Motorists depending on Race Street for travel between downtown Urbana and University Avenue are asked to use Broadway instead, while a bridge over the Boneyard Creek is replaced, as part of Urbana's Boneyard Improvements Project.
Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.
As she seeks a third term, Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing touts her efforts to boost economic development. But opponent and political newcomer Les Stratton criticizes Prussing's plans as a misuse of taxpayer dollars.
American Airlines and US Airways on Thursday announced they plan to merge to create the country's largest airline, with a route network stretching from coast to coast, and covering large swaths of Latin America, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean and Africa.
The merger of American Airlines and US Airways, to be formally announced Thursday, caps a turbulent half-decade of bankruptcies and consolidation for the U.S. airline industry and leaves travelers four big carriers to choose from.
It’s been nearly a year since officials with the Champaign County YMCA publicly asked for bus service from the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District. Now, service to the Stephens Family Y at 2501 Fields South Drive in southwest Champaign begins on a limited basis, on Monday, Jan. 13.
Drivers licenses for immigrants who are in Illinois illegally moved a step closer to passage on Monday morning. Backers say there are an estimated 250,000 immigrants driving around Illinois without a driver’s license.