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Armed robber hits gas station

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) -- Police are investigating an armed robbery. It happened about 10:30 pm, Monday, at Circle K, in the 1700-block of West John Street.

WCIA.COM - 2018-08-14 21:27:02

Urbana police investigating armed robbery at Domino's

According to an Urbana police report, at 10:09 p.m., a masked man walked into the Domino's Pizza at 1108 N. Cunningham Ave., U, and displayed a firearm. He demanded money from an employee, grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash and ran away. No injuries were reported.

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-08-13 20:59:00

Champaign PD searching for Circle K armed robbery suspect

Champaign Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Circle K gas station in Champaign at 10:34 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13.

NEWSCHANNEL20.COM - 2018-08-14 16:28:33

Urbana School District facing lawsuit

"It stems from changes in legislation that penalizes districts for exceeding certain thresholds that TRS places on individuals who are close to retirement,” said Superintendent Don Owen. “We don't believe this is technically age discrimination, but because of the filing of this lawsuit and others ac

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-08-14 08:05:24

Champaign Police asking for tips after shots fired

"We have a great investigations department,” said Champaign Police Officer Jordan Wells. “Our patrol officers are really good at showing up on scene and putting things together. So, get the information you can and if you have your cell phone and someone already called the police, go ahead and record

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-08-13 19:31:43

Garth Brooks tickets State Farm Center in Champaign, IL: Ticket Down Slashes Garth Brooks Concert Ticket Prices in Champaign, IL at State Farm Center & Extends Promo/Coupon/Offer Code

Ticket Down is a reputable source of authentic tickets for Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood in Champaign, Illinois at the State Farm Center on Saturday, April 29, 2017. As in other tour cities, there is always the chance that Garth will add additional tour dates as a result of fan demand.

SATPRNEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Urbana Domino's robbed at gunpoint

Police say the suspect was wearing a black mask, around 6 feet tall, and has a thin build.

NEWSCHANNEL20.COM - 2018-08-14 11:32:26

Police ask for help in Champaign shooting

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCCU/WICS) —The Champaign County Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in tracking down the suspect(s) involved ina shooting last week.Crime Stoppers says shots were fired in the 600 block of Crescent Drive in Champaign around 1 p.m. on August 6.The shots were fired near Ce


Federal agency sues Urbana school district over caps on teacher raises

"We've been communicating with the EEOC about this matter for more than a year," he told News-Gazette Media on Monday. "Basically, there was an EEOC investigation and we shared with them everything that we had — notes from when this was negotiated; everything we had about this, we shared."

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-08-13 19:13:00

Urbana council gives initial OK to letting city staff e-file some records

If given final approval next week, staff would use software from Simplifile LC to remotely file documents with the Champaign County Recorder's Office. The office has already entered into a contractual arrangement with Simplifile, according to a city resolution.

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-08-14 07:00:00

Crime Stoppers | Shooting suspect sought by police

At 1:12 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, Champaign police received reports of shots fired in the 600 block of Crescent Drive, near the intersection with John Street.


Urbana man accused of having crack cocaine for sale

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New drug disposal boxes available at OSF HealthCare hospitals in Urbana and Danville

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of overdose deaths involving opioids.


EXPOSED: Woman secretly attending job fair gets outted by local news - theGrio

Ja'Naea Modest (Photo: facebook.com)Many of us know that it’s easier to secure a new job when you’re already employed. But we typically don’t want our current employer to know that we’re seeking greener pastures.Such was the case for 33-year-oldJa’Naea Modest. The Champaign, Illinois-native tried to


Getting Personal: Tori Exum

Photo by: Stephen Haas/The News-GazetteTori Exum, human-resources manager for Extra Help Services at the University of Illinois, poses for a photo outside of the Personnel Services Building on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, on campus in Champaign.


Paxton Swedes lose games two, three of EI League Tournament championship series to Royal Giants

"We were right there," Swedes player/manager Mark Prina said. "We did everything right. We competed, but those last three outs are always the toughest to get.”


Rosecrance To Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Services In Champaign

A new center for substance abuse treatment is slated to open in Champaign this December. The Center for Recovery, located at 2302 Moreland Blvd., will be operated byRosecrance, a mental health and substance abuse treatment system with facilities across the state.

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2018-08-13 11:05:00

New discipline policy in at Urbana, while deans, suspensions are out

Photo by: Rick Danzl/The News-GazetteConflict 180 founder and restorative practices expert Elaine Shpungin at Urbana Middle School on Friday, August 3, 2018.Other Related ContentPlaytime's over: It's back to school seasonDistricts see need for school resource officer as 'unfortunately ... a sign of


Reason for cheer: Carnival celebrates cleaning up of Urbana neighborhood

Photo by: Rick Danzl/The News-GazetteGiovanna Dibenedetto, (front-second from right) with several of her neighbors on Friday Aug. 10, 2018, involved in setting up carnival in a "challenged" neighborhood that had three targeted shootings last summer and none this summer. Party is set for most of day


Recruiting changes coming to MBB

CHAMPAIGN, Ill (WCIA) -- Some changes are coming to the NCAA basketball recruiting system. The NCAA announced the changes last week, and they include things from coming back to college after declaring for the NBA draft to more official visits.