The mother of a dismembered woman recounts identifying her remains as Deundrea Weatherspoon, 25, of Urbana becomes the fourth person to be sentenced to seven years in prison over the heinous act.
The 51-year-old Champaign resident who works as sales and public-relations manager at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign chatted with staff writer Melissa Merli.
If Congress kills the Affordable Care Act and its protection of pre-existing conditions (of which Type 1 diabetes is a major offender), my 5-month-old will be on the hook for $2,000 a month for the rest of her life.
Each week, staff writer Paul Wood spotlights a high-tech difference-maker. This week: The co-founder of Skydro, which uses self-guided (autonomous) drones to detect moisture content and help farmers.
Police pursued the truck for several hours until it ran out of gas. They then arrested Robert L. Snook, 41, whom the truck driver said had driven it away after he stopped to hook his vehicle up differently.
A CSX spokesman said the Monday-afternoon accident near the crossing at East Liberty Lane in Danville caused no injuries to either train's crew and did not involve any hazardous materials.
Dean Goble is the second of four men charged with taking sexual advantage of women with dementia to admit his involvement.
Already a community recognized for its biking friendliness, Urbana recently approved a new plan to, in part, encourage more residents to ditch the steering wheel and get behind handlebars.
The coroner ID'd the victim as Beverly A. Whitkanack, 78, of Paris.
The mayor of Rantoul said he is hopeful to begin the process of finding a new police chief by March 1.
As an MP in Germany and France, Army Cpl. Earl Hamilton captured, with an unloaded pistol, a criminal the French police had on their most-wanted list.
The featured speaker at Monday’s annual meeting of the Champaign County Farm Bureau will provide an early outlook on the 2017 farm season.