In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Steven Salaita, speaks to students and reporters during a news conference at the University of Illinois YMCA.

(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

August 26, 2015 - News Local/State

Salaita Attorneys Again Say U of I Destroyed Evidence

Attorneys for the professor suing the university over having his job offer rescinded have filed new motions after the release of e-mails by now-former Urbana Chancellor Phyllis Wise. 

Footage from U of I Police security camera Wednesday morning.

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August 26, 2015 - News Local/State

Arrest Follows Damages To Chabad Menorah

Damage to the symbol outside the University of Illinois' Chabad Jewish Center is estimated at about $2,269.  The menorah had already been replaced after vandals knocked it over in spring 2015. 

The work-in-progress 2015 Illinois State Fair butter cow is unveiled at the Illinois State Fair Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Springfield.

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August 25, 2015 - News Local/State

Illinois State Fair Attendance Down

Despite ideal weather, State Fair officials report fewer than 412,000 people attended this year.  The state provided no explanation for the figure that was less than half the 961,000 who attended as recently as two years ago.

A gas pump in Jacksonville, Florida

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August 25, 2015 - News Local/State

Gas Prices Should Fall Soon

Area motorists should see gas prices decline now that an Indiana oil refinery has completed unscheduled repairs.  In a statement this morning, B-P announced that a large distillation unit was re-started after being shut down on August 8th.

U of I Urbana campus Provost Ilesanmi Adesida.

U of I news bureau

August 24, 2015 - News Local/State

U of I Provost Resigns On First Day Of Semester

On the first day of the University of Illinois' fall semester, Urbana campus Provost Ilesanmi Adesida announced he's stepping down. His departure follows the abrupt resignation of Chancellor Phyllis Wise

An illustration of the new basketball court featuring images of Henson's traditional orange blazer and a pair of wings that will represent the 1989 Flyin' Illini team on both ends of the court

August 24, 2015 - News Local/State

U Of I Announces Lou Henson Court At State Farm Center

The University of Illinois will name the new court at the State Farm Center after longtime Illini coach Lou Henson. The university announced the move Monday, saying the Lou Henson Court will bear the 83-year-old former coach's signature.

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich speaking to reporters in 2012

(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

August 22, 2015 - News Local/State

Blagojevich Asks For More Time To Appeal To Supreme Court

Rod Blagojevich's attorneys want an appellate court to give them 90 days to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the imprisoned former governor's appeal of his corruption convictions.

John Groce

(Bradley Leeb/AP)

August 22, 2015 - News Local/State

Darius Paul Kicked Off Illini Basketball Team

Illinois forward Darius Paul has been kicked off the team following his arrest last week during a team trip to France. Coach John Groce announced the move in a written statement Friday.

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