URBANA — A University of Illinois student living in Urbana has been criminally charged after allegedly slapping and choking his girlfriend so hard that her eardrum burst.
URBANA — Police are looking for two men allegedly involved in shooting an Urbana man in southeast Urbana Tuesday evening, only one of whom they've identified.
Urbana police Lt. Richard Surles said a warrant was issued Wednesday for the arrest of Kendre Quandrell Leshoure, 25, whose last known address was in the 2000 block of Vawter Street, the same block where the shootings occurred.
PAXTON — Paxton Police Chief Bob Bane is taking the city, its mayor and its comptroller/treasurer to court in an attempt to get the city to pay him $6,848 that he claims he is owed in overtime pay.
URBANA — A Rantoul man who struck a motorcycle while driving drunk, injuring two people, has been sentenced to two years in prison.
David Reid is a St. Louis Cardinals fan, but that doesn't mean he isn't cheering — big league, as Donald Trump would say — for the Cubs in the World Series.
He's also cheering for a very big TV audience for the games.
CHAMPAIGN — A $5 million donation to the University of Illinois College of Business will help position UI graduates as leaders in an increasingly data-intensive business world, backers say.
URBANA — An Evanston man faces possible prison time after his arrest on shoplifting charges led police to discover that he had also allegedly been driving a stolen car.
Richard Anthony Bevacqua, 34, who listed an address in the 1900 block of Church Street, Evanston, was charged Tuesday with felony possession of a stolen vehicle, felony burglary and felony theft.
CHAMPAIGN — Six months after their parent companies signed the merger contracts, Busey Bank and St. Louis-based Pulaski Bank are nearly ready to relaunch as one larger banking company.
All 13 Pulaski banking offices in the St. Louis area are set to become Busey banking offices Nov. 5.
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois taxpayers shouldn't have to cover the cost of jailing nonviolent defendants awaiting trial.
That's the message state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, and other officials hope to spread today as they announce plans to bring a bail-reform movement to Illinois.