DANVILLE – Eight days after he was charged with breaking into a Danville home and sexually assaulting a female occupant at knife point, a registered sex offender was charged with sexually abusing a homeless woman at the Danville Post Office.
Public housing v. Section 8
Public housing units: Apartments in complexes, like the Fair Oaks Housing complex, are rented to qualifying tenants based on their income. Fair Oaks alone has more than 320 units.
RANTOUL – Bond has been set at $150,000 for a Rantoul man arrested in connection with the predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
Mario Aguilar-Gordillo, 18, who listed an address in Rantoul, pleaded innocent Thursday to two counts of felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
DANVILLE – The Danville Public Library continues its six-month "Movies about Movies" film discussion series with a free screening of the 1994 comedy "Ed Wood" at 6:30 p.m. on Monday.
The screening will take place in the first floor meeting room of the library, 319 N. Vermilion St.
CHAMPAIGN – Champaign police are asking for help in finding information about a hit-and-run accident that left a 6-year-old girl injured late Thursday afternoon.
According to a Champaign police report, officers were called to the 500 block of Alabama Avenue, off Bloomington Road between State Street and Prospect Avenue, at 4:06 p.m. Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN — Two lanes under the University Avenue viaduct in downtown Champaign will be closed and the remaining two lanes will have two-way traffic for three hours Friday morning while the Canadian National Railroad repairs concrete deterioration areas on the underside of the viaduct.
DANVILLE - A father and son from St. Joseph were killed in a collision in Danville early Thursday afternoon.
State police are still investigating the truck-car crash, which also injured a Mansfield woman.
URBANA — An advertising professor will be interim dean of the University of Illinois College of Media for the next two years.
CHAMPAIGN — A 24-year-old Champaign man was shot early Thursday as he tried to flee a stranger who had a gun.
Champaign police officers were sent about 1:30 a.m. Thursday to Provena Covenant Hospital in reference to a gunshot victim.