Urbana High School students in Patrick Kearney's business law class hold a mock trial, under the guidance of Roger Holland, a court administrator at Champaign County Courthouse who acted as judge, at the courthouse in Urbana on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. After deliberation, the jury decided that Cup of Joe, Inc.
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URBANA — Urbana police say there were six people in a home on North Romine Street early Tuesday morning when someone fired shots into the house.
Sgt. Dan Morgan said the people living there reported hearing at least two shots fired around 1:40 a.m.
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URBANA — A Champaign man charged with shooting at another man in June turned himself in to Champaign police earlier this week.
Rodell Williams, 20, was arraigned Wednesday on a charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm. He remains in the Champaign County Jail in lieu of $1 million bond and is set to be back in court Jan. 21.
CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a car in north Champaign Wednesday evening.
Champaign police spokeswoman Rene Dunn said officers were sent to the intersection of Interstate Drive and Boardwalk Avenue, which is west of North Prospect Avenue, at 6 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable.
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DANVILLE — Keon Clark's most recent drunk-driving conviction, stemming from an Aug. 4 accident in Danville, sent him back to the Illinois penitentiary on Wednesday.
But shortly before he was sentenced to 8 years in prison on that charge and a weapons charge in a 2012 case, the former NBA player said the accident, just a block from his home, was also a wake-up call.