Monday, January 30, 2023
- Demonstrations broke out across the country over the beating death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, including in Urbana.
- A bill sent to Gov. J.B. Pritzker would lift restrictions on Illinois residents who can’t change their names because of past crimes.
- The University of Illinois Police Department has reported several financial scams targeting international students in recent months.
- The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team bounced back from a loss on Thursday to top Michigan State on Sunday night 86-76 in Champaign.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about a new Urbana bakery that reflects Mexican and Latin-American culture.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Reginald Hardwick, Farrah Anderson and Luis Velazquez.