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Four face meth-related charges after search of Douglas County home

Also found on the property were a motorcycle reported stolen last week from a Tuscola home and a pickup truck stolen Friday from a Philo home after the driver of the stolen motorcycle dumped it, leading police on a pursuit through two counties.

Four face meth-related charges after search of Douglas County home
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A Life Remembered: Bob Miller

A Life Remembered: Bob Miller

Sages legend, who was a star basketball player, Monticello school board president, dairy owner and superfan, has died just before he turned 102.

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Getting Personal: Abby Foster

Getting Personal: Abby Foster

Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with 2017 Miss Illinois, a 20-year-old from Danville who is a student at Ball State University.

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Wired In: Isak Massman

Wired In: Isak Massman

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI student who co-founded Therapalz, a start-up that creates therapeutic robotic stuffed animals for individuals with Alzheimer's and dementia and children on the autism spectrum.

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Tom's #Mailbag, July 21, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, July 21, 2017

Guns, new rules at the Sholem Aquatic Center, Rep. John Shimkus' Facebook page, Michael Madigan, what's killing evergreens, whether something is killing hawks, the old Christian Science Church building on campus, the old Steak 'n Shake on Green Street, the really old Mumford House, the site of the old Bradleys, a recording studio in Urbana, solar panels ... I could go on.

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Tue, 07/25/2017 - 5:05pm

'If I catch you snitching, you're next'

'If I catch you snitching, you're next'

Opening testimony: Joshu'ah Young called out the man he intended to kill, walked near him and shot him several times as at least one woman watched, a prosecutor told jurors trying the Urbana man for murder.


Tue, 07/25/2017 - 7:00am

Student's pitch for middle school softball in Champaign finally connects

Student's pitch for middle school softball in Champaign finally connects

'I really liked softball, and it was a big change from Little League,' said Kathryn Curry, who made her case before the school board three years ago. 'I thought it would be better for me socially playing with girls at my middle school.'



Tue, 07/25/2017 - 7:00am

Salaita leaving academia: 'I refuse to tolerate the indignities of a blacklist'

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In a Facebook post over the weekend, he said he has been unable to find a permanent academic job because of the controversy that ensued over his near-appointment at the UI, which was overturned by upper-level administrators and trustees.


Tue, 07/25/2017 - 3:52pm

Man charged with drug trafficking gets 10 year sentence

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In Macon County court Tuesday, 35 year-old Eddi Ramirez pleaded guilty to a charge of calculated criminal drug conspiracy, a class X felony.


Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:01pm

Ammons won't run for Davis' seat

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Saying it was 'one of the hardest decisions of my life,' state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, has decided not to run for Congress.


Tue, 07/25/2017 - 7:00am

Triptych Brewing looking to double production capacity

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The Savoy brewery plans to buy the Flooring Surfaces Inc. store across the road from its current facility at 1703 Woodfield Drive and move most production there, leaving more room at the current taproom.


Tue, 07/25/2017 - 7:00am

Louisiana man accused of trying to trade Adderall for gasoline

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Kenneth J. Clostio, 39, was charged Monday with delivery or possession of amphetamine and possession of a controlled substance after the incident at a Mahomet gas station.


Tue, 07/25/2017 - 7:00am

New Urbana police data: Traffic stops down, but black drivers overrepresented

Melissa Haynes, UPD's crime analyst, said the first two quarters of 2017 resulted in 270 fewer stops, but black drivers were 62 percent more likely to be stopped than expected based on the city's driving population.


 

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