Champaign Police say a 14-year-old girl was seriously injured in a shooting early Monday morning, but they say she is expected to survive.
CPD: 'The two males who were fired upon fled the scene and were additionally seen handling a firearm as they ran to the nearby Hampton Inn hotel. A court-authorized search warrant for two hotel rooms was obtained and resulted in the recovery of one stolen handgun, and a second handgun, both with extended capacity magazines.'
“In my profession, we get to be the solution to the problem every single day. There is nothing more satisfying than serving those I get to work with and those in our community.”
'It went real bad real quick,' Fire Chief Ken Waters said, noting he ordered firefighters to exit the basement. 'It was a nightmare for getting guys in there. They couldn’t see anything, and it was so cut up.'
The 32-year-old driver and her 42-year-old passenger were taken to a Chicagoland hospital with what state police described as non-life-threatening injuries after the 2:15 a.m. shooting.
While the home was occupied, no one was injured in the incident, according to the sheriff’s office, which responded to the home on Gurth Drive in Urbana Township around 1:30 a.m. Friday.
When she announced she needed to go, he pulled her on his bed, got on top of her and penetrated her, despite her repeatedly telling him no.
Taking a salary hit was legislators' way of standing symbolically with financially hard-pressed Illinois from 2009 to 2016, but two former lawmakers' want that money back.
CHAMPAIGN — As of April 8, there have been 52 shots-fired incidents this year in Champaign, an 86 percent increase from the same period in 2020.
She was driving south on I-57 near Pesotum when her van hit the rear of a second vehicle, left the road and hit several small trees. Her passenger was thrown out. The second vehicle kept going.
”Police are asking that anyone who has information on any shooting, or who might have video surveillance that could help them, to please call Champaign police at 217-351-4545 or Urbana police at 217-384-2320.”
On Dick Thies: 'He was a consummate statesman, one of the national leaders of the private bar, particularly the American Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.'
Police said she had no valid driver’s license and had a 2-month-old and an unsecured 4-year-old in the back seat when stopped for swerving.
Steve A. Jackson, 29, was charged with trying to strangle the mother of his child Sunday and allegedly shooting at her house while she was in it on Monday.
AG Kwame Raoul: 'Information technology staff and investigators from the Attorney General’s office have been working closely with federal law enforcement authorities to evaluate the extent to which the network was compromised.'
He was initially charged with a more serious felony offense because police weighed the container and the drug but the state crime lab found there was actually only about a gram of methamphetamine in it.
Two former Illinois state senators have a “clear right” to receive portions of their legislative salaries that were withheld by Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza and her predecessors, a Cook County judge decided.
Mr. Edwards was found unresponsive Sunday by a correctional officer. Officers tried unsuccessfully to resuscitate him but he was pronounced dead at the jail.