PESOTUM — Checks of several Champaign bars for underage drinkers done earlier this month resulted in about two dozen citations.
Illinois State Police, helped by Champaign Police, conducted identification checks late on Oct. 2, in an effort to reduce and deter underage drinking and the sale of alcohol to minors.
GIBSON CITY — A threatening message written on a bathroom wall at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Middle School prompted the evacuation of the school Thursday morning.
GCMS Superintendent Anthony Galindo said the message, written in pencil in a boys' bathroom, was reported by a student to Principal Jeremy Darnell around 10:20 a.m.
URBANA — A small fire found smoldering in an Urbana apartment Thursday morning prompted the evacuation of a few residents.
Urbana Fire Investigator Jeremy Leevey said a resident of an apartment at the Town and Country complex, 1028 E. Kerr Ave., heard a smoke detector going off in a neighbor's apartment around 10 a.m.
URBANA — A Champaign man accused of selling drugs on six different occasions between December 2012 and March 2014 has been released from jail after the state dismissed those charges.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 100 more approval letters sent in September.
CHICAGO (AP) — The impact of the Chicago Marathon will be increasingly felt from now until the big event Sunday.