CHAMPAIGN — Fans of the old reality television series "Parking Wars" might be disappointed to learn that the interactions between parking-enforcement officers and drivers here aren't as fiery as they are on the popular A&E show.
"I can't think of many times I've felt threatened," Scott Goslin said.
CHAMPAIGN — Residents got a sneak peek Wednesday at how $44 million in renovations will affect them during and after construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement project, much of which is scheduled to be completed by late fall 2018.
DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed into a suburban shopping mall and burst into flames Tuesday, shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.
TILTON — A fire that began on a refrigerated semitrailer's tire led to an exit ramp on westbound Interstate 74 near Tilton being blocked for several hours Monday morning.
BOSTON (AP) — With their festive, party-like ambiance and ability to travel on land and in water, duck boats have long been tourist attractions for sightseers around the U.S. But a string of deadly accidents has left the industry reeling, forced safety improvements and led some advocates to call for a total ban on the vehicles.
LONDON (AP) — Uber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.
RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Nearly 3,000 production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant are deciding whether they want to unionize, writing the next chapter in efforts to organize labor in large manufacturing plants across the South.
The first round of voting began early Wednesday. A second round was set for Wednesday afternoon to accommodate all employees.