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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 24, 2014

Big Ten Leaders Issue Statement Opposing Athlete Unions, Propose Reforms

By Jeff Bossert

Administrators of all 14 Big Ten schools have asked the NCAA to implement reforms to college athletics, while opposing unions or compensation for college athletes.

Categories: Sports


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 24, 2014

Police Announce Arrest in Danville Shooting, Ask Public’s Help In Champaign Shooting

By Jim Meadows

Police photo of  17 year old Malachi D. Hatcher, arrested Tuesday in Chicago in connection with last Friday's shooting on Kentucky Street in Danville, in which three people were injured.

Danville Police say there’s been an arrest in connection with last Friday’s early morning shooting in the first block of Kentucky Street that injured three people sitting on a porch, one of them a 16-year-old boy. And Champaign Police are investigating a whooting on West White Street.

Categories: Criminal Justice




NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 24, 2014

UK Phone-Hacking Trial: Brooks Cleared, Coulson Found Guilty

By Bill Chappell

Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, leaves the Central Criminal Court in London Tuesday, after being acquitted. Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking Tuesday.

Former News International leader Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all misconduct in a headline-grabbing trial revolving around tycoon Rupert Murdoch's British media empire. Andy Coulson, the former editor of News of the World, was found guilty of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.


AP - Illinois Public Media News - June 23, 2014

Lawmakers Panel Order Seven to Testifiy on Anti Violence Program

By The Associated Press

Illinois legislators have voted to subpoena seven former state officials to answer questions about the troubled 2010 Neighborhood Recovery Initiative started by Gov. Pat Quinn.  

Categories: Government, Politics



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