Two months after the University of Illinois' Board of Trustees decided to not approve the appointment of Professor Steven Salaita, the board may again grapple with claims the school infringed on academic freedom at their meeting this week.
Local Democrats have slated Josh Hartke of Champaign to chair the Champaign County Board, when the board holds its organizational meeting on December 1st.
The United States Postal Service is the latest victim of a wide-scale online data breach. A USPS spokesman told NPR today that more than 800,000 employees may have been affected.
Brad Demuzio, the head of the Illinois Secretary of State Police has died.
Ebola is threatening to reverse years of educational progress in West Africa. The virus has kept school closed for months in a region where literacy rates are low and school systems are only now recovering.
A report says Illinois' prison system is ready to create four treatment units and add 350 clinical staff to help improve conditions for mentally ill inmates.
The chief of staff for Sen. Mark Kirk says longtime Illinois U.S. Rep. Phil Crane has died of lung cancer in Virginia. He was of 84.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor Paul Sarvela died unexpectedly Sunday evening.
A quarter-century after the Berlin Wall that split East and West Germany came down, Chancellor Angela Merkel said its destruction shows dreams can come true and "nothing has to stay as it is."
Malcolm Hill scored 20 points on 6-of-10 shooting, leading Illinois’ basketball to a 91-62 exhibition win over Division Two school Quincy Friday.