SULLIVAN — The Illinois Supreme Court has named a veteran Sullivan attorney as the newest judge for 6th Circuit.
Justice Rita Garman said Friday that Bradford A. Rau Sr., 58, was chosen from a field of six applicants to fill the Moultrie County resident judgeship vacated in January by the retirement of Dan Flannell.
URBANA — A Sidney man accused of having methamphetamine, precursors for the drug, and fake money in his home is due back in court in six weeks.
Tarek H. Abbed, 38, of the 100 block of West Byron Street was arrested at his home about midday Thursday after his parole officer found items of contraband in Abbed's home.
DANVILLE — Two Vermilion County residents are each facing a theft charge for allegedly stealing money from separate youth sports organizations.
URBANA — A former nurse at a local hospital who was found passed out at work with a painkiller and a syringe next to him has been sentenced to probation.
Kevin Collier, 38, who listed an address in the 1500 block of Abercorn Street, Urbana, pleaded guilty Thursday before Judge Tom Difanis to unlawful acquisition of a controlled substance.
URBANA — An Urbana man who admitted he had a gun when he should not have has been sentenced to three years in prison.
On Friday, Judge Roger Webber agreed to recommend Corrion Brown, 21, who listed an address in the 1000 block of Austin Drive, for drug treatment during his imprisonment.
URBANA — As expected, Esteban J. Tomas failed to appear at his Friday court hearing for allegedly driving drunk the wrong way in a crash that killed LaDonna "Jeannie" Brady on New Year's Day.
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URBANA — A public policy question about the sale or disposal of the Champaign County Nursing Home will appear on the April 4 ballot, Circuit Judge Michael Jones ruled Friday morning.
CHAMPAIGN — An investigation prompted by employee complaints of bias, and magnified by an incident involving a noose, has found no evidence of systemic discrimination in employment practices or the work environment at University of Illinois Facilities & Services, a new report says.