The Daily Illini

Start-up recognized for clean energy

By MaryCate Most

March 18, 2014

Every day, resources such as water, food and energy are wasted in countries throughout the world. Electrical computer engineering Professor Gary Eden and Adjunct Associate Professor Sung-Jin Park have developed micro-technology to reduce this waste and one day provide cleaner sources of water, food and e...

2 dead, 18 injured in New York explosion; gas leak cited as cause

Debris covers a van as firefighters battle a blaze at the site of a possible explosion and building collapse on corner of 116th Street and Park Avenue, in the Harlem section of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (Anthony Behar/Sipa USA/MCT)

By Michael Muskal and Tina Susman

March 12, 2014

NEW YORK — An explosion that destroyed two buildings in a busy Manhattan neighborhood and killed at least two people was caused by a gas leak, New York Mayor Bill De Blasio said Wednesday, and hours after the explosion, some people remained missing. De Blasio called the blast "a tragedy of the worst kind...