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Champaign woman who hit pedestrian with car gets probation, home detention

Madison Walk, 25, pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated driving under the influence in the July 14, 2017, incident. A second count of possession of controlled substances related to pills found in her car was dismissed.

Champaign woman who hit pedestrian with car gets probation, home detention
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1985 Cold Case: Barbara Bremer

1985 Cold Case: Barbara Bremer

Her death remains a mystery — and still haunts family and investigators — all these years later.

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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, May 20, 2018

In installment No. 2 of our three-part Sunday series, we asked members of the high school Class of 2018: What are the top three items on your 10-year bucket list?

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'You don't forget something like that'

'You don't forget something like that'

20 years later: An oral history of the Vermilion County church bombings

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Traffic alert: Summer projects on I-74, I-57, U.S. 45

Traffic alert: Summer projects on I-74, I-57, U.S. 45

Crashes in construction zones prompt safety warning.

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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:12pm

Unit 4 promotes Jefferson Middle principal to newly created position

Unit 4 promotes Jefferson Middle principal to newly created position

Angi Franklin will become the Champaign school district's director of teaching, learning and student engagement as of July 1.


Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:30pm

Urbana man gets 13 years for armed robbery at gas station

Urbana man gets 13 years for armed robbery at gas station

Given a chance to say something before the sentence was handed down, Deshawn McCullough, 26, denied that he was the robber and said he turned down plea offers because 'I'm not going to willingly say I did something if I didn't do it.'



Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:40pm

Former Fluid Event Center could soon have new owner

Former Fluid Event Center could soon have new owner

A sale of the property at 601 N. Country Fair Drive is pending, and the prospective buyer is in the midst of conducting its due diligence, according to Bruce Hage, a Bloomington broker and property manager.


Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:48pm

Danville man facing charges after drive-by shooting

Tyvon A. Cooper has been charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm at a vehicle, aggravated discharge of a firearm at a person, possession of a stolen firearm and having no concealed-carry permit.


Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:00pm

Cubbie Conversation, May 21, 2018

After taking three of four against the lowly Reds, the Cubs are still chasing the surprising Brewers. Would Manny Machado help the cause? No matter: It's a big week with the Indians and Giants visiting. 'We need to make hay at home,' our Cubs expert J.J. Lockwood says in this week's Convo.

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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:00am

Those Who Served | A coded look at the Cold War

Those Who Served | A coded look at the Cold War

Leon Eisenhauer of Mahomet worked with coded messages in the 1950s, sometimes in NATO trucks not far from the East German border.


Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:08pm

Probation violations net prison time for man who set fire in Urbana jail

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Demetrius Williams, 37, of St. Louis was resentenced to three years after admitting he violated probation by failing to report to probation officers in Rock Island and getting arrested in Iowa in March.


Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:19pm

UPDATE: Campustown gas leak contained; streets reopened

Champaign Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith said the leak happened around 10:50 a.m. at the intersection of John and Locust streets when a construction crew apparently hit a 4-inch gas line.


 
 

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