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A Champaign man who brought a gun to a home to retrieve a box fan is looking at up to 30 years in prison.
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Urbana police say a homeless woman shot in the head in northwest Urbana three weeks ago may not have been the intended target of her shooter.
8 hrs ago | The Progressive
The University of Illinois finds itself at the center of a controversy over academic freedom since it rescinded the offer of a faculty position to Steven Salaita apparently because of his criticism of Israel's assault on Gaza.
10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
The Champaign school district will ask voters to approve almosst $150 million in November to build a new high school on Interstate Drive and make renovations to Centennial High School.
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Sky Johnson enters classroom 210 at Bottenfield Elementary with his mother Teretha Johnson in Champaign on Tuesday August 19, 2014.
Chicago's rails-to-trails project known as the Bloomingdale Trail remains a construction site, but the planned biking and pedestrian passageway is taking shape as crews carve out shallow valleys that will add small hills and dales along the otherwise flat route.
Joseph W. Corbett, assistant professor of mathematics at DePauw University from 1968 to 1980, died Saturday, August 16, in Champaign, Illinois.
Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said her office filed charges of armed violence and possession with intent to deliver cannabis against Ashton Adger, 23, in the wake of his arrest about 9 p.m. Monday in Champaign.
Image Caption: A new camouflage system is based on the ability of the octopus, squid and cuttlefish to alter their appearance to hide from predators.
But he hasn't let that stop him from teaching poor farmers in Africa how to grow food and from helping bring clean water to people who would otherwise be making an all-day journey for it on foot.
Champaign County sheriff's Sgt. Greg Mills said Lisa Emmert, 24, of the 100 block of West Washington Street, Urbana, was driving her car south on Illinois 130 about a mile north of Philo when she was hit by another car.
A Champaign man who admitted he had a gun stolen from a Champaign store has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
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It's back to school week for kids in Champaign and Urbana public schools. And for teachers, it's time to face the music on a new set of learning standards.
Octopuses and squid possess the amazing ability to blend in with their surroundings, but now, researchers have created a man-made system that mimics this form of camouflage.
A 52-year-old Champaign woman was killed late Sunday or early Monday in a collision with a train northwest of Champaign.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 02:49 pm
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