5 identified in Ogden vehicle break-ins

URBANA — Champaign County sheriff's investigators have identified five people believed responsible for a number of vehicle burglaries in Odgen earlier this month.

On May 8, and again May 15, deputies took several reports of vehicles being broken into in the village.

Oklahoma lawmakers OK bill criminalizing performing abortion

SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

UPDATED: Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writer
TOM HAYS, AP Business Writer

UPDATED: Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian plane; 66 missing

MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press
ELENA BECATOROS, Associated Press
ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press

Recycled pesticide containers to become fence posts, lumber

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture is asking farmers and agrichemical facilities to turn in their empty pesticide containers to be recycled.

Metra restarts work on extending service to Kendall County

CHICAGO (AP) — Metra officials say they'll resume work on a possible extension of the suburban Chicago commuter rail service into Kendall County after getting support from local government leaders.

EIU president says stopgap funding from state not enough

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — The president of Eastern Illinois University says the $12.5 million the school receives in stopgap state funding won't be enough to get it through the summer.

Poll: Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

KEN SWEET, The Associated Press
EMILY SWANSON, The Associated Press

'I was part of a great team of people'

DANVILLE — Before holding a high-level position with the U.S. Department of Education, Daniel J. Miller got his feet wet working with students at Danville Area Community College — first as a guidance counselor and then as supervisor of the Adult and Continuing Education program.

Area update: Paxton police, public works chiefs clash

PAXTON — There is animosity in Paxton between the police chief and the superintendent of the public works department.