After the clerk refused to open the register, Franklin punched him in the face repeatedly and tried to take items from the clerk’s pockets.
Golliday admitted he repeatedly stabbed a man who was sitting on a bench at the Illinois Terminal because the man refused to willingly hand over his cellphone and cigarettes.
Police said a crowd had gathered outside at the time of the incident with reports of fireworks being set off.
People targeted by a campaign robocall from former Gov. Bruce Rauner since his first campaign in 2014 will be eligible to earn a portion of a $1 million settlement agreement that was reached in a class-action case.
The car was traveling north on Georgetown Road near Lete Lane when it left the road and struck a tree.
Diane Marlin says she will not allow city council members to use a longstanding reappointment process to derail the careers of police command staff or other veteran city employees.
The 30-by-60 farm shed on County Road 3100 N between Gifford and Penfield was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived shortly after 1 p.m.
“Community policing works, and it works really well here at Parkland College because it’s a commuter college. We’re definitely moving forward with what has been built."
Harper will have no record of a conviction for selling cannabis if he successfully completes his probation, which includes public service and 20 days he already spent in jail.
The first wave of eviction cases that have been halted through the pandemic are about to hit Illinois courts, and housing advocates are urging anyone behind on rent to apply for assistance as soon as possible.
A convicted felon, Jackson admitted he had a loaded handgun under the front passenger seat of a vehicle that Champaign police stopped in a roadside safety check.
After his arrest for arson, hate crime and criminal damage to property, a Vermilion County sheriff’s investigator learned that Servis approached another inmate in the jail about finding someone to kill his neighbor.
Police found the gun when they stopped Demerio Hilson to question him about the shooting of his cousin that happened three days earlier in north Champaign.
For an unknown reason, the 2005 Toyota driven by Randy Lopez veered across the southbound lane and struck a guadrail before coming to rest in a ditch near Ford County Road 1175 about 9:30 a.m.
The distraught man told police the brakes failed and that he wanted the officers to shoot him but witnesses told police that Booker appeared to intentionally drive the car into the woman.
Judge Adam Dill declined to lower the bonds previously set for Robert Perry, 30, in two cases involving victims who also lived in the Country Brook Apartments where he was living.
More than 150 police supporters, led by Champaign County’s “Back the Blue” organization, flooded the city council chambers before Tuesday night's meeting to speak out against perceived disrespect against the force.