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Urbana woman is in critical condition after a fight
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) — A fight leaves an Urbana woman in critical condition. Urbana Police says, they were called to the 2100 block of Rainbow View for a report of an unknown medical problem. A 26 year old woman was found unresponsive and taken to the hospital. Detectives and...
Rantoul mobile home fire leaves one displaced
RANTOUL, Ill. (WCIA) — One man is displaced after the Rantoul Fire Department extinguished a mobile home fire on Sunday. Firefighters reported to the scene near 12 p.m. in the area of Sycamore Lane and Basswood Drive. Upon arrival, they saw the mobile home totally engulfed in fire. A building to the east of the […]
Savoring Danville: Discover the 3 Must-Try Pizzas in Town
In this article, we'll be exploring three outstanding pizza places in Danville. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in Champaign Co. vehicle collision identified
CHAMPAIGN CO. (WCIA) — Champaign County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene of a crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian Friday night. Around 10 p.m., the deputies arrived in Brown Township, in the area of 3200 North and 600 East near Fisher. They responded to a report of a traffic crash between a […]
Illinois Has its Own Area 51 and it is Fascinating
When you consider Area 51, your mind likely drifts to the secretive military enclave in Nevada, where rumors of extraterrestrial experiments and UFO testing abound. However, tucked away in Illinois lies a counterpart to this enigmatic site – Chanute Air Force Base. Situated in Rantoul, approximately 130 miles south of Chicago, this base has been shrouded in mystery and intrigue for decades. Here’s a glimpse into why Chanute Air Force Base has earned its reputation as Illinois’ very own Area 51:
First trophy in a decade fuels St. Thomas More’s confidence heading into Sectionals
WCIA — There were many reasons for St. Thomas More to celebrate its Regional Championship on Friday night: they got revenge on Salt Fork after losing to them in the same game last season and they took home their first trophy since winning a Regional and Sectional back in 2014. As the top seed in […]
What time is Iowa vs. Illinois today? TV schedule, channel, live stream to watch Caitlin Clark, Hawkeyes
Here is everything you need to know about Iowa vs. Illinois, including TV and streaming options for the game.
Weather Now: The area-wide warmup begins tomorrow with storms arriving Tuesday
Weather Now: The area-wide warmup begins tomorrow with storms arriving Tuesday.
Discovering Champaign Through 5 Remarkable Pizzas
This article presents a selection of five exceptional pizzas available in Champaign. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Embark on a Noodle Adventure: 4 Exceptional Noodle Dishes in Champaign
This article presents a selection of four distinct noodle dishes available in Champaign. Have you had the opportunity to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Weather Now: Rise in temperatures expected ahead of a stormy Tuesday
Weather Now: Rise in temperatures expected ahead of a stormy Tuesday.
Notes: Beating Iowa secures Illinois' 1,000th Big Ten win
CHAMPAIGN — Coleman Hawkins deleted some apps from his phone in the wake of Illinois’ loss at Penn State. Got away from social media. Limited the voices he was hearing. Perhaps necessary moves from the veteran forward given the role he played in that late-game collapse against the Nittany Lions. Missed free throws. Fouling a jump shooter. Mistakes that helped further the Illini’s demise in the disaster of a final 35 seconds in that game.
Danville Fire Dept. encourages more representation in the fire station
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — One of the firefighters at the Danville Fire Department is encouraging community members of all backgrounds to get involved in fire-fighting. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are more than one million firefighters in the United States. More than 300,000 have careers in the profession and over 600,000 are volunteers. […]
Urbana bids farewell to Prairie Play Playground
URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Kids both old and new said their goodbyes to Prairie Play Playground at Meadowbrook Park on Saturday. The playground is set for tear-down early next month after nearly 30 years. The farewell event saw a filled parking lot, nostalgic adults, and playful children. It was 1995 when members of the Champaign-Urbana […]
Drug Dealer Sentenced to 9 years
THE FOLLOWING IS A VERMILION COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE RELEASE. On February 20, 2024, Avery Brandon (DOB 5/23/1973), formerly of Danville, Illinois, pleaded guilty to Unlawful Possession With Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance, a class 1 felony. He was sentenced to 9 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, to be followed by 1 year.
‘Downright disrespectful’: Danville community rallying behind business after abrupt closure
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — An abrupt notice of a lease termination has a Danville business scrambling and it’s leaving a sour taste in the mouth of the city’s mayor. The Village Mall is forcing a family fun center called The Jump Off out of the building at what the owner says is his busiest season. […]
Coaches, players weigh in on new NCAA volleyball rule
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — There’s a big rule change for women’s collegiate volleyball. It’ll change the way setters play on the court. The NCAA has made a new double contact rule for setters. That means they can touch the ball twice and it doesn’t need to have a perfect rotation. The new rule is […]
Discover Urbana's Mexican Food Scene: 4 Restaurants to Spice Up Your Palate
This article presents a tour of four delightful Mexican restaurants in Urbana. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear from you! Please share your experiences in the comments section below~:
Hey, Brad Underwood: Your bench is good. Use it more.
Illinois had come out of the locker room 0-for-4 from the floor — all of its shot attempts from three. Meanwhile, Iowa was finding the rim with ease, whether it be dribble drives, an effortless baseline out of bounds play, and multiple offensive rebounds. Brad Underwood had seen enough.
NCAA Basketball: Iowa at Illinois
Feb 24, 2024; Champaign, Illinois, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini forward Amani Hansberry (35) tries to knock the ball from Iowa Hawkeyes forward Ladji Dembele (13) during the first half at State Farm Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Johnson-USA TODAY Sports