Nor'easter rolls into New England as millions begin cleanup

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest nor'easter lost some punch as it rolled into New England on Thursday, as millions of others in the Northeast dug out from the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some places, knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers and had many wishing for more spring-like weather.

Coach: 'I still can't believe he's gone'

3 p.m. update

Francis Edelen, killed in a Wednesday night hit-and-run accident, saw his most action as an Illini as a true freshman in 2015-16. He was the starter at 125 pounds, winning two matches. He competed at the Big Ten meet, but did not place.

Danville woman on trial for murder says she killed man out of fear

DANVILLE — Lakeisha Cunningham's daughter testified Wednesday that following a fender bender involving her brother and Justin E. Jones in a grocery store parking lot and an argument that ensued, she saw her mother drive into the lot, get out of a car and walk up to Mr. Jones.

With the 2018 primary in the books; it's on to November

T-minus 244 days until it's back to the polls for the general election. A quick review of Tuesday's primary before we turn our attention to November:

Former UI Institute of Aviation now a permanent program at Parkland

SAVOY — After three years as a grants-funded program at Parkland College, the former University of Illinois Institute of Aviation will become a regular academic program and institutional department at the Champaign-based community college.

9 presenters to take Virgina Theatre stage for PechaKucha Volume 26

CHAMPAIGN — A chance to hear nine fast-paced visual and vocal presentations comes Saturday night.

PechaKucha Night Volume 26 also has an emcee, Prince F. Robertson, and there will be music.

Created by a pair of Tokyo architects 15 years ago, PechaKucha Nights offer lots to think about — and the emphasis is also on speed.

Tom Kacich | Expect Rauner, Harold campaigns to partner up

Quick takes on Tuesday's primary election voting:

Expect to see a lot of Gov. Bruce Rauner and Republican attorney general candidate Erika Harold together in the next seven months: They need each other to succeed.

Rauner needs Harold to help him reconnect with Republican voters, particularly conservative ones who opted for state Rep. Jeanne Ives in the primary.

The Health Reporter Is In, March 22, 2018

Q: When will the new Medicare cards start arriving?

A: If you live in Illinois, you'll get your new card sometime after June, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The new cards are being mailed in a rolling wave of seven groups of states, starting next month and ending in April 2019.

UPDATE: 'A mother's worst nightmare'

CHAMPAIGN — It's the little things that Phyllis Driver will remember most about her son, Montrez Vonner, who died early the morning of March 11 after he was shot just outside the American Legion on North Hickory Street.

Some of those things may have even gotten on her nerves at the time — like when he would come home hungry from his job at a pork plant.

Tolono working on new animal-control ordinance after dog attacked

TOLONO — The Tolono Village Board is crafting a new animal-control ordinance after an incident in which a pet was attacked in its own yard by two neighboring dogs.

On March 5, a German shepherd named Chloe sustained severe injuries after she was attacked by two pit bulls.