Police: 10 People Killed At Colorado Supermarket

BOULDER, Colo. — Police say 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a Colorado supermarket, including a police officer. Boulder police Cmdr. Kerry Yamaguchi said at a news conference Monday that a suspect is in custody and is getting medical treatment. Police say they’re still investigating and didn’t have details on a motive. […]

Illinois’ Cockburn Targeted In Racist Post After NCAA Loss

INDIANAPOLIS  — Illinois big man Kofi Cockburn is the second player to face racist comments on social media following a loss in the NCAA Tournament. Cockburn shared on Instagram a social media post directed at him after the top-seeded Illini lost to No. 8 Loyola Chicago on Sunday. Cockburn was born in Jamaica. He posted […]

How Anti-Asian Hate Is Affecting Central Illinois’ Asian American Communities

URBANA – Anti-Asian hate appears to have worsened during the pandemic.  A recent study from California State University finds anti-Asian hate crimes reported to police in major U.S. cities rose 150% last year — even as overall hate crimes dropped 7%. And an analysis released this month by the group Stop AAPI Hate found nearly […]