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Overturned semi on I-74; hogs loose

First responders are handling an accident involving an overturned semitrailer tractor truck on Interstate 74 from which hogs have escaped.

Overturned semi on I-74; hogs loose
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Rivals ready to Paint the Field Pink

Rivals ready to Paint the Field Pink

The Comet Power of Pink committee sold T-shirts in advance — nearly 400 were purchased, 70-plus of them by Salt Fork fans.

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Clergy Corner, Oct. 19, 2018

Clergy Corner, Oct. 19, 2018

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell looks at The Hope Center of The Vineyard Church, this year's recipient of the NAACP of Champaign County's Interfaith Award.

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The Health Reporter Is In, Oct. 18, 2018

The Health Reporter Is In, Oct. 18, 2018

Is tinnitus really as debilitating and extreme as it was in the character played by Bradley Cooper in the film 'A Star is Born'?

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Nightlife listings, Oct. 18-25, 2018

Nightlife listings, Oct. 18-25, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here's your guide to a night on the town.

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Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:00am

Accusers: Sanctions against UI law professor fall short

Accusers: Sanctions against UI law professor fall short

To the women whose complaints against Jay Kesan resulted in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Access finding that he violated the UI's Code of Conduct and the 'spirit' of sexual-harassment policies, his punishment is 'a slap on the wrist.'


Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:00am

Davis, Londrigan at odds on most issues in Urbana debate

Davis, Londrigan at odds on most issues in Urbana debate

The incumbent Republican representative for the 13th District and his Democratic challenger offered contrasting visions for the nation Thursday night at the WILL-TV studio.



Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:00am

Analyst: Gunshot residue found on accused man's work jacket, truck

Analyst: Gunshot residue found on accused man's work jacket, truck

Scott Rochowicz, a forensic scientist with the Illinois State Police Forensic Science Center in Chicago, was one of a dozen witnesses who testified on the fourth day of Theron M. Price's murder trial.


Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:00am

No rest for the 'undead': Thomasboro woman survives Six Flags' Coffin Challenge

No rest for the 'undead': Thomasboro woman survives Six Flags' Coffin Challenge

Stacey Wagner, a funeral director, was among six people selected from a pool of 45,000 applicants who all successfully spent 30 hours resting in anything but peace last weekend. Their reward? Season passes, $300 and other perks.


Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana man arraigned on weapons charges in north Champaign shooting

Urbana man arraigned on weapons charges in north Champaign shooting

James Borden, 30, appeared in court Thursday with his attorney, Steve Sarm of Champaign, and entered a plea of not guilty to charges alleging he is an armed habitual criminal.


Fri, 10/19/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Oct. 19, 2018

Top of the Morning, Oct. 19, 2018

The honors continue for former Mahomet-Seymour athlete-turned-hero Jason Seaman. This time, courtesy of his alma mater Southern Illinois.


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:12pm

Chicago man accused of molesting two preteen girls in Champaign home

Chicago man accused of molesting two preteen girls in Champaign home

Samuel Sauls, 28, turned himself in Tuesday night at the county jail on a warrant issued in August charging him with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:02pm

Champaign County Board approves two rural solar farms

Champaign County Board approves two rural solar farms

Members approved Community Power Group's plans to build a pair of 2-megawatt farms — one north of the St. Joseph Sportsman Club, and another in Ludlow Township, northwest of Rantoul.


 
 

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