ST THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP)–DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell scored 20 points and hauled in seven rebounds, Daishon Knight finished with 18 points, and Illinois State beat Weber State 73-64 in the opening round of the Paradise Jam on Friday night.
KENT, Ohio (AP)–Kris Brewer scored 17 points and went 3 for 3 from long range Friday night to lead Kent State to a 74-51 win over Southern Illinois in the opening round of the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)–Malcolm Hill led Illinois with a career-high 16 points and added six rebounds in a 107-66 victory over Austin Peay on Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP)–Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected in downtown Chicago for the annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival.
CHICAGO (AP)–U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk of Illinois have recommended to President Barack Obama three candidates to become the next United States Marshal for the Northern District of Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is opening a new exhibit on the 16th president.
CHICAGO (AP)–Illinois Congressman Bill Enyart says he hasn’t decided if he will seek public office again.
Dennis W. Bjorling age 66, of rural Victoria, Illinois died at 9:40 A.M. on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at his home in rural Victoria, Illinois.
The job fair might have been smaller than in year’s past, but the idea was still the same.