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.

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.'

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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.

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.

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.

Police arrested Christopher Torry, 22, on preliminary charges of aggravated battery and domestic battery following the midday stabbing at the Gramercy Park Apartments.