Bill Eppridge, a legendary photojournalist who spent most of his career working for Life magazine and Sports Illustrated, died Thursday in Danbury, Conn. He had been suffering from a blood infection brought on by a fall that injured his hand, according to the National Press Photographers Association. He was 75.
Matt Haimovitz is 42 and a world-renowned cellist. He rushed into the classical music scene at age 10 after Itzhak Perlman, the famed violinist, heard him play.
The state of Illinois has removed Urbana-based Health Alliance from its list of retiree contracts, as of 2014.
Tom Clancy, the best-selling writer of such "techno-thrillers" as The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising and Patriot Games, has died.
The longest-serving female state representative in Indiana's history has died after 35 years in office.
A historic site in northwestern Illinois is highlighting Abraham Lincoln's role in an 1832 conflict.
A four-megaton nuclear bomb was one switch away from exploding over the US in 1961, a newly declassified US document confirms.
Black Dog Smoke & Ale House, a very popular barbeque restaurant in downtown Urbana, will be moving to a second location in downtown Champaign.
Illinois' governor doesn't want a southern Illinois city's observance of its connection to late-Beatle George Harrison to be just a local thing.
A painting that had earlier been thought to be a fake and had been stored for decades in the attic of a Norwegian home has now been identified as a long-lost work by Vincent Van Gogh.