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Weekly Safety Report: Multiple Retail Thefts at Meijer in Champaign, Illinois
Two incidents of retail theft occurred at Meijer in Champaign, Illinois. In the first incident, two females stuffed clothes into a backpack and fled in a silver vehicle. The second incident involved a female who concealed clothing in a bag, tried on a coat, and left wearing it. The stolen merchandise was not paid for, resulting in a significant loss.
IL Church Pastor Steals Thousands In Donations To Spend At Casino
After stealing thousands of dollars of donations from his church, this Illinois pastor headed to a couple of casinos to do some gambling. Illinois Pastor Is Seeking Forgiveness After Breaking Major Commandment. Nobody is perfect and there isn't a person in the whole entire world that is above the law....
Tennessee vs. Illinois prediction, pick, spread, basketball game odds, live stream, watch online, TV channel
No. 20 Illinois will look to stay hot against No. 17 Tennessee this weekend
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Korean Eateries in Champaign You Can't Miss!
In this article, we explore five exceptional Korean restaurants located in Champaign. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary hotspots? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Mental health possible factor in teen on home confinement following hate crime
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WICS) — A Champaign teen is on home confinement after being accused of painting swastikas and racial slurs at a Champaign cemetery last month. News Channel 20/Fox Illinois contacted State's Attorney Julia Reitz and she confirmed a hate crime is a detainable offense and Koca is considered a threat under the Safety, Accountability, Fairness, and Equity-Today (SAFE-T) Act.
Roxy’s House: Taking Therapy ‘From the Clinic to the Country’
HOMER, Ill. (WCIA) It was a sensory experience at what has been dubbed the “Therapy Barn”, a converted barn-dominium. Once used for horses, this expansive space is now the home of Roxy’s House, a 501(c)3 that provides animal-assisted speech therapy and occupational therapy. According to the organization, “Roxy’s House takes therapy from the clinic to the country where holistic healing begins. Specializing in autism, traumatic brain injury, and many other diagnoses that benefit from connection and communication, nature and animals lead the way.”
Ameren offers tips for staying warm and saving money during winter
FORSYTH, Ill. (WCIA) — It’s that time of year to get your home ready for winter. Ameren is sharing some tips for staying warm and for saving money. They said to open drapes during the day and close them at night and be sure to change your furnace filter. Another is unplugging unused electronics or […]
Crews put out fire in Champaign home after passerby calls for help
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home Thursday night. Crews were called to the house in the 1300 block of Harris Ave. and found a fire inside a bedroom. They were able to contain it to just that one room. A passerby...
‘I’m ready to take on the challenge:’ New Champaign Fire Chief talks goals for CFD
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Champaign has a new fire chief, but he’s not new to Champaign. Andy Quarnstrom was announced as the city’s newest chief on Friday. Right now, he’s the acting deputy chief and Champaign’s Township Supervisor. He has served Champaign as both a firefighter since 1997 and as Township Supervisor since 2013. He’s […]
Champaign Fire Department Responds to House Fire on Harris Ave; No Injuries Reported
On Thursday, December 7, the Champaign Fire Department attended a residential fire on the 1300 block of Harris Ave. The fire was confined to one bedroom in the house. There were no injuries to either firefighters or residents. A passerby, who saw flames at the back of the house, reported the fire. Firefighters arrived to find moderate smoke from the single-story house. They used a hose line to stop the fire from spreading beyond the bedroom. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.Visit here for more details.
So this used to be a building in C-U?
Architecture photographer Josh Lipnik (Midwest Modern on Twitter) has been posting photos of Champaign-Urbana buildings for a few weeks now, and Wednesday he threw a little history into the mix with photos of a building that no longer exists, courtesy of Bill Engdahl and Carol Highsmith. I’ve lived in C-U...
Ion Grove Cafe is a new eatery coming to Willard Airport
Willard Airport has not had any food options beyond vending machines since Einstein Bros. Bagels closed last spring. Now, in spring 2024, there will be a new cafe and retail space providing a wealth of options for ticketed passengers. According to the press release, it will include: “a coffee robot...
A brewing success on wheels: Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck of Champaign
Joining us for a flavorful segment is Wes and Linda Hanner from Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck of Champaign. From their diverse menu to their commitment to the community, this is an inside look at a local business that is brewing success on wheels. At Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee of...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in champaign, IL
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around champaign..
U of I Housing opens two residence halls to students on campus over break
URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Most students at the University of Illinois are heading back home for the holidays next week after finals. But what about the students who spend their holidays on campus? University Housing said it will accommodate students staying on campus during break for an additional fee. Rooms at the Illinois Street and […]
217 Today: After Dobbs, doctors say more people are turning to permanent contraception
The mother of one of the hostages still being held by Hamas says time is running out to get her 23 year old son and more than 130 other captives released. Dozens of people enjoyed jelly donuts, music and the celebration of the Jewish faith on the University of Illinois campus.
Illinois vs. Tennessee: Sportsbook promo codes, odds, spread, over/under and other Vegas lines - December 9
The Illinois Fighting Illini (7-1) will try to continue a five-game winning run when visiting the Tennessee Volunteers (5-3) on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at Thompson-Boling Arena. This matchup is at 12:00 PM ET on CBS. In this article, you will take a look at odds and spreads for the...
HS scoreboard (12-8-23)
WCIA — Scores from around Illinois on Friday night, with highlights of conference games including Centennial and Danville. BOYS BASKETBALL: Centennial 52, Normal West 50 Peoria 61, Danville 51 Unity 71, Taylorville 31 MacArthur 75, Sacred Heart-Griffin 56 Mt. Zion 65, Monticello 34 Eisenhower 54, Southeast 41 U-High 42, Rochester 29 Jacksonville 51, Lincoln 43 […]
‘Such a force’: Remembering late Champaign state senator Scott Bennett a year after his death
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — It’s been an emotional week for many who knew one Central Illinois lawmaker. Dec. 9 marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of late Champaign senator Scott Bennett. Bennett died due to complications from a brain tumor. Public officials who were close to him like Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz, […]
Manzella’s pizza sandwich is superb
The French bread pizza sandwich at Manzella’s Italian Patio is superb. I had it at the Champaign trattoria yesterday as part of the restaurant’s lunch special of minestrone and a half sandwich ($13.25). Because the Italian sandwich was customizable with any toppings from the pizza part of the menu, I picked pepperoni, sausage, and onion. Served open faced, it looked like a pizza on first glance — instead of crust, toasted bread.