislation that would eliminate the statute of limitations on child sex abuse crimes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid $3.5 million to silence someone who accused him of sexual abuse. Hastert agreed to pay that amount, but he ultimately paid only $1.7 million and the victim is now suing him to collect the rest.
- Trial set for 2 men accused of dismembering woman's body Updated: May-04-16 4:37 pm
URBANA, Illinois - Two of the six men charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman's body will be held for trial after a judge heard testimony from a detective.