31 min ago
Determining the Fate of Living Cells
New tension gauge tether laboratory method developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has broad applications for research into stem cells, cancer, infectious disease and immunology.
4 hrs ago
Champaign, Vermilion jobless rates at 5-year low
Champaign County's unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent in April, while Vermilion County's unemployment dropped to 8.9 percent, according to state figures released Thursday.
5 hrs ago
Champaign PTA council seeks donations for Oklahoma
The councils is asking for donations of school and cleaning supplies. Items will be collected in boxes in the Champaign schools.
8 hrs ago
The Daily Gazette
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.
Thu May 23, 2013
R & D
Cradle turns smartphone into handheld biosensor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a cradle and app for the iPhone that uses the phone's built-in camera and processing power as a biosensor to detect toxins, proteins, bacteria, viruses and other molecules.
Vehicle fire reported in downtown Champaign
Firefighters were called to a minivan on fire at about 3 p.m. Thursday, according to Champaign fire engineer Chris Zaremba.
William Fulton on Why Smart Growth Pays and Sprawl Decays
Earlier this week, Smart Growth America released an important study that illustrates how walkable development results in huge savings and significantly better returns for municipalities compared to car-centric development.
Restaurant Taking Action to help tornado victims
Tornado victims in Moore, OK, are getting help from donors in Central Illinois. Applebee's restaurants in Champaign and Savoy are accepting donations for the cause.
2011 FOIA for Champaign council's text messages, emails during meetings
This is a request for information under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140.
Tom Kacich: When the bandleader had no band
Longtime television watchers - meaning those who remember when there were just four channels and programs were viewed in magnificent shades of black, white and gray - may remember Lyle "Skitch" Henderson.
Wed May 22, 2013
More counties granted federal disaster aid
More people will get federal assistance after April's historic flooding. Governor Quinn announced Wednesday that 14 counties will received Federal Disaster Aid.
Sex ed bill clears state Senate
A sex education measure that Republicans asserted was anti-local control and would promote birth control rather than abstinence-only cleared the Illinois Senate on a nearly party-line vote Wednesday.
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.
Man sentenced to prison for criminal sexual abuse
On Wednesday, Judge Heidi Ladd sentenced Xavier Hill, 24, who listed an address in Chicago, to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to felony criminal sexual abuse.
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.
Karen Foster 5/22/2013
Dave and Elizabeth talk to Champaign City Council member Karen Foster about the new traffic light engineering project on North Prospect and more.
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.
UI Extension to move Onarga office next door
It did not take long for the University of Illinois Extension to find another building to rent for use as its new Onarga office.
Florida Football Recruiting: Illinois Offers Richard Yeargin III
Yeargin has a 90 rating and is ranked 399th on 247 Sports' Composite Rankings. Oct. 27, 2012; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini cheerleader waves the flag after an Illini touchdown during the first half against the Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium.
Tue May 21, 2013
Champaign considers whether to keep ban on ex-felons as drivers for hire
At least one Champaign City Council member shares concerns with his counterparts in Urbana about a prohibition on recently convicted felons driving taxi cabs in either city.