URBANA — A Champaign man was injured Friday when he lost control of his motorcycle on Interstate 74 and hit a vehicle.
A release from the Illinois State Police said Michael Holt, 57, of Champaign, was on his motorcycle, merging on to 74 westbound from Cunningham Avenue when he lost control in loose gravel. His cycle drove into a westbound Jeep Cherokee.
URBANA — Urbana firefighters rescued hastily awakened occupants of an Urbana apartment building from balconies early Saturday as smoke spread through their building.
CHAMPAIGN — A recent evaluation of the indoor air quality at the Illinois secretary of state's drivers license facility in Champaign showed no apparent problems, including any elevated carbon dioxide readings.
CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign-based startup company has been named one of three finalists in a St. Louis-based early-stage startup business competition.
Servabo, which has offices in the University of Illinois Research Park, will make a two-minute "pitch" presentation to a team of judges at the Startup Voodoo finals on Thursday.
Today is Saturday, September 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
FISHER — The Fisher school board passed its fiscal year 2015 budget. For the fourth straight year, the budget is being balanced by using district reserves in the education and operations and maintenance funds.
DANVILLE — Army veteran Lyle Hayes said he has received excellent medical care from Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers.
But the Westville man, whose left leg was amputated below the knee, said he's tired of the lack of communication at and between facilities and the lack of efficiency within the system.