Probation sentence for robbery of man in his home
A Mahomet man who admitted taking part in a violent robbery of a Savoy man back in January has been sentenced to four years of probation and six months in the county jail.
Student pleads guilty in fake ID operation
A University of Illinois student who admitted he had the materials to make fake identification has been sentenced to two years of probation and two weeks in the county jail.
United Way has prescription discount cards
The United Way of Champaign County says it has free discount cards available that can be used to get a lower price on prescription drugs at participating stores.
Fri 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.
Thu May 16, 2013
Four charged, two sought, in break-ins, credit card theft
Four of six people charged in connection with a series of home break-ins during late 2011 and all of 2012 in which credit cards were stolen and used later are in police custody.
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
Steps taken on jury selection, more help for county administrator
County board members gave preliminary approval Tuesday night to a plan aimed at improving jury-duty participation in Champaign County, and at a reduced cost.
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.
Paxton rescinds ban on skydiving
The city council voted 5-3 this week to rescind the ordinance that prohibits skydiving there.
Hulten 2nd United Way official to leave for Carle Development Foundation
Pam Hulten, director of resource development for the United Way of Champaign County, will start a new job next week with the Carle Development Foundation.
Man taken to hospital after Mahomet incident
An Urbana man who allegedly broke one woman's windshield and struck another woman who came to intervene was taken to an area hospital Monday night.
Motorcyclist still hospitalized from crash; other driver arrested
A Mansfield motorcyclist remains hospitalized with severe injuries he sustained when a pickup truck pulling a trailer ran over him last week.
Gifford park to receive state money
A park in Champaign County will get a piece of the $15.3 million set aside by the state for expanding outdoor recreation and open space in communities.
Mon May 13, 2013
Giant garage sale for humane society
Your spring cleaning could help the Champaign County Humane Society get cash. It's holding it's annual Giant Garage Sale at the Champaign County Fairgrounds the end of the month.
Three men arrested for home invasion in Rantoul
Three men are being held at the Champaign County Jail following their arrests in connection with a home invasion in Rantoul.
"Tee Off 4 CASA"
As spring gets in full swing -- it's also a perfect time to be out on the green! You can tee-off while supporting a great cause today: The 4th annual "Tee Off 4 CASA" event will take place Monday evening at the Champaign County Club from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Organizers say 100% of the proceeds will benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates.
Champaign County's Most Wanted: Lawrence Lillard still sought
Authorities want help finding Lawrence Lillard. His last known address is 1501 Keesler Drive, Rantoul.
Todd Salen from Champaign County Realtors 5/13/2013
Dave and Elizabeth chat with Todd Salen from Champaign County Realtors about the state of the housing market in Champaign-Urbana. Depending on your browser settings, you may have to right click the link below and select "Save Link As..." or "Save Target As..."
Sun May 12, 2013
Although some claim the Marketplace Fairness bill, passed by the senate last Monday, is expected to boost traditional retailers, some local Champaign County businesses aren't so sure.
Sat May 11, 2013
Champaign man arrested after attempted robbery
A Champaign man is being held in the Champaign County Jail on a preliminary charge of attempted robbery after he allegedly tried to rob a woman in Urbana at knifepoint.