A consultant hired to assess the future of Champaign County’s Correctional facilities got an earful Thursday night. What was planned as a two-hour public hearing was extended to three as Alan Kalmanoff took comments on his 212 page criminal justice draft report.
Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts says the video board he wants to build Wrigley Field is needed to "generate revenue'' and he raised the prospect of moving out of the ballpark entirely if he is blocked from doing so.
The University of Illinois’ Assembly Hall has a new name – the State Farm Center.
Two weeks after losing the man who started it all, the 15th annual Ebertfest goes on in Champaign. In her first visit since the passing of Roger Ebert, wife and emcee Chaz Ebert got a one-minute standing ovation from a packed Virginia Theatre Wednesday night.
Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts says a $500 million deal with the city of Chicago to renovate the nearly century-old Wrigley Field is a milestone.
The former head of a Peoria-area construction firm was ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution after pleading guilty to fraud in connection with two public university projects, including the University of illinois’ Lincoln Hall.
Urbana’s candidates for mayor have debated for the first time since 2009. Like last month’s primary, much of the focus was on the economy and business development.
As University of Illinois trustees plan a vote on upgrades to Assembly Hall, the Urbana student body gets to have a say as well this week.
Illinois State University is getting more than $54 million to build a new fine arts complex.
An apartment project in Urbana that was sidelined by the recession could be coming back to life.