URBANA - About the time a funeral service for Laquentin Porter-Hughes was being held in Champaign on Thursday, police in Urbana were arresting a man accused of shooting him to death on New Year's Eve.
URBANA - Authorities have released a tentative identification for the body of a man found floating in Crystal Lake in Urbana on Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD - Members of the 93rd General Assembly took the oath of office Wednesday, with a $3 billion shadow looming over the traditional ceremony.
URBANA - As a 9-year-old who had just moved to New Jersey, Susan Teicher felt a bit uncomfortable being known as the daughter of Louis Teicher of the famed piano duo Ferrante & Teicher.
CHAMPAIGN - Teachers will vote Friday on a proposed three-year contract.
CHAMPAIGN - A group of 14 local governmental officials left Wednesday afternoon for a nine-day, taxpayer-subsidized trip to Europe to investigate trolley systems in several smaller European cities.
URBANA - Cutting $3 million from Urbana schools' budget the next two years will take creative thought and resolute action, school board members say.
CHAMPAIGN - School teachers, administrators and support personnel started the new year with another round of meetings with a mediator, trying to resolve contract conflicts.
CHAMPAIGN - Downtown Champaign's newest neighbor, the Volition project, already had star status in the constellation of local building projects.
SPRINGFIELD - A Sangamon County judge ruled Tuesday that a LeRoy physician's lawsuit against Gov. George Ryan and the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board could go forward.