NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that former FBI director Robert Mueller will lead an investigation of the way the league handled the Ray Rice case and he said at the end of the process it will implement new conduct policies.
President Barack Obama says campus sexual assault is "an affront to our basic humanity.'' The White House has unveiled a new campaign to change the way people think about campus sexual assault.
A prominent law professor at Columbia University who‘s boycotting the University of Illinois after Steven Salaita’s job offer was withdrawn says he would easily win a legal case. But University of Illinois Trustee Chris Kennedy is standing by the Board's decision.
A former Illinois prosecutor and University of Illinois football standout accused of suffocating his wife eight years ago has hired two attorneys and will appear with them during his approaching arraignment.
Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a year earlier, according to Bloomington-based Country Financial.
Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.
Two women with West Nile virus have died, becoming the state's first deaths from the illness this year, health officials announced Thursday.
The U-S Senate has approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's signature.
After five years of discussion, the Champaign Urbana Public Health District launched a new tool this week that allows the public to see health inspection reports online.
Scots decide today whether to end 300 years of union with Great Britain and go it alone as they cast ballots in a historic referendum that is sure to have a lasting impact no matter which way it goes.