Champaign Fire Chief Remembers 9/11 And How It Changed Firefighting

CHAMPAIGN – Saturday, September 11, 2021 marks 20 years since one of America’s most tragic days. The Champaign Fire Department will hold a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, Saturday at 8:46 a.m. on the northeast corner of West Side Park in Champaign. Illinois Newsroom’s Reginald Hardwick talked with Champaign fire chief Gary Ludwig about that terrible day, how […]

217 Today: Friday, Sept. 10, 2021

Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 Today’s headlines: The Illinois House passed major energy and climate legislation Thursday night that aims to put Illinois on the path to 100% renewable energy by 2050. A Champaign Unit 4 school bus was struck by gunfire yesterday while transporting students home. No students or staff were injured. The U.S. Department […]