URBANA - In Urbana, where school board representatives run in wards, not at large, current board President Tina Gunsalus and challenger Cope Cumpston are waging battle right down to the wire.
URBANA - It wasn't what Tim and Jessica Abrahamson of Paxton planned for the birth of their son: Tim, far away in a war, and Jessica going through labor with only a framed picture of her husband at her side.
URBANA - The second of four teens accused of kicking, stomping and strangling a homeless man in Champaign last summer has been convicted of first-degree murder.
SPRINGFIELD - A proposal to let Gov. Rod Blagojevich replace all members of most of the state's boards and commissions and pick new chairmen and full-time directors may give him more responsibility than he bargained for.
Candidates for Savoy Village Board.
URBANA - John Unsworth may not be a librarian, but many at the University of Illinois think he is the perfect leader for their top-ranked library school.
TILTON - Third-grader Autumn Robinson loves to write because she can use her imagination, but Tuesday night she used her love for writing to make some other students halfway across the country feel a little better.
URBANA - Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh said he was pleased with the way courthouse employees responded to a phoned-in bomb threat Tuesday morning.
CHAMPAIGN - Can't find a parking place downtown? Go to State Street.
URBANA - City officials are becoming concerned about a freeze placed by Gov. Rod Blagojevich's office on Illinois FIRST grants that has held up distribution of a promised $450,000 grant for the Urbana Free Library expansion.