URBANA — The Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., will be back to normal operations Saturday morning after it closed Friday following the discovery of a possible bedbug infestation.
After a bedbug was discovered in a staff room Thursday evening, the staff immediately sprang into action.
By JOEY FIGUEROA
CHAMPAIGN — For a long time, golfer Jay Scott was on the outside looking in at the Twin City Championship, which begins its 88th year today at Urbana Country Club.
URBANA — A Thomasboro man is in the Champaign County Jail, accused of sexually molesting a child in his care.
Deon Ramm, 46, was arraigned Friday on a single count of criminal sexual assault alleging that he sexually molested a boy in his home Monday.
State's Attorney Julia Rietz said the teen boy contacted 911 Monday, reporting the alleged sex abuse by Ramm.
CHAMPAIGN — Two Kankakee men are in police custody for allegedly robbing and tying up employees and customers of a north Champaign cellphone store Thursday night.
Champaign police are also investigating the possible involvement of a third man.
MATTOON — Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System is undergoing a change of leadership, with Jerry Esker named interim president and CEO.
Tim Ols, the CEO for five years, left the health system Thursday.
Sarah Bush Lincoln spokeswoman Patty Peterson declined to say why Ols left.
"All I can say is it's an employment matter, and I can't speak about it," she said.
URBANA — A Rantoul man wanted for battering two women in a Rantoul home on Monday was arrested Thursday when he came to the courthouse to meet a probation officer.
URBANA — A Chicago man who admitted robbing a man in his Urbana home earlier this year has been sentenced to 7-1/2 years in prison.
Deon Bevely, 21, pleaded guilty in June to aggravated robbery, admitting that he implied he had a gun when he robbed a man of money and other items on Jan. 10 at his home in the 2000 block of Perkins Road.
URBANA — A woman suing the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District now looks to collect at least some money, after a judge ruled Friday that she can't be held more than half responsible for the bus-pedestrian accident in downtown Champaign in which she lost both her legs.