Chinese scholar visiting U of Illinois missing since Friday

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Police say a Chinese scholar visiting the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus has been missing for three days. Authorities say friend notified police that they hadn’t heard from 26-year-old Yingying Zhang since about 1:30 p.m. on Friday. Zhang is visiting the school’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Police say she’s been in central Illinois about a month and was staying in university housing.