6 hrs ago
County Board OKs $304,000 to fix courthouse
Champaign County Board members Thursday night approved spending about $304,000 on repairs and maintenance to the exterior masonry walls at the downtown Urbana courthouse.
10 hrs ago
Weekly RoundUp: Carle tax exemption
Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing is challenging an Illinois law that gives Carle Hospital tax-except status for their charity work - providing medical care and services at discounted or no cost to thousands of people.
16 hrs ago
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Graduating veteran made mark
U.S. Army veteran Mat Jasieniecki poses in the veteran's lounge at the Illini Union on the University of Illinois campus May 10, 2013, in Urbana.
20 hrs ago
UI senate leaders: Keep Chief in the past
Academic senate leaders at the University of Illinois have unanimously reaffirmed their position on the former symbol of the campus: Keep Chief Illiniwek in the past.
23 hrs ago
Oculus hires Valve VR man
Oculus has made two significant additions to its team, bringing software architect Tom Forsyth, formerly of Valve, and robotics scientist Steve LaValle on board.
U of I's 117-year-old telescope getting repairs
The University of Illinois observatory is a National Historic Landmark because of pioneering work done there in the early 1900s by astronomer Joel Stebbins to record the brightness of distant stars.
Wed May 22, 2013
Medication disposal to be available in Champaign-Urbana
Area residents will have an opportunity to safely dispose of their unwanted or expired medications 24 hours a day, seven days a week beginning Friday.
Orphaned bobcat kittens ride the rails to Illinois
A pair of orphaned bobcat kittens is being cared for at the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Center and they may have made a long trip to get there.
Tue May 21, 2013
Plea in federal case brings $1 million in restitution, back taxes
A Mansfield man who admitted stealing from his employer for years will have to pay more than $1 million in restitution and back taxes.
Police seek help in Danville shootings
Danville police are asking the public for help in solving a shooting early Tuesday morning on the city's east side that left a Chicago woman dead and injured two men.
Prussing pressing case against Carle tax exemption
Mayor Laurel Prussing is continuing to take a strong stand against a state-mandated property tax exemption for Carle Foundation Hospital, and she plans to ask for support from local lawmakers.
Urbana budget proposal: No major changes
City administrators on Monday night presented to council members a balanced budget proposal with no major changes from last year, but they say it is the next few years that present the greatest risk to city finances.
Mon May 20, 2013
Urbana to begin review of Prussing budget
The city's tentative survival of the Great Recession will be a key theme of Mayor Laurel Prussing's budget message on Monday afternoon, but now she says Urbana faces an "even bigger challenge." The Urbana City Council will begin its review of the city budget when it meets tonight at 7 p.m. in the Urbana City Building, 400 S. Vine St., after ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Enterprise zone could open door for multi-million dollar projects
New developments could be on the horizon, including a couple of multi-million dollar projects.
Sat May 18, 2013
Man faces long prison term for images, videos of girls, women
A Mahomet man who admitted that for years he secretly took lewd pictures of young girls in his home and recorded women in restrooms and dressing rooms faces decades in federal prison.
Fri May 17, 2013
2013 Parkland Graduation
Commencement speaker Leonard Pitts Jr. describes his graduation experience as Parkland president Thomas Ramage listens during Parkland College Graduation in Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for Performaing Arts in Urbana on Friday, May 17, 2013 .
2013 Law Enforcement Memorial Day
A color guard brings the colors forward at the Champaign County Law Enforcement Memorial Day observance, the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Friday May 17, 2013.
UI student pleads guilty in child porn case
A University of Illinois student from Colombia who admitted he possessed child pornography last year faces up to 3 1/2 years in federal prison when he's sentenced in September.
Thu May 16, 2013
Urbana police investigate 'stranger danger' incident
According to a police report, a 14-year-old Urbana girl was walking home from Urbana Middle School at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday when she was followed by a man driving a red car with tinted windows at South Anderson Street and Burkwood Drive.