Champaign County Newswire (Page 6)

Champaign County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Champaign County, IL. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 3,441 in Champaign County, IL

  1. University of Illinois Campus Safety ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... learned." said Ronald Lewis, Student Body President at the University of Illinois. The forum included the Champaign County Deputy Sheriff Allen Jones, Champaign Police Department Sheriff Anthony Cobb, Urbana Police Department Chief Patrick Connolly, ...

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  2. Violations: Mold, chemicals, bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... by houseflies and moths were among the worst violations leading to closures and failures of eateries across Champaign County since July. In total, 18 establishments were closed or failed inspections for serious health-code violations between July 1 ...

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  3. Yahoo Employee Foundation hands out $4 million in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... of this program are still being finalized and will likely be announced next week. Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County is receiving $50,000 to help pay for the construction of a home in Champaign. University Laboratory High School is receiving ...

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  4. Mahomet museum director: 'I had no idea this was coming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... of more than $130,000 from her estate. The Forest Preserve Friends Foundation, the non-profit arm of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District, accepted that gift on the museum's behalf this fall. Mrs. Mumm - then known by her earlier married ...

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  5. Arrest warrant issued in October 25 Urbana shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Urbana police say a 28-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound in the 2000 block of Vawter Street at about 6:26 p.m. The victim was taken to a local hospital and was later released. During the investigation into this incident, Urbana Police Detectives learned that two people fired shots at the victim from handguns, and that information gathered during the investigation was given to the Champaign County State's Attorney.

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  6. Warrant issued in connection with shooting in UrbanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... issued for the arrest of Kendre Quandrell Leshoure, 25, of Urbana following a criminal complaint by the Champaign County State's Attorney's Office. Meanwhile, Surles said police are also looking for a second man. The suspect is five feet, 10 inches ...

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  7. Champaign Water Tank Named Top 12 in Tnemec's Tank of the Year ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Out of 240 water tanks included in Tnemec's Tank of the Year contest, Illinois American Water's Champaign County water tank placed in the top 12. Champaign County's new one-million-gallon elevated water storage tank, located at 2814 Hundman Drive in Champaign, will be featured in Tnemec's annual water tank calendar. The new water tank welcomes visitors to the area with both Illinois American Water's logo and the You're Welcome logo.

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  8. Urbana police investigating October 25 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... say they found a person with an apparent gunshot wound, as well as multiple spent shell casings. The Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force and Urbana Police Detectives continue to investigate this incident. If you have any information, you are ...

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  9. DeWitt County judge to preside over Houser murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Mansfield man facing murder charges in the 1990 death of his wife will have a DeWitt County judge preside over his trial. According to the Piatt County State's Attorney's Office, DeWitt County Judge Karle Koritz will preside over the trial of Gregory Houser, 56, following motions by the defense to disallow two Champaign County judges from presiding.

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  10. DeWitt judge to preside over Mansfield man's murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    DeWitt County Judge Karle Koritz has been assigned to preside over the upcoming murder trial of Gregory Houser, a 56-year-old Mansfield man accused of strangling his wife in 1990. The assignment was made after the defense asked that a pair of Champaign County judges not be allowed to preside over the trial, which is scheduled to begin on Jan. 3, 2017, at the Piatt County Courthouse.

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  11. Ammons promoting bail-reform effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... whether an individual is a low-risk offender and should qualify for release. During her time on the Champaign County Board, Ammons was a part of the social justice committee and worked on ways to reduce the jail population. "We always saw we had a ...

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  12. Awards Nominations Sought for MLK Celebration in ChampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Nominations being taken for 16th Annual MLK Celebration. Champaign-Urbana, Champaign County, Parkland College and the University of Illinois are accepting nominations for the annual Countywide Celebration Friday, January 13th, 2017 at Parkland College in Champaign.

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  13. Paxton man gets 5 years for stolen vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Jared Mikules, 26, admitted to Judge Tom Difanis that on July 16, he was in a stolen Jeep at a gas station in Rantoul. Assistant State's Attorney Troy Lozar said the Jeep had been stolen earlier from the Champaign County fairgrounds when its owner left it unattended.

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  14. Gun in SUV: eight years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County judge Tuesday said he had to deter other young men from arming themselves with guns when he sentenced an Urbana man to prison for having a loaded gun at the ready in a vehicle. Acknowledging that Anthony Fowler had not fired the weapon found near him in Champaign on Dec. 20, Judge Tom Difanis said that Fowler, nonetheless, was not supposed to have a weapon.

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  15. Rantoul man being arraigned on molestation chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... warrant for Dean's arrest. He was picked up in Texas a few weeks ago, Bouse said, and recently returned to Champaign County. Dean faces six to 60 years in prison if convicted of the more serious charge of predatory criminal sexual assault.

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  16. Case management program replaces closed Salvation Army shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    The head of the Salvation Army of Champaign County said a new approach to assisting the homeless has been successful after the agency was forced to close its mens shelter in March of this year. The Stepping Stone Homeless Services, which launched only five weeks after the mens shelter closed, assists those who are homeless or near-homeless and who want to better their situation.

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  17. Locals and Fifth and Hill are Finally Receiving Help From the U.S. EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    "Test data from Amerens own tests showed that there was a problem," said Claudia Lennhoff Executive Director of the Champaign County Health Care Consumers. "It was shocking to them because many residents that are home owners did not know that for 20 year prior to that meeting that the Ameran property had been listed as a toxic site under the Illinois EPA voluntary site remediation program, "added Claudia.

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  18. Area high-schoolers heading to polls to practice civic dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... rigging. It's a mock exercise Central students were participating in this week - along with 10 other Champaign County high schools - to give young people an idea of what it's like to vote. Most aren't old enough to do it for real on Nov. 8, but when ...

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  19. UI vice chancellor for student affairs retiring in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... leads to even more tragedy." It continued, "Campus leadership and our UI Police Department are working with Champaign County Coalition to build strong and positive relationships among community members, the university, law enforcement and others to ...

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  20. Urbana Mayoral Proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Peak Of Ohio

    ... read a proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Hollar is a member of "Breast Friends Forever of Champaign County". After the proclamation was read she told council the group holds a meeting the second Wednesday of every month at Mercy ...

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