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A registered sex offender has been sentenced to three years in prison for living in an area near children from which he was prohibited.
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A Bourbonnais man who admitted breaking into a home in rural Philo earlier this year has been sentenced to nine years in prison.
Ellie Kofoed, 10, sings "Concrete Angel" during the Junior Talent Show at the champaign County Fair in Urbana on Monday, July 21, 2014.
Phoebe Truax, 7 years old of Mahomet checks out the hires before the start of the rodeo.
In 1914: Authorities believe that a young girl buried in the potter's field in Mount Hope Cemetery in Champaign may be 9-year-old Katherine Winters, who disappeared from Newscastle, Ind.
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' fundraising haul from Champaign County in the last quarter - $4,800 - was pretty meager.
Logan and Champaign County residents are welcoming a new Meals-on-Wheels service provider to the area.
Nayeli Benitez, left, and Faith Smith, both 12 from Urbana, enjoy their ride on the Cliff Hanger at the opening day of the 2014 Champaign County Fair in Urbana on Friday, July 18, 2014.
Welcome back, Mailbag readers. All kinds of questions this week ranging from pizza to politics, and stoplights to same-sex divorce.
The day before the Midway's hair-raising new ride debuted at the Champaign County Fair, the mighty Cliffhanger went round and round for a private audience of one: an inspector with the Illinois Department of Labor.
Champaign Democrat Mike Frerichs holds a more than 2-to-1 fundraising lead over his opponent for state treasurer, although Republican Tom Cross outraised Frerichs in the recently completed quarter.
A Champaign County prosecutor dismissed a drug paraphernalia charge lodged against a man arrested by University of Illinois police with a larger group in May. Assistant State's Attorney Tim Sullivan said he dismissed the possession of a cannabis pipe charge against Michael Varel, 22, of Troy because, although Varel was present when police searched ... (more)
A Savoy man who allegedly had suspected crack cocaine and a loaded gun in a car near his home Wednesday night has been criminally charged.
Sarah A. Heffelfinger-Taylor, 29, of Potomac was pronounced dead at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, according to Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:46 pm
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