CHAMPAIGN—The long Labor Day weekend gives people across the country reason to hit the road. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - University of Illinois officials are reminding football fans that tailgaters in Memorial Stadium's parking lots must adhere to the school's new smoke-free campus policy. More>>
URBANA - The AFL-CIO of Champaign County is sponsoring Champaign County's annual Labor Day Parade on Monday, September 1, 2014. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in finding a missing teenager. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Sports fans who frequent Memorial Stadium may notice an improvement in their cell phone reception soon, University of Illinois officials say. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—School just started at the University of Illinois, and already the chatter around campus is about a professor who was fired before he was even formally hired.
CHAMPAIGN—A politician and a 12-year-old, both lucky to be alive and building a bond that will last for the rest of their lives. Senator Mark Kirk and Jackson Cunningham have made an unexpected friendship based on their strikingly similar experiences.
CHAMPAIGN - The chief judge of Illinois' highest court will join other justices in the state in touring nine law schools in Illinois to talk about and administer a pledge of professionalism.
CHAMPAIGN - With high heat and humidity lingering across the state, several central Illinois communities are closing their schools early. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—Thousands of students will start the school year at the University of Illinois Monday, many of them traveling thousands of miles just to make it to class.
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in solving a robbery that took place on Sunday, August 10. More>>
URBANA - The Urbana Fire Department responded to an apartment fire that occurred on Thursday afternoon. More>>
URBANA - The Urbana Business Association has announced a partial list of performances scheduled for the 39th annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival.The popular two-day festival takes place in downtown Urbana on August 22 from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., and August 23 from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. The event is frequented by as many as 50,000 individuals from Illinois and surrounding states. All events will be free and open to the public.Several local, regional, and national acts will perform on the Miller Ma... More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Two intersections in Champaign will be left without power while major electrical work is done at the State Farm Center. More>>
URBANA - The University of Illinois is searching for a new president, and one employee of a firm that's aiding in the search says the school should expect to pay more than what current President Bob Easter earns. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—Officials say the delays on Amtrak's Chicago to Carbondale route have become increasingly bad in the past seven to eight months. So lawmakers and local leaders met Wednesday to discuss how to get things on the fast track. More>>
URBANA - The Urbana Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying suspects in an early morning shooting last month that severely injured a woman. More>>
URBANA - According to a report released by the Eastern Illinois Foodbank and Feeding America, about one in every five residents in the region rely on food pantries or other forms of food aid. More>>
URBANA—An Urbana man is behind bars after manufacturing meth in his house.
CHAMPAIGN - A central Illinois resident is $75,000 richer after purchasing a winning scratch-off lottery ticket. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A Champaign woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving struck a train early Monday morning. More>>
URBANA - University of Illinois researchers are looking for dogs stricken with arthritis for a study that would examine whether a drug that's used extensively to treat humans can also treat dogs. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Park District's Taste of Champaign-Urbana event will take place at West Side Park on August 15 from 5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., and August 16 from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department and United States Marshal Service have announced the successful completion of a one-day sex offender compliance and verification check on August 7. More>>
URBANA—A casual conversation between police officers has sparked a historic investigation at the Urbana Police Department.
URBANA - The University of Illinois will host Agronomy Day in its Crop Sciences Research and Education Center on August 14. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—Millions of dollars are being spent on infrastructure improvements in Champaign, and Tuesday, city leaders got a sneak peak at how they are progressing.
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in gathering information on a report of shots fired during the early morning hours of August 11, 2014. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - In an update to a story that WAND brought you on Sunday, a central Illinois man has been charged for allegedly beating his 68-year old father following an argument over a remote control. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—Champaign voters will decide this November whether the school district can issue close to $149 million in bonds to build a new high school from scratch and renovate an existing one.
CHAMPAIGN - Champaign city council members are considering a proposal that would allow the University of Illinois to expand its network of surveillance cameras off campus and onto city streets. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—The Champaign community continues to come together after a series of shootings throughout the summer. On Sunday, local leaders and law enforcement urged residents to take back the streets from gun violence. More>>
Champaign- Champaign police are investigating a suspicious death of a possible homeless man. On Saturday morning police said they found a man along the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Tracks just south of the Springfield Avenue viaduct. The victim's name has not been released at this time.The exact cause of death has not been officially determined, but police consider the circumstances to be suspicious and are treating it as a homicide. More>>
Champaign- A father shot his son and Champaign police said, the shooting may have resulted from the father defending himself. Police said, the domestic dispute happened early Saturday morning on the 700 block of Tawney Ct. The 68-year-old father and his 40-year-old son had an argument and then the father shot the son. The son was transported to a local hospital. As of Saturday, no arrests have been made. The case will be forwarded to the Champaign county state's attorney for review. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Champaign County health officials say that one person has died of a rare infectious disease called tularemia. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Park District has announced its Champaign-Urbana Days event will take place at Douglass Park on August 8 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., and on August 9 from 11 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Some members of a University of Illinois non-tenured faculty union will have to wait to get raises that had already been offered. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - New federal data suggests that just a year after the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending than they were prior to the economic downturn. More>>
URBANA - In response to the Ebola outbreak, the University of Illinois is planning extra screening for students arriving from West Africa, and is suspending study-abroad programs in Sierra Leone.
CHAMPAIGN—People across the country learned how to keep their own neighborhood safe Tuesday during National Night Out and the message is hitting close to home in Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN - Earlier this year the Champaign City Council decided that dedicated signs should be taken down after 10 years, causing the first of 41 honorary street-name signs in Champaign to be removed. More>>
CENTRAL ILLINOIS - Several communities around central Illinois will participate in National Night Out, an event designed to improve relationships between local law enforcement and residents, on August 5. More>>
URBANA—Pot shops could soon be coming to a Central Illinois city after the Urbana city council voted Monday to decide where medical marijuana facilities could set up shop within city limits. More>>
URBANA - The University of Illinois Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying and locating three suspects in a theft of a cell phone at the Illini Union. More>>
URBANA - According to a University of Illinois index, the state's economy continues to grow as it recovers from the harsh winter. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Last month's relatively chilly temperatures tied the record for the coolest July in recorded Illinois history, and according to the state climatologist, that record may be broken as data continues to be revised. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A biotechnology-focused subsidiary of Sony Corporation is shutting down operations at the University of Illinois' Research Park and moving to California. More>>
CHAMPAIGN -- A third suspect is arrested in the June murder of Allen Redding. More>>
SPRINGFIELD -- Free training courses are still available to motorcycle riders across Central Illinois. More>>
SPRINGFIELD -- The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois get a new camp ground. More>>
URBANA - In an attempt to handle the University of Illinois' partnerships with institutions and companies in India, the school is planning to open an office in India by the end of next summer. More>>
URBANA - Urbana police are seeking information on a shooting that occurred during the early-morning hours of Wednesday, July 30. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Eastern Illinois Parrot Head Club has chosen Developmental Services Center as the beneficiary to its tenth-annual "C-U in the Prairibbean" benefit concert, which takes place on August 2 at the Orpheum Children's Science Museum in downtown Champaign. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—The total to build and update two high schools in Champaign comes out to be $150 million, but construction won’t begin until voters have their say this November.
CHAMPAIGN - Due to mechanical problems, the University of Illinois' Ice Arena won't be able to open until at least mid-September, which will leave the university's popular club hockey team to look for a new temporary home. More>>
URBANA - After seeing declining prices on soybeans and corn, an economist from the University of Illinois says farmers who rent land will probably need to renegotiate the prices they pay. More>>
URBANA - Prices at farmers' markets around the state are now being surveyed regularly by the University of Illinois Extension Service. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in connection with a bank robbery. More>>
URBANA - Two men and a woman have been charged in connection with an alleged kidnapping hoax last month. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Champaign County Crime Stoppers are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man who is wanted in connection with two thefts. More>>
URBANA - In order to ensure enough blood to serve patient needs at local hospitals, Community Blood Services of Illinois is asking prospective blood donors to donate. More>>
OGDEN—A boil order in Ogden was lifted at 7 pm Wednesday after E. coli bacteria was found in the drinking water.
URBANA – Friends remember a family after an Urbana mother and daughter are killed in a crash on I-55.
CHAMPAIGN—Champaign police continue to search for the man who shot and killed a 22-year-old in broad daylight Saturday, while the community wonders how this could happen again, within a month of another man being gunned down.
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Park District has announced that the final steps to completing trail work of the northern end of Kaufman Lake will begin on Monday, July 21. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department has released its statistics for the number of citations issued during their Independence Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" and "Click It or Ticket" campaigns. More>>
CHAMPAIGN – A young man is dead after a shooting in broad daylight Saturday afternoon. Now, residents in one Champaign neighborhood are asking ‘how did this happen?’
Champaign- A young man is dead after a shooting in broad daylight on Saturday afternoon. Friends said, Rakim Vineyard, 22, was quiet, non-confrontational and a familiar face on North Sixth Street in Champaign.Vineyard was unresponsive when police arrived at the scene on the 1000 block of North 6th Street.He was transported to Carle Foundation Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before five on Saturday night.Since then, the community has come together and memorialized the sidewalk ... More>>
URBANA - An Urbana man who was sent to jail for six months for yelling profanities at a judge during his father's sentencing hearing has apologized for his behavior, and is asking the judge for his release. More>>
URBANA – People who live in an Urbana mobile home park were told in April they had to leave their lots within a year. In June, the city council granted thousands of dollars to help with the move. But now, residents say they have yet to see the money.
URBANA - A former University of Illinois football staff member's claim that an anti-weapons law is unconstitutional has been rejected by a Champaign County judge. More>>
CHAMPAIGN–After a meeting with property managers Monday, residents at the Champaign House Apartments were relieved to know they have options after a sewer backup left 20 units unlivable.
URBANA - The University of Illinois has requested a $68 million increase in operating funds, nearly a 4 percent increase in state funding, for the 2016 fiscal year. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A University of Illinois fraternity is tearing down part of its house to modernize the building, but will keep a portion that was built in 1908. More>>
URBANA - Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana will be listed in U.S. News and World Report's 25th annual Best Hospitals rankings. More>>
UPDATE: City crews have cleared Mattis Avenue, and are still working to clear downed limbs on secondary roads. Motorists are advised to use caution on those roads. More>>
URBANA - An arson that occurred last month at 503 MacArthur Street in Urbana is being investigated the Champaign County Sheriff's Office. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A groundbreaking ceremony marking the beginning of a renovation and expansion project will be held on Monday, July 14 at 4:30 p.m. at Kenwood Elementary School in Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN – Many of the garden-level units at the Champaign House Apartments complex sustained so much damage during Saturday’s flooding, residents do not want to be living in them anyway. But some say the way property managers are handling the mess is making the situation much more frustrating.
Heavy rains drenched the city of Mahomet early Sunday Morning. Where people are dealing with more damage. Water restoration workers More>>
The Mahomet Aquifer supplies water to more than 800,000 people in Illinois. And now, it's under the threat of severe
CHAMPAIGN - A Champaign-based non-profit organization is traveling to Pilger, Nebraska to donate 25 backpacks filled with toys, coloring supplies, and other items to children affected by the June 16th tornadoes. More>>
TOLONO - Illinois farmers are finding that the harsh winter was tough on their wheat crops as they work their way through the harvest. More>>
URBANA - Prairie Farms is donating 10,500 gallons of milk to food banks across the Midwest, and 500 of those gallons will go to Eastern Illinois Food Bank in Urbana.
CHAMPAIGN—Local leaders and business owners gathered at one of the city’s newest attractions Tuesday to discuss the growth taking place citywide in recent years.
Gifford – The shock of a tornado wrecking your business. Then an unanticipated expense.
CHAMPAIGN - An Iraq War veteran and University of Illinois student is organizing outdoor activities for fellow veterans, especially those with disabilities.
CHAMPAIGN - The public is invited to experience Independence Day with the Champaign County Freedom Celebration Board at the group's community-wide celebration July 4.
CHAMPAIGN - Chicago Police and U.S. Marshals have arrested one suspect in connection with the murder of a Champaign man in June 2014.
URBANA - An eastern Illinois business owner has been indicted for allegedly defrauding the U.S. Department of Energy out of more than $1.5 million. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Central Illinois' top DJs will gather in Champaign on July 3 and 4 for two music-filled days known as "Spindependence." More>>
URBANA - According to police, an 8-year-old Urbana boy is expected to survive after he was shot in the head, allegedly by a 15-year-old relative. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A sculpture of famed film critic Roger Ebert is about to get a permanent home outside the Virginia Theater in Champaign. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The current playground at Eisner Park in Champaign will be replaced with a fully-accessible playground by the Champaign Park District, with an estimated completion date of September 2014. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - June was much wetter than usual, and the temperatures a little warmer than average across the state, according to Illinois' state climatologist Jim Angel. More>>
DECATUR—To cast a ballot on Election Day, Illinois voters usually have to be registered three days before, but this November, they can do it the day of.
CHAMPAIGN - A new five-year plan that could help Illinois add jobs and build on its strengths has been released by a state agency charged with helping the state's economy. More>>
Corvette lovers, this is your weekend! Thousands of corvettes from around the country are on display in Champaign, at the 41st Annual Bloomington
URBANA - Two eastern Illinois women have pleaded not guilty to aggravated driving under the influence after allegedly running over a man in separate cars after leaving a bar where they worked as topless dancers. More>>
ILLINOIS - A new law takes effect July 1, requiring people ages 18 to 20 who didn't take driver's education to complete a six-hour training course before applying for a driver's license. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Corvettes of all makes and models will make their way to the State Farm Center in Champaign for the 41st annual Bloomington Gold Corvette Show.
URBANA - University of Illinois trustees Chairman Christopher Kennedy is denying the validity of rumors that he's interested in becoming the next president of the university. More>>
GIFFORD - Every June a community celebration is held in the eastern Illinois town of Gifford, and this year's celebration will be a little more special than usual. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - One University of Illinois student is dead of an illness likely contracted in Brazil, and another is missing and feared dead in a separate incident in the country. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—A community comes together after two shootings in two days leave one man hurt, and another dead.
CHAMPAIGN - The University of Illinois' Graduate College has named a interim dean "designate" following the departure of Dean Deba Dutta. More>>
URBANA--A fire at an Urbana trailer park Tuesday afternoon leaves two mobile homes in ruins, but people in the community are thankful the damage was not worse.
CHAMPAIGN- Champaign police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. More>>
DECATUR--Days after a gas leak caused a Decatur home to explode, investigators continue to search for answers. One suspected cause: copper theft.
A nationwide sting was conducted last week to take down commercial child sex traffickers.This sting is part of Operation Cross Country VIII. FBI investigators have been partnering with the Department of Justice and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to address the problem of child prostitution since 2003. Since then, they have recovered more than 3,000 children.James Comey the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said,"these are not faraway kids in faraway lands... More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Several construction projects are in full swing at the University of Illinois campus in Champaign-Urbana. More>>
CHAMPAIGN—For those behind the counter, there are few things worse than serving up and being shut down.
Illinois voters will get a chance to voice their opinion on raising the minimum wage under a ballot measure Gov. Quinn signed on Sunday. The question is to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour will be placed on the November ballot.Illinois' minimum wage is $8.25, which is one dollar higher than the national rate.Business groups oppose raising the rate, saying it'll kill jobs. More>>
Champaign County - A person is dead after a collision in Champaign County.
URBANA - According to University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise, a new medical school being proposed at the university in Urbana-Champaign should be small and complimentary. More>>
GIFFORD - Habitat For Humanity will dedicate the last of three homes that was built in an eastern Illinois town that was hit hard by a tornado last November. More>>
URBANA - A former University of Illinois graduate who pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death has been sentenced to 46 years in prison. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A Champaign apartment fire in the morning hours of June 17 has been ruled as an arson by fire investigators. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Most University of Illinois employees will be getting pay raises this summer, according to university president Bob Easter. More>>
URBANA - A Fithian man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for slashing a University of Illinois professor's throat at a Champaign train station in 2011. More>>
CHICAGO - Millions of dollars in grant money will be given to museums throughout Illinois to pay for facility improvements and added exhibits. More>>
HOUSTON, TEXAS – Police in Texas have arrested a man wanted in connection with the abduction of a Champaign woman.
Like many, Tracy Westmoreland and her husband Randy had no where to live after tornadoes devastated the town of Gifford in
CHAMPAIGN - Common Ground Food Co-op will move forward with formal lease negotiations for an undisclosed central Champaign location for their second retail location and plans to begin construction on the store by summer of 2015. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Eduardo Guerro Cortez, 25, for aggravated battery.
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Lions Club and the Lions of Illinois Foundation will provide free diabetic retinopathy screenings on Friday, June 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Promise Healthcare. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - A woman has been taken by knife point in Champaign, and the Champaign Police Department is looking for three men who are suspected of abducting her. More>>
RANTOUL - A state-run military academy for former dropouts will award about 260 students with their high school diplomas this weekend.
CHAMPAIGN -- The price of a parking ticket in Champaign has not changed since 2007, but at Tuesday's city council meeting, public works officials proposed a new pay-scale for meter violations and a new way to avoid them altogether.
Champaign -- Police have patrolled Champaign schools since 2006, but some parents say the extra security increases their child's chances of arrest.
CHAMPAIGN - The Summer Youth Employment Program will hold an opening ceremony in the Centennial High School Aldridge Auditorium on Monday, June 9 at 1:00 p.m. More>>
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Twenty University of Illinois students are pedaling across the country on a bike ride to raise money and fight cancer.
URBANA -- Kids learned some serious lessons in safety at the 18th annual Playing it Safe fair Saturday, but there was one station that had parents asking questions too thanks to its free technology that aims to keep children out of harm's reach.
URBANA - Safe Kids Champaign County and Carle Foundation Hospital will host their 18th annual Playing It Safe family safety fair at the Champaign County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
URBANA - The University of Illinois will officially mark the return of a statue beloved by university students and graduates with a party Friday, June 6.
CHAMPAIGN - Champaign Police SWAT Team officers will be conducting a training exercise June 3, beginning at 10:00 p.m., and lasting through the early morning hours of June 4. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The month of May was warmer than usual statewide, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel.
Gifford -- Their homes were destroyed by a tornado in November, but now Gifford families are getting help to rebuild thanks to Habitat for Humanity's Blitz Build.
URBANA - During a meeting at Urbana's Laborer's Union Hall Sunday evening, the Democratic candidate for Illinois lieutenant governor criticized the budget that was passed by the Illinois Legislature last week.
URBANA - Road work on U.S. 150 is scheduled to begin today, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. More>>
URBANA - A new clothing store with a unique twist is opening its doors Monday.
CHAMPAIGN - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced two coalitions that would help develop online tools to inform individuals involved in agriculture about programs in the 2014 Farm Bill, and the University of Illinois will lead one of them. More>>
Joe DeLuce takes the effects of second hand smoke seriously. He's lost a close relative to lung cancer. Wednesday night, he lead a Champaign Park
URBANA -- $1.5 million in U.S. EPA grant money is headed to the U of I to research a problem that leads to 4 million premature deaths worldwide every year. More>>
GIFFORD -- As the cleanup continues from November storms, Habitat for Humanity will make the home ownership dream a reality for three Gifford families. More>>
Champaign -- Champaign Police have responded to 15 gun-related calls, two armed robberies, a stabbing, and a residential burglary, all in the last week. Three individuals were shot and another three arrested, but police continue to search for more than a dozen possible suspects.
Champaign-Urbana -- It's only been a few weeks since students at the University of Illinois packed up and moved home for summer, but already, businesses along Green Street are feeling the heat, thanks to the absence of their college customers.
URBANA - The Urbana City Council will consider adding traffic lights to the Windsor Road Improvement Project during their meeting Tuesday.
Champaign -- Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer and to celebrate appropriately, pools across Central Illinois are opening their doors to the public, and recreation officials say the key to a successful season to have fun in the sun, while staying safe in the water. More>>
RANTOUL - The Friday morning death of an infant girl is being investigated by Rantoul police. More>>
URBANA - A former University of Illinois graduate student pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death.
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred Thursday, May 22 at approximately 7:47 p.m. in the 800 block of N. State Street.
Urbana - Sixteen departments and 30 firefighters knocked out a fire in an Urbana apartment complex Thursday.
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A Gibson County man who saved a newborn baby's life 18 years ago surprised her at her high school graduation. More>>
URBANA - The Employee Giving Group of Presence Covenant Medical Center's Foundation will partner with Country Arbors Nursery to host its Annual Plant Sale on May 22 and May 23. More>>
URBANA - Firefighters from 15 departments will participate in a live-fire training exercise at Urbana's Lierman Avenue apartment buildings on Thursday, May 22 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
CHAMPAIGN - The best way to protect yourself against identity theft is to make sure your personal information doesn't fall into the wrong hands, and Crime Stoppers of Champaign County is holding an event to help you safely get rid of unwanted documents that contain your personal information. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign County Coroner has released the name of a driver killed in a crash on I-74.
CHAMPAIGN/URBANA - The Illinois Lottery is introducing its newest instant ticket family, "20 Years of Cash" to Champaign and Urbana May 20.
Champaign -- It's one of the most traveled roadways in the state and one of the most dangerous. There have been around 300 accidents, including three deaths, on the Interstate 57 and Interstate 74 interchange, but starting Tuesday, the highway just west of Champaign is getting some improvements. More>>
URBANA - An intersection in Urbana will be receiving a large makeover.
CHAMPAIGN - A proposal that would change the way the state gives tax breaks to companies is being opposed by Illinois' business community.
Urbana -- Police continue to search for a man they say harassed one young woman with a gun and pistol-whipped another in an Urbana neighborhood early Saturday morning.
URBANA - Police are asking for your help to find a man who allegedly broke into a woman's home and pistol-whipped her.The incident happened about two hours after the suspect tapped on another woman's bathroom window and tried to get in. Both incidents happened in the 400 block of South Busey in Urbana.The victim was transported to Carle Hospital where she was treated and released. Police say the woman suffered several facial lacerations and a broken cheek bone. The suspect is described as les... More>>
URBANA - University of Illinois faculty members have filed a petition with the state saying they want to unionize. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - University of Illinois employees planning to retire this spring are being urged to reconsider their decision by university's president. More>>
Champaign -- More than 50 percent of students at the University of Illinois take out student loans to pay for school. But the struggle to pay them back is keeping them from making other investments.
Springfield - Since 2007, heroin use has become a serious problem in our state. More>>
Champaign -- After a review of a 2012 petition, the Environmental Protection Agency now supports adding regulation to keep contamination out of the Mahomet Aquifer, but it won't stop a private proposal to store toxic chemicals on the landfill above it.
URBANA - A Fithian man pleaded guilty to the attempted first-degree murder of a University of Illinois law professor on Monday.
Champaign -- Two years ago, the city of Champaign brokered a deal with Integrys Energy Services so residents and small businesses could get electricity as a discounted price. But now, Ameren Illinois is expected to supply electricity for less, and the city's electric aggregation program is being put on hold.
CHAMPAIGN - After announcing a proposed decision to approve a petition concerning the Mahomet Aquifer System, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on the matter. The U.S. EPA will hold an informational meeting and formal public hearing in Champaign on Tuesday, May 13th. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - An expected drop in Ameren Illinois's electric-supply rates is causing some communities to take another look at where they get their electricity. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department will be holding its 3rd annual open house event on Saturday, May 17th, 2014. More>>
Champaign -- Sunday was all about moms, and if it seems like they have more responsibilities than ever before, that's because they do.
Champaign -- Seven University of Illinois students were arrested during a drug bust late Thursday night, but law enforcement say it's not the end of their investigation.
CHAMPAIGN - A draft version of a key permit needed for Cronus Chemicals LLC to build and operate a $1.2 billion fertilizer plant has been issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The status of a University of Illinois teacher is under review by a committee located on-campus. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Community Elements is celebrating National Mental Health Month by hosting an open house for their new clinic location Friday, May 9th. More>>
URBANA - A man has been formally charged Thursday with robbing one Champaign bank Wednesday and attempting to rob a second.
URBANA - This May, during Older Americans Month, the Eastern Illinois Foodbank is launching a Senior Grocery Program. More>>
URBANA - Bicycles will be offered to citizens of Champaign-Urbana and surrounding areas free of charge by the Urbana Police Department. More>>
Champaign -- Nearly 450 schools across Illinois will receive $25 million to keep students safe, and Champaign Unit School District #4 is getting a good chunk of that change. More>>
Springfield - Quietly, one drug has become more threatening in Illinois than all other drugs. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - Champaign police officers need your help finding a suspect involved in a bank robbery. More>>
URBANA -A Rantoul foster father will be tried on charges he murdered his foster son last month.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - One of the eight circus acrobats that fell approximately 20 feet to the ground during a hair hanging acts says she'll perform the stunt again. More>>
Champaign -- After months of debate, an out-of-state developer is listening to complaints from Champaign residents and changing his original plans for a new apartment complex in a historic neighborhood.
URBANA - A park located in southeast Urbana is being renamed to honor the longest-serving board member in the Urbana Park District's 107-year history. More>>
URBANA - A crash near Seymour claimed the life of a Monticello teen Tuesday evening. More>>
URBANA - A fire broke out in an Urbana apartment Monday night.
Champaign-Urbana -- What began as a class project is now an online petition that has generated hundreds of signatures to gets cars off Green Street.
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department is currently following up on a report of a loaded magazine for a 9mm handgun being brought onto school property by an 8 year-old student. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The solution Illinois' lawmakers came up with last year to the state's under funded pension problem has provided incentives for many public university employees to leave before losing retirement money. More>>
Urbana -- An Urbana woman will make the move from public housing to a house all her own.
Champaign -- Lawmakers from the state and federal government are reaching across the aisle and partnering with the University of Illinois to explore how to dispose of polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCB, and keep it from hovering over the Mahomet Aquifer. More>>
CHAMPAIGN - The University of Illinois is developing a new policy that would require background checks for all new hires. More>>