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2017 Cold Case: The murder of Gus Edwards

The 53-year-old was shot to death in a residential neighborhood about a block north of Spalding Park in Champaign on Aug. 3, 2017. But despite mounds of evidence, an arrest has not been made.

2017 Cold Case: The murder of Gus Edwards
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Getting Personal: Kris Koester

Getting Personal: Kris Koester

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 39-year-old administration services manager for the Champaign Public Works Department. He comes from a social-work background and is a friend to canines.

Business

Today's Special | La Mixteca brings classic Mexican food to Urbana

Today's Special | La Mixteca brings classic Mexican food to Urbana

Mauricio Contreras said he launched La Mixteca at 510 N Cunningham Ave., #4, about a week ago. Originally from San Miguel Amatitlan, Oaxaca, Mexico, he said he moved to the U.S. 50 years ago.

Business

Wired In: Bianca Chan

Wired In: Bianca Chan

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI student and startup veteran who is now involved with Octane, an  app that provides a 'video-game-like cruising experience' for car enthusiasts and connections to events.

Business

Just Askin' | Interstate rest areas

Just Askin' | Interstate rest areas

Have the Oakwood and Pesotum rest areas reopened yet?

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Sun, 06/24/2018 - 7:00am

Are emergency vehicles' practices cause for alarm?

Are emergency vehicles' practices cause for alarm?

Family of Kelly Wilson wants former trooper held accountable for accident that killed her in 2016 — when he was speeding in response to an officer-involved shooting 45 minutes away.


Sun, 06/24/2018 - 7:00am

Full Illinois State Police reports shed little light on death of Dracy Pendleton

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After losing an open records request appeal, the ISP removed the redactions from the documents — but the additional details didn't reveal much.



Sun, 06/24/2018 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich | Many in Clinton again view Walmart as villain

Tom Kacich | Many in Clinton again view Walmart as villain

Many blamed the company for the demise of downtown businesses after it opened there in 1983, "and now they're leaving and we've got nothing."


Sun, 06/24/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, June 24, 2018

Top of the Morning, June 24, 2018


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 12:20pm

UPDATE: 200 protest at Champaign hotel where ICE agents said to stay

UPDATE: 200 protest at Champaign hotel where ICE agents said to stay

Chant: 'No hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here.'


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 11:52am

Police probing late-night shootings in Champaign

Two men treated at hospitals


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

State police reject FOIA request for dash-cam video in Danville shooting

State police reject FOIA request for dash-cam video in Danville shooting

In a written response Friday, state police said releasing the video would interfere with a pending law-enforcement proceeding and obstruct an ongoing criminal investigation.


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, June 23, 2018

Top of the Morning, June 23, 2018

Plastic straws are on the way out at Black Dog in Champaign in favor of ones made of a more appropriate material -- straw.


 
 

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