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Champaign police have little to go on but are investigating an armed robbery at a west Champaign restaurant that happened early Thursday.
An Urbana man sentenced to six months in jail for yelling profanities at a judge has been released early after writing him another letter of apology.
The University of Illinois is reminding football fans that its new smoke-free campus policy applies to tailgaters in Memorial Stadium parking lots.
The Illinois football program has hosted "Football 101" events for women in the past.
Washington, DC-U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Aug. 27 sent a letter to Surface Transportation Board Chairman Dan Elliot asking him to monitor possible impacts to rail service capacity in Illinois ahead of an expected record harvest this crop season.
A former Fisher man who admitted he rented tools from area businesses and then sold them at a flea market in northern Illinois has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The university is wrestling with a controversy over a rescinded job offer to an English professor named Steven Salaita to join the university's American Indian Studies program.
The late Betty Kaufmann left bequests totalling $1,075,106 to Developmental Services Center, the Champaign County Humane Society, Cunningham Children's Home, Disabled American Veterans of Champaign, Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County, the United Way of Champaign County and her home church, St. John's Lutheran Church in Buckley, according to a ... (more)
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.
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.
Hot around the DC music scene for the past five years, Paperhaus was founded by long time musical partners Alex Tebeleff and Eduardo Rivera.
The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be "the world's sole superpower," the "exceptional and indispensable nation" chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world.
Another University of Illinois academic department has approved a vote of no confidence in university leaders in wake of the decision to not hire controversial professor Steven Salaita.
Air Bus service between the University of Illinois campus and Willard Airport will continue for another year, but in a stripped-down version.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Here are news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago on this date: In 1914: The branch junk house of Ben Gudder and Co.
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