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2 min ago | The News-Gazette
Switching it up a bit this week. The big topic is railroads, the industry that arrived in Champaign-Urbana in 1854, just 22 months after the first newspaper opened here.
3 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
A portion of a park on the University of Illinois campus could be temporarily dug up for the construction of a force main for a planned upgrade of sanitary-sewer facilities in the area.
10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Back-to-school time means area police have to haul out their own textbook for educating bicyclists who disregard the rules of the road: a pad of traffic tickets.
Dr. Robert Palinkas, director of the McKinley Health Center at the University of Illinois, poses in an exam room in Urbana, Ill., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Urbana, IL-Though some growers may be wondering if they took full advantage of this year's high-yielding conditions, a University of Illinois crop scientist said data does not necessarily show that increasing plant population would have made for bigger yields this year.
The apparent victim of a February home invasion is in police custody following his arrest early Thursday for allegedly having a gun.
Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow on Thursday announced that reckless homicide indictments have been returned against an Indiana truck driver accused of causing a crash on Interstate 55 near Elwood that killed five people.
Carle Foundation Hospital has the go-ahead from a state board to expand, over the objections of rival hospital Presence Covenant Medical Center.
A Champaign man accused of taking part in a violent home invasion last fall has been arraigned on Class X felony charges.
Area police believe the arrest of an Urbana woman Tuesday may help them close several residential burglary cases that have cost victims credit and debit cards and a whole lot of hassle.
The Urbana school district is considering participating for the first time in the city's enterprise zone program as a way to provide additional incentives for new development.
In 1914: Champaign police Officer Mitchell arrested three bicycle riders yesterday for riding on the sidewalks.
An Urbana man with a history of violent crimes has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for having a loaded gun in Urbana almost two years ago.
The cause of a fire that damaged an Urbana apartment last week will remain undetermined.
A convicted felon who admitted he possessed a loaded gun last winter has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Next Tuesday, Sept. 2, is the deadline to make the second installment of property tax payments in Champaign County, according to County Treasurer Dan Welch.
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Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 05:14 pm
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