Urbana Police Lt. Joel Sanders confirmed a suspect was in custody. Nobody was injured and no shots were fired.
The 21-year-old woman in the restraint case told Champaign police that about 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, she was driving her car for Lyft when a man she identified as Jackson approached her at a gas station on North Prospect Avenue and said he would fill her tank with gas in exchange for a ride.
Online sign-ups will begin in a week for a state-sponsored household hazardous waste collection event set for Oct. 26 in Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN — When allegations of sexual misconduct against former Professor Gary Xu were first made public last year on Chinese websites, one of Xing Zhao’s colleagues sent her an email with Xu’s name as the subject line.
Champaign County Crime Stoppers needs help finding a couple believed to be responsible for several residential burglaries in rural areas.
These aren’t just ordinary beads 3-year-old Elizabeth Abbott holds in her hands. Each of the 850-plus colorful beads on the Urbana toddler’s string marks a milestone in her cancer care, and together they serve as a reminder of just how far she’s come in eight-and-a-half months.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois geologist who is part of a team that has developed new computer models to help researchers better forecast volcanic eruptions.
'If we found out that she was alive that would be fantastic. But if it turns around the other way, it would give us closure, knowing one way or another, that she is gone.'
Today in Birdland it’s sunny and cool. Clouds bounce in a blue sky, and black-eyed Susans nod with the breezes that blow through the yard. The beans have set on, and the wind ripples the lovely green fields. All this belies the urgency our planet is under.
The following Krannert Center for the Performing Arts concerts will take place in Foellinger Great Hall with a start time of 7:30 p.m., except as noted.
On the chance you don’t already know it, back in July, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law the Coal Ash Pollution Prevention Act, and that’s cause for celebration. The act is designed to protect the public interest in clean water by placing more stringent rules on coal ash disposal sites.
With debate No. 3 in the books and the crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls about to dwindle, we convened a panel of political junkies from both sides of the aisle and asked: What campaign advice would you give the candidates if asked?
If you have an agreement with the next-door neighbor to share maintenance of the fence that runs right down the middle of the property line, is that agreement an estate interest or a license? Don’t know the difference?
Illinois Gaming Board administrator Marcus D. Fruchter said there's no timetable for when the rules will be finalized and licenses will be issued.
If past was prologue, a group of ambitious Republicans in the 15th District would have been lining up to announce their candidacies for a relatively rare open U.S. House seat. But a funny thing has happened — virtually nothing.
Three recently opened businesses will intravenously provide hydrating fluids to clients — sometimes with medications, vitamins and/or nutritional supplements added — and vitamin shots without fluids. And if you want a breath of fresh air, they've got oxygen to enjoy too.
That so many schools put on so many events to raise so much money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a wonderful thing. Especially to the organizations that benefit from the generosity, like Carle’s Mills Breast Cancer Institute.
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.
College football writer — and AP Top 25 voter — BOB ASMUSSEN breaks down the league’s 14 tea…
Preps coordinator Colin Likas unveils his latest rankings after the third week of the season:
Five-set comeback victory over No. 7 Marquette late Saturday night ended four-game losing skid.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The weekend drone attack on the world's largest crude oil…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said…
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois geologist who is part of a team…
In contrast to the button-down corporate world, Texan T. Boone Pickens cultivated a looser, more informal style. But when it came to making de…
What are, if any, the solutions for the horrific violence that takes place in major cities, including Chicago?
Public-health concerns have renewed the controversy over vaping.
In Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix stand-up special, “Sticks & Stones,” the comedian challenges America’s “gun love” culture. Chappelle ob…
LOS ANGELES — It wasn’t quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of “Hustlers” topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.
The Champaign Public Library is excited to announce an evening with Lisa Scottoline on Oct. 1.
High school student Darius doesn’t fit into American life or Iranian life in the warm-hearte…
The following Krannert Center for the Performing Arts concerts will take place in Foellinger…