Champaign County Courthouse
February 29, 2016

Protesters Now Banned From Inside Champaign Cty Courthouse

Three days after a part of a group had to be removed from the courthouse by Champaign County Sheriff's Deputies, Sheriff Dan Walsh has announced that no protests will be allowed inside the courthouse or sheriff's office.  Rallies and similar events are still allowed on the courthouse plaza, as long they're held at least 10 feet from the front door.

A sign in front of a home on Lincoln Avenue in Urbana protests Carle Hospital's tax-exempt status.
Travis Stansel/Illinois Public Media.
February 29, 2016

Appellate Court Won’t Delay Impact Of Ruling On Hospital Taxes

The 4th District Appellate Court Monday denied requests for a stay of the ruling that threw out a state law that denied property tax exemptions to Illinois hospitals based on their charity care.  Those requests were sought by the Carle health system and Illinois Department of Revenue.  Carle and Presence Hospitals may file a lawsuit as a result.

Arm patch from U of I Police Training Institute
University of Illinois Police Training Institute
February 24, 2016

Head of UI’s Police Training Institute Discusses Use Of Force Law

On Tuesday, Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz announced she would not be filing criminal charges against Champaign Police Officer Matt Rush, the subject of multiple lawsuits alleging excessive force.  The head of the U of I's Police Training Institute weighed in on the state's use of force measure.

Illinois' Leron Black (12) and Nnanna Egwu (32) walk off the court after an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Chicago.
Kiichiro Sato/Associated Press
February 19, 2016

Police Arrest Illini Forward Black After Bar Fight

Illini basketball player Leron Black has been arrested on an aggravated assault charge for an alleged incident at a Campustown bar.  Police say he threated a bouncer with a knife.  According to a statement released by the News-Gazette, Coach John Groce has suspended Black indefinitely.

Barbara Wilson and Josh Witman
Rob McColley/Illinois Public Media
February 18, 2016

Josh Whitman Introduced As U Of I Athletic Director

After more than 100 days without an athletic director, the University of Illinois has officially named Josh Whitman to the post.  The U of I graduate earned law and finance degrees at the school, and played for a few years in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills.

The most used words in social media posts about the Illinois budget stand off
Crimson Hexagon
February 17, 2016

Illinois Public Radio Budget Address Special

Governor Bruce Rauner presented his 2017 budget today, February 17. But we’re in uncharted territory here - because as we all know - we don’t have a 2016 budget. There are so many questions about this budget impasse. During the hour before the governor’s speech we took your questions.

Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana
Jeff Bossert/Illinois Public Media
February 16, 2016

Champaign Cty Board Of Review Reaffirms Decision On Hospital Properties

The Champaign County Board of Review is leaving properties owned by Urbana's two hospitals on the property tax rolls, for now.  But an attorney representing both the Carle health system and Presence Covenant says the 3-member panel shouldn't make this decision without 'waiting for the legal dust to clear.'

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in 2015.
Jim Mone/Associated Press File Photo
February 13, 2016

Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79

Justice Antonin Scalia is dead. The influential conservative and provocative member of the Supreme Court was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in the Big Bend area of South Texas. The service's spokeswoman says Scalia was found dead Saturday morning when he did not appear for breakfast. 

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