URBANA — Food-service and building-service workers voted to ratify a new contract with the University of Illinois on Monday.
Ricky Baldwin, spokesman for Service Employees International Local 73, said more than 90 percent of food-service workers and 96 percent of building-service workers voted to accept the tentative agreement, which was reached last week through federal mediation.
URBANA — If President Donald Trump follows through with his pledge to strip federal funding from sanctuary cities, Urbana would stand to lose more than a million dollars.
URBANA — On Monday, the city council started discussing a resolution addressing the intersections between mental health, criminal justice and public safety.
DANVILLE — Friends and loved ones are remembering a 19-year-old Danville woman who was found in a submerged car in Lake Vermilion early Saturday morning as a caring person who loved to sing and help others.
"She always had a smile on her face," Blessing Lipscomb said of La'Bresha R. Lillard, whom she called her best friend.
Greg Baise isn't one of the brawlers in the 20-month-old state budget scrum between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan, but he's sure got a dog in the fight.
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, Calif., shooters.
Up today in our UI-at-150 series: A trip down memory lane with three alumni who didn’t play sports in college but landed big-time jobs in pro sports — with the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Yankees and Chicago Bulls.
Just before 10 o'clock on a recent February Friday morning, Chelsey Campbell is standing near what used to be the entrance to the original Carson Pirie Scott department store. Today, Tang Dynasty, a Chinese restaurant a few feet to her left is the marquee establishment at that entrance. Inches away to her right is a "For Lease" sign for the available space inside Lincoln Square.
CHAMPAIGN — There's more in store for the commercial strip along Champaign's bustling North Prospect Avenue.
Green Street Realty — which has already developed one retail center on the west side of Prospect with a newly opened Taco John's restaurant — has staked a claim on the east side of the road.