August 31, 2012 - News Local/State

Illinois GOP Delegates Revved Up Following RNC

Illinois Republicans are headed home after a week in Tampa, where on Thursday night Mitt Romney accepted his party’s nomination for President. 


August 31, 2012 - News Local/State

Amtrak Board Chair Credits Stable Funding

The head of the Amtrak Board of Directors says the transportation service has benefited from stable funding over the last few years.


August 31, 2012 - News Local/State

C-U Businesses to Accept Special Currency

In the next couple of months, several businesses in the Champaign-Urbana area will begin accepting currency that you won’t be able to use anywhere else.


August 30, 2012 - News Local/State

Judge: Illinois Must Set Aside Union Money

The judge in a dispute over Illinois workers' pay raises is telling Gov. Pat Quinn's administration to hand over unspent money from the state budget in case he rules in favor of the employees.


August 30, 2012 - News Local/State

Child Abduction Attempts Prompt Stranger Danger Classes

Reports of two attempted child abductions in Champaign last week hit close to home for the Champaign County chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters.  The child involved in one of the incidents happens to be a participant in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.  That’s prompted the organization to sponsor two classes on “Stranger Danger” for the public, next month at the Champaign Public Library.


August 30, 2012 - News Local/State

Illinois Warns Gas Stations Against Price Gouging

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.


August 30, 2012 - News Local/State

Supreme Court Gives Ford County Teens New Trial

The Illinois Supreme Court says an attorney for two boys accused of sexual abuse was wrong to worry about the truth of the charges and what was best for society.


August 30, 2012 - News Local/State

Driver Describes Fatal Illinois Megabus Crash

The 25-year-old driver who was at the wheel during a fatal Megabus crash in south-central Illinois says he did everything he could to control the double-decker after a tire blew out.


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