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'Skimmer' devices found on card readers inside 2 Champaign gas stations

Police were alerted Wednesday by Mach 1, 902 W. Bloomington Road, and Circle K, 1301 S. Mattis Ave., that employees had discovered the devices on readers at their counters. Anyone who paid with a card inside the Circle K between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 1:50 p.m. Wednesday or the Mach 1 between 9:10 p.m. Tuesday and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday is urged to check their accounts.

'Skimmer' devices found on card readers inside 2 Champaign gas stations
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Clergy Corner, Jan. 18, 2019

Clergy Corner, Jan. 18, 2019

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell talks with the Rev. Donna Smith, interim pastor at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in St. Joseph since July 2.

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The Health Reporter Is In, Jan. 17, 2019

Is the Watchman heart procedure going to be available in this area, and is it for anyone with atrial fibrillation?

A & E

Frank's Faves: Movies where plans go wrong

Frank's Faves: Movies where plans go wrong

There's plenty to choose from. In fact, where films are concerned, it's hard to think of an example where a best-laid scheme does go exactly as planned.

A & E

Nightlife listings, Jan. 17-24, 2019

Nightlife listings, Jan. 17-24, 2019

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

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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 8:24pm

Green Street Realty starts work on 2 more buildings at Carle at the Fields

Green Street Realty starts work on 2 more buildings at Carle at the Fields

The new four-story buildings will include 60 apartments and 16,000 square feet of retail or office space, said Green Street Realty President Chris Saunders. They'll be just north and south of the Hampton Inn hotel, which opened in September.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 18, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 18, 2019

Questions about political-party registration, abandoned rail lines, possible radio interference and free air at gas stations this week. Plus, a former Central basketball player, faded pavement and more. And best all, no Golden Corral questions.



Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:59pm

UPDATE: Urbana man charged in shooting, 100 mph chase on I-74

UPDATE: Urbana man charged in shooting, 100 mph chase on I-74

Robert Ellis Moore, 31, was charged Friday with aggravated discharge of a firearm in a shooting near the county fairgrounds and aggravated fleeing and eluding in a 23-minute pursuit from Urbana to St. Joseph and back.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 4:26pm

Champaign parolee arrested after gun found in search of home

Champaign parolee arrested after gun found in search of home

Sgt. Dave Griffet said members of the county's Street Crimes Task Force and a Champaign detective obtained a search warrant for a home where Anthony Ray Wilkins, 23, was living, after learning he may have a gun. As a convicted felon, Wilkins is not allowed to possess weapons.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 4:38pm

Two arrested after search of Champaign home turns up pot, cocaine, cash

Police Sgt. Dave Griffet said officers used the Champaign SWAT team to serve a court-authorized search warrant for the home in the 2000 block of Winchester Drive about 7 a.m. Thursday. Arrested after the search were Lucas Hahn, 33, and Ladiamond Keys, 21.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:29pm

Former FBI agent faints while testifying at Christensen hearing

Former FBI agent faints while testifying at Christensen hearing

The court has recessed until 1:30 p.m. while he receives assistance.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:00am

First Followers bring firsthand experience to helping those fresh out of prison

First Followers bring firsthand experience to helping those fresh out of prison

The group's efforts over the past three-and-a-half years to keep people from falling through the cracks has earned them the James R. Burgess Jr./Susan Freiburg Humanitarian Award, which they'll be presented with at today's Champaign County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Urbana.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:00am

Carle tax trial, Day 12: Exemption applications focus of day's testimony

Carle tax trial, Day 12: Exemption applications focus of day's testimony

Longtime general accounting manager Gene Koch was questioned extensively Thursday about what information goes into the applications and who supplies it to him.


 
 

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