Illinois driver’s licenses, ID cards extended until July 31

CHICAGO — Expiration dates for Illinois driver’s licenses, ID cards, and learner’s permits are being extended until July 31. Secretary of State Jesse White announced the extension Friday. A previous extension was set to end on March 31. The extension does not apply to commercial driver’s licenses and commercial driver’s learner’s permits. White’s office has […]

Wisconsin crime lab destroys Kyle Rittenhouse rifle

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin officials have destroyed the rifle Kyle Rittenhouse used to shoot three people during protests in Kenosha in 2020. WISN-TV reported Friday that the state crime lab destroyed the rifle on Feb. 25. Video shows a technician feeding the gun into a shredder. Rittenhouse’s attorneys and prosecutors agreed in January that the […]

Illini exit early from Big Ten Tournament in 65-63 loss to Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS -The Illini men’s basketball team won’t win a second consecutive Big Ten Tournament. Ninth-seeded Indiana played its way into the NCAA tournament this afternoon in Indianapolis with a 65-63 win over the top seeded Illini. The Illini converted just 15 of their 23 shots from the free-throw line, while Indiana was 10 of 13. […]

Deon Thomas says this Illini men’s basketball team is “more well-rounded” than last year’s squad

URBANA — The Illinois men’s basketball team begins postseason play Friday with a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal matchup against Indana. The Illini received several all-Big Ten honors this week, with center Kofi Cockburn unanimously named first-team all-conference, guard Trent Frazier named to the second team, and guard Alfonso Plummer garnering a third-team selection. Illinois Newsroom’s […]