Champaign County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. A dangerous campus combinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... listening to live music, they are referred to generically as "club drugs." Court records reveal some of Champaign County's more noteworthy MDMA arrests in the past couple of years happened in the vicinity of The Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., U, ...

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  2. Renovation ahead for Lake of the Woods gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Even if the name doesn't ring a bell, most people in Champaign County would probably recognize a photograph of the Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden at Lake of the Woods: the lily-studded pond, the cascading waterfall, the Japanese-style red iron bridge.

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  3. Man sentenced to probation, $19,000 in restitutionRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... of radio-controlled merchandise from his former employer was sentenced Friday to two years of probation. Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd cautioned Brian Wells not to miss payments on the $19,404 in restitution he was ordered to make as part of his ...

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  4. Guilty pleas in I-57 traffic stop bring prison sentencesRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A man from Harvey who was arrested on Interstate 57 in Champaign County two months ago in a car that contained drugs and a gun has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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  5. Pot's arrival has police leeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... the door for even more abuse and other problems. Both Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason and Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh can't help but wonder what type of impact the state's four-year pilot program will have on violence and other ...

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  6. Area history, Aug. 15, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Donnelly in a milk-guzzling contest today at the Illinois State Fair. In 1999: Restaurants throughout Champaign County, in areas outside of Champaign-Urbana, have had to get used to unannounced health department inspections as the Champagn County ...

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  7. Quinn in Savoy: Take that, criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Governor Pat Quinn talks with Craig Rost, executive director of Champaign County Economic Development Corporation during a visit to Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149 in Savoy Thursday August 14, 2014.

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  8. Decatur woman struck by vehicle diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... a Decatur woman who was struck by a vehicle while walking home from the Decatur Celebration has died. The Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup says that Sally Crubaugh, 67, died August 12 at 11:27 a.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. ...

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  9. Sex offender checkup: 13 violationsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A release from Champaign police Lt. Bob Rea said of 213 compliance checks conducted in Champaign County on Aug. 7, there were 13 people in violation.

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  10. MoreRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign Police Department and United States Marshal Service have announced the successful completion of a one-day sex offender compliance and verification check on August 7. A multi-agency enforcement team conducted unannounced visits to the homes of known sex offenders within Champaign County on August 7 to make sure those convicted of sex ... (more)

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  11. Heroin dealer a no-show for sentencing; gets years added onRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... failed to show up for his sentencing for dealing heroin had a couple of extra years in prison tacked on. Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd on Thursday sentenced Emanuel Spencer-Jackson, 22, whose last known address was in the 1100 block of Waters ...

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  12. Members Benefited from WOTUS RoadshowsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Illinois Farm Bureau

    ... IFB says it expands federal jurisdiction beyond what Congress intended. Linden Warfel, president of Champaign County Farm Bureau, said he appreciated hearing insight from Lurkins and Nielsen. About 50 people attended the Champaign session. "Farmers ...

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  13. Ludlow begins steps for replacing water mainsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Mayor Pete Walker said an official with the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission has informed him that the village could secure 75 percent grant funding for the project, which Walker estimates would cost between $350,000 and $400,000.

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  14. Armed robbery trial ends with hung juryRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County jury Wednesday got hung up, so to speak, on a Melrose Park teen's contention that his friend coerced him into committing an armed robbery in Champaign this past winter.

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  15. U.S. EPA won't grant Clinton landfill PCB permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... from waters in the Great Lakes region. But that draft approval came around the time public officials in Champaign County and across central Illinois started pushing back. After three years' of political pressure, Gov. Pat Quinn at the end of July ...

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  16. The full Frerichs responseRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    On the Champaign County early retirement initiative, many financial experts missed the continued recession that occurred after those decisions were made, not by Mike Frerichs but by other county leaders.

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  17. Situation on Sixth Street: 'It's sad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Anyone with information that could help police should call the department at 217-351-4545 or contact Champaign County Crimestoppers at 217-373-8477. Information may also be sent anonymously online at www.373tips.com or by cellphone text message by ...

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  18. Man gets 5 years in prison for gun on I-57Read the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Mississippi man who admitted he had a gun in a car that police stopped on an interstate in Champaign County has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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  19. Cross alleges lots and lots and lots of stuffRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... his past performance, Frerichs' financial mistakes coupled with his own patronage program ended up costing Champaign County taxpayers millions of dollars. "Based upon the facts of his poor performance as auditor coupled with the patronage scandals ...

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  20. Frerichs Owes Champaign Co. $1,814Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... of Revenue. Crain's Chicago Business reports that Champaign Democratic state Sen. Michael Frerichs owes the Champaign County Treasurer $1,814 in back taxes and interest for his legislative office. The Champaign treasurer's office says the bills date ...

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