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Teen pleads guilty to bringing gun to school
Police say he brought a BB gun on school property. Investigators say Gibson told a nearby bus driver it was a real gun.
Sat May 18, 2013
Champaign police investigating two afternoon robberies
Police are investigating two robberies that took place within two hours of each other Saturday afternoon that could be related.
Senate sends medical marijuana bill to governor
House Bill 1 passed the Illinois Senate Friday on a 35-21 roll call, authorizing a four-year pilot program where physicians could prescribe up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana every two weeks to a patient with whom they had an ongoing relationship.
Morris Daily Herald
Soil moisture above normal all over state
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - " Soil moisture levels are slightly above normal in Illinois for the middle of May, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program Manager at the Prairie Research Institute, Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois.
Woman writes book on her ' murderer' - cancer
Every three months, Jennifer Smith undergoes a new scan that will give her an update on a disease she calls her "own murderer." She's talked to her 6-year-old son about death, written her own obituary and made arrangements for her ashes.
50-year-old Parkland grad: 'Don't let anything get in your way'
Standing in front of the "A Wing" building at Parkland College in 2009, Paulette Johnson grabbed the door handle, then dropped her hand.
2013 NBA Draft Combine: How Did Brandon Paul Fare at the NBA Combine?
Former Illinois Fighting Illini guard Brandon Paul participated in the NBA Combine at Attack Athletics in Chicago, Illinois this week.
Man faces long prison term for images, videos of girls, women
A Mahomet man who admitted that for years he secretly took lewd pictures of young girls in his home and recorded women in restrooms and dressing rooms faces decades in federal prison.
Fri May 17, 2013
Man sentenced to 20 years in drug case
A Champaign man who pleaded guilty to having thousands of dollars worth of cocaine and cannabis for sale from his home and his parents' home a year ago has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
2013 Law Enforcement Memorial Day
A color guard brings the colors forward at the Champaign County Law Enforcement Memorial Day observance, the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Friday May 17, 2013.
Re: Best Wedding Dance Ever: Mark And Tosha Beckford's Wedding...
Ever since a wedding reception dance between a father and daughter at her 2011 wedding went viral , many more videos like it have since been uploaded to YouTube.
Longtime Champaign officer recalls colleague's death
As a lieutenant on the midnight shift Nov. 25, 1967, J.O. Jones didn't recognize the voice on the police radio.
River Front Times
Last Shot : Chemotherapy Leaves Me Seeing "Stars" With Hum
In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places.
Thu May 16, 2013
Statewide initiative helps arrest man for child pornography
A man faces felony charges after an investigation turned up child pornography in his home.
Updated: Senate committee clears concealed-carry bill
Another concealed carry firearms bill - the most restrictive of three that have received committee votes this spring - cleared a Senate panel Thursday on a 10-4 roll call.
Driver charged with felony in cycle-truck crash
A Champaign man who allegedly ran over a motorcyclist in Mansfield last week and didn't stop to help him has been charged with a felony offense.
Four charged, two sought, in break-ins, credit card theft
Four of six people charged in connection with a series of home break-ins during late 2011 and all of 2012 in which credit cards were stolen and used later are in police custody.
Southwest Suburban Grad and Service Dog Both Don Cap and Gown
Spina bifida may have put Bridget Evans of Orland Park in a wheelchair, but that didn't stop her from advancing toward her dream.
Theft plea in drug deal brings probation
A Champaign man who admitted he was going to rip off a drug customer has been sentenced to a year of probation.
Group wants to change state Constitution on redistricting
Three years ago, a similar effort by a group pushing a so-called Fair Map Amendment to the Illinois Constitution stalled short of its goal of the 300,000 signatures needed to get the issue on the ballot.