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Trio arrested after attempted home invasion at Campustown apartment

Calvin Montgomery, 28, of Urbana, Brianna Samuels, 22, of Champaign and Juwan Townsel, 19, of Urbana were each charged with attempted armed robbery and attempted home invasion.

Trio arrested after attempted home invasion at Campustown apartment
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Part 35: Answering phones at Ubben, keeping KAM safe, run-ins with Reverend Jed

Part 35: Answering phones at Ubben, keeping KAM safe, run-ins with Reverend Jed

With the UI celebrating birthday No. 150 this year, Editor Jeff D'Alessio caught up with hundreds of graduates who've gone on to greatness. Today: biggest campus influences.

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For cops, 'the motivation is the family' of missing people

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Unsolved cases take a toll on officers as well as relatives.

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Getting Personal: Wayne Pitard

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Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the 66-year-old retired professor of religion at the University of Illinois and former director of the Spurlock Museum on campus.

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Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

It only seems like everyone has left East Central Illinois. The mailbag continues to get questions and find people aren't out of town (or out of the country) to answer those questions.

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Tue, 06/27/2017 - 3:14pm

Car used to pick up UI scholar located

Car used to pick up UI scholar located

FBI mum about details


Tue, 06/27/2017 - 7:31pm

Glenwood man charged in string of Campustown home, vehicle burglaries

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Parnail Spriggs, 23, who once lived in Champaign, was arraigned Tuesday on three counts of residential burglary, two counts of burglary and a single count of theft for crimes between August and February.



Tue, 06/27/2017 - 7:31pm

Champaign man charged after baseball-bat beating

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Thomas Ross, 41, is accused of striking a St. Joseph man in the head, arms and legs with an aluminum bat Monday night in business dispute.


Tue, 06/27/2017 - 1:15pm

Fireworks accident sends Fithian man to hospital

Burns and lacerations to his face, hands and legs.


Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:57pm

Homeless man charged with molesting girl

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Josh A. Roberts, 28, who also listed an address in Illiopolis, is being held in the Champaign County Jail.


Tue, 06/27/2017 - 7:00am

Walk, concert for missing UI scholar set Thursday at Krannert

Walk, concert for missing UI scholar set Thursday at Krannert

The public is invited to take part, to convey community support for Zhang and give those frustrated by her disappearance a way to do something positive, said UI senior Robin Huang, vice president of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, which is organizing the event.


Tue, 06/27/2017 - 7:00am

Champaign man accused of selling 'cloned' cellphones

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Calvin Jamal Gassaway, 25, was charged Monday with felony online sale of stolen property.


 

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