Here is the transcript of the address Sunday evening by President Obama:
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for central Illinois from 1 p.m. Monday to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Counties under the advisory include Champaign, Vermillion, Douglas, Coles, Edgar, Moultrie, Piatt, DeWitt, Macon and McLean.
URBANA — Two were injured after shots were fired in the King Park neighborhood early Saturday morning.
URBANA — After hours of impassioned monologues from audience members, the city council could take its final look at a proposed aggressive panhandling ordinance — or rather, an "aggressive solicitation" ordinance — when it meets next week.
What Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany charitably calls "mistakes" are willful violations of the rules.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany delivered a widely noted message to conference coaches last week on the importance of following the rules.
Illinois is No. 1, and no other state is even close. But since this is Illinois, the Land of Political Dysfunction, that's not good news.
El Progreso Tienda Y Carniceria of Champaign has opened a second, larger location in Urbana.
Owners Claudia and Jose Sanchez opened the Champaign store, at 1001 Bloomington Road, in the spring of 2010.
An Indiana seed company has agreed to pay more than $200,000 to 91 migrant farm workers, including several who formerly resided in the Rantoul area.
The school districts in Champaign County receive a portion of the school facilities sales tax revenue according to their enrollment. In addition to the 14 school districts within the county, nine more have a portion of land and a handful of students in Champaign County.
Since January 2010, when you buy a pair of pants or a refrigerator, put gas in your car or eat out at a restaurant in Champaign County, you've paid 1 percent more in sales tax.
That school facilities sales tax has generated almost $20.78 million for school districts to use to build new buildings, update the ones they've got or pay off building bond debt.