Commencement speaker Leonard Pitts Jr. describes his graduation experience as Parkland president Thomas Ramage listens during Parkland College Graduation in Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for Performaing Arts in Urbana on Friday, May 17, 2013 .
A University of Illinois student from Colombia who admitted he possessed child pornography last year faces up to 3 1/2 years in federal prison when he's sentenced in September.
According to a police report, a 14-year-old Urbana girl was walking home from Urbana Middle School at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday when she was followed by a man driving a red car with tinted windows at South Anderson Street and Burkwood Drive.
Pictured, from left, during the 2012 scholarship presentation are Raymond Meyer, MD, Eric Ortinau, MD, Kevin Wendling, Ariana Wilson, Keith Rezin, MD, and Paul Sauer, MD.
This time last year, Urbana signed an electric aggregation contract with Homefield Energy to supply 100 percent renewable electricity to residents at a rate of 4.08 cents per kilowatt-hour. Following the same bidding process and using the same consultant, the city of Danville ended up Wednesday with a higher rate for its electric aggregation ... (more)
In this May 10, 2013 photo, Viktor Malyarchuk adjusts a small camera lens that mimics the bulging eyes of insects before begins a photo sequence of an insect in the optics lab in the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.
As city officials in Champaign-Urbana look to clean up their laws on taxis and limousines, a rule about whether ex-convicts are allowed to drive vehicles for hire has city council members taking a second look.
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will have a public hearing next week on proposed fare changes and route and schedule revisions.
Police are searching for the person or persons who shot and killed a person in west Champaign on Tuesday night.
URBANA, Ill. - Tennessee tennis coaches Sam Winterbotham and Chris Woodruff and sophomore Mikelis Libietis earned ITA Ohio Valley Region honors Tuesday afternoon.
The city can now boast its "bicycle friendly community" status after it was one of 17 new cities listed by the League of American Bicyclists on Monday.
An Urbana man who admitted that he had drugs for sale more than a year ago was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison.
Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb said Bill Adams, 70, of Urbana, a special assistant to UI President Robert Easter, was crossing Sixth Street at John Street just before 4 p.m. when he was hit.