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  1. Parkland trustee candidates state their caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    In what may be the only forum featuring the three candidates for the Parkland College board before the April 7 election, former U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson of Urbana, former Champaign County Board member Brendan McGinty of Philo and former Tuscola schools Superintendent James Voyles made their case for election to the two open seats. McGinty said he is an alumnus of the Champaign-based school who has kept up with Parkland's progress while on the county board and the local economic development corporation.

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  2. Judge: Tatman must change business nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Tim Tatman will have to find another name for his new collision repair business, a Champaign County judge ruled Tuesday. Tatman had planned to call his business Tim Tatman's Collision Repair.

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  3. Rantoul man faces 'Super X' drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul man who allegedly had a large amount of suspected cocaine and cash in his home has been charged with a "Super X" drug offense. The state's attorney's office Wednesday charged Cornelius C. Dillon, 26, of the 1000 block of Thomas Court, with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance following a search of his residence Tuesday by narcotics officers from the Urbana Police Department and the Champaign County Sheriff's Office.

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  4. LaHood running for Schock seat; Barickman, Brady outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Less than 24 hours after U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Peoria, said he would step down from his House seat, three state senators came to conclusions about replacing Schock as congressman in the 18th Congressional District, northwest of Champaign County. LaHood, who lives in Dunlap and is the son of former Republican congressman and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, said Wednesday morning he is a candidate and soon will form a federal campaign comittee.

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  5. Weapon case dismissed against 17-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz on Tuesday dismissed weapons charges against an Urbana teen who had been accused of firing a gun into a crowd in downtown Champaign last month. At a hearing intended to see if Joshua Young, 17, could be prosecuted as an adult for aggravated discharge of a firearm, Judge Heidi Ladd found that there was not probable cause to believe that Young was with two other young men who have been charged with the same crime.

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  6. Top of the Morning, March 18, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Expect a decision around 2 p.m. and a news conference later that day so as not to interfere with the Class 3A or 4A games in Peoria. "It's nervewracking," said Jayne DeLuce, the CEO of Visit Champaign County and the point person for C-U's bid.

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  7. Ivesdale will reapply for grant for water projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... s with organic material in the water. Brewer said the village's engineer, Tom Overmyer, would work with the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission to write the grant.

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  8. Judge: Keep Tatman out of business nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Tim Tatman will have to find another name for his new collision repair business, a Champaign County judge ruled Tuesday. Tatman had planned to call his business Tim Tatman's Collision Repair.

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  9. Tom Kacich: Champaign elections nonpartisan? RiiiiightRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... always Democrats or Republicans, the contenders in Champaign don't run with party labels. Republican Women Champaign County held a forum last month with three of the four candidates, excluding Mayor Don Gerard because he is a Democrat. And the mayor ...

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  10. Man arrested on weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man is being held at the Champaign County Jail on $15,000 bond after police allegedly found him with a stolen handgun near Scott Park. Darsha L. Scott, 19, who listed an address in the 1500 block of Dobbins Drive, was charged on Tuesday with unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and possession of a stolen firearm.

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  11. Man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... 2013 at McCoy's former home on North Staley Road in Champaign. The allegations came to the attention of the Champaign County sheriff's office through the child's mother in late June. McCoy was criminally charged in August. State's Attorney Julia ...

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  12. Teen referred to diversion program over gun at school parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A rural Urbana teen criminally charged with having guns and ammunition in a truck at his high school in December was referred Tuesday to a diversionary program instead of being prosecuted. If the 16-year-old successfully completes the Alternatives Initiative program run by the juvenile division of the Champaign County probation office, then State's Attorney Julia Rietz said she will dismiss the aggravated unlawful use of weapons charge against him.

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  13. Woman pleads guilty to battery at nursing home, sentenced to court supervisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul woman who admitted she struck a Champaign County Nursing Home resident in the arm was sentenced Tuesday to a year of court supervision. The sentence means that if Christina Laney, 25, who listed an address in the 300 block of North Drive, successfully completes the period of supervision, she'll have no record of a conviction.

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  14. Next Champaign mayoral forum setRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... of Urbana and Jim Voyles of Tuscola - will meet. The forums are sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Champaign County, The News-Gazette, the NAACP of Champaign County, the C-U AAUW and the Prairie Group of the Sierra Club. The forums also will ...

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  15. Rantoul church to open twice-monthly food pantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... planning to open the facility. (Rantoul's other food pantry is open at Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County.) To donate or for more information about the pantry, call the church at 217-892-5110 or Parker at 217-637-1912.

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  16. Crash into home: 'It just sounded like a sonic boom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... side of the house from where she was sleeping, one Yorkie in her lap and the other on the floor nearby. Champaign County sheriff's Sgt. Dan Coile said Seung Lee, 31, of the 500 block of East White Street, Champaign, was driving east on Main Street ...

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  17. Drunk driver crashes into Urbana homeRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... tested for blood alcohol content. He was also cited for driving under the influence. A sergeant with the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, whose deputies responded to the scene, says he did not know of any injuries reported from the person who was ...

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  18. Urbana man arrested over pound of potRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A man who had just over a pound of suspected cannabis in his Urbana home Friday is expected to be formally charged on Monday. Champaign County Assistant State's Attorney Scott Larson said Derrick Williams, 27, was arrested Friday at his workplace following a search of his home earlier in the day by Urbana police detectives.

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  19. Updated: Rietz seeks to try 15-year-old as adult in gun incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz has filed a request with a judge to try a 15-year-old who allegedly fired a gun in a north Champaign neighborhood as an adult. Rietz said she filed charges in juvenile court Tuesday against Jason L. Thomas, 15, accusing him of aggravated discharge of a firearm and possession of a firearm without a firearm owner's identification card.

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  20. Thousands in Champaign County left with limited healthcare optionsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A switch in the state's Medicaid plan leaves thousands in Champaign County with limited access to healthcare. Illinois is currently transitioning its medicaid patients to managed care plans, and those who don't select a specific provider during the switch are automatically enrolled in coverage provided by Molina Healthcare.

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