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Chicago man accused of molesting two preteen girls in Champaign home

Samuel Sauls, 28, turned himself in Tuesday night at the county jail on a warrant issued in August charging him with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

Chicago man accused of molesting two preteen girls in Champaign home
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The Health Reporter Is In, Oct. 18, 2018

The Health Reporter Is In, Oct. 18, 2018

Is tinnitus really as debilitating and extreme as it was in the character played by Bradley Cooper in the film 'A Star is Born'?

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Nightlife listings, Oct. 18-25, 2018

Nightlife listings, Oct. 18-25, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here's your guide to a night on the town.

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Frank's Faves: Newspaper movies

Frank's Faves: Newspaper movies

Don't give up on newspapers. Their demise is greatly exaggerated, but their importance to us all cannot possibly be — even in the following big-screen depictions.

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2018-19 High School Confidential: Week 4

2018-19 High School Confidential: Week 4

The latest from area hallways, courtesy 35 student correspondents

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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:40pm

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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:02pm

Champaign County Board approves two rural solar farms

Champaign County Board approves two rural solar farms

Members approved Community Power Group's plans to build a pair of 2-megawatt farms — one north of the St. Joseph Sportsman Club, and another in Ludlow Township, northwest of Rantoul.


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 6:39pm

Man convicted of aggravated DUI in 2016 fatal car-pedestrian accident

Man convicted of aggravated DUI in 2016 fatal car-pedestrian accident

The jury of six men and six women deliberated about three-and-a-half hours before finding Joseph Perry, 47, of Urbana guilty of causing the death of Marjorie Roberts, 76, of Champaign while driving with cocaine in his system.



Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:00am

UI scholar’s family to judge: Keep accused kidnapper's trial in Urbana

UI scholar’s family to judge: Keep accused kidnapper's trial in Urbana

Prosecutors: Brendt Christensen allegedly told the informant 'that he lured Ms. Zhang into his car by showing her a badge and telling her he was a police officer.'


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:35am

Police: UI student sexually assaulted by Uber driver

Police: UI student sexually assaulted by Uber driver

Police spokesman Patrick Wade said the female student was getting a ride from the 200 block of East Green Street in Champaign to Urbana when the driver pulled into a parking lot on Nevada Street around 1:20 a.m. and assaulted her.


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 8:55am

Bismarck-Henning student in custody after alleged 'terroristic threat'

Text message was directed to Bismarck-Henning High School.


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:00am

For Unit 4 staffer, 'My purpose in life is to help children'

For Unit 4 staffer, 'My purpose in life is to help children'

As a parent coordinator, Audrey Keaton-Mock doesn't restrict herself to regular hours, doesn't know a stranger and doesn't believe in impossible — and the NAACP of Champaign County is recognizing that drive by giving her the Presidents' Award.


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:00am

Royal treatment: Village president happy to hand off job after 28 years

Royal treatment: Village president happy to hand off job after 28 years

For most of the 65 years that the eastern Champaign County town of 293 people has been incorporated, one of two Bob Vilvens — father and son — has been mayor.


Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:00am

Witness to fatal car-pedestrian accident says driver said he didn't see victim

Witness to fatal car-pedestrian accident says driver said he didn't see victim

Lisa Dixon of Champaign, who was driving in the next lane when the accident happened, testified in the second day of the trial of Joseph Perry of Urbana, accused of causing the Dec. 28, 2016, death of Marjorie Roberts, 76, while he had cocaine in his system.


 
 

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