HIV particles (red) invade a human immune cell. When HIV is transmitted through sex, only the strongest versions of the virus establish long-term infection.

(Chris Bjornberg/Science Source)

July 10, 2014 - News National/International

Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

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.


Democratic Lt. Gov. candidate Paul Vallas calls on GOP gov. candidate Bruce Rauner to release his full tax returns during a news conference in Savoy, IL.

(Jeff Bossert/WILL)

July 10, 2014 - News Local/State

Vallas Echoes Quinn’s Call For Rauner Tax Disclosure

Governor Quinn’s running mate Paul Vallas was traveling the state Thursday, carrying Quinn’s call for GOP challenger Bruce Rauner to release his complete income tax returns.


July 10, 2014 - News Local/State

Panel Probing Quinn Program Will Meet Next Week

A panel investigating Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program says the group will still meet next week to decide next steps after federal authorities asked them to hold off while they conduct an investigation.


July 10, 2014 - News Local/State

Group: 5,000 Same-Sex Marriages In Illinois

A survey indicates thousands of same-sex couples are marrying in Illinois, including more than 3,200 marriages, and more than 1,500 conversions of civil unions.


University of Illinois

(David Mercer/AP)

July 10, 2014 - News Local/State

U Of I Non-Tenure Track Faculty Union Certified

About 500 non-tenure track faculty at the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus have formed a union.  A U of I spokeswoman confirms a notice was filed with the school by the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board. 


July 10, 2014 - News Local/State

Chaos In Urbana Court After Man Sentenced In Death

A chaotic scene developed in a Champaign County courtroom as an Urbana man was sent to prison for striking a University of Illinois student with his pickup truck and killing her.


July 09, 2014 - News Local/State

DDI Director Steps Down; Board May Downsize Position

The next executive director of the economic development group Downtown Danville Incorporated may work part-time or for less pay. Those changes are being considered, following Dana Schaumburg’s resignation, effective July 25th, as head of the group that promotes businesses and activities in Danville’s downtown district.


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