CHAMPAIGN - Undaunted by theft and vandalism, a Cretaceous-era hunter returns to his digs Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD - Chicago attorney Robert Sperling's future as a University of Illinois trustee is far from assured, the head of the Senate executive appointments committee said Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD - Ed Weiskamp has owned a screen printing business in Champaign for 20 years, but in all that time he has never been able to afford to offer health insurance to his employees.
SPRINGFIELD - Gov. Rod Blagojevich's controversial pension bonding plan lost by one vote in the Senate late Wednesday, despite state Sen. Rick Winkel's decision to split from his caucus to support the bill in exchange for concessions for the University of Illinois.
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.
SPRINGFIELD - State Sen. Rick Winkel, R-Champaign, said his decision to vote for Gov. Rod Blagojevich's controversial pension bond proposal came after assurances that the University of Illinois would be able to maintain control over much of its finances and to escape at least some proposed budget cuts.
URBANA - But for the bravery of a man who intervened in a crime, two men who robbed and shot a University of Illinois student last winter might have gotten away.
URBANA - Lavon Aker said she has lost sleep, jobs, her self-esteem and her ability to trust, all due to the actions of a man she once loved.
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.
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.