| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The woman who was stabbed to death Friday at her Urbana apartment has been identified as a 25-year-old University of Illinois student from China, officials say.
The Champaign County Coroner identified the woman in a release as Mengchen Huang, of the ...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Almost two weeks after Andrew O'Connell was badly beaten on the Near West Side, his family is waiting for him to recover and looking to find out what happened that night.
Police have no suspects in custody and limited information on what happened about...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Once considered too small to be taken seriously by some, 5-foot-8 Marian Catholic senior Tyler Ulis became a giant in the recruiting world this summer by getting the better of every point guard who tried to stay in front of him.
Marian Catholic coach...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An American Eagle flight made an emergency landing in Springfield Monday night after experiencing engine problems.
Pilots reported that the left engine went out and that smoke filled the cockpit They alerted the Springfield tower...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:01 PM
South Side rapper Lil Reese was arrested yesterday in the Englewood neighborhood and charged with violating his bail bond and possession of cannabis, police said.
Lil Reese, 20, whose birth name is Tavares Taylor, was arrested on a sidewalk in the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Strappy sandals, sneakers and combat boots. The most popular women's shoes that college students are packing for school this fall are remarkably consistent across the country.
"In California, you can wear sandals almost year round," says Robin Xu, who...
| Aug 23, 2013
The turmoil seems never to end in Lake County's cities.
The latest twist came late Tuesday, when Eustis commissioners unexpectedly forced out City Manager Paul Berg.
Wait — was it really unexpected? About two weeks ago, Berg, who came from...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Tom Fawcett did not play tennis for New Trier as a junior, but there's reason to believe he would have been the state singles champion.
He is, after all, the Midwest's 18-and-under champion, a distinction he earned by beating the Illinois state champ....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The battle over gay marriage is heating up in the states, energizing religious groups that oppose same-sex relationships — but also dividing them.
In June, the U.S. Supreme Court gave married gays and heterosexuals equal status under federal law,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Paul Budin is grateful to receive the Sonya Petersen Memorial Award and is even more grateful to have a positive impact on many students who attend schools in Palatine's Community Consolidated School District 15.
"I feel very honored," Budin said. "I...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - Almost 80 teenagers were expected to be sent home from an eastern Illinois hospital on July 25 after being accidentally sprayed with fungicide from a crop-dusting plane as they worked in corn field, officials said.
The 79 teens...