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    Hull Honored For Illini

    by  • November 26, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    CHAMPAIGN – University of Illinois wide receiver Steve Hull’s big day at Purdue earned him the Big Ten’s offensive player of the week award. Hull caught a career-high 10 passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns in the Illini’s 20-16 win over the Boilermakers.  It was Illinois’ first conference win since October 2011 and...

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    Illinois House to convene next week on pensions

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois House will convene for a special session next week on the state’s roughly $100 billion pension crisis. Both the House and Senate had tentatively set two days aside next week to meet. On Monday House Speaker Michael Madigan’s chief of staff emailed representatives, telling them to expect a one-day...

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    Illinois football staff member charged

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say University of Illinois football staff member and former player Matt Sinclair has been charged after allegedly pointing an unloaded handgun at a vehicle carrying other staff members. Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz says Sinclair was arraigned Monday on two felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon....

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    Police hunt for gunman who shot Harvey officer

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities are searching for a gunman who they say shot a Harvey police officer who was responding to a reported robbery. Officials say officer Robert Rolfe was wounded twice while responding to a robbery call yesterday evening in the southern Chicago suburb. Harvey officials say the officer will...

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