When explosions hit near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, members of the University of Illinois Wheelchair Athletic program were just a couple of blocks away. But a trainer says all team members are safe.
The Interim Dean at the University of Illinois’ College of Media says efforts are ongoing to make sure Roger Ebert’s legacy is a large part of the school.
Famed film critic and Urbana native, Roger Ebert has died Thursday at the age of 70. He had the most-watched thumb in Hollywood.
Remember the film “Kony 2012?”
The film went viral last year and put Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army in the cross-hairs of millions of outraged citizens.
Well, a year later, Joseph Kony and his remaining believers are still somewhere in Central Africa, literally raping and pillaging as they go.
War correspondent David Axe wants to remind people that Kony is still out there.
Axe has written a graphic novel with illustrator Tim Hamilton, “Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central Africa,” to tell the story of the Lord’s Resistance Army.
The novel demonstrates why the show-and-tell nature of comics journalism works as a medium to talk about Joseph Kony and violence he has wrought.
As the legality of same-sex marriage is debated, so is terminology.
The warden at the maximum-security prison in Pontiac says there have been no problems or violent incidents with inmates shipped from the now-closed Tamms Correctional Center.
WBEZ has asked the Illinois governor for months to explain his thinking on overcrowding and conditions in the state’s billion-dollar prison system.
UPDATE: Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he will lay out his prison plans and policies, but it’s going to be a couple of months yet.
A decision by Comcast Corp. to ban commercials touting firearms and ammunition has left some Indiana gun stores searching for new ways to advertise their products.
Gun buyers online might be able to avoid background checks.
While the debate rages about gun control in America, one issue that hasn't been widely discussed is the so-called "gray market" for firearms online.
Syria's war has thrown ordinary citizens into situations they never could have imagined and changed them in ways they never would have dreamed. It's turned carpenters, engineers and doctors into armed rebels. And in Aleppo, it has turned a young woman teacher into a war photographer.