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  1. Chicago man charged in home invasion where nine people tied upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... with others when she saw two masked black men approach. There were eight children inside the house: a 12-year-old Rantoul girl, a 12-year-old Champaign boy, a 14-year-old Champaign boy, a 12-year-old Champaign girl, an 8-year-old Champaign girl, a ...

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  2. Rantoul teen charged in vehicle thefts arraigned on sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul teenager out on bond in two stolen-car cases in that village from last month has had additional criminal charges lodged against him. Kevin Lefever, 18, who listed addresses in the 200 block of Winding Lane and the 300 block of South Chanute Street, was arraigned Wednesday for criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse and possession of a controlled substance in connection with a Monday incident in Rantoul.

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  3. Area history, July 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... 233-acre tract in northwest Champaign was approved for purchase negotiations. Representatives of Mahomet and Rantoul appealed for a delay in the decision. In 2002, the old Robeson's parking garage at the corner of Church and Randolph streets in ...

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  4. Rantoul police arrest Indiana man following bomb scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Rantoul police have arrested the Indiana man who was wanted after a suspected bomb were found in his truck Wednesday morning. Police had been looking for Bridges for most of the day after a search of a vehicle belived to belong to him revealed a sleeping 12-year-old boy, weapons, ammunition and what authorities believe was an unexploded bomb.

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  5. Rantoul police still searching for Indiana manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Rantoul Police Department is searching for an Indiana man after officers discovered weapons and what is believed to be an unexploded bomb. According to WAND-TV's partners at the Champaign News-Gazette, Rantoul police found an object believed to be an unexploded bomb , as well as other weapons and ammunition in a vehicle near the intersection of U.S. 45 and Letchworth Avenue.

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  6. Anita Jean BassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Breeze Courier

    Anita Jean Bass, 62 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 4:50 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was born on December 5, 1954 in Rantoul, Ill.

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  7. Country Theatre Workshop presenting 'Moon Over Buffalo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... actors are from the area. "They're from all corners," said Ward, of Ashkum. "I have one from Bourbonnais, one from Rantoul, two from Ashkum, one from Chebanse, one from Rankin, one from Gibson City and one from the Danforth area." In the play, ...

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  8. Engineered Plastic Components closes Rantoul, Ill., plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Plastics News

    That location supplied automotive components to Mitsubishi Motors' Illinois plant, said Brian Walsh of asset management firm Meadoworks. The Japanese automaker closed that plant, its only production facility in the United States, last year.

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  9. Automotive Plant Closure Creates Major Opportunity For Plastics ManufacturersRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... will be available for inspection on Wednesday, July 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CDT at 300 Shellhouse Drive in Rantoul, Illinois. A theater-style public auction will be held on Thursday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m. CDT at the Linden Banquet Center, 224 ...

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  10. For cops, 'the motivation is the family'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    When Jeff Wooten reaches for a business card in the portfolio he carries for work, he might touch Jamie Harper's picture. "It's a constant reminder that it is an unsolved case that we still work diligently to try to solve," said Wooten, a Rantoul police lieutenant.

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  11. Coroner: Man found in Rantoul motel pool did not drownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    The Champaign County coroner said it does not appear that a Rantoul man who was found dead in a motel pool earlier this week died from drowning. Duane Northrup said preliminary results from an autopsy performed Wednesday in Urbana on Russell B. Conley Jr. did not find any evidence of trauma or drowning.

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  12. Area history, June 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    In 1917, the work of leveling the aviation field at Chanute Field in Rantoul began in earnest after the Kankakee & Urbana Traction Co. switch was put into operation.

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  13. Coroner identifies man found at bottom of poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign County Coroner has released the name of a man found at the bottom of a hotel swimming pool in Rantoul Monday evening.

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  14. U[DATE: Man found dead in pool at Rantoul motel identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Rantoul police Sgt. Justin Bouse said officers were called to the Heritage Inn, 402 S. Murray Road, at 5:29 p.m. following a report of a person not moving in the pool.

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  15. Man found dead in pool at Rantoul motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    According to Rantoul police Sgt. Justin Bouse, officers were called to the Heritage Inn, 402 S. Murray Road, at 5:29 p.m. following a report of a person not moving in the pool.

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  16. 2 hurt in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    According to an Illinois State Police report, Helen Hamrick, 86, of Cissna Park was driving a brown 2014 Buick Encore westbound on U.S. 136 near County Road 2100 E at 1:21 p.m. when she traveled into the eastbound lane and hit a green 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Dwight Snyder, 86, of Rantoul.

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  17. Two injured in rural Champaign County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    According to an Illinois State Police report, Helen Hamrick, 86, of Cissna Park was driving a brown 2014 Buick Encore westbound on U.S. 136 near County Road 2100 E at 1:21 p.m. when she traveled into the eastbound land and hit a green 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Dwight Snyder, 86, of Rantoul.

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  18. Rantoul man gets six years for sex with 15-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul man who admitted having sex with a teenager 10 years his junior has been sentenced to six years in prison. Brandon L. Brown, 26, pleaded guilty Friday before Judge Roger Webber to aggravated criminal sexual abuse, admitting that on Aug. 12, 2016, he engaged in sex at an abandoned house in Rantoul with a 15-year-old girl that he had met that day.

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  19. If the worst should happen, local first responders will be readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... Champaign Fire Department, Champaign police and the department's SWAT unit, Illinois State Police, Metro SWAT, Rantoul police, UI police and Urbana police. Those units get together once per year to perform these exercises, which take about six ...

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  20. Area history, June 16, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... 104 men and only 41 had been enlisted. In 1967, Paul Meuser, the 80-year-old caretaker at the Maplewood Cemetery in Rantoul, was beaten, robbed and locked in a cemetery shed, not to be found until the next morning. The two men who attacked him also ...

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