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9 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The Cornhuskers parted ways with Texas in 2011 when they joined the Big Ten. But the old Big 12 rivals are on a collision course in the Lincoln Regional.
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Should America's 11 million illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship?
13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Treshaun Jake looks at his mother in the gallery after being sentenced to 65 years in prison by Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis at the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Thursday Dec. 12, 2013.
15 hrs ago | WDWS-AM Champaign
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19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
University of Illinois students won't need to pay to attend the Champaign Regional volleyball tournament this weekend at State Farm Center, thanks to an Illini booster group and the school's athletic department.
Village board members this week unanimously approved a change that will allow residents to keep up to six hens on their property, as long as the coop is at least 25 feet from neighboring, occupied structures.
Michelle Long, 44, who listed an address in the first block of Leichner Drive, Champaign, appeared in Champaign County Circuit Court Wednesday to answer to a Class 2 felony charge of theft over $10,000.
A former Urbana High School teacher who admitted engaging in a sexual relationship with a student she tutored will have to register as a sex offender.
The 84-year-old Alma Mater statue of a robed woman flanked by figures celebrating "Learning" and "Labor" was removed for cleaning and restoration in August 2012.
Back when the Candlestick Lane tradition started - it was either 1962 or 1963 - coordinated neighborhood Christmas light displays were fairly common.
City council members said they were OK with new plans for a marquee Campustown development project near Sixth and Green streets even though it has been significantly scaled back from the original proposal.
The Champaign County sheriff's office is seeking help identifying the man or men who robbed a pizza delivery man and a repairman at gunpoint in separate incidents this week in Dobbins Downs, just outside the Champaign city limits.
In early October, Patrick Lamanske of Champaign, Ill., works with Amanda Ziemnisky, right, of the Champaign Urbana Public Health District office in Champaign to try to sign his wife, Ping Lamanske, left, up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act.
Neal Freeman offered no hint why he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company whose owners had employed and trusted him for decades and no explanation to the co-workers who lost their jobs when the company went under.
The Dean of Students at Parkland College in Champaign said a new food pantry at the school will give students an affordable and convenient way to stay full and focused.
Just days remain to donate to the toy drive for the Salvation Army that will include an all-day drive-through collection in Champaign on Wednesday.
John and Renee Dreusicke of Lincoln are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laine to Eric Sutkay, son of Kent and Joan Sutkay of Burlington, Wisconsin.