URBANA — A Champaign County judge has resentenced to probation a Danville woman who had been sent to prison for killing an elderly Minnesota man after driving while drunk.
URBANA — Fire apparently sparked by fumes from a gas-powered piece of equipment displaced an Urbana family from its home Sunday.
Urbana Fire Division Chief Chad Hensch said firefighters were called to 406 E. California Ave. about 9:47 p.m.
"They had an active fire in the basement," Hensch said.
PAXTON — Two Vermilion County residents were charged Tuesday with Class X felonies after Paxton police say they found them in possession of suspected methamphetamine and ingredients used to make the illegal drug one day earlier.
URBANA — A Champaign man who took part in robbing a University of Illinois student on campus in the spring was sentenced Tuesday to 4 1/2 years in prison.
UPDATE: 4:45 p.m.
RANTOUL — An armed robbery suspect who holed up in a Rantoul motel room for about seven hours early Tuesday, threatening to harm himself and police, was shot and killed by a Champaign police officer.
CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign man who allegedly ran from police who were actually looking for his friend has been arrested for a weapons violation.
Champaign police Sgt. David Griffet said Champaign police received information Tuesday afternoon on the whereabouts of a man wanted for an alleged parole violation.
METROPOLIS, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois uranium-conversion plant is undergoing a special inspection after a weekend leak of uranium hexafluoride, a gas used to produce enriched uranium for nuclear power plants, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials said.
CHAMPAIGN — With a mumps outbreak continuing to increase, University of Illinois students are being advised to get a booster shot of the measles/mumps/rubella vaccine as soon as possible, even if they've already had two doses.