By Jenna Dooley
A 9-year-old boy died in a grain bin this week in southwestern Wisconsin. While every situation is different, agricultural engineers continue to work on new ways to prevent such deaths.
By Bill Chappell
The number of Palestinians killed in Israel's aerial offensive that began this week has surpassed 100, according to health officials in Gaza. More than 600 people have been wounded in the ongoing exchange of airstrikes and rockets between Israel's military and the militant group Hamas.
By Robert Wildeboer and Patrick Smith
On July 28, 2012, Elawndoe Shannon put in a request for sick call at the prison where he was housed in Lawrence, Illinois. Two days later, he died. The day after his death a nurse in the health care unit finally got his request slip for medical care.
By Jeff Bossert
An acclaimed documentary 'Life Itself' looking at the life of Roger Ebert begins its theatrical run in Champaign this weekend. Many of the late film critic's best known family and friends are part of it. But some words come from Roger himself.
By Jim Meadows
Champaign Police now have two suspects in custody in connection with last month’s murder of Allen Redding.
By Bria Purdiman
A local community advocacy group said the Illinois EPA’s failure to protect their neighborhood from toxic Manufactured Gas Plant waste also threatens residents across Central Illinois.
By The Associated Press
The proposed contract amendment presented Thursday to a committee of trustees would raise Groce's pay by $100,000 to $1.7 million a year.
By Krishnadev Calamur
A former Nazi camp guard, who is awaiting extradition to Germany, has been denied bail by a judge in Philadelphia, though his defense lawyers argued that the 89-year-old is in failing health.
By Kara Manke
HIV is sexist. A woman is twice as likely to catch the virus from an infected partner in a heterosexual relationship than a man is.
By Susan Stamberg
Pablo Picasso once said that the great 19th-century French painter Paul Cezanne was "the father of us all."