The first computer on the University of Illinois campus was big, loud and couldn't hold a candle to today's smartphone. But at the time, the 5-ton, 10-foot tall ILLIAC was considered a breakthrough of astronomical proportions.
No way to sugarcoat it: The 1997 Illinois football team was the worst in school history. The only one to finish 0-11. Outscored 368-119. No games decided by fewer than 10 points.
Email your question to business writer Ben Zigterman, and he'll chase down an answer.
Ryan Follese experimented with rock and pop before making his way back to country.
Whatever happened to ... radio personality Brant Hansen, mall arcades, the merge-Champaign-with-Urbana movement and the past 19 Chiefs? We've got the answers.
Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden said on Sunday afternoon that she wants to talk to the woman’s family first.
My email box last Thursday morning was filled with comments from people who said they either didn't get a phone call or were bounced out of the tele-town hall that U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis held Wednesday night.
Emphasis put on quick response, new techniques
"We hate to see anyone die of smoke or fire anywhere in our community or the nation," said Fire Chief Gary Ludwig. "We don't know if the smoke alarm would have saved her or not. We just know there was none in the home."
My first thought was "This is pretty cool. It looks just like it did in the movie." My second thought was, "Wow, this place is so small."
A woman who apparently set fire to a mattress in her backyard Saturday morning sparked a blaze that displaced her from her home and heavily damaged her neighbor’s house.
This morning at Lake Vermilion
'Three decades ago, there was one on campus, and Taco John's definitely has a loyal following,' owner/franchisee Chris Saunders said. 'It was time we came back.'
Twenty years ago, thunder rolled at the Assembly Hall as the county megastar thrilled more than 49,000 fans in three consecutive shows on March 7, 8 and 9 that sold out in less than three hours.