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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.
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Rezin Orthopedics calls for scholarship applicants
Pictured, from left, during the 2012 scholarship presentation are Raymond Meyer, MD, Eric Ortinau, MD, Kevin Wendling, Ariana Wilson, Keith Rezin, MD, and Paul Sauer, MD.
Group wants to change state Constitution on redistricting
Three years ago, a similar effort by a group pushing a so-called Fair Map Amendment to the Illinois Constitution stalled short of its goal of the 300,000 signatures needed to get the issue on the ballot.
Wed May 15, 2013
Some disappointed in Danville's electric rate
This time last year, Urbana signed an electric aggregation contract with Homefield Energy to supply 100 percent renewable electricity to residents at a rate of 4.08 cents per kilowatt-hour. Following the same bidding process and using the same consultant, the city of Danville ended up Wednesday with a higher rate for its electric aggregation ... (more)
Tiny camera in Illinois offers bug's eye view
In this May 10, 2013 photo, Viktor Malyarchuk adjusts a small camera lens that mimics the bulging eyes of insects before begins a photo sequence of an insect in the optics lab in the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.
Urbana council looking at rules for ex-felon taxi drivers
As city officials in Champaign-Urbana look to clean up their laws on taxis and limousines, a rule about whether ex-convicts are allowed to drive vehicles for hire has city council members taking a second look.
MTD sets hearing on fare, route changes
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will have a public hearing next week on proposed fare changes and route and schedule revisions.
The cycling boys do it again
After learning news that Bissell-ABG-NUVO cycling team was at it again via BISSELL-ABG-NUVO director Declan Doyle , we also learned of recent updates about the squad.
Tue May 14, 2013
Fatal shooting reported in Champaign
Police are searching for the person or persons who shot and killed a person in west Champaign on Tuesday night.
Vols earn 3 regional tennis awards
URBANA, Ill. - Tennessee tennis coaches Sam Winterbotham and Chris Woodruff and sophomore Mikelis Libietis earned ITA Ohio Valley Region honors Tuesday afternoon.
Champaign gets 'bronze' bike-friendly status
The city can now boast its "bicycle friendly community" status after it was one of 17 new cities listed by the League of American Bicyclists on Monday.
Man gets 8-year prison term in drug case
An Urbana man who admitted that he had drugs for sale more than a year ago was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison.
UI administrator hit while crossing street on campus
Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb said Bill Adams, 70, of Urbana, a special assistant to UI President Robert Easter, was crossing Sixth Street at John Street just before 4 p.m. when he was hit.