An independent review of allegations that Illini women’s basketball coaches created a racially hostile atmosphere found the charges are “not supported by the information available,” Chancellor Phyllis Wise said Monday morning.
Today is Monday, August 3, the 215th day of 2015.
There are 150 days left in the year.
All Illinois sixth- and 12th-graders can expect an extra bit of pain at the doctor's office this summer.
In addition to the 11 other disease-prevention vaccinations kids are required to receive at various ages, Illinois students now must also get a meningitis prevention shot upon entering grades six and 12, the Illinois State Board of Education announced last week.
CHAMPAIGN — The city of Champaign and the Champaign Park District are teaming up with neighborhood groups to take part in National Night Out on Tuesday.
Citizens are invited to come to Douglass Park, 512 E. Grove St., to take part in a nationwide effort to take a stand against crime.
OGDEN — Dale Sullivan never found out why the Japanese lit up his battleship with flares one night in the South Pacific.
Once, a Mitsubishi G4M "Betty" bomber lit up topside, and the crew waited for an attack that never came.
"You could read a newspaper by the flares topside," he says.
In 1915, Urbana Mayor O.L. Browder again appointed Thomas Long chief of police, and again the council refused to confirm, by a vote of 6 to 2.
CHAMPAIGN — The dentist who killed a beloved lion in Zimbabwe could be extradited from the U.S., but "that would be tricky," says a University of Illinois legal expert.
10 questions about news that broke— from Farm Aid's destination to Rayvonte Rice's next stop — in last week's News-Gazette and news-gazette.com. Good luck!
DANVILLE — Two men, including an off-duty Illinois State Police trooper, were arrested early Sunday morning following an incident at a Danville Steak 'n Shake that ended with shots being fired.