Champaign County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Teens to prison over guns stolen from Rural KingRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Two Champaign teens responsible for two dozen stolen guns being distributed around Champaign County have each been sentenced to seven years in prison.

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  2. Car burglary brings 26-year prison sentenceRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... years in prison for a car burglary that happened more than three years ago in that city. In late April, a Champaign County jury convicted Mohammad Morrar, 58, who last lived locally in the 400 block of Eureka Street, of a single count of burglary. ...

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  3. Man sentenced to three years in stabbingRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Mobile Home Park just south of Rantoul, pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated battery. He admitted to Champaign County Judge Harry Clem that on April 7, while arguing with his roommates, he produced a knife, got the 23-year-old victim on the ground, ...

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  4. Habitat for Humanity to repair storm damaged homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Humanity will make the home ownership dream a reality for three Gifford families. Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County starts a two-week blitz build on Monday. Volunteers will build three new homes; Habitat will also manage storm damage repairs ...

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  5. Area history, May 29, 2014Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... its new home later this year. In 1964: Gerald Weiss, a University of Illinois student and chairman of the Champaign County NAACP housing committee, has signed a complaint charging Champaign Mayor Emerson Dexter with battery. "When I looked back, the ...

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  6. First half of property taxes due MondayRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The first installment of Champaign County property tax payments is due next Monday, according to a reminder from County Treasure Dan Welch.

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  7. Two fundraising events set for Relay for LifeRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Champaign County has two fundraisers coming up: one Saturday and the other next Sunday.

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  8. Champaign police seek help with gun incidentsRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... And Champaign is seeking help from other police agencies, including Urbana, the University of Illinois and Champaign County sheriff's office, because some of those believed to be involved live outside Champaign. Police also are communicating with ...

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  9. Woman, man held in armed robbery of couple at West Side ParkRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul woman and a Chicago man are being held in the Champaign County Jail in lieu of $300,000 bond each for allegedly robbing a couple in West Side Park early Monday.

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  10. Tip leads to arrest on gun, drug chargesRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Ashley Wells, 26, of the 1100 block of West Bradley Avenue, was arrested close to midnight Friday by Champaign County sheriff's deputies. Lt. Curt Apperson said deputies received an anonymous tip that there was a person with a gun in a car in the ...

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  11. Delays lower, but inmates needing mental health care may still waitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Two months after allegedly trying to kill a woman he didn't know, in what even an untrained observer would view as a psychotic episode, a man sits in the Champaign County Jail waiting to get help from state mental health officials.

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  12. Rantoul police investigate infant girl's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... block of Hobson Drive at approximately 7:15 a.m. after receiving a report that the baby was not breathing. Champaign County Coroner Duane Northup said the 11-week-old child was pronounced dead at the scene. Northup also said an autopsy on the child ...

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  13. A Champaign County roll call of those who sacrificedRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... American servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice. Following is a list of servicemen and -women from Champaign County who died in war. The list, which may be incomplete, was culled from newspaper articles and records from the National Archives. ...

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  14. Moving, by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... at Alma Mater's feet. But that's a small portion of the tens of thousands who moved within, into or out of Champaign County in five years, according to figures from the Census Bureau. The census statistics, from the 2007-2011 American Community ...

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  15. Police, coroner investigating death of infant girl in RantoulRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... athing. The child, 11-week-old Tinsley R. Kohr, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:11 a.m., according to Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup.

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  16. Summer '14: Parks aplentyRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... on a spider web, weaving around boulders and climbing over a 40-foot fallen tree. Lisa Sprinkle with the Champaign County Forest Preserve District says Homer Lake is a place where kids can truly get into nature. But bring towels, because your kids ...

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  17. Tom Kacich: Same-sex couples flocking to UrbanaRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    But Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten's decision to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses in February - instead of waiting until June 1 when a new state law goes into effect - has created a small same-sex marriage industry in Urbana.

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  18. Crimestoppers hosts shredding eventRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Crimestoppers is hosting a shredding event on May 31, in the parking lot immediately west of the State Farm Center in Champaign.

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  19. State wants Mahomet trail to conform to accessibility guidelinesRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... gave trustees some background on the project. It's meant ultimately to connect the properties of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District and provide river-centric recreation opportunities in the county. Plans for the Greenway have been drawn ...

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  20. Man on probation in drug case charged in new drug caseRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in connection with his arrest Thursday. Champaign County sheriff's Lt. Curt Apperson said Powell was arrested in north Urbana for allegedly having heroin for sale. Apperson said sheriff's ...

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