CHAMPAIGN – A Champaign man who police said had more than an ounce of cannabis on him Friday was charged with possessing it with the intent to sell it.
CHAMPAIGN – Four people were arrested in connection with a domestic battery Friday evening in Champaign where police said one woman scared off her friend's attacker by firing a gun in the air.
A Champaign police report said the incident happened about 6 p.m. at a home in the 1300 block of Hanover.
URBANA – A 36-year-old Urbana man was robbed at a north Urbana motel early Friday morning.
An Urbana police report said the man was at the Hanford Inn & Suites, 2408 N. Cunningham Ave., about 6 a.m. Friday when two unidentified men demanded cash from him at gunpoint.
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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Jeff Overton shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday for a 3-stroke lead entering the final round of the inaugural Greenbrier Classic.
Former Illini D.A. Points three-putted the par-5 17th for bogey, finished with a 61 and is alone in second at 15 under.
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URBANA – The city of Urbana will be installing a new storm sewer on Race Street between University Avenue and the Norfolk-Southern railroad tracks.
Race Street south of University Avenue to the tracks will be closed to all through traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Monday.
Weather permitting, the work should be done by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20.
In crimes reported to police:
– 400 block of Ginger Bend Drive: GPS and accessories for it stolen from car Monday or Tuesday.
– 0-100 block of East Washington Street: Piece of concrete thrown through driver's window Tuesday; nothing apparently taken.
CHAMPAIGN – An authority on "donor-centered fund-raising" will speak to area fundraising professionals Sept. 17 in Champaign.
Penelope Burk, president of Chicago-based Cygnus Applied Research, will speak on "Fearless Fund-Raising in a Turbulent Economy" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day at the Champaign Country Club, 1211 S. Prospect Ave., C.
DANVILLE – News is getting "a round" about an upcoming fundraiser for the Douglas Discovery Garden.