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URBANA - An Urbana woman was confronted Monday night by a man who first threatened to rape her, then said he was a cop trying to teach her to be more careful.
URBANA - For the second time in two weeks, the business of the Champaign County judicial system came to a grinding halt due to a threat of a bomb being in the courthouse.
CHAMPAIGN - Voter turnout in today's election will be light, if several precincts in central Champaign and in rural areas of the county are any indication.
Illinois officials are enlisting veterinarians around the state in a homeland security effort against bioterrorist attacks with animal disease-derived agents such as anthrax.
CHAMPAIGN - Work has begun on the city of Champaign's Olympian Drive extension, a project that will create a new east-west thoroughfare across the northern part of the city.
URBANA - Brady Smith, a former school dean convicted of indecent solicitation of a child, faces new charges and a possible revocation of his probation.
URBANA - University of Illinois officials expect to lay off employees in the coming months because of state budget cuts, and they've put in place a hiring freeze for civil service employees.
CHAMPAIGN - Patty and Melissa Shaw decided on a whim one day last summer to pick up a catfish dinner for an elderly lady for whom they cleaned house.
PESOTUM - There's a great Little League baseball field and park, a state police headquarters, the Outer Banks restaurant and 521 people here.