Tilton Fire Chief Richard Austin said the fire started shortly after 11 a.m. at mile marker 215, the exit for Gilbert Street to the north and Georgetown Road to the south.
No way to sugarcoat it: The 1997 Illinois football team was the worst in school history. The only one to finish 0-11. Outscored 368-119. No games decided by fewer than 10 points.
Email your question to business writer Ben Zigterman, and he'll chase down an answer.
Ryan Follese experimented with rock and pop before making his way back to country.
Sizzling ... in February (photo)
Miriam Pregent, 10, part of troop 2216, sells Girls Scout Cookies near her home on Devonshire Drive in Champaign on Monday. Pregent was taking advantage of warm temperatures — the unofficial high at Willard Airport was 72 degrees, topping the official record high of 71 — and a day off school to do business.
Floyd Bailey wondered for a couple days if he was crazy — or it was his doctor — before the Navy decided he was stable enough to join the submarine service.
Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden identified the woman whose body was discovered Saturday as La'Bresha R. Lillard, 19, of Danville died Saturday.
Among the perks of Deputy Bryan Malloch’s job: Getting to see every nook and cranny of the county he calls home.
Since losing to Champaign Central, Mahomet-Seymour has won seven games in a row as well as a Corn Belt title. That's why the Bulldogs are back at No. 1 in our weekly boys' basketball rankings. Here's the rundown from sports editor Matt Daniels.
Champaign Park District Youth Theatre Director Patty Zosky Dudley will direct a 60-strong cast in "Disney's Lion King Jr.," which opens Thursday evening at the Virginia Theatre.
On Mondays, our award-winning photographers tell their stories. This week: Heather Coit
The first computer on the University of Illinois campus was big, loud and couldn't hold a candle to today's smartphone. But at the time, the 5-ton, 10-foot tall ILLIAC was considered a breakthrough of astronomical proportions.
Whatever happened to ... radio personality Brant Hansen, mall arcades, the merge-Champaign-with-Urbana movement and the past 19 Chiefs? We've got the answers.
'Three decades ago, there was one on campus, and Taco John's definitely has a loyal following,' owner/franchisee Chris Saunders said. 'It was time we came back.'