Illini Job Fair on 2/14Adrian HolmanNewsBreak Contributor
2024 Exclusive Sneak Peek: Jer’Zhan Newton, DL, IllinoisthefantasyfootballuniverseNewsBreak Contributor
Men’s Basketball: Defensive struggles prove costly for Buckeyes, No. 14 Illinois too much for Ohio State to handle as it falls 87-75The LanternNewsBreak Contributor
University of Illinois Job Fair on 1/31Adrian HolmanNewsBreak Contributor
Women’s Basketball: No. 12 Ohio State overcomes sluggish start, rallies from halftime deficit at IllinoisThe LanternNewsBreak Contributor
Piatt County Sheriff's Office searching for three missing kids
WHITE HEATH, Ill. (WAND) -- The Piatt County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public in locating three juveniles that were reported as runaways February 24, 2024. The three individuals, Cloey Lietz (17), her son Liam Lietz (4), and Colton Lietz (15)/brother to Cloey and uncle to Liam,...
Illinois Has its Own Area 51 and it is Fascinating
When you consider Area 51, your mind likely drifts to the secretive military enclave in Nevada, where rumors of extraterrestrial experiments and UFO testing abound. However, tucked away in Illinois lies a counterpart to this enigmatic site – Chanute Air Force Base. Situated in Rantoul, approximately 130 miles south of Chicago, this base has been shrouded in mystery and intrigue for decades. Here’s a glimpse into why Chanute Air Force Base has earned its reputation as Illinois’ very own Area 51:
UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in Champaign Co. vehicle collision identified
CHAMPAIGN CO. (WCIA) — Champaign County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene of a crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian Friday night. Around 10 p.m., the deputies arrived in Brown Township, in the area of 3200 North and 600 East near Fisher. They responded to a report of a traffic crash between a […]
Embark on a Noodle Adventure: 4 Exceptional Noodle Dishes in Champaign
This article presents a selection of four distinct noodle dishes available in Champaign. Have you had the opportunity to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine at These 5 Rantoul Restaurants
This article presents a curated list of five Mexican restaurants in Rantoul. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments below!
Takeaways from Iowa’s close loss to #12 Illinois
The Iowa Hawkeyes faced a significant challenge on Saturday, traveling to play #12 Illinois in a late-season contest. This game had massive postseason consequences, with only four games remaining in the regular season, The 16-11 Hawkeyes entered Saturday’s contest at Illinois on a hot streak. They knocked off both #21 Wisconsin and Michigan State in their past two games, bumping up to eighth in the Big Ten with an 8-8 conference record. For a Hawkeyes team on the outside looking in of the NCAA Tournament bubble, playing #12th-ranked Illinois twice is a fantastic opportunity to propel their case for the tournament. That’s...
Photo gallery: GCMS/Fisher Middle School wrestling at IESA Class A Monticello Regional
The Falcons ended in a first-place tie with LeRoy for team points as eight individual wrestlers earned regional titles and three more earned top-three finishes to advance to the sectional round. Here are some sights …
Coroner: Illinois student died of hypothermia
The Champaign County Coroner has confirmed the cause of death for a University of Illinois student found dead on campus last month.
Weather Now: Rising temps, potential storms highlight the upcoming week
Weather Now: Rising temps, potential storms highlight the upcoming week.
Weather Now: Rise in temperatures expected ahead of a stormy Tuesday
Weather Now: Rise in temperatures expected ahead of a stormy Tuesday.
Illinois gets a crack at Caitlin Clark & No. 4 Iowa. Here’s how to watch
Radio: All Illinois basketball games air live on radio in the Champaign (WDWS-AM 1400) and Chicago (WLS-AM 890) markets. The game will also be broadcasted on other networks throughout the state; check the Fighting Illini Radio Network for more information. Odds: N/A. Quick Hits. Illinois Fighting Illini (13-12, 7-8 Big...
Weather Now: A Colder Weekend and a Storm by Next Week
Weather Now: A Colder Weekend and a Storm by Next Week.
Illinois boys high school basketball playoff scores (2/23/24)
Get live IHSA Illinois boys high school basketball playoff scores from Friday, February 23
Jacob: "Snow tonight, storms next week"
Meteorologist Jacob Dickey has a full update on the big changes in the weather over the next week. Read more on WCIA.com/weather and the WCIA 3 Weather App.
Family charged in Karyn Hearn Slover murder claims innocence, provides new evidence
In 2002, Michael Slover Jr. and his parents, Michael Slover Sr. and Jeanette Slover, were found guilty of murdering Slover Jr.’s ex-wife, Karyn Slover in 1996. Now, the lawyers from the UIS Innocence Project filed a petition that argues the Slovers are innocent.
13 Facts About Urban Development In Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois, a vibrant city nestled in the heart of Champaign County, is a captivating blend of history, innovation, and community spirit. As urban development continues to shape the landscape of Urbana, it's fascinating to delve into the multifaceted aspects that contribute to its unique character. From its rich cultural tapestry to the dynamic economic landscape, Urbana stands as a testament to the power of progress and preservation.
Coaches, players weigh in on new NCAA volleyball rule
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — There’s a big rule change for women’s collegiate volleyball. It’ll change the way setters play on the court. The NCAA has made a new double contact rule for setters. That means they can touch the ball twice and it doesn’t need to have a perfect rotation. The new rule is […]
How to Watch Basketball on TV & Streaming Live in Illinois: NCAA – Saturday, February 24
Illinois hoops followers, you've got nine men's college games and five women's games to take in on Saturday, February 25 -- for information on how to watch, continue reading. Sign up for Fubo, Max, ESPN+, and NFHS Network to make sure you don't miss out watching a single basketball game.
'Technically dead': Piatt County man lucky to be alive after 2 heart attacks
When someone has a heart attack, every minute matters. Getting to a doctor quickly could be the difference between life and death. For one man in Piatt County, he's lucky to be alive today.
Area wrestlers earn All-Conference recognition
URBANA - Eleven wrestlers from Unity and eight from St. Joseph-Ogden were selected by coaches and named to the Illini Prairie 2023-2024 all-conference teams. Later today, the Rockets wrestle against the Shells of Roxana for a spot in tomorrow's semifinal round at Grossinger Motor Arena. The season also continues for Unity's Phoenix Molina, who is competing in the girls' IHSA wrestling championship, also at the arena.