As police take more heat about the heavier and more imposing weapons they carry, area law enforcement agencies say they deploy SWAT teams in only the most dangerous of circumstances and are mindful about when they send out officers in military-style gear.
"I think life gets better the older I get."
Try this little social experiment: Say "Mahomet Aquifer" to a friend and see if the conversation moves to "PCBs."
"Traditional norm is a challenge to him. If the line is here he sees what he can do to cross it a little bit."
With Professor Steven Salaita's attorneys saying they'll pursue legal action against the UI over it taking back the job offer their client accepted, we asked 10 more experts on the law: Is this a case you could win?
With just 45 days until Election Day — and 30 days until early voting starts in Illinois — it's an appropriate time for a rundown on when and where candidate debates will be held this fall.
As a percentage of incoming computer science students this fall, women make up 24.6 percent, triple what it was two years ago.
"I can always say spiritually and musically I'm up, particularly because the spiritual and musical seem to be joined."
"What keeps me going is having something to do. When you stop, that's not a good idea."
Illinois needs another fourth quarter rally to beat Texas State
Roy Bourgeois, who was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1972, lost that title almost four decades later over his conviction that women should be allowed as priests in the church.
To some, particularly those who share Salaita's hostile views toward Israel, it's all about the long reach of the Israeli government and the Jewish lobby and their determination to punish critics.
Miga, the newest restaurant to open in downtown Champaign, eventually plans to offer karaoke and lunch — but for now, it's concentrating on dinner and late-night drinks.