URBANA — A Chicago woman who was found inside a Champaign man’s kitchen with a rubber mallet in one hand and something else in the other has been sentenced to a year of probation for misdemeanor theft.
MONTICELLO — An Iowa man who allegedly fired shots in a Bement neighborhood almost two months ago has been found unfit to stand trial.
URBANA — A Rantoul man pulled over in Urbana Wednesday for an alleged traffic violation is due back in court next month after being charged with weapons and cannabis offenses.
While it's unclear when the Illinois Supreme Court will address the issue of car searches in an era of legal possession of small amounts of marijuana, the Colorado Supreme Court has already concluded that 'the odor of marijuana is suggestive of criminal activity.'
Jennifer Dillavou, 61, of Champaign was arrested Thursday by Champaign County sheriff’s deputies for allegedly striking her husband.
Laura Boyd, 31, pleaded guilty to theft of government property and was ordered to repay the village $16,000 by Saturday and another $59,315 to an insurance carrier in the next two years.
Last week, Presiding Judge Tom Difanis appointed the Office of the State’s Attorney Appellate Prosecutor to review Urbana police reports generated about a Jan. 7 incident in which state Rep. Carol Ammons allegedly took a Coach purse from the Carle Auxiliary Resale Boutique, 810 W. University Ave., U.
Coroner Duane Northrup identified the victim as Mary Johansen, 56, who was hit just after 6 p.m. while crossing University Avenue at Russell Street.
Vermilion County State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy said the deaths may have been the result of a disagreement over marijuana. Cloanger T.M. Robinson Jr., 18, and Terrion Tinsley, 16, were charged as adults with murder, while a 17-year-old male was charged with aggravated robbery.
Lt. Nate Rath said officers were called to the 100 block of Kenwood Road about 10:45 p.m., where they found a 25-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to her right foot. She was to taken to the hospital for treatment.
Justus Clinton, 45, entered his guilty plea Thursday to a single count of burglary to a motor vehicle without causing damage in a May 13, 2018, incident.
In Champaign County, two such people were wrongly allowed to vote in the 2018 general election. A third voted in the 2006 general election, well before automatic voter registration was in place.
Police responded around 11 a.m. to the house in the 400 block of Elm Street, Commander Josh Webb said, where they found the bodies of three men ranging in age from 60 to 67.
It ain’t over till it’s over, as shown by a recent First District appellate court decision that revived a lawsuit involving the 1982 case.
An official with the state's attorney's office said the 42-year-old Champaign man can still seek a write-in campaign for the Nov. 3 general election or ask to be the slated Republican candidate on that ballot.
Brian Kelly, 45, the chief deputy in the Champaign County Circuit Clerk's Office, went through two surgeries, multiple rounds of radiation and chemotherapy, and physical, occupational and speech therapy during his attempt at recovery.
Exactly how much jurors at Michael Henslick's Feb. 10 murder trial will hear of his 5½-hour interaction with police remains to be determined as attorneys slog through pretrial motions in an attempt to refine their respective cases.
Sylvester Moore, 30, was arraigned Wednesday on one count of possession of a stolen weapon and three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.
He admitted having a role in the sale of cannabis and cannabis wax products that members of the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force found along with scales and packaging materials.
When Nellie Gilpin, who turns 85 later this month, makes her final exit, it will be the end of an era, as she is the last pen-on-paper official court reporter in Illinois.
On Tuesday, University Housing sent an email reminding them that though recreational use has been legalized for those 21 and older, 'the possession or use of marijuana in any form still remains a crime under federal law.'
TUSCOLA — A Camargo man who pleaded guilty to committing a sex act with an acquaintance has been sentenced to 30 months of probation and two months in jail.
Damarion Moore, 26, appeared Tuesday before Judge Adam Dill and waived extradition, agreeing to return to Indiana to face charges accusing him of fatally shooting two people earlier this month.
Police arrested Christopher Torry, 22, on preliminary charges of aggravated battery and domestic battery following the midday stabbing at the Gramercy Park Apartments.