Cheering supporters waving signs and expressing wholehearted backing didn’t make it to the Champaign County Courthouse last week when their favorite victim pleaded guilty to a felony charge and was placed on probation.
During the NCAA tournament, there were pictures and videos that went viral showing the differences in treatment from the men’s and women’s teams that made it to the big dance.
”Police are asking that anyone who has information on any shooting, or who might have video surveillance that could help them, to please call Champaign police at 217-351-4545 or Urbana police at 217-384-2320.”
The massacre of eight people, including six Asian American women, in Atlanta, and the vicious attack on a 65-year-old Asian American woman in New York City punctuate the yearlong surge in anti-Asian terrorism.
'We’re going to be right down to the wire as far as preparing. We’re going to be functionally ready for our first tournament,' said Rantoul Family Sports Complex Director of Operations Ryan Reid.
In a state groaning under the collective weight of billions in public-pension debts, Gov. Pritzker signed legislation that increases retirement benefits and further depletes the near-bankrupt fund that pays them.
A recent Minnesota court ruling concerning the question of what constitutes “consent” in sexual-assault cases has prompted an effort to rewrite that state’s law to something approaching Illinois’ version.
At present, the Illinois GOP holds no state offices and just one-third of legislative and congressional seats. It has no money and an uncomfortable-at-best relationship with the Trump base.
In the increasingly contentious campus culture of political orthodoxy, Professor Nicholas Meriwether ran afoul of the language police and was duly convicted of violating university policy.
SPRINGFIELD — I was in the third grade, sitting on the sofa, reading a book with my grandparents when my grandma glanced out the window and gasped.
Biking has boomed during the pandemic. Many people staying home got their old bicycles out of the garage or bought a pandemic bicycle and took advantage of fewer cars on the streets.
Up to the 1920s, Champaign and Urbana operated separate sewage systems, septic treatment tanks that had been installed in the 1890s and soon were over capacity.