Not the finest day for local news, but hey, we don’t choose these things.
The man who allegedly slashed the throat of a U of I law professor in the Illinois Terminal has been ruled mentally competent to be tried for the crime:
Your daily update on Tim Johnson’s house seat, and the Republicans who want it:
· “Johnson sets 2 town-hall meetings” (N-G)
Nuclear waste, and where to stash it:
A three-year old was accidentally shot by his 14-year-old uncle in Urbana. Horrible: