Popular big man, who played a key role for back-to-back Big Ten championship teams at Illinois, has died.
Vermilion County State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy said the deaths may have been the result of a disagreement over marijuana. Cloanger T.M. Robinson Jr., 18, and Terrion Tinsley, 16, were charged as adults with murder, while a 17-year-old male was charged with aggravated robbery.
The four veterans honored at Thursday's Quilts of Valor ceremony were Jim Acheson of the Navy, Howard Rhodes of the Illinois National Guard, Ed Kobel of the Air Force and Bob Reifsteck of the Army.
There are a lot of unhappy people in Mailbag Land this week (everyone except Jeff Blue and his mound of salt). Tom Kacich, himself, is irked that he had to chase down another answer to 'When Is Golden Corral Coming To Champaign?' question.
'We are afraid that this kind of large gathering of people will endanger public safety,' Emily Liu, director of the Chinese American Association of Central Illinois' annual event, said through a translator.
On Saturday, parishioners and families of the Philo chuch will dedicate the $4.6 million project that Dallas businessman Bob Trost jump-started with a $1 million donation.
During that time, over 90 UI employees have combined to contribute more than 10,000 hours to mentoring elementary, middle, junior high and high school students. Some have been with their mentees for over 10 years.
Among the 1,985 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: NBC veteran and 1974 journalism grad BOB EPSTEIN, an Emmy and Peabody award-winning network news producer.
In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Debra Pressey chats with the Rev. Terrance Thomas, the new pastor at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Champaign.
Justus Clinton, 45, entered his guilty plea Thursday to a single count of burglary to a motor vehicle without causing damage in a May 13, 2018, incident.
Raised in Champaign. Division I athletes. Pro basketball players. Parkland College men's basketball coaches Anthony Figueroa and Coleco Buie part of powerhouse third Hall of Fame class for Chargers.
Now in its eighth year, this weekend's Schweighart Shootout archery tournament will see more than 900 archers representing 31 teams converge on Jefferson Middle School and the Leonhard Center in Champaign, making it the biggest ever.
In Champaign County, two such people were wrongly allowed to vote in the 2018 general election. A third voted in the 2006 general election, well before automatic voter registration was in place.
CHAMPAIGN — The League of Women Voters of Champaign County is inviting the public to attend a presentation next month to a learn more about a November referendum on amending the Illinois Constitution to enact a graduated state income tax.
Police responded around 11 a.m. to the house in the 400 block of Elm Street, Commander Josh Webb said, where they found the bodies of three men ranging in age from 60 to 67.
It ain’t over till it’s over, as shown by a recent First District appellate court decision that revived a lawsuit involving the 1982 case.
The special-education teacher at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School always knew she wanted to go into a field where she helped people, but she quickly learned during college that she enjoyed helping struggling students learn.
The Census Bureau has a goal of recruiting 1,928 people in Champaign County to fill its hiring pool for the $20.50-an-hour jobs, and as of Wednesday, it was just 43 percent of the way there, said Jeanine Beasley, media coordinator for the regional office in Chicago.
An official with the state's attorney's office said the 42-year-old Champaign man can still seek a write-in campaign for the Nov. 3 general election or ask to be the slated Republican candidate on that ballot.
Brian Kelly, 45, the chief deputy in the Champaign County Circuit Clerk's Office, went through two surgeries, multiple rounds of radiation and chemotherapy, and physical, occupational and speech therapy during his attempt at recovery.