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Arrest made in Mach One homicide case

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) — Champaign police have arrested a man in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred earlier this month in the parking lot of Mach One, 902 West Bloomington Road, in Champaign. The shooting happened on June 19. When police arrived to the scene, they found Prentiss...
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Champaign Police make arrest in deadly shooting

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — The Champaign Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a shooting that left a teenager dead and three others hurt. Champaign Police officers joined members of the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force on Thursday in arresting Quentin Hymon for his alleged involvement in the shooting. Hymon, a 20-year-old […]
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UIPD: Gun found during traffic stop, driver arrested

URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — A man is in custody after a routine traffic stop revealed he was wanted and in possession of a loaded gun. University of Illinois Police officers pulled over Javario Gill, 24, on Florida/Kirby Avenue Wednesday night for driving 15 miles per hour over the speed limit. During the stop, officers discovered […]
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Illinois Football: Illini now targeting superstar 2024 quarterback

The Illinois football program is targeting one of the best quarterbacks in the class of 2024. In Bret Bielema’s first recruiting class, the Illini were able to land quarterback Donovan Leary. I believe Leary is going to be the future of the program but having depth is crucial. Many past program failures were due to a lack of depth at quarterback.
CHAMPAIGN, IL

Community comes together after family loses everything in fire

VILLA GROVE, Ill. (WCIA) – It started like any other day for Alivia Combs and her family. “Nothing was really weird about the house, you know, we left. We said our goodbyes. I was going to hang out with my grandma. It was all chill,” she said. Until, her grandma got a call. “I didn’t […]
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Mahomet-Seymour pitcher Blake Wolters decommits from Purdue

MAHOMET (WCIA) — Mahomet-Seymour pitcher and our Wcia-3 Baseball Player of the Year, Blake Wolters, has decommitted from Purdue. The incoming senior posted on Twitter that he decommitted after receiving his test scores and talking with his family. On Twitter, Wolters went on to thank Purdue, then posted a highlight reel on his profile. Wolters […]
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Fiberoptic utility installation beginning in Champaign neighborhood

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — People in one Champaign neighborhood will be seeing construction around their homes for the next few weeks as crews install fiberoptic utilities. i3 Broadband will begin installation of these utilities in the Bristol Place subdivision in the coming weeks. Bristol Place is bordered by Tower Drive and Bradley Avenue on the […]
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U of I: Don't leave your bikes behind

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCCU/WICS) — The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign is dealing with an abandoned bicycle problem. Each summer the staff with the University of Illinois Facilities & Services and the parking department identify and collect unwanted bicycles on campus. Any bike left on university property gets an orange...
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The Top Things to Do in July in Champaign-Urbana

Summer is officially here, and July is packed with PLENTY to do around around Champaign-Urbana. So to keep it all straight, we’ve picked out a few of our many favorites and listed them here so you will make sure not to miss them. They’re listed chronologically. (For info on area fireworks, go here. For other July 4 events, go here.)
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Champaign County to celebrate July 4

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — It is the time of the year for floats, marching bands, and nostalgia of the red, white and blue. The Champaign County Freedom Celebration will host a series of events on Monday to celebrate July 4. The lineup begins with a 5K race from the State Farm Center at 9:30 a.m. The […]
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Illinois Football: 2022 Fighting Illini Season Preview and Prediction

Just before the start of spring practice, second-year Illinois head coach Bret Bielema decided to take his young daughters Briella and Brexli to Disney World for the first time. "I know I can handle 120 young men on a field for two hours. I don't know if I can handle a 4- and 2-year-old in a theme park for a day," Bielema said.
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Life on the Frontlines with Tolono’s Fire Chief

Fire Chief Chris Humer of Tolono Fire Protection District grew up in the Village of Tolono, and now he’s following in the foot steps of his dad as the Fire Chief. CiLiving’s Grace Khachaturian takes you to Tolono to learn his story and get a little glimpse of life on the frontlines.
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