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Harrison, a 38-year-old Champaign real estate broker, replaces Habeeb Habeeb, who is stepping down after two years as party chair.
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District probably will take over Champaign County's rural transit system on Oct. 1, the county's rural transit advisory group was told Wednesday.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement along with local authorities have arrested 24 individuals on criminal, fugitive and immigrations violations in St. Charles County Mo., New Madrid County Mo., Champaign County Ill., McLean County Ill., Effingham County Ill., and Jackson County Ill.
A Champaign County Judge sentenced an Urbana man who admitted he possessed a stolen gun to 3 1/2 years in prison.
New accusations of errors in the official results of the March 18 primary election in Champaign County have been leveled by Al Klein, head of the county's Democratic Party.
In advance of a proposed request to seek bids from firms to undertake a master plan for all county sheriff's office facilities, the Champaign County Board spent more than 90 minutes Tuesday discussing the future of jail operations.
A Homer man who allegedly fled from a Champaign County sheriff's deputy has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs.
A suburban St. Louis man who admitted that he electronically harassed a woman in Champaign County last year has been sentenced to two years of probation.
With community resources for the mentally ill in decline statewide, local police say they are trying to fill gaps they are not equipped to handle.
Work could begin as soon as this year on two of the three multi-use trail projects in Champaign County that are getting more than $2.5 million in federal funds trough the Illinois Department of Transportation.
The park district asked kids who play at Douglass Park what they wanted in a future version of the park - and some of that wish list may be reality soon.
The number of houses sold in March was up a little more than eight percent from last year's sales.
A Champaign County satellite jail inmate and artist holds his favorite work, a portrait of Nelson Mandela, in his arms March 21 at the jail in Urbana.
Champaign County is set to receive more than $2.6 million in grants for trails and bike paths, Governor Pat Quinn's office announced Saturday.