Like us on

Rollover closes I-74 ramp - (photo only)

A semitrailer tractor truck on the ramp from University Avenue to westbound I-74 in east Urbana tipped over about 11:20 a.m. The ramp is closed while Illinois state troopers wait for a tow truck to move it. Oil from the rig spilled on to the road, which is being treated with sand.

Rollover closes I-74 ramp

High School Confidential: Week 12

On Wednesdays throughout the school year, area students will fill us in on what's happening at their high schools:


Teacher of the Week: Tanner DeLaurier

ToW DeLaurier NOW.jpg

The fifth-grade teacher at South View Upper Elementary School in Danville is known for making personal connections with his students.

A & E

Amy Grant: 'I see all of us in the same boat, one big family'

Amy Grant.jpg

The singer chatted with staff writer Paul Wood ahead of her performance Friday with Michael W. Smith at State Farm Center.

Are We There Yet?

Fired up for change

Garden Hills parents, community pitch in to help improve students' lives

Top News

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:38am

Accused Campustown kicker released until January sentencing

Accused Campustown kicker released until January sentencing

Judge Tom Difanis agreed to let Sedric Cooper out on his own recognizance but warned him that he better stay out of trouble because “emotions are running high” on the street and he didn’t want him to end up dead.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 12:21pm

Urbana man gets 3 years for battery, child porn

Derrick Marion admitted hitting a woman in his home and possessing images of children engaged in sex with adults.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 6:00am

UPDATE: Head-on crash near Tolono leaves two dead

One driver died on the scene; the other passed away hours later after being airlifted to Carle Hospital.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:00am

Prairie Fruits Farm worker knows how to talk the ag talk

Ag debate winner Doran.jpg

Lynn Doran's debate skills have her representing Illinois in the American Farm Bureau Federation's  annual meeting next month in Phoenix.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:00am

UI to honor raises it promised to comply with OT rules

But others who were to become eligible for overtime under the changed federal rules won't be getting it for now, after a judge put the plan on hold.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:00am

Danville council approves closure of Fire Station 3

Danville fire cuts.jpg

After an emotional debate, aldermen also voted to reinstate the position of fire chief.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: County executive not yet set in stone

Though voters approved the change, one exiting Champaign County Board member said he thought it could still be challenged.


News by Section

All News Local State National


Loading Video...


    On the Air

    Rush LimbaughThe Rush Limbaugh Show (11am-2pm) with Rush Limbaugh

    Rush has the latest about the news, politics and events of the day.

    Recent bookings from the Champaign County Correction Center. View all