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Victim ID'd in weekend fatal wreck northwest of Rantoul

RANTOUL — Champaign County sheriff's deputies and the county coronor's office continue to investigate a weekend crash in the northern part of the county that killed one person and injured another.

PODCAST: Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer

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Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer visits the News Hour to discuss his desire to implement a summertime curfew again and the general state of the city.


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Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump's own language against him.

Teams looking for missing Joliet toddler

JOLIET (AP) — Authorities are going door-to-door, using bloodhounds and drones in a northern Illinois community in search of a missing 1 1/2-year-old girl.

Danville mayor proposes summer curfew for those under 18

DANVILLE — In response to an uptick in violence in recent weeks, Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer announced Tuesday night that the city will enact a more stringent curfew again this summer.

In "special" comments at the outset of the city council meeting, Eisenhauer said he will bring a resolution to aldermen next week outlining a temporary curfew for youth under 18 years old.

Naperville man arrested in February armed robbery in Urbana

URBANA — A Naperville man has been arrested in connection with a February armed robbery at an Urbana convenience store.

Naperville police, in conjunction with West Chicago police detectives, arrested Rio M. Franklin, 25, in the 600 block of Forest Avenue in West Chicago at 2 p.m. Monday.

Franklin was taken to the DuPage County Jail on a Champaign County arrest warrant.

'She did not know who shot her'

URBANA — A Champaign teen confined to a wheelchair after being struck by a bullet last fall has recanted earlier statements that led to shooting-related charges against two men.

Holdup at Champaign pharmacy nets prison term

URBANA — An Indianapolis man who admitted robbing a Champaign pharmacy of drugs has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Arian Craig, 19, will serve the sentence at the same time he serves a four-year stint he received in February in Vermilion County for a similar holdup of a pharmacy in Danville.

Four arrested in N.Y. gun licensing probe

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police lieutenant, two former police officers and a lawyer who once worked as a prosecutor were arrested in a federal gun licensing probe Tuesday as authorities described a scam in which police employees traded speedy handling of gun permits for paid vacations, jewelry, catered parties, cash and visits to strip clubs.

Northwestern suspends frat after parties, problems

 EVANSTON (AP) — Northwestern University says it has suspended a fraternity chapter for violating terms of a disciplinary probation for serving alcohol to minors.