Can Illinois win consecutive regular season games for the first time in two years? Will the Illini continue to play spoiler to Northwestern's pursuit of the best season in its history? Beat writer Scott Richey will be courtside tonight as those questions are answered at State Farm Center.
Every Tuesday and one Sunday a month throughout 2017, Managing Editor Jeff D'Alessio tells tales of A-list alums. Today: Those who went on to cool jobs in sports — despite not playing any collegiately.
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.
Jose Jaime 'JJ' Lopez, 37, was sentenced at the federal courthouse in Urbana. He has a prior federal drug-trafficking conviction from 2002.
A Bement teen hit the back end of a school bus that had stopped as a car turned into a private driveway. He was cited for failing to reduce speed in an accident.
The once-state-of-the-art facility is now a mishmash of little-known businesses and vast empty spaces. Staff writer Marcus Jackson spent a day milling about the 53-year-old mall with an uncertain future.
Friends react to the news of the death of La'Bresha R. Lillard, 19, who was found in a car that was submerged in Lake Vermilion early Saturday.
But if the president follows through on his pledge to cut federal funds from cities that maintain that status, it could cost Urbana more than $1 million.
Alderman Eric Jakobsson said he got the idea for it over the past few months while the council discussed the possibility of and ultimately decided to hire two new police officers.
The president of the Illinois Manufacturers Association hopes 'reasonable people can come to some reasonable agreement.'
Green Street Realty, which just opened a Taco John's in a retail center on the west side of the road, has staked a claim on the east side, and a Chicago group has plans for a strip center on a Wal-Mart outlot.
They said in a court filing there was "no adequate justification" for the FBI to continue to withhold information on the cost of the tool or the identity of the vendor that sold it.
While both of these vegetables are in the same family of plants, cauliflower can truly shine on its own. Plus, it can be found in purple and orange, too!