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UI prof on former grad student: 'Utter shock'

Saturday's interview with UI physics Professor Lance Cooper, who supervises graduate programs for the Department of Physics. Alleged kidnapper Brendt Christensen was a graduate student in the department until May.


Those Who Served: Ron Castle

Ron Castle served as an aerial gunner for the US Marines during the Vietnam War riding in helicopters that were forced down three times, each time escaping without injury.

AudioFeed Festival 2017

AudioFeed Festival, which began in 2013, hosts over 120 bands at the Champaign County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 30, 2017.

Those Who Served: Nick Osborne

Nick Osborne talks about his service in the Coast Guard at the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education in Urbana where he now helps returning veterans.

Friday on the Farm, June 30, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman puts the camera on an area farmer. Next up: Jason Crider, who farms near St. Joseph.

Wired In: Nate Pillow

Hear a little about what is happening at Wolfram in Champaign from Partnerships Manager Nate Pillow.

The walk for Yingying

About 350 people gathered Thursday night at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts for a walk and concert in support of University of Illinois visiting scholar Yingying Zhang, who was last seen June 9. Her father, Ronggao, aunt Liqin Ye and boyfriend, Xiaolin Hou, led the march.

Tim Finke: 'I'm not going to rush myself'

Champaign Central senior Tim Finke announced his top 5 this week — Oregon, Vanderbilt, Illinois, Ohio State and Notre Dame — but said he's in no hurry to make a decision. On Thursday, before his last summer practice with the Maroons before heading back to the AAU circuit, he talked hoops with our Scott Richey: 'I want the school to need me rather than just want me.

Caravan for fallen trooper

Squad cars lead a procession for fallen Illinois State Police officer Ryan Albin on Thursday in Urbana.

Walk This Way: Meadowbrook Park

On Thursdays throughout the summer, Hannah Auten recommends a pathway to peruse. Today: Meadowbrook Park in Urbana, which features 3 miles of paved trails and a whole bunch of eye-catching statues.

A map of all the trails featured in this series is below: