Contract negotiators for the Champaign School District and its teachers union were scheduled to meet Monday afternoon. The meeting is expected to be a relatively brief one, due to the Unit Four school board meeting scheduled for Monday evening. Another bargaining session is set for October 24th, if needed.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois State University have the lowest student loan default rates among public schools in the state.
Champaign Police are asking the public's help in identifying at least two men involved in a early morning shooting Sunday at a north side gas station.
UPDATE: The Champaign County Coroner has identified the victim as 22-year old Anthony Pauls of Lake In The Hills, a Chicago suburb.
Chicago Bulls Coach Tim Thibodeau says his team simply dug a hole it couldn’t recover from.
A special investigator has found problems with more than a quarter of the death-related cases investigated by the Inspector General of the Illinois Department of Human Services.
Congressman John Shimkus says there are plenty of other campaigns for the US House that carry the same negative tone that the retiring Tim Johnson cited recently.
After more than two decades of planning and fundraising, a new park will be dedicated this Sunday at 5 p.m. just north of the Urbana City Building.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard is leaving after 17 months with the district.
Members of the graduate student employee union at the University of Illinois' Urbana campus have voted to file an Intent-to-Strike motion.