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Crime Stoppers: Shots fired near Centennial

Champaign County Crime Stoppers is seeking assistance regarding a report of shots fired Aug. 6 in the 600 block of Crescent Drive in Champaign, near Centennial High School.

VIDEO: Illinois begins 5-man QB battle

Check out the early returns of the Illinois quarterback battle, including Lovie Smith's assessment and each quarterbacks' view of his strengths.

Smith pleased with training camp progress

Illinois coach Lovie Smith breaks down his offense (i.e. quarterback competition) and defense through one week of training camp during the Illini's media day press conference Friday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.

Senior leaders still important for young Illini

Mikey Dudek and Del'Shawn Phillips are part of a small group of Illinois seniors with a leadership role both are taking seriously this season. Dudek also breaks down the growth the Illini offense has had since spring, while Phillips does the same with the defense.

Intensity jumps in first day of full pads

Wednesday was Illinois' first training camp practice in full pads, and the intensity level jumped. Illini coach Lovie Smith and sophomore safety Bennett Williams discuss that, while Nick Allegretti breaks down the offensive line.

Bush showing leadership early in camp

Illinois coach Lovie Smith and offensive coordinator Rod Smith discuss the impact graduate transfer quarterback AJ Bush has had as a leader in the first week of training camp.

Lightening Storm 8/6/2018

Sixteen seconds of Monday evening's lightening storm north of Champaign-Urbana on August 6, 2018.

Training camp energy level, competition high

Illinois coach Lovie Smith and redshirt junior running back Reggie Corbin discuss the third day of training camp.

Another step forward for Football Performance Center

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman and football coach Lovie Smith discuss the importance of the Football Performance Center. The final steel beam was laid late Monday morning, with construction set to be complete in approximately one year.

Cubbie Conversation, August 6, 2018

The Cubs are still maintaining their one-game lead on the Brewers, who are in it to win it, says resident Cubs fan J.J. Lockwood. But with Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo and Cole Hamels picking it up, the North Siders should be tough to pass up.