The council also voted to provide relief to liquor-license holders affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Champaign County Republicans have selected a member of the village board in Sadorus to be their candidate for county treasurer in the November election.
Pitch: 10 percent of the police department’s budget to be moved toward the creation of a pilot program that would address community mental-health needs, for the police department to not be the first recipient of complaints and for a process for complainants to check in on the status of their complaint.
The self-employed writer and historian, has volunteered for various organizations, including on the board of trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Church and as host of the Little Free Pantry at her home.
With today marking three months till Election Day, we assembled a panel of 70 political insiders — Republicans and Democrats alike — for a blunt talk about issues, strategy and what could come next in the race for the White House.
Cracks are beginning to show in the House Democratic caucus that Michael Madigan has overseen as speaker for all but two years since 1983.
'Asking students to live in places that carry the names of those who represent centuries of oppression and systemic injustice becomes part of the trauma that racism inflicts on people every day.'
DANVILLE — When Haven Gaming submitted its application on a Monday afternoon in October for a license to operate a casino in Danville, its attorney said the five days leading up to the deadline had been hectic.
“The reason for this action is simply to prepare and submit a new application that is more suitable for the project and more accurately meets the expectations of the gaming board,” Haven Gaming said in a news release.
'There is no doubt interest in systemic change, both in this country and in this community. And we're committed to that work, but it's going to be work,' Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin said at Monday night's city council meeting.
Soccer Planet’s building and property are up for sale, though the facility isn’t closing ... FedEx hiring 500 package handlers locally ... Local dermatology company plans to create support center in Urbana.
For decades, the state has notoriously “kicked the can down the road,” saddling an enormous debt on future generations. It is time to put the state on a steady path to meet its obligations with a modern income tax structure. The League of Women Voters urges you to vote Yes on the Fair Tax Amendment.
Can I get my pre-paid money back from a tour group because COVID-19 has canceled my tour? Or get my prepaid airline fees back because my flight got canceled because of COVID-19? If I am a restaurateur with a yearlong contract with a food supplier, do I gotta keep paying the supplier for inve…
Urbana’s city council will vote Monday on changing the name of Plantation Point after six of the 13 homeowners on the street petitioned the city to do so.
Aaron Ammons said Michelle Ramage made 'grossly false' comments about him and his office regarding whether Rantoul’s Tax Increment Financing District 1 would come off the tax rolls this year or next year.
When it was clear last summer that trouble was brewing for Commonwealth Edison, outside directors on the company’s board moved quickly to cut their losses.
A report was supposed to be given one year after the police began using the Tasers in 2015, said Lt. Richard Surles, who also compiled a companion report from the Urbana Police Department.
At its meeting Tuesday, the city council approved expanding the eligibility list for Champaign's COVID Small Business Grant program.
URBANA — As Congress negotiates a new COVID-19 relief package, public universities in Illinois are hoping to get their share.
Champaign's city council will vote tonight on contracts to demolish 18 properties in Garden Hills, one of the first steps of several toward addressing the Champaign neighborhood’s longstanding flooding issues.