Champaign County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Tree thieves strike at Savoy elementary schoolRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... in 2012. When school administrators noticed two went missing sometime Monday night, they consulted with the Champaign County Sheriff's deputy on duty and filed a police report. "Just kind of a bummer," said Scott. "You know, to think that at this ...

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  2. Updated: Coroner identifies woman killed in crashRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A two-vehicle collision at an unmarked rural intersection southwest of Rantoul has claimed the life of a Mahomet woman. Champaign County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  3. Detective: Accused admits being in neighborhood, but not at victim's home, at time of murderRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... the Sept. 6, 2013, first-degree murder of Sheena Williams, 30, served up more circumstantial evidence for a Champaign County jury Wednesday, adding to what they have heard from more than a dozen other witnesses since Tuesday morning. Ms. Williams ...

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  4. Objection filed to Gerard's election paperworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... In the past Hewitt has served as an attorney for Champaign school board member John Bambenek and former Champaign County Board member Stephanie Holderfield. The web site of the state Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission says Hewitt's ...

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  5. Willard Airport task force to finalize recommendationsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... service and improving the marketing and branding of the airport. Jayne DeLuce is President and CEO of Visit Champaign County and a member of the task force. She said the success of Willard Airport is a critical piece of the economy for the area. ...

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  6. No criminal charges in Easter Sunday triple fatal near HomerRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The Champaign County state's attorney has elected not to file any criminal charges against a former Champaign man in connection with the deaths of three family members who died as a result of a fiery two-vehicle crash near Homer on Easter Sunday.

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  7. Rural collision claims life of Mahomet womanRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A two-vehicle collision at an unmarked rural intersection southwest of Rantoul has claimed the life of a Mahomet woman. Champaign County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  8. Tom Kacich: County Dems reignite civil warRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    John Jay, head of the 10-member Republican caucus on the Champaign County Board, insists his side was promised nothing in exchange for its votes for insurgent Democrat Pattsi Petrie, new chairwoman of the county board. They may not have been promised anything, but they got something.

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  9. Defense: No real evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County prosecutor said circumstantial evidence would prove that an Urbana man killed his estranged girlfriend because he was upset with her for calling the police on him. But defense attorneys contend there is no physical evidence and there are no eyewitnesses to put Darmel Smith at the scene of Sheena Williams' violent murder on Sept.

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  10. Urbana set to join IHSA bidRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... a special meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at the city council chambers. Jayne DeLuce, president and CEO of Visit Champaign County, said the local IHSA effort has also received contributions from businesses and individuals in the community. "We want to make ...

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  11. Reckless homicide sentence reduced to probationRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Saying a Champaign County judge abused his discretion, an appellate court has removed the prison sentence of a Philo woman who pleaded guilty in the 2013 death of her cousin. The Fourth District Appellate Court ruled on Monday that Katie Daly's sentence be reduced to probation rather than the 3-year prison term imposed by Champaign County Associate Judge Richard Klaus.

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  12. Man arrested for two burglaries at the same homeRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man is being held at the Champaign County Jail on $10,000 bond in connection with two residential burglaries of the same home. Perrez Hilson, 23, who listed an address in the 1200 block of Paula Drive, was charged Monday with two counts of residential burglary.

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  13. GOP, two Democrats put Petrie in chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    For the third time in the last 10 years, the Republican minority on the Champaign County Board, along with a scant number of Democratic defectors, have elected a board chairwoman who was not the choice of the Democratic majority. On Monday night, the board's 10 Republicans, with two Democrats, elected Champaign Democrat Pattsi Petrie the new chairwoman of the board.

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  14. Urbana City Council to vote on giving $5,000 a year to IHSA bidRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... a special meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at the city council chambers. Jayne DeLuce, president and CEO of Visit Champaign County, said the local IHSA effort has also received contributions from businesses and individuals in the community. "We want to make ...

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  15. Man arrested for alleged arson in jail restroomRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A St. Louis man is being held at the Champaign County Jail on $20,000 bond for allegedly setting a fire in a jail bathroom on Thanksgiving Day. Demetrius D. Williams, 24, who listed an address in St. Louis, was charged on Monday with one count of felony aggravated arson and one count of criminal damage to property.

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  16. Updated: Savoy, Rantoul, Champaign back money for IHSA bid; Urbana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Tent workers set up tents Monday outside Memorial Stadium in Champaign in preparation for this weekend's IHSA state football championship games. Savoy and Rantoul will each pitch in $5,000 a year.

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  17. Appellate court reverses aggravated DUI convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A judge's improper answer to jurors who were deliberating led to a conviction in a DUI case a year ago in Champaign County, an appellate court has ruled. The Fourth District Appellate Court on Monday reversed the conviction of Dana Hasselbring, 31, who was charged based on the discovery of cocaine metabolites in his system after a motorcycle crash in which a friend of his died.

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  18. Heroin plea brings 3-year sentenceRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    An East St. Louis man who admitted he planned to sell less than a gram of heroin earlier this year has been sentenced to three years in prison. Aaron Broadnax, 28, pleaded guilty Monday before Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd to a reduced charge of unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

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  19. Teen sentenced to probation for burglary pleaRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A Sidney teen who admitted stealing a cellphone out of a car in that village has been sentenced to two years of probation. Tyler Ozga, 18, pleaded guilty Tuesday before Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd to burglary, admitting that on Nov. 2, he entered a car on White Street in Sidney and stole a phone.

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  20. Man on parole for cannabis sentenced for additional cannabis caseRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... check conducted by parole officials in conjunction with Rantoul police. He pleaded guilty Tuesday before Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis to possession with intent to deliver, admitting that he had over 100 grams of cannabis in his house that day. ...

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