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Champaign police pursue man with gun

Champaign police pursued a man with a gun through a north Champaign neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, May 6, 2015. As a result, five Champaign schools were placed on soft lockdown.

MJ's Minute: 'They're on the right track'

Kendrick Nunn & Co. have made progress in the offseason. But how much? Beat writer Marcus Jackson fills us in.

Where Am I? May 4, 2015

Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot. Send an email to with your guess and we'll give a shout-out to a correct guess in the next installment. Suggestions for a drive? Send those along, too.

Getting Personal: Julia Rietz

Champaign Couty State's Attorney Julia Rietz talks about her life outside of work and her love of horses.

MJ's Minute, April 29, 2015

Basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson breaks down the seven scholarship offers John Groce made to Illinois prep stars this week.

Kroner on Central's new basketball coach

Executive sports editor Fred Kroner breaks down Champaign Central’s hiring of former Illini Jeff Finke as its new boys’ basketball coach.

Those Who Served: Robert Espeseth

Robert Espeseth of Savoy has traveled the world in his Navy career including time on a destroyer during the Korean War.

Getting Personal: Brooks Marsh

Brooks Marsh, owner of Mahomet IGA, talks about his longtime work in the grocery business and how he gives back to the commmunity. 

2015 Illinois Marathon

The Illinois Marathon began in the rain and ended as officials closed the course at 10:15 due to severe weather in the area.

April 25, 2015, Champaign house fire

A fire at 511 E. Washington St. in Champaign heavily damaged a house Saturday morning. Two occupants escaped without injury.