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Champaign police arrest man allegedly involved in shooting
"Mr. Carpenter-Moore was found to be in possession of more than 300 grams of cannabis, three-and-a-half grams of expected ecstasy and $1,600 of cash. So, he was arrested without incident and taken to jail," Lt. Nathan Rath, of Champaign Police said.
2 Urbana men face burglary charges after cars entered
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Rantoul man gets 8 years in attempted holdup of man in car
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Street crimes task force intercepts 40 pounds of pot in mail
In what task force officer Matt Quinley, an Urbana police detective, called a "good week," police seized cannabis and related products in four different transactions.
Police Documents Claim Alcohol Use Cost Champaign Officer His Job
CHAMPAIGN, IL — A Champaign police officer recently charged with several counts of burglary had alcohol in his system while working, which ended up costing him his job, The News-Gazette says police department documents report. The newspaper says documents released Wednesday report 43-year-old Justus
Champaign County Nursing Home sold to joint group
The board voted to sell the home to its joint bidder between Extended Care Clinical and Altitude Health Services -- both owned by father and son, Eric and "Avi" William Rothner. Afterconducting more than 60 hours of research from the Illinois Department of Health, Champaign County Health Care Consum
Central Illinois native, SIU grad hailed as hero after stopping Indiana school shooting suspect
The teacher who subdued a suspected gunman during a shooting Friday at a middle school in Noblesville, Ind., is a former Southern Illinois football player and Mahomet, Illinois, native.
Woman dies from injuries in crash on I-70
Kelsea Glenn Cline, 28, of Columbus, Ohio, died at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Illinois on Friday, police said.
Giant Garage Sale in Champaign
The Champaign County Humane Society will hold their 34th annual Giant Garage Sale on Memorial Day weekend. The sale is open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, May 25 ($3 admission until 3 p.m.), from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sat., May 26 ($3 bag sale after 3 p.m.), and from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday the
UPDATED: Champaign teachers union in fight with district over Dr. Howard move
Jen White, president of the teachers union, said the district refused to negotiate compensation for those teachers, who will spend the next two school years at the Columbia Center while Dr. Howard is torn down and rebuilt. Prior to the move this summer, White said teachers spent time packing, unsure
Champaign Federation Of Teachers Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against Unit 4
"The Board refuses to sit down and negotiate with the union on how the moves shall be made, when they shall be made, and how the teachers will be compensated for their time in making the moves without being overly disruptive to the end of the school year,” CFT president Jen White said in a statement
Report: Average pensioner in Rantoul Police Pension Fund earns $73,369 per year
The Rantoul Police Pension Fund had 30 active participants receiving an average salary of $73,369 in 2016, according to the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.
13 Thursdays gives local residents a taste of campus
"A lot of people say they won't come to Campustown because of parking and when the students are here, but they are gone now so now is a great time to come and enjoy free parking validation when you go to any of these 20 businesses," said Genevieve Kirk, Executive Director of Champaign Center Partner
Mahomet shed 'a complete loss' after fire
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Driving from a different perspective
"A lot of people texting and driving, people going over the speed limit going 80, 90, 100 miles an hour down 74."
Champaign teachers union takes a stand against move
Since the attached agreement was bargained and signed in 2013, a number of building moves have occurred (Bottenfield, Kenwood, and Robeson, as well as some specific programs) and the District has always honored the agreed upon terms.
Lawsuit filed against two Champaign police officers
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) —An excessive force lawsuit was filed against Champaign Police Department.The lawsuit alleges that two CPD officers forced their way into 62-year-old Alton Corey's home.Corey claims the officers then clammed him head-first into a door, causing him to black out.The lawsuit
Documents: Alcohol use cost Champaign police officer his job
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Accused shooters appear in court
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) -- Two men accused of shooting guns in Urbana Tuesday, were formally charged Wednesday afternoon.
Fifth conviction for drug possession nets Champaign man 3 years
Photo by: ProvidedMark A. Barber, 34, of Champaign, sentenced Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to three years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance.