Champaign County Newswire (Page 7)

Champaign County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Champaign County, IL. (Page 7)

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  1. Area history, Oct. 16, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    In 1916, tomorrow is the first registration day for Champaign County, and every man and woman voter should make it their duty to see that they are registered. Another chance will be given on Tuesday, Oct. 31, and if you are not registered by the close of that day, you will be losing your vote.

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  2. Broadlands woman dies in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Sheriff's Office Lt. Curt Apperson said the woman's name has not been released by the Champaign County Coroner's office.

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  3. Affordable Care Act rates up 40 to 50 percent in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... is still unavailable, with the state releasing just a sampling by rating area in its analysis Friday. Champaign County Health Care Consumers Executive Director Claudia Lennhoff said she believes people have been hearing about expected double-digit ...

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  4. I-57 northbound reopenedRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... that crashed Friday morning. Northbound lanes of Interstate 57 are closed north of Monticello Road in Champaign County due to a rolled-over semi-tractor trailer. Northbound I-57 traffic is being detoured onto Monticello Road to U.S. 45 to Curtis ...

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  5. Crash closes northbound lanes of I-57 near Monticello RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Northbound lanes of Interstate 57 are closed north of Monticello Road in Champaign County due to a rolled-over semi-tractor trailer.

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  6. What's in a name? Triptych BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Decatur and Charleston. Triptych beer is on draft at more than 50 locations in Champaign County.

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  7. Nursing home letter draws rebuke from some county board DemocratsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A group of Democratic members of the Champaign County Board lambasted Chairwoman Pattsi Petrie for a letter she sent last week to Gov. Bruce Rauner, appealing for help for the Champaign County Nursing Home. In one part of the letter, Petrie wrote that unless the nursing home got cooperation from the state with its negative cash flow, "the decision of last choice may have to be to close the home sometime in 2017."

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  8. Champaign man's charges include sexual assaults, torture of poodleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man is being held at the Champaign County Jail on $500,000 bond following his arrest for sexual assault, theft and torture of a poodle. Jiaen Zhang, 21, who listed an address in the 300 block of East Green Street, was charged Thursday with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, six counts of criminal sexual assault, one count of unlawful use of a credit card, one count of theft, one count of animal torture and one count of aggravated cruel treatment of an animal.

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  9. Unit 4 Schools to host FB live chat on School Facilities ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... and Member Kathy Richards will host the chat and take questions from participants. Chambanamoms.com and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will help facilitate the discussion. Director of Unit 4 Communications, Stephanie ...

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  10. Bradley overpass gets $2 million boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    The state has awarded three separate transportation enhancement grants, totalling more than $2.6 million, for projects requested by the city of Champaign, the Urbana Park District and the Champaign County Forest Preserve District. The biggest award is $2 million, which will help the city of Champaign to fund $4.86 million in road improvements on the east and west approaches to the Bradley Avenue overpass at Interstate 57. According to city council documents, the state Department of Transportation is scheduled to rebuild the bridge deck in 2019.

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  11. How it looked in 1908Read the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... out on A-4 of The News-Gazette. That's right, A-4. With a really small, odd headline. Marnie Hess, with the Champaign County Historical Archives at the Urbana Free Library, on Wednesday morning was kind enough to research how we covered the Cubs ...

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  12. Trio arrested after surveillance alert at Urbana homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Three men are in the Champaign County Jail after a man used his cellphone to watch their alleged movements inside his home. Nathan Mixon, 24, who listed an address in the 1200 block of Montgomery, Urbana, was charged Tuesday with residential burglary and resisting or obstructing a police officer.

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  13. Area history, Oct. 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Thirty-two players were used by Urbana Coach Harper. Urbana will play at Mattoon next Saturday. In 1966, Champaign County Clerk John P. Hill has launched an education campaign to acquaint voters with the $80,000 worth of "punchboards" that will be ...

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  14. 'We will come out and find you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... conduct at a home in the 100 block of Hamilton Drive about 2:15 a.m. Thursday. He is being held in the Champaign County jail and is expected to be formally charged today. He faces penalties ranging from probation to a prison sentence of two to five ...

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  15. Second Man Arrested in Connection to Campustown ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    According to the Champaign News-Gazette , police say Wayne Colson, 20, was part of a fight that led to the shooting in the early morning hours of September 25. Colson is in the Champaign County Jail on a charge of Aggravated Battery. Robbie Patton, 18, faces charges of First Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Firearm in a shooting that killed George Korchev, 22, of Mundelein, and injured several others.

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  16. Cnadidate forum: Incumbent coroner defends death-certificate paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    The current Champaign County coroner and the man who would like to take his place in office have widely differing views on the office's efficiency when it comes to producing death certificates. During a candidate forum Wednesday night in Champaign, Republican incumbent Duane Northrup of Mahomet boasted that he and his staff have completed and signed out 96 percent of all death certificates this year within 90 days of a death, which he said exceeds a standard set by the National Association of Medical Examiners.

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  17. Candidate forum: Champaign County Board District 11 hopefuls opposites on issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    They didn't discuss issues for long, but when they did, the candidates for a seat representing Champaign County Board District 11 disagreed. Democrat James Tinsley and Republican Barbara Burch Rogers, seeking to succeed Democrat Lloyd Carter as the county board representative in the north Champaign and Urbana district, differed on support for the proposed quarter-cent sales tax for county facilities, the top challenges facing the board and prospects for the C-U Fresh Start Initiative, a program aimed at reducing gun violence.

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  18. 24 years for man who admitted repeated sexual assault of boy in his careRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... abuse to authorities by calling 911 on July 25. Laying out the facts for Ladd, Banach said the youth told Champaign County sheriff's investigators what had been happening to him. Banach said the abuse began in August 2012 and was only occasional but ...

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  19. One adult, two teens arrested for stealing cars, burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... two teenagers hiding inside. Those teenagers were also carrying stolen property. Dillon was taken to the Champaign County Jail and faces charges of Burglary to Motor Vehicles and Possession of Stolen Property. Champaign Police are reminding ...

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  20. Judge rejects new trial over MTD lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County judge has turned down a request from an insurance company covering the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District to set aside a nearly $10 million verdict to a Mahomet couple and grant a new trial. The insurer, which wasn't identified, has 30 days to appeal, and its Chicago attorney, John Lynch, said a decision has not been made on that next step.

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