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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.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.