Cheers and jeers greeted Gov. Bruce Rauner as he previewed his State of the State address in front of a supportive Chamber of Commerce gathering that was protested by hundreds of union members at the I Hotel in Champaign on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.
Rusty Chism, division chief for the Urbana Fire Department and fire chief of the St. Joseph-Stanton Fire Protection District, is honored by colleagues at a funeral service at the Vineyard Church in Urbana on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.
This week in 2005, more than 300 former Illini coaches and players gathered at the Assembly Hall to celebrate the program's centennial. Bruce Weber's team responded by routing Minnesota in throwback jerseys.
Former N-G basketball beat writers got on Marcus Jackson for his spotty prediction record (13-7). He went to the Champaign YMCA this week for a response: 'I may be bad at picking games, but could Klee and Dawson do this?'