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Channing Butler: 14 years for rape solicitation

Channing Butler is sentenced to 14 years in prison for the solicitation of criminal aggravated sexual assault of residents at Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care facility in Champaign. Judge Heidi Ladd imposed the sentence at Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Friday, July 29, 2016.

Champaign County Fair: 4-H Livestock Shows

Sheep, cows, pigs and more competed in the Champaign County 4-H Livestock Shows, at the Champaign County Fair on Thursday July 28, 2016. 

Kevin Kelley: 60-year murder sentence

Kevin Kelley is sentenced to 60 years in prison for the murder of Kelsie Blackford. He was sentenced by Judge Heidi Ladd at the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. 

Wm. Fitzsimmons Memorial Race

Larry Plank, Tuscola, drives Fussy Streak to the win of the Illini 2-Year-Old Filly Pace William Fitzsimmons Memorial race at the evening harness races at the Champaign County Fair in Urbana on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

1943 Stearman biplane

Craig Davidson shares his love of aviation and his 1943 Stearman biplane. Davidson is planning to fly the plane to the Experimental Aircraft Association's Oshkosh Air Show on Wednesday.

News conference on shooting July 26, 2016

Champaign County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Allen Jones holds a press conference to discuss shots fired at Champaign County Sheriff's deputies  during the early hours of Tuesday in Urbana.

Lovie Smith at Big Ten Media Days

Lovie Smith spoke to the media on Tuesday morning at Big Ten Media Days.

Here is the opening statement from the new Illinois coach. 

Video: Where Am I? July 25, 2016

Here's a video not in the area and not in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot. Email your guess, and the town you live in, to

Cubbie Conversation: July 25, 2016

Cubs haven't lost a series since the All-Star break and are on the verge of pulling off a big trade. That means our resident Cubs fan is drinking the Cubbie Kool-Aid this week.

Alexander Woods sings The Star-Spangled Banner

7-year-old Alexander Woods, a Tom Jones Challenger League all-star who will be singing the national anthem before Thursday's all-star games at Eichelberger Field, is no stranger to the big stage. Here he is before a UI women's basketball game last season at State Farm Center.

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