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UPDATE: 1 dead in early-morning shooting

Terry Moore Jr. died from a gunshot wound to the chest. 

UPDATE: 1 dead in early-morning shooting

Dan Corkery: Confederate honor in the Land of Lincoln

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The Confederate Cemetery in Rock Island is one of four in the state that contain the remains of Confederate prisoners of war. Like so many others during the Civil War, the POWs died of disease.


Part 43: The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Aug. 20, 2017

Part 43: The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Aug. 20, 2017

In the latest installment of our yearlong series commemorating the UI's 150th birthday, Editor Jeff D'Alessio asked 10 grads who've gone on to big things to tell us about the Campustown places they remember most fondly.


Getting Personal: James Sinclair

Getting Personal: James Sinclair

Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the retired soybean pathologist of Savoy who was the first appointed professor of international affairs in the UI College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.


Wired In: Matt Yoder

Wired In: Matt Yoder

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Champaign Urbana Urbanized Area Transportation Study planner and lead developer of BikeMoves Illinois, a free mobile app that lets bicyclists record their trips and share them with the agency.

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Sun, 08/20/2017 - 4:40am

Police investigate early morning downtown shooting (photo)

Police investigate an early-morning shooting in a city parking lot north of The News-Gazette on Sunday. Champaign police were notified at 3:59 a.m. The Champaign Police Department's crime scene van was on the scene at 4 a.m. and the lot was roped off. Coroner Duane Northrup confirmed a person has died. 

Police investigate early morning downtown shooting

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:19am

Parking lot where shooting took place (photo)

A city parking lot at Walnut and Washington remains closed this morning as police continue to investigate an early-morning shooting.

Parking lot where shooting took place

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:00am

Discovery of wreck of USS Indianapolis 'exciting' for area survivors, families


'Wwe've been waiting to see if it would happen,' said survivor Art Leenerman, 93, of Mahomet, while for Peggy Campo, daughter of survivor Don McCall of Champaign, who died in June, 'it's been a long time coming.'

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:00am

Upon further review, it's time

Long-debated committee set to oversee CPD

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: County board must keep asking tough questions on nursing home

Here's to the members suggesting that new manager Suzanne Koenig do her job and leave the public discussion at public meetings of a public nursing home run with public dollars to them.

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 1:09pm

Monday's eclipse: Where to watch it


Almost all of the events are free, as is standing in your own backyard.

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Aug. 20, 2017


Just as the sun made its glorious appearance, Katrina Ponder decided to enter this world.

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 7:00am

C-U stores stock up as influx of 20,000 expected for UI move-in

C-U stores stock up as influx of 20,000 expected for UI move-in

Complicating matters ahead of this year's fall semester: MCORE construction forcing closures of parts of First and Green streets in Campustown.


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    Tour of area crops finds drier weather will likely lower yields

    None of the communities surveyed are expected to produce results better than last year's, though bursts of rain this summer mean some areas are doing much better than others not too far away.


    Where It All Started: Monticello's Hutson House a 'constant work in progress'

    The property, owned by only two families in its 145 years, is part of Millionaire's Row on North State Street — a nationally designated historic district full of massive houses that grew out of humble beginnings.


    Ask 'Mimi,' Aug. 20, 2017

    Future plans for retiring Krannert Art Museum director Kathleen Harleman, a possible return from musician/pastor/author Ed Maliskas, and memories of former UI School of Music Director Thomas Fredrickson, who died July 30 at age 88.



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