Illinois' Dee Brown slaps hands with members of the Orange Krush after Illinois beat Iowa 71-59 at the Assembly Hall in Champaign on Saturday Feb. 25, 2006.

(AP Photo/John Dixon)

June 24, 2015 - News Local/State

Former Illini Dee Brown Hired As Assistant To Athletic Director

Brown, the 2005 Sporting News National Player of the Year and part of the basketball team that went 37-2 and reached the national championship game in 2005, will join Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas' staff for the summer.

In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, former Illinois coach Lou Henson, left, chats with Rod Cardinal during Illinois' loss to Michigan State.

(AP Photo/Robin Scholz, File)

June 23, 2015 - News Local/State

Former Illinois Coach Henson Hospitalized

Former University of Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson is back in a Houston cancer center for tests. The 83-year-old who will be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame this fall became dehydrated last week and spent a few days at Urbana's Carle Hospital.

Illinois State Capitol

Wikimedia Commons

June 23, 2015 - News Local/State

Continuous Summer Session Continues: A Look At Today’s Agenda

A series of House committees will meet; one hearing will focus on cuts Gov. Rauner says he's making to Community Care, a program that helps provide elderly and disabled individuals with home care help, to manage the budget during an impasse.  The salaries Rauner is paying his top staff is the subject of another hearing. It comes after questions about Rauner paying aides he calls "super-stars" salaries above that of people in those positions under former Gov. Pat Quinn's administration. 

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves the Volunteers of America halfway house in Baltimore where he'd been living since his release from an Alabama federal prison in March, Monday, June 22, 2015.

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

June 22, 2015 - News Local/State

Ex-US Rep. Jackson Says He’s Happy To Be Home

Jesse Jackson Jr. has returned to his Washington D.C. home after leaving a Baltimore halfway house Monday.   The former congressman who went to prison for misspending campaign money still faces three years on supervised release, and 500 hours of community service.

Page 557 of 1474 pages ‹ First  < 555 556 557 558 559 >  Last ›