Scottish folk singer Jean Redpath, who died Thursday, is being remembered today with words like ‘warm’ and ‘vivacious’. Her career in Champaign-Urbana includes numerous performances at University of Illinois and Champaign's Virginia Theatre.
This weekend, rocker Eddie Money – known for hits including Two Tickets to Paradise, Baby, Hold On, and others – will be in town headlining the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival. Nearly 40 years and after his debut album went double platinum, Money continues to tour.
Illinois Public Media’s Jason Croft talked with Money about his career, music videos and the television commercial that made him a pop culture darling.
Since his retirement from politics for family reasons, former Congressman Tim Johnson hasn’t publicly backed anyone for office. That changed Thursday night, a little over two months prior to the election.
Canadian National Railway says Amtrak’s poor on-time performance for trains using their track is not entirely its fault.
High humidity and temperatures in the 90s forecast for Friday have prompted some area schools to dismiss classes early.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson after a night of relative calm in the wake of days of unrest.
Unemployment fell in all 12 Illinois metro areas in July. It was the fourth straight month of falling jobless rates across the state's metro areas.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says one-third of the state's $300 million share of a national settlement with Bank of America will go toward consumer relief.
At least one of the two U.S. patients being treated for Ebola may soon be discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
An employee of the firm helping the University of Illinois search for a new president says the school should expect to pay a salary in line with its status as a top university.