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News-Gazette Videos

Richey on Roundball, May 4, 2016

Will Malcolm Hill become the first Illini drafted by an NBA team since Meyers Leonard went to the Blazers in 2012? Beat writer Scott Richey says yes.

Custard Cup preparing to open

Doug and Christy Jarling talk about the preparation of their "baby" to open Saturday and the transfer to new owners.

Video: Where Am I? May 2, 2016

​Here's a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot. Email your guess, and the town you live in, to

Cubbie Conversation: May 2, 2016

Turns out there is an opponent that can get the best of the Cubs: rain. Other than that, life's good, says our resident expert J.J. Lockwood, who in his weekly installment — shot in his front yard — looks ahead to a challenging road trip.

Those Who Served: Jason Sakowski

U.S. Marine, Jason Sakowski, shares his experiences serving two duties in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. 

2016 Illinois Marathon: Half-Marathon Race Cam

Copy editor Colin Likas unveils some of his footage from Saturday's wet and chilly half-marathon at the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.

Getting Personal: Niala Boodhoo

Niala Boodhoo talks about hosting her new public radio talk show, The 21st. 

West of Staley

West of Staley jazz band members Gabe Mitchell, Matthew Frazzetto, Chris Mondak and Max Hubbard  play “Strawberry Bartholomew,” an original composition by Mondak off their debut CD, “You Gotta Start Somewhere.” They were at Mondak's home in Champaign on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

Marathon Prescription

Steve Ross, of Urbana, offers Illinois Marathon runners a prescription for running faster in the rain on West Green Street in Urbana on Saturday April 30, 2016.  

Arraignment in dismemberment case

Randale Banks, Reginald Logan and Davion Hedrick, three of six charged with the dismemberment of Ashley Gibson, appear at an arraignment hearing at the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Friday, April 29, 2016.