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URBANA — A 25-year-old Oakwood man who was shot in the arm during an alleged drug rip-off in Champaign last month has been criminally charged with armed robbery.
Cory H. Bowman, 25, was arrested Tuesday in Vermilion County on a warrant issued Monday accusing him of the March 18 holdup of Troy Mann, 34, of Champaign.
GLEN ELLYN (AP) — Documents show that federal prosecutors are investigating spending and other issues at the College of DuPage in suburban Chicago.
The subpoenas were served to college administrators on Monday. The Chicago Tribune obtained the documents late Wednesday from the Glen Ellyn community college through a Freedom of Information Act request.
URBANA — Two men are in police custody charged with drug offenses following their arrests late Thursday by University of Illinois narcotics detectives.
A UI police report said officers received information Wednesday about an alleged heroin sale and watched what they believed was a hand-to-hand sale of the drug in the parking lot of a business on Green Street.
URBANA — Two Urbana men found to have cannabis and a gun in the car they were in Tuesday night have been criminally charged.
Cortavion Reed, 29, and Quantez Finch, 23, who both listed an address in the 1600 block of Willow Road, were arrested shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday by University of Illinois police.
URBANA — A Joliet man found with cannabis allegedly intended for sale and Adderall at a Champaign home Tuesday night was charged in Champaign County Circuit Court Wednesday.
More details are emerging in the case of a University of Illinois student who went missing from his home in Minnesota last month.
URBANA — A Minneapolis woman who drove off in a running ambulance from a suburban Chicago hospital and made her way to Champaign County has been acquitted of possession of a stolen vehicle.
Relying on the report of Champaign psychiatrist Lawrence Jeckel, Judge Heidi Ladd on Wednesday found Samantha Sligar, 28, not guilty by reason of insanity of the Class 1 felony.
URBANA — An Urbana teen who admitted having a gun in a car last summer has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis agreed to recommend Kenichi Townsend, 19, of the 1300 block of West Beech Street, for the Department of Corrections' boot camp program.
URBANA — A Rantoul teen who phoned in a false bomb threat to his former employer was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months of probation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago lawyer who donated $500 to former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's campaign is suing for reimbursement following his resignation in March amid accusations of fraud and improper enrichment.