Third Person Arrested in Porn Case
A Champaign man is behind bars-the third charged in a pimping case involving teens. John Haywood was arrested last week on similar charges. Investigators say...
Urbana Police Contract Concerns
Some union workers in Urbana are angry because of a new contract for city police. In it, officers get around a 3% raise every year. ...
New Superintendent Named for Hoopeston Area Schools
A familiar face will once again lead Hoopeston schools. The school board named retired superintendent Don Dean as interim superintendent Thursday night. He steps in...
Urbana Teen Accused of Pepper Spraying at School
Police tell WCIA that the Urbana Middle School student is age 14. They say the teen confessed to using the peeper spray in the...
Air Rendezvous Cancelled for 2007
A popular Central Illinois air show will not get off the ground this year in Springfield. Backers of Springfield Air Rendezvous have decided to cancel...
City Says "Good to Go" Plan is Working
The City of Champaign says new, colorful signs are working to reduce traffic at the crowded Prospect Avenue/Interstate 74 interchange. The city launched the...
Urbana High School to Eliminate Some Courses, Toughen Others
Starting next fall, students at Urbana High School will spend more time on math and reading, and less time on electives like art, music and...
Champaign County Nursing Home Update
The Champaign County Board says it`s cleared a hurdle that could have delayed the opening of the new nursing home even longer. Today the state...
A prank caller could face felony charges after a bogus call put all schools in a Sangamon County community on lockdown this morning. Police...
Grocery Store Gets Big Breaks from City of Champaign
In a controversial move, the city of Champaign agreed to give more than $700,000 in tax breaks to build a new grocery store. The parent...
16 Year Old Charged as an Adult in Shooting Arrest
Prosecutors have decided to charge 16 year old Chad Jones as an adult for the shooting of his 16 year old girlfriend. He`s in a Sangamon...
Smoking Ban Concerns
The city of Urbana is preparing its bars to go smoke-free in less than two weeks, and bartenders say they`re not looking forward to it....
Police Make an Arrest in String of Murders from Central Illinois to Texas
Police are hoping to learn more after making an arrest in a murder investigation stretching from Danville to Texas. Danville police arrested Manuel Alvarez. He`s...
Ten Running for Champaign City Council At Large Seats
Three more candidates filed paperwork before Monday`s deadline to run for the three at-large seats on the Champaign City Council. The list includes the...
Two to Run for Champaign Mayor
Champaign will have two candidates for mayor in next April`s election. Charles Mingee, 47, filed at the last minute Monday to run against Mayor Jerry Schweighart....
Hoopeston Superintendent Dies from Heart Attack
Students and teachers in one Vermilion County community are mourning the loss of a school leader. Hoopeston Area Superintendent Mark Conolly died Saturday of...
Funeral Scheduled for Murder Victims
A couple killed last week in a Danville shooting are scheduled to be laid to rest Monday in Texas. Felipe and Justina Alvarez were...
Union Protests Tire Manufacture
Workers were out in force full today speaking out against national tire chain Goodyear. Steelworkers across the country are protesting what they say is...
Texas Investigators say Danville Murders Unfold Web of Drugs, Death and Revenge
There are new clues in a double murder in Danville. A sheriff in Texas says he may know the motive. Felipe and Justina Alvarez were...
Champaign Police are Tracking Apartment Burglar
Police say he`s climbing up balconies. Detectives also say this is the 16th burglary in the area in just the past 6 months. They hope...
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