217 Today: Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 Today’s headlines: The LaSalle County Coroner says a body pulled from the Illinois River earlier this month is that of missing Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day. Three former lobbyists and an executive for utility giant Commonwealth Edison say the indictment against them jumps to conclusions about how three critical […]

217 Today: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021

Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 Today’s headlines: A new Illinois law will help college students take a closer look at private student debt before they sign up for it. Public health officials in Champaign-Urbana say COVID-19 booster shots will be available for local residents over 65 or at high risk for COVID, not that the FDA […]

Firefighter Treated For Injuries After Champaign Apartment Fire

CHAMPAIGN – A firefighter is being treated for minor injuries after responding to an apartment fire in Champaign overnight. Fire crews arrived at a multi-family home Friday at 1:10 a.m. in the 800 block of West Church Street. The department says it extinguished a fire in a second-floor unit. The resident of the apartment was not […]