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This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.
Unsure about whether they can actually offer a better deal for residents, city council members tonight could decide to discontinue Champaign's electric pricing program when it expires in June.
A Champaign man who admitted trying to rob a fast food restaurant employee was sentenced Monday to 30 months of probation.
Darius Paul, 20, who listed an address in the 0-100 block of East Healey Street, Champaign, was arrested about 3:20 a.m. by UI police after they say he ran from them.
The 14th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival starts Wednesday. How much do you know about the Urbana native? Take our quiz and find out.
The post office has a black heritage stamp series that started in 1978. It has recognized the achievements of people like Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, and Sojourner Truth.
We already knew that influential emo veterans American Football would be reissuing their sole LP via Polyvinyl on May 20 , and now like related band Owls are currently doing , they will reunite to play live too! They'll play Champaign/Urbana, IL's Pygmalion Festival in September and then will play NYC on October 11 at Webster Hall .
Champaign Cycle is hosting a bicycle sale with the proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County, and is in need of used bikes for the event.
In 1914: According to a statement from manager Wilson, the lineup of the Champaign Velvets minor league baseball team will not be materially changed from last year.
Participants gathered at the Centennial Park sled hill Sunday, April 20, 2014 to participate in a Scottish Tradition.
Three days into Aviation 101, Kate Benhoff found herself on the runway sitting on the left side of a Piper Archer, with the instructor to her right.
Carol Ammons, with son Amir, 12, is greeted by Phyllis Clark, far right, while enjoying her moment as the Democratic nominee for the 103rd House District at Brooken Administrative Building in Urbana on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
By 20, he had part-time jobs as a security guard at Market Place Mall and a dispatcher for the Parkland College Police Department.
A consultant has recommended the University of Illinois partner with the Carle health system to develop a new, engineering-based medical college.