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U of I naming presidential search committee

University of Illinois trustees are holding a special meeting to name 19 members of the search committee that will look for a new president. More>>

Screwdriver stabbing at Urbana apartment, suspect in custody

Urbana -  A disturbance or domestic dispute leaves a woman injured and a man arrested. More>>

Champaign 2014 Firefighters of the Year selected

Champaign - Exchange Club of Champaign will honor Champaign Fire Department's 2014 Firefighters of the Year. More>>

Christie Clinic Marathon looking for more volunteers

Champaign - Organizers are still searching for volunteers to help with the Christie Clinic Marathon. More>>

Report: April soil moisture level high in Illinois

Illinois officials say the level of soil moisture is high across Illinois. More>>

Urbana seniors forced to change graduation tradition

Urbana -- For the past 40 years, graduates at Urbana High School have closed out their high school careers at the State Farm Center, but this year, their graduation ceremony is moving a little closer to More>>

Champaign man sentenced to 15 years for criminal sexual assault

Urbana - A man will spend he next 15 years behind bars for sexually molesting a teenage girl. More>>

Registration for Illinois Marathon closes Tuesday night

Champaign -- Registration for this year's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon has been open since July, but runner who have not signed up are making a mad dash to beat the clock so they can take off on race More>>

Home buying season off to strong start in Champaign County

Champaign County -- Home buying season is off to a strong start in Champaign County. The number of houses sold in March was up a little more than eight percent from last year's sales. So far, the trend More>>

Hundreds of volunteers show up for Austin's Day

Champaign-Urbana -- Hundreds of volunteers were in Champaign-Urbana today to honor a life they say was lost too soon. Saturday marked the seventh annual "Austin's Day," a day dedicated to giving back More>>

Armed robber arrested within minutes, after committing the crime

Urbana - Within 16 minutes after an armed robbery, police had a suspect in custody. More>>

Champaign police investigate viral video involving a Champaign officer

Champaign - Police in Champaign responded to an Internet video gone viral, showing an officer engaged in a physical altercation with a man. More>>

Police looking for a suspect in an armed robbery

Urbana - Police are investigating an armed robbery, that happened on Wednesday evening. More>>

Weather delays spring planting for farmers

Thomasboro -- By this time last year, crops were already in the ground and farmers were waiting for them to grow. But this year, seeds haven't even been sown, and it's all thanks to the weather. Even More>>

Alma Mater returns to U of I

Champaign -- The Alma Mater made her way back to the University of Illinois this morning after spending a year and a half in a Chicago suburb getting some updates. The sculpture had more than a thousand More>>

Police search for wanted suspect

Champaign - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is seeking the publics help in locating a wanted suspect. More>>

U of I's Alma Mater heads back to campus

The University of Illinois' Alma Mater sculpture is set to return to campus after a year and a half away. More>>

Police make quick arrest, after a stabbing

Rantoul - Police arrest a Rantoul man for stabbing his roommate in the neck. More>>

Searching for Crime in your Neighborhood

Ever wonder about the crime in your neighborhood? Searching for a home to purchase and a priority is safety? Don't worry, it's an app for that. More>>

Champaign City Council to Consider Changes to Downtown

Champaign -- The Champaign City Council will decide whether to move forward with a plan to transform a downtown parking lot into a public plaza. At Tuesday's meeting, members will consider a proposal More>>

Norovirus spreading in central Illinois

Champaign - A stomach bug is spreading across central Illinois. More>>

Work on U of I solar field could start this year

University of Illinois officials hope work could begin later this year on a field of solar panels that will supply about 2 percent of the school's electricity. More>>

Police Academy offering citizen law student class

Champaign - At the U of I, you could become a citizen law student. More>>

UofI Athletes to Sport a New Look

Champaign- The University of Illinois athletes will soon sport a new look. The school worked with Nike to rebrand the teams. Donors, fans and alumni are invited to the fashion show-like event on April More>>

The Red Cross Returns to Gifford

Help has been quite the commodity here in Gifford. The village has been denied grants from some organizations and awarded grants from others.. but the one group that's been consistent is the Red Cross. More>>

147,000 Meals Shipped to the Hungry

National Volunteer Month has started and the University of Illinois is not letting it pass by without helping people in need. More than 1,400 people gathered at Memorial Stadium, Saturday afternoon, for More>>

Over Half of Illinois' Prisons Don't Have Adequate Libraries

Statistics show that more than 70% of inmates in America's prisons cannot read above a fourth grade level. The reasons why can be argued for days. But Lolita Dumas blames the system's failing libraries. "So More>>

Pedestrian Killed in Accident

CHAMPAIGN - WAND News has learned a Champaign man has died after a vehicle/pedestrian accident on IL State Route 49 in Vermillion County.The victim has been identified as Mathew F. Wheeler, 29.Police say More>>

Crash shuts down Eastbound traffic on Interstate 74

Champaign - Serious injuries are being reported in a head on crash, Thursday morning on Interstate 74. More>>

The American Red Cross to open temporary office in Gifford

Gifford - It has been four and a half months since tornados swept through Illinois, and the American Red Cross continues their work in the towns hit hardest. More>>

Police search for Rural King robber

Champaign - A robbery at a local Rural King has police still searching for a suspect. More>>

Trial underway for man accused of sexually assaulting three boys

Champaign - A trial is underway for a Thomasboro man, accused of sexually assaulting three boys. More>>

Astronaut to speak at U. of Illinois commencement

Astronaut and University of Illinois graduate Michael Hopkins will deliver the commencement address at his alma mater's spring graduation next month. More>>

Central Illinois Sports Report with Elise Menaker: Jared Hiltzik acing competition

Growing up if you have any connection to tennis legend Billie Jean King like our mom is good friends with her, it's almost as if being good a tennis is written in your genes. And that could be the case More>>

Gas tax to pay for major road work in Champaign

Champaign -- The I-57 overpass on Windsor Road in Champaign will close for construction Tuesday, and the changes to come will be paid for in part by the gas tax drivers pay when they fill up in town. Once More>>

Two Victims Keeping Quiet about Champaign Shooting

Champaign- Two people were shot early Saturday morning in Champaign and are keeping quiet as to who did the shooting. On the 100 block of Bellefontaine Street multiple gunshots rang out. When Champaign More>>

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon looking for volunteers

Champaign - This year's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is looking for volunteers. More>>

Dart Container Corporation laying off 31 employees

Urbana - 31 people will be laid off, at Dart Container Corporation. More>>

Champaign County recounting Democratic ballots

Every Champaign County Democratic ballot that was cast in last week's election is being recounted because of potential problems with tabulations for some unopposed candidates. More>>

Busey Bank asking customers to log on and give back

Champaign -- April is National Volunteering Month and employees at Busey Bank will be giving back all month long, but this year, the company is asking the public for help. Back executives are seeking More>>

Attorney's hope charges will be dropped for former Illini football player

Urbana - A former Illini football player and employee was back in court on Monday. More>>

Police looking for woman accused of stealing items from a vehicle

Champaign - Police need help identifying a woman accused of stealing credit cards, debit cards and other items from a car. More>>

Gifford gets government grants

Gifford -- Members of the Gifford Village Board accepted a check from the federal government Monday. The United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program awarded the tornado-ravaged More>>

John Deere to expand on-campus center

Champaign - Deere and Company plans to almost double the size of its on-campus research center at the University of Illinois. More>>

High school students sponsor free dental clinic

Urbana -- A group of students made dental care affordable for everyone Saturday. St. Thomas More High School's Interact Club sponsored a free clinic at Presence Covenant Medical Center, so low-income More>>

Two lawmakers want another IL school in Big 10

SPRINGFIELD -- Two state lawmakers propose a plan to add another of Illinois' state colleges to the Big Ten.Republican Sens. Matt Murphy and Michael Connelly's plan would study the feasibility of having More>>

Gifford to receive federal funds for rebuilding

Gifford -- Board by board, nail by nail, Gifford is rebuilding. However, getting back into the flow of things has not been easy. "Where the tornado went through, it affected our water tower, our water More>>

Ebert documentary to open critic's film festival

Roger Ebert's film festival will open this year with a screening of a documentary about the late film critic. More>>

24-Hour McDonalds coming to Campustown

Champaign -- There are already eight McDonald's scattered across Champaign-Urbana, and coming this fall, the golden arches are going to Green Street. "There's an opportunity here," said Dwight Miller, More>>

Austin's Day registration open

Champaign - Family and friends of a young woman invite you to honor her memory, by volunteering in your community early next month. More>>

Sexual abuse charges dropped against school hall monitor

Champaign - Prosecutors in Champaign County have dropped a sexual abuse charge that alleged a school district hall monitor groped a young girl. More>>

Federal Investigators Searching a Champaign Home

Champaign- Federal investigators have searched a home in Champaign. You may have seen several police cars outside the home near Trailway Drive and Switchgrass Lane earlier Tuesday morning. Federal investigators More>>

Attorneys General push pharmacies to drop tobacco

Champaign -- Cigarettes could be swept off the shelves at some of the nation's biggest pharmacies if Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan gets her way. Madigan and 27 other Attorneys General signed More>>

Sheriff's office looking for suspects involved in multiple trailer burglaries

Champaign - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is looking for information regarding multiple construction trailer burglaries. More>>

Fire damages Gifford construction building

Gifford - A fire on Sunday afternoon caused damage to the M.J. Construction Building. More>>

Danville Police investigate shooting death

DANVILLE - One man is dead, another injured after an early morning shooting in Danville. Police in Danville were called to break up a fight inside the 600 block of North Vermillion at approximately More>>

Voters in Champaign, Douglas counties must decide between new fire stations and higher taxes

Broadlands-Longview--When Doris Sapp had a carbon monoxide scare, her call for help was answered by the Broadlands-Longview Fire Protection District. "It's just nice to know that we have a good department More>>

Deadly accident in Rantoul

RANTOUL - A man is dead after his car and a tractor-trailer were involved in an accident. The victim has been identified as Jason Cuppernell, 39, of Mahomet. The crash happened at the intersection of More>>

Alma Mater sculpture may return to campus in April

A famous bronze sculpture could return to the University of Illinois campus in Champaign next month after undergoing a $360,000 restoration. More>>

EPA plans hearings on Mahomet Aquifer designation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled two hearings in May on a proposal to declare a central Illinois aquifer an important source of drinking water. More>>

Illinois Beats Indiana, Moves onto Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals

Tracy Abrams had 25 points to lead ninth-seeded Illinois to a 64-54 win over eight-seed Indiana on Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.

Some Illinois counties oppose wind-power bill

Some counties in Illinois are raising objections to legislation that would give the state Department of Agriculture the authority to regulate the locations of power-generating wind turbines. More>>

McFadden wins first Winter Paralympics medal

Tatyana McFadden of the United States added to her 10 Summer Paralympic medals by claiming her first of the Winter Games on Wednesday. More>>

Changes coming to Green St.

Champaign -- Champaign city planners will gather at the Champaign Public Library this afternoon to answer questions and listen to feedback about plans they hope will extend the reach of Campustown's commercial More>>

Wider walkways could boost business in downtown Urbana

Urbana -- Wider walkways could be the key to boosting business in downtown Urbana this summer, and economic development specialists are taking to the streets to find a solution. What they have come up More>>

Man arrested for several residential burglaries

Champaign - A man from Bourbonnais is arrested for five residential burglaries, in a southern Champaign County. More>>

Illini graduate lands after 6 months in space

University of Illinois graduate Mike Hopkins was a member of the crew that landed safely after spending nearly six months on the International Space Station. More>>

271 ticketed during celebration Unofficial party

Champaign area authorities say they issued more than 270 tickets during last week's Unofficial St. Patrick's Day Celebration. More>>

Firefighters looking for the cause of an apartment fire

Urbana - Firefighters are investigating, after an apartment caught fire on Monday evening. More>>

Construction underway for State Farm Center renovations

Champaign -- As soon as the Illini Men's Basketball team played its final home game of the season last Tuesday, crews got to work on the State Farm Center. The iconic arena at the University of Illinois More>>

Thursday night crash leaves one teen dead

Champaign - A teen is dead after a crash on Thursday night. More>>

Three finalists chosen for next fire chief

Champaign - Three finalists have been chosen to become the next fire chief. More>>

U. of Illinois trustees weigh sex-change insurance

University of Illinois trustees are expected to vote Thursday on adding coverage for sex-change operations to the health insurance plan used by many students at the flagship campus. More>>

Tolono plans to use TIF funds to build new fire station

Tolono - The Village Board of Tolono has approved a TIF Fund for a new fire station for the Tolono Fire Protection District. More>>

U of I architecture school could design new homes in Gifford

Champaign -- A University of Illinois architect is trying to help people in the tornado-stricken town of Gifford. Professor Mark Taylor and his students at the U of I School of Architecture came up with More>>

Police make an arrest for Rural King gun thefts

Urbana - Two teens have been arrested for allegedly stealing two guns from a Rural King store last summer. More>>

Champaign police prepare for Unofficial party

Champaign police say they're gearing up for the annual Unofficial St. Patrick's Day celebration. More>>

Police investigating two recent burglaries

Rantoul - Police in Rantoul are looking for the man they believe is responsible for two recent burglaries. More>>

2nd Ill. county issues same-sex marriage licenses

A second Illinois county has begun issuing same-sex marriage licenses ahead of a new state law that takes effect June 1. The decision comes after a judge's ruling last week declaring Illinois' ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. More>>

U of I health insurance could include coverage for sex changes

Champaign-Urbana -- Students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign could soon be covered for sex changes under the school health insurance plan. Colleges across the country, including the University More>>

Coverage for sex reassignment surgery could be added to student health care

Urbana - The University of Illinois could add coverage for sex reassignment surgery to the student health plan. More>>

U. of Illinois may unify health institutions

Next week University of Illinois trustees will consider a proposal to unify the school's hospital, clinics and health-related academic efforts under one umbrella. More>>

Champaign library could see layoffs without help from city council

Champaign -- Members of the Champaign Public Library Board of Trustees will ask the city council for more than $200,000 in additional funding at Tuesday's meeting to avoid further layoffs. The library More>>

Road to recover after tornados long, but possible

Gifford - When tornadoes hit the town of Gifford and Washington in November, people from across the nation gave the towns a helping hand. More than 5 million dollars has been donated to the Red Cross to help. More>>

Safety Initiative Now Open to Campuses Statewide

Champaign - A pilot program on the University of Illinois campus will help keep students safe and prepared when and if disaster strikes. More>>

U of I pushes parents to control day of drinking

The University of Illinois recently sent parents a letter asking them to help efforts to control the annual Unofficial St. Patrick's Day celebration. More>>

Public Gets First Look at New Designs for Champaign Highway

Earlier this month, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced plans to redesign the interchange that merges I-74 with I-57. It's been one of the worst interchanges in the state for crashes, 2 More>>

Police Seize Drugs and Cash

Champaign - Police arrested a man for possession with intent to deliver cannabis. More>>

Crash on I-57 sends two people to the hospital

Champaign - Three people were involved in a crash Tuesday morning, after roads were ice covered in some areas, following Monday's storm. More>>

Champaign city council to vote on flood prevention plan

Champaign -- Right now, streets are snow packed, but as the weather warms up, snow will turn into slush, and eventually, water, which will cause some Champaign neighborhoods to fill up with floods. Drainage More>>

Farm store giving back to foodbanks

Champaign - A farm store is giving back to provide hundreds of thousands of meals for the hungry. More>>

Police arrest mastermind behind a kidnapping

Paxton - Police in Paxton have arrested the accused mastermind behind a kidnapping. More>>

Shots fired at apartment building

Urbana - Police are investigating reports of shots fired at an apartment building. More>>

7 of 24 stolen guns have been picked up by police

Champaign - A robbery at a Champaign Rural King left 24 guns unaccounted for, now some of those guns have resurfaced. More>>

Bank robber could be sentenced to 8 years in prison

Champaign - A 27-year-old man could spend 8 years in prison for a bank robbery. More>>

U of I names new police institute director

The University of Illinois says Mike Schlosser is the new director of the school's Police Training Institute. More>>

Employee ordered to pay back stolen money

Champaign - A former employee for Home Depot will have to repay the money she stole. More>>

Frequent questions answered on school districts website

Champaign - The Unit 4 School District in Champaign has posted some helpful answers to frequently asked questions. More>>

Decision ahead? U of I prof hopes site can help

Life is full of difficult decisions.  Now a University of Illinois professor is creating a website he hopes can help. More>>

Two arrested in connection with armed robberies

Champaign - Police arrest two suspected connected to an armed robbery on February 9th. More>>

Land purchased to help feed the hungry

Champaign - 42 acres of land have been purchased by central Illinois farmers and agri-businesses, in hopes to fight hunger. More>>

Tweet with Champaign Unit 4 School District

Champaign - The Champaign Unit 4 School District will turn to Twitter to answer your questions about a new project. The district will answer questions about the newly announced location of Champaign More>>

Police find large sum of cannabis in U of I apartments

Urbana - Three men were taken into custody, after police say they found 21 pounds of cannabis. More>>

Candidates for Urbana Library director meet the community

Urbana -- The search for new library director in Urbana is coming to a close, but before the final decision is made, community members have the chance to meet the final candidates. The list of potential More>>

Cause of apartment fire undetermined

Urbana - An apartment fire displaced four people on Friday night, and investigators are still looking for the cause. More>>

One dead after Saturday morning crash

Champaign -  An 18-year-old from Paris, died in a car crash Saturday morning. More>>

Police looking for Dollar General robbery suspect

Urbana Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Dollar General. More>>

Items, volunteers needed in Gifford

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY- St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Gifford is asking for donations and volunteers. They are open on Saturdays and Sundays, and Tuesdays and Thursdays.Items Needed:Clorox wipesLaundry detergentDish More>>

University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise speaks out about Twitter comments

Champaign - A decision to go ahead with classes on the University of Illinois campus, during cold weather got students talking on social media. More>>

Former Illini basketball player makes big donation

Champaign - A former U of I basketball player and the owner of the Harlem Globetrotters will donating 3-million dollars toward the State Farm Center. More>>

Police arrest a man for molesting a teen girl

Champaign - A man is arrested, after police say he molested a teen girl. More>>

Local business accepting Bitcoin

Champaign -- A Champaign business is using a different kind of currency to keep customers secure. Cheese & Crackers in started accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment after security breeches at big-name More>>

Man sought for robbing Circle K at gun point

Urbana Police need help finding a man who robbed a convenience store. More>>

Campaign aims to replace trees destroyed by tornado

Gifford - New things could be sprouting up in the tornado stuck town of Gifford. More>>

Unit 4 picks location for new high school

Champaign - Unit 4 school district has picked a location for their new high school. More>>

U of I Students Attack Chancellor on Twitter

DECATUR- After receiving an email from Chancellor Phyllis Wise that classes would not be canceled some students at the U of I headed to Twitter. And some of them were tweeting sexist or racist things The More>>

Remains found in Homer fire not human

Homer -- The Vermillion County Coroner determined that remains found after a fire in Homer are not human. The call came in to Homer Fire Protection District as an attic fire Friday night. However, when More>>

Fire causes evacuation of dorm building

Champaign - A dorm on the University of Illinois campus caught fire on Sunday night. More>>

Semi truck found in pond, driver dead

Champaign - The driver of a semi truck is dead, after the truck landed in a pond. More>>

Restaurant Week kicks off in Champaign

Champaign -- There is some additional incentive to chow down in Champaign during the next few days. The city's fourth annual Restaurant Week kicked off Sunday. To celebrate, local eateries will be offering More>>

Early Morning Crash Kills Driver

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY - An early morning crash has claimed the life of a person in Champaign County.At 12:42 AM, a snow truck operator advised Illinois State Police (District 10) that he located a car crash More>>

Travel Alert: White-out Conditions in Pesotum

PESOTUM - Illinois State Police District 10 officials are advising the roadways throughout the district have scattered areas where white-out conditions exist due to blowing snow.Drivers are cautioned to More>>

Second-degree murder verdict in Timothy Robertson trial

Paxton - A jury convicts a man of second-degree murder in the death of Timothy Robertson. More>>

Cell phone scam profits off curiosity

Champaign--Scammers are using a new version of an old trick to get money out of cell phone users. It's similar to receiving a call from a 900 phone number that charges consumers for their time on the More>>

U of I honors Ebert's journalism

Champaign -- The University of Illinois will honor the late film critic Roger Ebert with its 2014 Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism. More>>

Pedestrian expected to be ok after being hit by a car

Urbana - A pedestrian hit by a car is expected to be okay. Police say a pedestrian was hurt, when she was hit by a car around 7 Tuesday night, at the corner of North Race Street and West University Avenue. More>>

Champaign Public Works requests more money for snow removal

Champaign -- The heavy snowfall this winter is forcing Champaign Public Works to request extra funds from the city to keep up with snow and ice removal. The department allocates $460,000 to snow clean-up More>>

Police searching for three robbery suspects

Champaign - Police are looking for three suspects accused of robbing three men at gun point. More>>

Ex-Illini athlete makes Olympic bobsled team

A former Illinois women's track and field athlete will be on the U.S. Olympic bobsled team. More>>

Firefighters investigating storage room fire

Champaign - Firefighters are investigating a fire that happened in Champaign. More>>

Task force working to improve Willard Airport

Savoy -- The University of Illinois has commissioned a task force to review operations at Willard Airport and learn how to keep and grow air services at the university-owned airfield. In recent years, More>>

Icy roads claims one life, another injured after crash

St. Joseph - Icy roads claimed the life of a Catlin woman on Saturday afternoon. More>>

Community members give back to honor MLK

Urbana -- Community members from Champaign-Urbana gathered at the Urbana Civic Center Monday to celebrate the history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and keep his spirit alive. Festivities kicked off with More>>

Police seeking information about a robbery on the U of I campus

Urbana - The University of Illinois police need help finding a man who beat and robbed a woman, a few blocks from the U of I police department on Tuesday night. More>>

Taxi driver robbed at knife point

Urbana - Police are looking for a woman who robbed a taxi driver at knife point. More>>

Potholes starting to get filled in

Champaign - Crews say they are ready to move on to secondary streets for fixing potholes around the city. More>>

Champaign-Urbana school districts honor mentors

Champaign -- Champaign Unit 4 Schools and Urbana District #116 are honoring the people guiding the next generation. January is National Mentoring Month. To celebrate the school districts held a luncheon More>>

Former teacher expected back in court

Rantoul - A former Rantoul township high school teacher is due back in court in February, for allegedly sexting with a student. More>>

Post office does not agree with OSHA's fines

Champaign - The post office in Champaign plans to appeal a fine they received from OSHA. More>>

Champaign Co. home sales on the rise

Champaign--Home sales are up in Champaign County. The number of houses bought in the area rose by almost nine percent in 2013. However, the median price paid for these homes dropped from $140,000 in 2012 More>>

Police looking for credit card theft suspects

Champaign - Police are looking for two suspects accused of using lost credit cards. More>>

Potholes appearing as roads thaw

Champaign -- As temperatures rise, snow melts, clearing up roadways, but it does not mean it's smooth sailing for drivers. The asphalt that tops roads is made to last about 10 years before cracks should More>>

Postal facility under fire by OSHA for facility violations

Champaign - The U.S. Postal Service in Champaign will face some heavy fines after Occupational Safety and Health Administration found eight violations at their facility on North Mattis Avenue. More>>

Five arrested for alleged car-jacking

Urbana - Police have arrested five men, who are accused of an early morning car-jacking on Sunday. More>>

Fire causes significant damage to Urbana home

Urbana - A fire caused an estimated $50,000 in damages to a home Sunday morning. More>>

Champaign plans downtown snow removal

Champaign - The city of Champaign will close major streets in the downtown area to remove snow. More>>

Fingerprinting for Conceal Carry License Applicants

Champaign - Starting on Thursday the Champaign County Sheriff's Office will begin doing fingerprinting for conceal carry license applications. More>>

Urbana fire injures one

URBANA- One person suffers burns after a fire Wednesday night. Firefighters say the victim was not seriously injured. The fire started at an apartment complex on the 500 block of Michigan Avenue. Crews More>>

Forum on digital hate takes place tonight

Champaign - Tonight the University of Illinois will hold a forum on digital hate, after sexist and racist comments from some students last week. More>>

Sidewalk snow removal ordinance in place

Champaign - City officials say snow accumulated two inches or more on sidewalks from the recent storm. More>>

Busting Financial Aid Myths

There are many myths when it comes to applying for financial aid. Some of them are.. I make too much money.. or I have to wait until I file my taxes. Fall for these and you could lose out on valuable loans, More>>

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