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  1. Sister to Slain U of I Student's Killers: "I Hope They Regret It"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    ... the weekend. Daniel Gonzalez and Reginald Scott were arrested and made "admissions" to the shooting death, Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh said. "The murder occurred as part of a pre-planned armed robbery of Mr. Mundo involving relatively small ...

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  2. Friends of slain U. of I. student raising funds for South Side familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... James Scott, both 21, are accused of fatally shooting Vicente Mundo, right, according to Champaign police. (Champaign County Sheriff's Office photos, family photo) "The family is left with the heavy burden of paying for funeral arrangements, as well ...

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  3. Information from public helped solve Mundo murderRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... of the 1000 block of Francis Drive, and Daniel Gonzalez, of the first block of East John Street, Champaign, Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz told Judge Tom Difanis that the two men planned to rob Mr. Mundo as they purchased cannabis ...

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  4. Bond set for 2 arrested in death of U of I studentRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    This undated booking photo provided by the Champaign County Sheriff's Department shows Reginald Scott. Scott and Daniel Gonzalez were arraigned and charged with first degree murder Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, in Champaign County Circuit Court in Urbana, Ill., with the shooting death of University of Illinois student Vicente Mundo on the evening of Jan. 25, 2015.

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  5. Consultants: Move all operations to satellite jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A consulting team hired by Champaign County to study sheriff's department needs Tuesday recommended consolidating all operations at the existing satellite jail site in east Urbana. If eventually approved by the county board, the recomendation would mean closing and attempting to sell the downtown Urbana jail, opened in 1980, that has been labeled as "deplorable" and "deficient" in various studies.

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  6. Two Arrests After U of I Studenta s Body Found Near TolonoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The Champaign County sheriff's office said at a Tuesday news conference that the men were arrested Monday night in the death of Vicente Mundo, 20. Mundo was last seen Jan. 25. His body was found Saturday morning along a rural road. Police say Mundo's death occurred as part of a pre-planned armed robbery "involving relatively small amounts of marijuana and cash."

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  7. 2 arrests after missing U of Illinois student's body foundRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign County sheriff's office said at a Tuesday news conference that the men were arrested Monday night in the death of 20-year-old Vicente Mundo. Mundo was last seen Jan. 25. His body was found Saturday morning along a rural road.

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  8. Police: 2 suspects fatally shot U. of I. student during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... James Scott, both 21, are accused of fatally shooting Vicente Mundo, 20, according to Champaign police. (Champaign County Sheriff's Office) Gonzalez is from Cicero and knew Mundo, who was from Back of the Yards in Chicago, according to police. Scott ...

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  9. Champaign authorities arrest 2 in connection with U of I student's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... say Mundo was last seen alive leaving a Champaign apartment on January 25 at about 7:00 p.m. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to the area of County Road 900N, near the intersection of 1000E, in Tolono Township for a ...

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  10. Arrests made in Mundo murder caseRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Two arrests have been made in relation to the death of UI student Vicente Mundo, Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh said today. Reginald James Scott, 21, of the 1000 block of Francis Drive, and Daniel Gonzalez, 21, of ...

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  11. Republican women launch new local organization in ChampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Illinoisreview

    ... no organization, Republican women in the Champaign area launched a new group Saturday. "Republican Women Champaign County is pleased to participate as the newest organization and affiliate to the Illinois Federation of Republican Women and National ...

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  12. Bank helps man avoid being scammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    According to Lt. Brian Mennenga of the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, the elderly man said a man came to his house in rural Foosland the afternoon of Jan. 26 and said he needed electric surge suppressors on his house as a safety precaution.

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  13. Traffic stop brings weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Two men in a truck stopped by a sheriff's deputy in northwest Champaign Tuesday night have been charged with a weapons offense. A Champaign County sheriff's deputy's report said a deputy saw a truck disobey a stop sign, just after 9 p.m. at Dobbins and Anthony drives.

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  14. No criminal charges filed in Centennial High School incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz says no criminal charges will be filed in an incident at a Champaign high school that resulted in a car being damaged. Authorities say Centennial High School students staged a protest inside the school on December 4, 2014.

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  15. Nobody will be charged in protest incidentRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said Tuesday she won't be filing criminal charges against anyone involved in a school-sanctioned student protest at Centennial High last month that resulted in a woman's windshield being broken and the arrest of at least one student. On Dec. 4, an indoor "die-in" was organized by three teachers and five students at Centennial to show solidarity between the local community and the national issue of race in society, following two grand jury decisions to not indict white police officers for killing black males.

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  16. Vacant house fire suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County sheriff's Sgt. Dan Coile said firefighters from five area departments were sent to the 2200 block of County Road 1300 N, 3 miles south of St. Joseph, at 1:25 a.m. Coile said the property had been purchased last month by William Harrold, who bought it with the intent of tearing it down to build a new home.

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  17. Wise: UI ready to put Willard plan into effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... a total of $250,000, based on population, the city of Champaign would contribute approximately $83,000, Champaign County would contribute $72,000, Urbana would give $41,752 and Savoy would give $7,681. The group suggested this money be raised by a ...

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  18. Rauner blasts labor unions for state's woesRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... to speak at 1 p.m. Thursday at the I Hotel Conference Center in Champaign. He is being hosted by the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce. - Lawsuit abuse is "pushing doctors and health care providers out of the state. It's not a coincidence that ... 3 comments

  19. Murder trial begins after withdrawn guilty plea in Tolono shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Moments after getting a glimpse in a Champaign County courtroom of the man who fatally shot her husband, Tara Stromberg's voice broke. Asked to identify Mark Maggio, the widow paused, swallowed a sob and said the picture shown to her was the man she was married to for 10 years before his life was ended by his older brother on July 21, 2010.

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  20. Nursing home incident brings misdemeanor chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul woman who allegedly punched a Champaign County Nursing Home resident in the arm two months ago has been criminally charged with misdemeanor battery. On Tuesday, Judge John Kennedy told Christina Laney, 25, who listed an address in the 300 block of North Drive, that she faces a maximum of up to 364 days in the county jail if convicted.

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