SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Republicans, including Reps. Bill Black of Danville and Chapin Rose of Mahomet, want to enact another state tax amnesty program – this one aimed at restoring some funding for a college financial aid program.
The tax amnesty is being proposed as an alternative to a $1 a pack increase in Illinois' cigarette tax. That tax hike is supported by Gov. Pat Quinn and House Speaker Michael Madigan.
DANVILLE – Danville police have arrested one man on preliminary charges in connection with the shooting of another man in the leg.
Doug Miller, deputy director of the Danville Police Department, said a 28-year-old man listing a Danville address was shot in the leg at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Miller said it's not certain yet exactly where the shooting occurred, because police are getting conflicting stories.
PAXTON – PBL High School's annual homecoming parade scheduled for tonight has been canceled due to inclement weather, and a pep rally will be held inside the school's gymnasium instead.
URBANA — A Champaign County jury deliberated about 20 minutes Thursday before finding a Champaign man guilty of possession of a stolen vehicle.
GIFFORD — Two pickup trucks collided at an unmarked intersection in northern Champaign County Thursday afternoon.
URBANA — Four Rantoul teens have been charged with mob action in connection with threats made to Rantoul residents.
URBANA — Urbana police believe three teens arrested for an attempted robbery in that city Wednesday night may have been responsible for an almost identical attack the night before.
CHAMPAIGN – A Springfield man received minor injuries when he rolled his car west of Champaign Thursday morning.
CHAMPAIGN — Champaign police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night.