Sean T. Dye, 29, was pronounced dead after 5 p.m. Sunday. Coroner Jane McFadden said Mr. Dye was driving a motorcycle that was involved in a crash with a vehicle on East Williams Street.
In the wake of gunfire at a downtown parking lot Saturday, the city will close lots at Neil and Washington and Walnut and Washington at 9 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day weekend.
Charges filed Monday against convicted felon Richie Pennington, 43,of Urbana, alleged he possessed body armor and six guns.
Aleyah Lewis was met outside by several supporters demanding that the criminal charges stemming from that April 10 scrum with police on Colorado Avenue be dismissed.
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Governor's spokeswoman: 'This lawsuit continues to be a tired tactic of the extreme right who continue to push their ideology over sound fiscal policy.'
Illinois State Police said Cory Kalber, 35, of Effingham was driving a van north on Illinois 49 just north of the Homer Lake Road about 2:25 p.m. when he drifted into the southbound lane.
The city action taken Saturday afternoon was in response to overnight gunfire, 'as well as recent instances where a large number of individuals have engaged in social gatherings in downtown parking lots during the late night/early morning hours.'
'I am incredibly relieved for Sheryl’s family and thankful that they do not have to go through another trial. They deserve this justice,' Piatt County State’s Attorney Dana Rhoades said after Gregory J. Houser's appeal was rejected.
Jason Boyd, 42, is expected to appear in court in Urbana on Aug. 26 for arraignment on charges of aggravated battery to a child, aggravated delivery of methamphetamine, and domestic battery with a prior domestic-battery conviction.
URBANA — A Champaign County judge Friday ordered two 13-year-old boys charged with stealing a car to remain locked up until their next court hearings.
London Taylor, 20, was arrested Friday on a warrant issued last week charging him with first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon in the May 21 death of James 'Rooster' Coleman, 25, at an apartment at Gramercy Park in Champaign.
At the center of a lawsuit filed by Illinois sheriffs is whether Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the state have statutory authority to delay transfers into IDOC facilities.
“He put a gun in my face and said, ‘I want it all. Lay on the ground,’” the victim told the jury hearing evidence against Kejuan Jenkins, 21, convicted of aggravated robbery.
Illinois’ county sheriffs got a big win Monday in their ongoing battle with Gov. J.B. Pritzker, and they wasted little time in taking advantage of it.
Sam Limentato, 50, credited the work ethic of his father, who retired after 60 years of cutting hair, with setting a standard he hopes to bring to the courtroom as he fills the post vacated by the retirement last month of Heidi Ladd.
Pitch: 10 percent of the police department’s budget to be moved toward the creation of a pilot program that would address community mental-health needs, for the police department to not be the first recipient of complaints and for a process for complainants to check in on the status of their complaint.
Because police could smell cannabis, they searched the truck and the teen, finding almost 2 ounces of cannabis, a digital scale and a loaded .45-caliber handgun on the 17-year-old.
State’s Attorney Julia Rietz said surveillance video revealed that Mario Staples was one of nine people who allegedly rushed into the store after someone else broke windows, then carried out armloads of clothing.