After Blast, Hendrick House Residents Moving Back In

This is a developing story. It will be updated as we learn new details. UPDATE: 56 summer residents are moving back into Hendrick House at the University of Illinois — ten days after an explosion forced them to evacuate. Management for the privately-owned residence hall announced on social media Wednesday that the city of Urbana had […]

Coroner: 3 killed In Starved Rock Blast Were Apparently Fishing

NORTH UTICA – A coroner says three men who died after apparently igniting an explosive powder near ’ Starved Rock State Park in north central Illinois appeared to have been fishing along a river before the blast killed them. LaSalle County Coroner Rich Ploch says the black powder was ignited Thursday evening in a hole […]