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UPDATE: 200 protest at Champaign hotel where ICE agents said to stay

Chant: 'No hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here.'

UPDATE: 200 protest at Champaign hotel where ICE agents said to stay
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Tom's #Mailbag: June 22, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag: June 22, 2018

We had to reinforce the Mailbag this week to secure the heavy volume of questions and answers.

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Clergy Corner, June 22, 2018

Clergy Corner, June 22, 2018

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Debra Pressey looks CU Church's weekly tailgate held an hour before its Thursday evening service.

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Weekend Top 10, June 22, 2018

Weekend Top 10, June 22, 2018

Places to be and things to see this weekend, courtesy of staff writer Tim Mitchell.

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Frank's Faves: Dinosaur movies

Frank's Faves: Dinosaur movies

I still can't help but envy the characters who gape in astonishment at towering prehistoric beasties who will most surely break loose and run amok before you can make it to the concession stand and back.

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Sat, 06/23/2018 - 11:52am

Police probing late-night shootings in Champaign

Two men treated at hospitals


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

State police reject FOIA request for dash-cam video in Danville shooting

State police reject FOIA request for dash-cam video in Danville shooting

In a written response Friday, state police said releasing the video would interfere with a pending law-enforcement proceeding and obstruct an ongoing criminal investigation.



Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

Health officials: Rumors of meningitis outbreak in Danville are false

The health department said there have been several reports of cases of bacterial meningitis — the more serious, potentially life-threatening type — but the only confirmed cases are of the less-serious viral form.


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

Danville man accused of killing girlfriend gets 5 years in weapons case

Danville man accused of killing girlfriend gets 5 years in weapons case

Ocheil D. Keys, 27, was sentenced earlier this week to five years in prison for unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. He must serve half of his term and was credited with 221 days behind bars.


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

There's a fair bit going on in Ford County

There's a fair bit going on in Ford County

President Kirk Miller said the Melvin event can easily expect over 10,000 visitors — in addition to its 14,000-person population — when it runs Sunday through June 30. Therese Pokorney has a primer on what to expect.


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

Rantoul man's bond set at $1 million in drug-induced death

Rantoul man's bond set at $1 million in drug-induced death

Troy McBride, 24, was arraigned in connection with the March 23 death of a Bloomington man who died of an overdose of heroin combined with fentanyl that he had allegedly sold him earlier that day in Champaign County.


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign native running for his life, even at 89

Champaign native running for his life, even at 89

Mel Schriefer, a Korean War veteran, started the practice in the late 1960s to simultaneously beat his smoking habit and improve his health, he said. Since then, he has run in 364 road races.


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

Hoopeston man gets 20 years in 2016 fatal shooting in Danville

Hoopeston man gets 20 years in 2016 fatal shooting in Danville

Johnnie Lee Sampson Jr., 33, received the sentence earlier this week after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Mary Thompson and the Fair Oaks public housing complex.


 
 

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