It’s been six years since Champaign-Urbana hosted one of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's collection events for household hazardous waste. And organizers are expecting a big turnout for the event which takes place on Saturday, September 29th, on the north end of Champaign.
A long lost elm tree with a connection to Abraham Lincoln is being honored in Urbana.
The holiday weekend rainfall wasn’t enough for the city of Decatur to lift its restrictions on water use.
After eleven years, it’s now a lot easier to get into the University of Illinois' Allerton Park near Monticello. Local officials held a brief ceremony Monday morning to open a new bridge linking the park’s main entrance with the Allerton mansion and garden.
The prospect of heavy rain from what is left of Hurricane Isaac is leading emergency workers across Illinois and Indiana to prepare for the possibility of flooding.
Illinois gasoline stations have been put on notice that authorities are watching them for any price gouging in the event Tropical Storm Isaac disrupts fuel supplies from the Gulf of Mexico.
Champaign’s Public Works Department is bracing for heavy rainfall and winds as the remnants of Isaac hit the region this weekend.
When Gov. Pat Quinn announced Sunday that he was vetoing a plastic bag recycling bill, his news release quoted the mayor of Champaign.
Tropical Storm Isaac has dismantled Illinois Republicans' convention plans. With national convention events cancelled, they will no longer spend Monday nominating Mitt Romney as their candidate for president. That leaves an opportunity for them to focus on state politics.
Illinois manufacturers say they're disappointed with Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of a bill requiring a plastic bag recycling program.