Champaign County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Savoy man charged with aggravated ID theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Savoy man has been charged with aggravated identity theft for allegedly getting credit in his elderly father's name and buying thousands of dollars worth of items. Champaign County sheriff's Sgt.

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  2. Federal escapee found at Undergraduate LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Sunday morning in a government truck. UI police found a truck believed to be the one that Ward drove to Champaign County, at Sixth and Chalmers in Champaign, and impounded it. Ward is being held for U.S. Marshals at the Champaign County Jail in ...

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  3. Special prosecutor appointed in case of nursing home workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign attorney has been appointed the special prosecutor to determine whether criminal charges should be filed against a Champaign County Nursing Home employee who allegedly struck a resident last month. Attorney Bruce Ratcliffe will decide whether charges are filed against Laney, 25, formerly a certified nursing assistant at the home.

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  4. Permit recommended for MTD use of storage yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Concrete Inc. The MTD wants to store some of its own vans, plus the vans operated by the C-CARTs (Champaign County Area Rural Transit Service) system. The MTD recently took over as the contracted operator of the rural transportation system which ...

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  5. Prison Escapee CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Michael Ward, 61, escaped from the Terre Haute Federal Prison last week. Since then police have asked the public to be on alert. News 10 has confirmed that Ward was found and taken back into custody in Champaign County, Illinois Monday evening. He's currently in the Champaign County Jail.

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  6. Drug court graduates look forward to a sober futureRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... said Ratliff. After months of meetings and supervised treatments, Ratliff and six others graduated from Champaign County's Drug Court Monday, bringing the total number of people who've completed the program to 218. "It's multiple convicted felons ...

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  7. Environmental Almanac: Voice your opinion on proposed mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    On Wednesday, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources will conduct a public hearing on the Sunrise Coal Company's application for a permit to establish a coal mine southeast of Homer, near the border of Champaign and Vermilion counties. This hearing represents the final opportunity for citizens to voice comments about the proposed mine with IDNR in a public forum; the agency must approve or deny its permit within 60 days after the hearing.

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  8. Tom Kacich: Prussing ready and willing to tackle Senate raceRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... the mantle of a favorite to replace Frerichs, who in less than a month will become state treasurer. Former Champaign County Board Chairman C. Pius Weibel said he'd be interested, as did Danville City Council member Michael Puhr. The list of ...

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  9. Prison sentence for DUI, cannabis convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... connection with his arrest on June 24, 2013. Assistant State's Attorney Lindsey Clark said in that case, a Champaign County sheriff's deputy pulled Wilson over for speeding and Wilson admitted he had been smoking marijuana and had cannabis ...

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  10. Area history, Dec. 13, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... store has been at 1190 W. Main St. since 1930. It was formerly on the north side of Main Street. In 1999: Champaign County State's Attorney John Piland said he would not indict and have Cuban dictator Fidel Castro arrested if he ever sets foot on ...

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  11. Nominations sought for social justice awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Nominees can be made for four award categories - a high school or college student, high school or college student group, a community individual and a community organization making a difference through justice work locally, nationally or internationally. Each of the four awards come with a $500 gift to benefit the winning organizations and two organizations chosen by the student and community member award winners, All those being nominated are expected to be exceptional in their social justice work and must live or be based in Champaign County.

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  12. Gift rings red kettle's bellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A woman's diamond ring slipped into a red kettle Thursday night has added some sparkle to the Salvation Army of Champaign County's holiday fund drive. The ring, a gold band with three small diamonds, was placed in a kettle outside the Savoy Wal-Mart store, along with an unsigned note from the anonymous donor, according to Salvation Army Corps Officer Major Tom McDowell.

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  13. Sheriff: No plan to opt out of military programRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    While a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle may seem like an extreme measure to some, Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh sees it as a valuable tool for protecting the lives of police and citizens. Walsh pointed to an Oct. 16 incident in McHenry County, in which a retired Green Beret shot and wounded two deputies with a rifle when they went to his house on a domestic violence call.

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  14. Champaign police warn residents of telephone scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign Police Department is advising residents to beware of a new telephone scam in Champaign County that involves Green Dot Money Pak cards. Authorities say the scam involves a caller who claims to represent a government agency, the courts, or a law enforcement agency.

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  15. Tom's Mailbag Dec. 12, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland ?. We also get into restaurants that are open on Christmas Day, Champaign County Democrats and the recollections of a former geology prof and his former student, one who is now a successful local government ...

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  16. Affordable senior housing proposed in GiffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The Gifford Village Board is considering a proposal from local developers to build affordable senior housing on the north end of town. Representatives from the Housing Authority of Champaign County joined developers Gary Duden and Justin Fullenkamp to present the board with a plan for a complex near Eagle Prairie subdivision that would house senior citizens from the area.

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  17. Champaign Republican condemns way local Democrats are picking Frerichs successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    ... a closed-door process for nominating Frerichs' replacement. "This morning commentary was published by Champaign County Democratic Chairman Al Klein and Vermilion County Democratic Chairman Frank Wright that showed flagrant disregard for the voters, ...

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  18. Urbana mayor: Senate contender?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... hough safely ensconced in the mayor's office, Prussing has experience as a legislator, having served on the Champaign County Board and in the Illinois House of Representatives. She also served multiple terms as county auditor.

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  19. Burgess post office designation heads to PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said legislators did the right thing by getting a bill passed to name a Champaign post office after the first and only African American state's attorney in Champaign County. Durbin made the comments Tuesday on the WDWS Morning Show.

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  20. Man gets 8 years for local Walmart burglaries; has similar cases elsewhere in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Bolingbrook man who started his own business as an electronics technician after stealing thousands of dollars worth of electronics equipment in Champaign and other counties has been sentenced to eight years in prison. On Monday, Champaign County Judge Harry Clem sentenced Joseph Sutherland, 22, to four years in prison for each of two brazen burglaries that Sutherland admitted committing in Urbana and Savoy in the spring of 2013.

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