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Crime Stoppers: Urbana shooting

Crime Stoppers is seeking assistance regarding a shooting that took place in Urbana at 3:47 a.m. on Thursday, June 7. The victim was at a stoplight at the intersection between Lincoln and Bradley when the offender's silver vehicle pulled up beside him and shot him twice, injuring the victim's finger before driving off westbound on Bradley. 

Anyone with information can contact Champaign County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-373-TIPS, 373tips.com, or through a free app for smart phones called P3 Tips.

 
 
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N-G again named state's top newspaper, innovator

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For the fourth consecutive year, the Illinois Press Association awarded The News-Gazette the Mabel S. Shaw Memorial Trophy as the sweepstakes winner.

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A lot of infrastructure questions this week, plus questions about whether there is a shortage of songbirds locally, an influx of migrant workers, and whether anyone has died from a tornado within Champaign-Urbana.

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Staff writrer Paul Wood chats with the 56-year-old Champaign resident who teaches English at Champaign Central High School and is a fixture at the Station Theatre in Urbana.

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Champaign may change rules on parking-lot behavior

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A vote is expected Tuesday on adding policies to city code detailing what's not allowed.


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Art gallery exhibit reflects Illinois' diversity

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Illinois at 200 show opens today at Parkland's Giertz Gallery, continues through Aug. 8.



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Chrisman woman killed in crash on Friday night

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup says 84-year-old Helen Bonwell was pronounced dead of multiple traumatic injuries just after 12 a.m. Saturday.


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Those Who Served | Air Force veteran flew in first squadron carrying small atomic bombs

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During the Cold War, 1st Lt. Tom Gordon was based as a fighter pilot in England, where he was told to be careful not to cross the Iron Curtain into Germany and start World War III.


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Top of the Morning, June 18, 2018

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Multimedia specialist Anthony Zilis has been busy with his drone recently, to readers' benefit.


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N-G analysis: 858 guns seized by four area law enforcement agencies since '15

N-G analysis: 858 guns seized by four area law enforcement agencies since '15

What happens to those firearms once they're in police hands can vary widely: Some are sent to a foundry to be melted down. Some are shipped to the state crime lab for testing. Some are returned to their owners. Some are even kept and used for police training exercises.


Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:00am

New Soccer Planet owners familiar with sport's role in community

New Soccer Planet owners familiar with sport's role in community

Mike Burrus, a teacher at Barkstall Elementary in Champaign; Mark Sikora, a teacher at Centennial High School and soccer coach at Parkland College; and Achim von Bodman, a private wealth manager, bought the facility last week from founders Liz and Graham Berry.


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Danville leaders preach patience in wake of fatal shooting by police

NAACP chapter President Ed Butler urges community members to hold their judgment until an investigation runs its course and the facts are revealed, and to not let any outsiders influence their thoughts and actions.


 
 

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