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Teen wanted in campus shooting now in custody

Robbie Patton was booked in to the Champaign County Jail late Thursday night.

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Just 1 Question: Urbana High School opportunities

This week, staff writer Nicole Lafond asked students and staff: What makes Urbana High a school of opportunity for you?

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UPDATED: Prussing throws hat in ring

UPDATED: Prussing throws hat in ring

Of Diane's Marlin's candidacy for the Urbana mayor job she's held since 2005, Laurel Prussing said today: 'That's fine, I'll run on my own record. I've been pretty innovative.'

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The Health Reporter Is In: Sept. 28, 2016

The Health Reporter Is In: Sept. 28, 2016

We found a dead bird outside our house. Does Champaign County have West Nile virus going on?

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Teacher of the Week: Angela Lindquist

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Meet Angela Lindquist, a fifth-grade teacher at the recently renamed Dr. Preston L. Williams Jr. Elementary School in Urbana.

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Fri, 09/30/2016 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Sept. 30, 2016

WCIA devoted 30 minutes for a special report on race and policing, hosted by morning anchor Anthony Antoine.


Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:24pm

Candidate forum: State's attorney hopefuls in stark opposition

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Incumbent Democrat Julia Rietz and Republican challenger George Vargas, currrently an assistant public defender, found much to disagree about in their debate.



Thu, 09/29/2016 - 9:24pm

Candidate forum: Champaign County auditor

Candidate forum: Champaign County auditor

Incumbent Republican John Farney, left, defended his record as Democratic challenger George Danos accused him of lax oversight of county credit cards and issuing an erroneous report.


Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:15am

UPDATE: 80 years in prison for 2015 shootings

UPDATE: 80 years in prison for 2015 shootings

Judge Tom Difanis on Thursday sentenced Kyjuan Dorsey to 55 years for the murder of his friend and another 25 years for wounding another man.


Thu, 09/29/2016 - 2:17pm

Champaign teens charged in connection with attacks on UI students

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Pair arrested trying to use credit cards to purchase gaming systems at Meijer


Thu, 09/29/2016 - 6:00am

Special report: How Robbie Patton got out of prison

Special report: How Robbie Patton got out of prison

Judge Tom Difanis declined to comment on his rationale, but boot camp recommendations by Champaign County judges for first-time young adult offenders are common. 


Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:16am

'Spilled drink' triggered Campustown shooting

'Spilled drink' triggered Campustown shooting

A Champaign teenager paroled two weeks ago from boot camp for a shooting offense has been charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in the death of a bystander in a shooting early Sunday morning in Campustown.


 

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