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Urbana Domestic Disturbance

Friday, 18 April 2014

Officials were called to 902 East Harding Street Thursday night after reports of a male and female possibly fighting in an apartment.

After officials arrived on scene a man called out from the apartment claiming he was going to kill the female.

Officials entered the apartment where the suspect was found in the bathroom stabbing the female with a screwdriver.

Police say I ...

Local Road Projects

Friday, 18 April 2014

Two local counties will receive almost a million dollars for construction projects.

Governor Pat Quinn says part of that money will be used in Casey for new sidewalks, ramps, and  landscaping.   

He says Mattoon will receive money for repairs along a seven mile stretch near Lerna road.

Both projects are funded by Quinn's "Illinois Jobs Now" campaign.< ... READ MORE >>

Willow Park Work Day

Friday, 18 April 2014

Members of a local community are invited to help build a park to remember a young girl who was killed.

The park is being made for Willow long, a 7 year old from Watson who was stabbed by her uncle last year.

Park Committee Chairman Deanna McWilliams says anyone can come to the community building day and she encourages you to bring your tools.

McWilliams says work s ...

U of I Search Committee

Thursday, 17 April 2014

One Illinois University is beginning it's search for a new president.

The University of Illinois trustees meet Friday to name the 19 members of the search committee that will look for a new president.

Robert Easter plans to retire in June of 2015.

Easter has been the president since 2012.

He replaced Michael Hogan who resigned under pressure from faculty unh ... READ MORE >>