Champaign County Newswire (Page 8)

Champaign County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Champaign County, IL. (Page 8)

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  1. Cop finds five children in vehicle driven by registered child sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The mothers of the five children found with a registered child sex offender Sunday afternoon in a vehicle in Crystal Lake Park told police that Duane Eric Edwards was baby-sitting the kids. Meanwhile, Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said she has no plans to file charges against the mothers, who are two sisters from Mattoon.

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  2. Urbana, Illinois Salvage Yards Now Included in Nationwide Parts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... . The yards that are supplying the used condition components available are based in Champaign County. Consumers can complete web order checkout through use of the computer system on the GYP homepage or use the contact form to inquire about inventory ...

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  3. Lawmakers: Not yet time to try to override Rauner's vetoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... health problem, or they're somehow disenfranchised, that they're not important," she said. Also Monday, the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation said they are forming a coalition to preserve ...

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  4. Armed robbery reported Monday evening in ChampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... h information about the incident are asked to call UI police at 217-333-1216 or remain anonymous by calling Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477 (373-TIPS).

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  5. Police find handgun, suspected cocaine in home on Champaign's north sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... University of Illinois police spokesman Patrick Wade said the arrests followed an investigation by the Champaign County multi-jurisdictional street crimes task force, which was formed earlier this month. After police received a tip about a gun in ...

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  6. Sanitary district makes offer on land needed for Cronus projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... has been made to Cordier Farms LLC, which has property along Rising Road north of Old Church Road in Champaign County. Sanitary district executive director Rick Manner said if the property owner doesn't respond by July 24, officials can go to court ...

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  7. Champaign Groups Form Coalition to Preserve Rail FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign County first group, a partnership of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, is forming a coalition to preserve Amtrak rail funding and service level along the I-57 corridor. This coalition comes as a result of the budget stalemate occurring in the Illinois capitol.

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  8. Driver 'pretty lucky' after vehicle hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The driver of an SUV was listed in fair condition Monday afternoon at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, after his vehicle was struck by a southbound Amtrak train. Champaign County sheriff's Lt.

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  9. Vargas declares candidacy for state's attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Pledging to keep citizens safe, work with police and restore the county's mental health court, Republican George Vargas officially declared his candidacy for Champaign County state's attorney. Vargas' candidacy virtually assures that State's Attorney Julia Rietz, a Democrat, will be opposed for the $166,508-a-year post next year.

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  10. Better late than neverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... Comer says. "Everything is free, provided by Youth for Christ, with grants from Access Initiative of Champaign County." Comer is the executive director of Youth For Christ and a part-time pastor of Berean Covenant Church in Champaign. There's a push ...

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  11. Court's ruling makes for 'a glorious day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... of two years. Same-sex marriage has been legal throughout Illinois since June 2014 - and even longer in Champaign County, which began issuing marriage licenses in February of last year. But for LGBT support groups and area gay rights activists, the ...

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  12. Weekend planner: Downtown Champaign the place to BBBBQRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... suggested) will be taken at the gates, with part of the proceeds going to the Women's Business Council of Champaign County, which in turn will distribute money to charities it works with. As for barbecue, there will be 10 or so vendors, among them ...

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  13. Traffic stop leads to drug-related arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County sheriff's deputy who knew a man was not a licensed driver uncovered more than a half ounce of suspected crack cocaine Thursday. Shawntez Primm, 24, of the 900 block of East Fairlawn Drive, Urbana, was arrested Thursday evening by Champaign County sheriff's Sgt.

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  14. ISP advising motorists to avoid traveling on water-covered roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... to recent rainfall. Wenzel also says water on roadways has resulted in a crash on U.S. Route 150 near the Champaign County/Piatt County line, as well as several crashes and spin-outs on I-57 between Arcola and Rantoul. Authorities are advising ...

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  15. Updated: MTD won't have to turn over training docs in court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    New 4:40 p.m. Friday: A Champaign County judge has again ruled that the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will not have to turn over internal training documents in a court case involving a woman run over by a bus. Judge Michael Jones originally ruled on the matter last week, but attorneys for the victim asked him to reconsider.

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  16. Residents take part in Walk as One eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... they walked from home to home, participants shared concerns over gun violence, whether it be shootings in Champaign County or the murders of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C. "It is important for the community to stand together and spread ...

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  17. Check out this week's InSite on Sports for a look at some of our...Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Business in Wokingham

    Find out about fantastic venues available to host your sporting events in Wisconsin Dells, Champaign County, Illinois, & Hamilton County, Indiana. Mike Mon also shares lessons from his experience as Tournament Director for the Asian Basketball Championships of North American.

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  18. Mahomet ending county contract for animal controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Village leaders voted this week not to renew their contract with Champaign County Animal Control - but to continue working with the county for impound services. Trustees hired Lee Hockersmith of St. Joseph-based Lee's Nuisance to handle animal control at $75.30 per call, which staff estimate will cost the village between $2,000 and $2,500 per year.

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  19. 4-year prison term in heroin caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man who admitted he had heroin last summer in Champaign was sentenced this week to four years in prison. Travis L. Marshall, 26, of the 1500 block of Garden Hills Drive, Champaign, pleaded guilty before Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis to possession of less than 15 grams of heroin, admitting he had the drug on Aug. 7. A Champaign police report said on that day, Champaign police used a confidential source to arrange a drug purchase from Marshall at a business in the 900 block of West Bradley Avenue in Champaign.

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  20. College of Veterinary Medicine host to toxic plant gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Daily Illini

    ... but they are very germane to local animal safety." The Poisonous Plant Garden was a part of the 2015 Champaign County Master Gardeners Garden Walk on Saturday. The Garden Walk is an annual event during which visitors can tour various gardens in and ...

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