URBANA — A Champaign man with a lengthy criminal history is due back in court next week so a judge can determine if there’s enough evidence for prosecutors to pursue an armed robbery case against him.
DECATUR (AP) — Decatur officials hope new funding for neighborhood revitalization efforts will help address vacant houses.
MORRIS (AP) — A Cook County sheriff's deputy helping a motorist on a northern Illinois street was killed when the stalled vehicle was struck by another vehicle.
BEIJING (AP) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia's pig herds.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave that netted Republicans six governors' offices, flipped 21 statehouse chambers and drove nearly 700 Democratic state legislators from office are mounting a comeback, pouring millions of dollars into state level races.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
DETROIT (AP) — The father of a girl who authorities say was killed by a neighbor's dogs that got loose in Detroit said he tried to save his 9-year-old but "she was gone when I reached her."
CHICAGO (AP) — A Democratic state senator is blaming an entertainment vendor at a weekend fundraiser for a mock assassination of Republican President Donald Trump.
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say a police officer in the Chicago suburb of Dolton shot a man suspected of taking part in an armed robbery at a used car dealership.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An armed man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff broadcast live on television.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier's fortune.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's re-election.
It was part of a sentence imposed on Christopher S. Stanley, 19, that also includes four days in jail and two years of probation after he pleaded guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter, a Class 3 felony, in the Dec. 8, 2018, fatal shooting of Austin Rey Camareno, 19, of Danville.
Memory No. 1,802 on our special site comes from Chinese-American Grace Hou-Ovnik, who’s spent much of her post-UI life working on behalf of those with less.
Monday's 'listening session' was the first of three meetings on the issue. Aldermen will give their opinions Aug. 26, then take a vote Sept. 3.
Many in attendance let the Republican U.S. congressman and state Rep. Brad Halbrook, R-Shelbyville, know what they thought about their answers, which covered topics ranging from immigration to prescription drug prices to whether President Donald Trump was to blame for the behavior of white nationalists.
The count still stands at two, and city officials aren’t saying which companies submitted them, nor have they revealed whether one came from a group led by former Danville banker Craig Campbell, who has spoke at city council meetings and on social media about developing one in downtown.
A half-century after the Beatles broke up, nearly 30 years after he was asked to put together a band and go on tour, and just a month after turning 79, Ringo Starr is still getting by with a little help from his friends — as many will see at tonight's performance at State Farm Center.
It’s the second year that the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70, the charitable arm of Urbana’s police union, has engaged in this kind of community policing.
On Monday afternoon, Democrat Tanisha King-Taylor sent a note to county board Chairman Giraldo Rosales announcing her formal resignation from her seat in District 10, which covers southeast Urbana.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month, the Pentagon said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.
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Home Depot cut its sales expectations for the year as lumber prices slid and the company braces for the potential impact of tariffs on its customers.
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl's Corp. (KSS) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter pr…
BEIJING (AP) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork su…
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The Democratic Illinois senator was part of a group led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who warned the nine justices that they can expect …
It took a while, but Champaign schools finally have a policy in place aimed at eliminating the abuse of district credit cards.
The death penalty has died in Illinois.
Jessica Barron was resting in her room on a June afternoon.
It’s back-to-school time! Not only are the children heading back into the classrooms, but in these two new picture books, their pets and other animals are as well.
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