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Villa Grove teacher saves choking sixth-grader with Heimlich

Eagle Scout Ryan Brown, who teaches junior high and high school English, was on lunch duty when he used his training for the first time in a real-life situation.

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Weekend Planner: Prognosis: Cuddly

Weekend Planner: Prognosis: Cuddly

Boys and girls can bring their favorite stuffed animals to the Champaign Public Library today to get a checkup, courtesy of a bunch of University of Illinois veterinary students.

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Clergy Corner, Jan. 19, 2018

Clergy Corner, Jan. 19, 2018

Editor Jeff D'Alessio's weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders. This week: We asked area faith leaders who spent time in some of the countries the president recently disparaged what words they would use to describe them.

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Craft-beer tap room to open in downtown Champaign in spring

Craft-beer tap room to open in downtown Champaign in spring

The Brass Tap will be in the One Main development, just south of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum. Franchise owner Samir Naik hopes to begin construction in the next three to four weeks.

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Athletes of the Week: Cassie Russo & Alex Shilts

Athletes of the Week: Cassie Russo & Alex Shilts

This school year, we’re giving our weekly honorees a chance to show off their teammates

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Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:00am

Danville church seeks return of stolen century-old bell

Danville church seeks return of stolen century-old bell

Members of the Vermilion Heights Christian Church noticed the cast-iron bell missing from its brick-and-concrete base Thursday morning and reported it to police.


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana Middle School's Future City club building visions of tomorrow

Urbana Middle School's Future City club building visions of tomorrow

The students are set to present models of the two 'cities' two groups of them have spent four months planning, with emphasis on sustainability and senior-friendly living, to judges today in Chicago.



Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:14pm

LIVE! Wisconsin

LIVE! Wisconsin

Badgers crush Illini in Madison


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:24pm

Urbana man who admitted buying identity, voting illegally in U.S. gets time served

His attorneys said it's unclear what will happen now to Miguel Valencia-Sandoval, 34, since he faces deportation back to Mexico by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:53pm

Man wanted in New Year's Eve shooting in Urbana turns himself in

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Lavante Neal, 20, faces a charge of aggravated battery with a firearm for allegedly shooting a man in the arm outside the One South apartments at 1365 N. Lincoln Ave., U.


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:59pm

UPDATE: Feds to seek death penalty in Christensen case

UPDATE: Feds to seek death penalty in Christensen case

The notice of intent was filed following the decision and directive by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Yingying Zhang's family reacts. 


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:43pm

Illinois Jimmy John's asked to stop selling sprouts after salmonella cases

Illinois Jimmy John's asked to stop selling sprouts after salmonella cases

Two cases of the illness have been identified among Illinois residents. People in the state reported becoming ill Dec. 20 and Dec. 26, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:49pm

Champaign man gets 4 years for damaging squad car

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Jordan Heisey, 30, pleaded gulity Friday to criminal damage to government property, admitting he tore a camera off the cage separating the front and back seats while being taken to jail after a domestic disturbance Sept. 5.


 
 

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