Campus crime reports significantly different; Some call for reform of federal Clery Act

Last year, 233 criminal incidents occurred on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus according to the 2019 annual security and fire report, mandated by the federal crime reporting law for colleges known as the Clery Act.  But the university’s daily crime log routinely reports many more incidents.  For example, there were 764 incidents reported in just […]

Will COVID-19 Trigger More Rural Hospital Closures?

CLINTON, Ind. — There is just one hospital in western Indiana’s Vermillion County. The slender, 37-mile long county is dotted with corn and soybean fields, and driving from one end to the other would take nearly an hour. Union Hospital Clinton is small, only 25 beds, but it also serves parts of two neighboring counties. […]