DANVILLE — A second man is behind bars in Vermilion County in connection with the 2013 fatal shooting of a Chicago man.
Sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher K. Echols, of Danville, over the weekend on a murder warrant in the death of 23-year-old Deandre R. Dunbar.
WATSEKA — A 38-year-old Watseka man was killed in a crash early Monday on Interstate 57 in Iroquois County.
State police say Claude B. Tiffany was driving a 1992 Honda Accord onto I-57 from the northbound entrance ramp at milepost 302, near the Iroquois-Kankakee County line, at 5:30 a.m. Monday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Activists are pushing for tougher laws on child sexual abuse in the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's hush-money case that revealed he abused several high school students decades ago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say an off-duty Cook County deputy sheriff shot and injured two people after watching them fire shots at a vehicle on Chicago's South Side.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University officials say the school will repay nearly $440,000 to the U.S. Agency for International Development after an audit found spending problems.
Today is Monday, June 27, the 179th day of 2016. There are 187 days left in the year.
Today's highlight: On June 27, 1966, the Gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows," revolving around the mysterious and supernatural goings-on in Collinsport, Maine, premiered on ABC.
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In 1916, all day long, crowds of citizens and visitors watched H.L. Rogers of the International News Services translate upon his typewriter at the Champaign Daily News the perfect news "copy" off the telegraph.
CHAMPAIGN — Just back last week from one overseas teaching adventure, Regina Hinders is about to add another stamp to her passport.
In August, the Champaign woman will leave for a nine-month program in Mexico, where she'll serve as an English teaching assistant.