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1 hr ago | The News-Gazette
Champaign police Deputy Chief Troy Daniels said the man gave a "threatening note" to a bank employee, and the employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash around 3:05 p.m. Friday.
1 hr ago | WAND-TV Decatur
Champaign County Crime Stoppers are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man who is wanted in connection with two thefts.
1 hr ago | The News-Gazette
A woman who was said to have been kidnapped at Market Place Mall in June was complicit in the scheme and in fact devised the hoax with her alleged kidnappers, a federal prosecutor said on Friday.
2 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
The proposed site for Central High School along the city's northern border has inspired those descriptions from residents who see it as urban sprawl.
6 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
The daily rate that St. Joseph, which doesn't have a police department of its own, will soon pay for a Champaign County sheriff's office deputy to spend eight hours a day in the village.
7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Here's an advance look at one of the items from the It's Your Business column in this Sunday's paper.
11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
The head of the Champaign Unit 4 School District said she expects the district to move forward with plans to build a new Central High School at a site on the north side of Champaign.
Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers.
News-Gazette columnist Tom Kacich mc's the rally at the Moonwalk kickoff party at the William Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College in Champaign.
A Champaign man who a prosecutor said was the mastermind behind the holdup of a Savoy fast-food restaurant faces up to 45 years in prison when he's sentenced in September.
Champaign, IL - Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.
University of Illinois trustees are expected to agree to increase the budget for renovating the State Farm Center in Champaign by $4.5 million.
Life Itself , Steve James' documentary about film critic Roger Ebert, is worth seeing, but the stories it wants to tell aren't as revealing as the ones Ebert shares in his excellent 2011 memoir with the same title.
A local energy initiative has surpassed two of its goals, and officials are hoping for even better results going forward.
A Champaign funeral home operator with an appetite for adventure and a larger-than-life personality died Tuesday during a parachute jump in Oklahoma, according to authorities in that state.
A Champaign County judge Wednesday decided that a Champaign teen arrested earlier this month for allegedly having a loaded gun in a city park should be prosecuted as an adult.
A house that conservative political commentator George Will sold to the University of Illinois has been bought by former 1970s radical James Kilgore and his wife.
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Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 03:50 pm
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