CHAMPAIGN – Twelve people were taken to Urbana's Carle Foundation Hospital after a semi-tractor-trailer collided with a motor home on Interstate 57 Sunday night.
The accident left debris on the roadway and forced the closure of the southbound lanes for about three hours, Illinois State Police Sgt. William Emery said. The accident occurred about three miles north of Champaign's Market Street exit. Southbound traffic on I-57 was diverted onto U.S. 45.
CHAMPAIGN – An incentive program for redevelopment projects, such as the possible redevelopment of the Chancellor Hotel, will be considered Tuesday by the Champaign City Council.
The council study session will begin at 7 p.m. at the Champaign City Building, 102 N. Neil St.
Counterfeit bills – mostly $100s and $20s – have been appearing frequently in East Central Illinois.
Eric Pingolt, resident agent-in-charge for the U.S. Secret Service in Springfield, said citizens and merchants need to pay attention to the currency they receive.
When Judson Allen begins his future career in public health, he'll have more knowledge to draw on than the things he learned in college.
He'll have first-hand experience in such things as organizing school physical clinics and persuading more black men to get prostate cancer screenings – all as a result of his year of AmeriCorps service at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.
Your toddler's cute, and he's got a knack for balancing cups of juice on his head.
He's got talent, right? Why wouldn't you want to bring him to an open casting call?
Sixty years ago, one Illinois boy rescued another from machine-gunners in a Nazi prison camp.
Sixty years later, Gene Metcalfe thought Elmer Melchi was dead, and vice versa.
URBANA – As the parent company of Central Illinois Bank tries to rebound from two years of financial woes, it faces litigation from unhappy shareholders and a former employee who say they were kept in the dark about the company's true financial situation.
A consolidated class-action suit has been filed on behalf of shareholders against the bank's parent company, Wisconsin-based CIB Marine Bancshares.
Shipping cattle to a feedlot or pasture out West is a little like sending the kids to summer camp.
The animals hang out with their friends and are given food, water, sun and shelter, said cattle owner Carol Keiser.
CHAMPAIGN – The campus seems so quiet in the summer – classrooms empty, dorms deserted, plenty of open parking spaces.
But as soon as students leave for the summer, cleaning and construction crews go into high gear to shape up classrooms and dorm rooms.
A remnant of the former Chancellor Hotel, which closed for business recently, has surfaced in Champaign under a new name and at a new address.
Roberta and Paul Hill, who operated the gift shop at the Chancellor, have opened up a new gift shop at 905 S. Neil St., just up the street from the former hotel.