Illinois 77, Penn Stat 67
DANVILLE — Danville police are warning the public about individuals knocking on doors and posing as city workers trimming trees, so they can get into homes and burglarize them.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - No one's certain whether Illinois' 77-67 win today at Penn State will have a lasting effect on the Illini.
Either way, Illinois desperately needed to remember what it's like to win again. Thanks to a 14-2 run midway through the second half, the Illini returned to the winner's circle, with games against Indiana and Iowa next on the schedule.
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University of Illinois junior-to-be Jonathan Kuck will have more work at the Vancouver Olympics. That's because U.S. speedskating star Shani Davis won't be competing in all five individual races.
URBANA – A Champaign man who prosecutors say possessed cocaine near a school in Urbana and at his home is due back in court in March after being charged with two Class X felony counts.
Allen Burgin, 48, of County Road 100 N was charged Wednesday in Champaign County Circuit Court with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.
RURAL MELVIN – A malfunctioning furnace is believed to have caused a fire that destroyed two-story country home west of Melvin on Tuesday afternoon.
About 30 firefighters from three volunteer departments responded to the fire at 910 E. Ford County Road 1200 N around 4:15 p.m., said Larry Boundy, chief of the Melvin-Roberts Fire Protection District.
CHAMPAIGN – The Jeremy Camp concert at the University of Illinois Assembly Hall in Champaign that had been rescheduled for April 30, 2010 has been canceled because of routing issues. It will not be rescheduled.
Ticket refunds on paid tickets are available at the point of purchase. If you have any questions, please call the Assembly Hall Box Office at 333-5000.
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