| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:27 AM
When Chicago residents Nathan Huynh and Tina Tran woke up Sunday morning, they did what they've been doing every morning for the past week: They checked Twitter for the latest hidden cash clues.
Around 10 a.m., the two found what they said was their...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Navy javelin thrower Stell finishes third in NCAAs
Navy sophomore Jay Stell finished third overall in javelin at the NCAA outdoor track and field championship Saturday in Eugene, Ore. Stell is the fourth Navy men's track and field student-...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:41 PM
President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduates of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of their Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere.
Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Aaron Cosby had to travel half way around the world to find his first competitive basketball game in more than a year.
Cosby, an Illinois transfer who sat out last season, recently returned to Champaign after a 16-day trip to China. There, he played...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Marcella Kreiter
As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders.
She spotted an introductory course on...
| Jun 6, 2014
In their alternately affectionate and raucous joint memoir, "Good Talk Dad: The Birds and the Bees ... and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have," network news personalities Bill and Willie Geist riff and reminisce about their lives thus far as one of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Sexism is alive and well. Don’t believe it? Look at hurricanes.
That’s right — hurricanes.
Behaviorial researchers at the University of Illinois in Champaign have found that people take hurricanes more seriously when they have male...
| May 24, 2014
Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths.
Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:45 PM
| May 20, 2014
| 5:25 AM
SPRINGFIELD --- Less than a week after a University of Illinois lecturer with ties to a 1970s radical group pleaded his case to keep teaching, the Illinois Senate passed a measure that would ban him from teaching regardless of whether the university rules...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Gary J. Gabel was so taken with his role as a grandfather that he traveled to Afghanistan to be with his beloved granddaughter on her first birthday, family members said Friday as they gathered at an Arlington Heights church to say goodbye.
While he was...