URBANA, Ill. (AP) – An exhibit of unique typewriters, including one used by the founder of Playboy, will open later this month at the University of Illinois.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – Jury selection is expected to wrap up in the trial of a former graduate student accused of kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China.
CHICAGO (AP) – The trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China is the first federal death-penalty trial in Illinois since it abolished capital punishment in 2011.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – A group is recommending that the University of Illinois erect a plaque or monument to commemorate the history of Chief Illiniwek, the mascot who was dropped amid much criticism in 2007.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) – The University of Illinois has become the target of a lawsuit claiming the school has violated its students’ free-speech rights.