DANVILLE – The former board president of Vermilion County Crimestoppers is now scheduled to stand trial in September for stealing thousands of dollars in tips money from the organization.
Jerry L. Geren, 57, of St. Joseph, this week was set to stand trial on one count of theft over $10,000, a Class 2 felony.
DANVILLE – Patrol officers caught a 51-year-old registered sex offender early Monday morning as he was sexually assaulting a female at knifepoint in her home, according to Danville police.
CHAMPAIGN – An Urbana man was being held at the Champaign County Jail on $10,000 bond following his arrest for possession with the intent to deliver marijuana.
According to a Champaign police report, officers pulled over a vehicle in the 700 block of West Bloomington Road, C., at 6:50 p.m. Friday. for a traffic stop.
URBANA – An ally of Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh is challenging the candidacy petitions filed last week by an independent candidate hoping to unseat the two-term sheriff.
CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign Fire Department says it took more than an hour and a half Sunday to rescue a man who got his fingers stuck in a night depository at a Champaign bank.
According to a fire department report, a man got his fingers stuck in a depository at National City Bank, 1771 W. Kirby Ave., C, at 12:48 p.m. Sunday.
Illini women's basketball assistant coach Patrick Klein has resigned after three seasons.
Some people might look at a picture of a vampire and think: blood.
Nancy Greenwalt, executive director of SmileHealthy, sees teeth.
So SmileHealthy, a Champaign County-based dental program for under-served kids, is making vampires the centerpiece of its latest oral health education campaign in hope of getting teens' attention.
URBANA – Police have arrested two men for home invasion following an incident early Monday morning at an Urbana motel.
Zachary Duke, 23, who listed an address in Urbana, and Richard L. Mullens, 50, who listed an address in Champaign, pleaded innocent Monday to felony home invasion.