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Westmont man killed in Aurora motorcycle crash

John Schwickert, 54, crashed his Harley Davidson into the rear of a pickup truck near Illinois Avenue and View Street.

Man shot to death in Fifth City: police

Officers found the 30-year-old on the street with a gunshot wound to the back of his head in the 3400 block of West Congress Parkway.

Lovie: 'Bobby Roundtree is family'

Illinois football coach opens up Monday about defensive end's recovery from severe spinal injury

Inside Illini Basketball: Is Illinois a Top 25 team?

Beat writer Scott Richey discussed that possibility and more in his latest podcast episode geared around Illinois basketball

Illinois lawmakers set for $1,600-a-year raises as part of new state budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois lawmakers are in line for a $1,600-a-year salary increase after the House surprised the Senate by slipping a pay raise into budget legislation, then refusing to take...

Illinois Football: Illini make top 12 for DE Joe Moore III

The Illinois football team had some more goods news come down the pipeline as a big-time target cut his list down. What the Illini are doing on the defensive line is extremely impressive. They are building so much talent when it comes to the front four. Defensive line coach Austin Clark and tight ends coach [] Illinois Football: Illini make top 12 for DE Joe Moore III - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illinois Football: What Dalevon Campbell brings to the Illini

Surprisingly, the Illinois football team wasnt done with the class of 2019. It is hard to add a player to a class with only a few months left until the season starts. I thought the Illini were done besides for a few graduate transfers who could plug up a couple of holes. But, on Friday, [] Illinois Football: What Dalevon Campbell brings to the Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Antigua's ties help Illini in Gordon's recruitment

2020 wing follows trend of East Coast talent on UI’s radar

MLB Mock Draft 2019: Adley Rutschman still favorite to go No. 1; Andrew Vaughn drops a few spots

Hard-hitting first baseman Andrew Vaughn may hear his name called later than expected

EDITORIAL: From ‘impasse’ to ‘get it passed,’ Illinois surges with stunning legislative session

To understand the historic significance of what transpired, look past marijuana and gambling. Look, instead, at the way in which Democrats and Republicans worked together.

Police warn West Lawn residents about rash of car thefts

Chicago police say 4 car thefts reported in May — 2 with keys left in cars

Texas A's Bryce Blaum crushes walk-off grand slam vs. West Virginia in NCAA college baseball tournament

Down three, two strikes, two outs ... yes, that was as perfect as it gets

How Illinois’ gambling compares to other states

Though Illinois has fewer casinos than other states, it’s on track to exceed some states in terms of the number of gambling machines it offers.

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick

Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11.

2 killed in Old Town shooting

The pair were westbound in the 100 block of West North Avenue just before 6 a.m. when people in another vehicle began shooting at them, Chicago police said.

Illinois Baseball

Illinois season comes to a close against Jacksonville State https://t.co/aJETE2FXCv The Champaign Room (@Champaign_Room) June 1, 2019 Man, such high hopes for baseball and then 0-2 and out of the Big Ten Tournament followed by 0-2 and out of...

First and 10: Asmussen's 10 best 2019 Big Ten openers

Our college football writer ranks the best 2019 Big Ten openers.

Tate | Illini project for mid-tier Big Ten, but could reach NCAA level

At this point, Brad Underwood's third team falls somewhere in the middle.

Four downs: Former Illini linebacker Danny Clark

Illinois football beat writer Bob Asmussen caught up with former Illini linebacker Danny Clark, a four-year starter in the 1990s.

Third and long: Asmussen's season-prep movies list

Here are three movies our college football writer plans to watch during the summer to prepare for the season.

Asmussen | Arth's career circles back to C-U for debut with Zips

On Aug. 9, 2003, Arth got his first taste of pro football in an exhibition game at Memorial Stadium. Now, he's due to return.

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: June 2, 2019

Happy 26th birthday today to Illini tennis twins Melissa and Tim Kopinski.

2 women wounded in Lawndale shooting

Two women, 19 and 26, were wounded in a shooting in Lawndale on the West Side.

Quick NCAA exit ends Illini baseball's season

Gamecocks rally to eliminate Illini