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Krannert Art Museum's WAM - Week at the Museum - for elementary school children is here to stay, says museum director Kathleen Harleman, The museum this week received a boost to expand KAM-WAM, as it's called, in the form of a $20,000 grant from the Lumpkin Family Foundation, a private foundation created in 1953 from the estate of Besse A. Lumpkin ... (more)
Charles E. Jones, 89, of Urbana, Ill., was laid to rest Saturday afternoon at the International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery at McLeansboro.
After a year and a half of negotiations, the union representing faculty on the University of Illinois' Chicago campus has overwhelmingly approved a strike authorization.
Lennon knew you couldn't fix our broken system from within. Now, his radical lesson feels more true than ever It was Dec. 8, 1980 and John Lennon was shot in the back outside The Dakota in New York City with four bullets fired from a .38 Special.
Thomas R. Burke, 27, was pronounced dead at 12:20 p.m. Thursday at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, according to Champaign County Coroner Duane E. Northrup.
The unemployment rate remains stubbornly high in many urban parts of central Illinois, according to statistics released Thursday by the state Department of Employment Security.
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that portions of Interstate 74, between I-57 west of Champaign and U.S. 45 in Urbana, will be closed at various locations the rest of the month for removal and replacement of sign trusses.
Urbana High School students in Patrick Kearney's business law class hold a mock trial, under the guidance of Roger Holland, a court administrator at Champaign County Courthouse who acted as judge, at the courthouse in Urbana on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
An Urbana teenager who said she was robbing a bank because her boyfriend put her up to it has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
An Urbana man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for having drugs in Champaign County last year.
An Urbana man has been arrested for the murder of a Champaign woman found dead in her home three months ago.
Muir-Torre syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by the presence of at least one sebaceous gland neoplasm and at least one visceral malignancy.
Jean was a 1950 graduate of Murray High School, a 1954 graduate of Murray State with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, and a 1957 graduate of the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana with a Master of Arts in Education.
In a vote that is sure to be remembered by area chicken enthusiasts, city council members on Tuesday night gave their final approval to let residents keep hens in their backyards.