Those who couldn't make the trip to Washington were set to march in solidarity at 11 a.m. today at Champaign's West Side Park.
The 2017 university-and-community commemorations of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. come to an end today, with the Community Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon at Krannert Center.
Managing Editor Jeff D'Alessio's weekly look at local religious leaders. This week: Preparing to step into the homeless population's shoes for the One Winter Night event next month.
On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) will provide a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.
The 35 local bands participating in this year's edition of the annual charity event are keeping with tradition in staying mum about which famous act they'll be impersonating until they play their first note.
President Chris Kloeppel said Friday that no announcement can be made until after employment contracts are signed, which may not happen for at least a week after Monday night's selection.
U.S. Judge Colin Bruce rescheduled the sentencing hearing for Champaign 73-year-old architect and landlord G.T. "Gene" Hardwick for May 22.
The crime-mapping software would cost an estimated $12,600 initially, with annual recurring costs, beginning in fiscal 2018, estimated at $2,200.
To safeguard valuable data such as electronic tax statements or direct-deposit information from hackers, the UI has put a new measure known as two-factor authentication in place.
The move reduces to 11 the number of candidates for four positions on the community college board in the April 4 consolidated election.
Though he hasn't rolled a 300 in more than three weeks, Richard Covington's perfect-game tally stands at 89.
Some offered congratulations, others celebrated the peaceful transition of power, and still others remarked on preparations for protests.
Village Administrator Jeff Fiegenschuh said Erman Blevins' decision, made for personal reasons, caught everyone in the village by surprise.