Symone Simmons, 27, pleaded guilty to theft by deception in excess of $10,000.
Jorge L. Elvir-Reyes, 31, was charged Tuesday with aggravated criminal sexual abuse for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl in Rantoul in October and early November.
Kristopher Mockbee, 17, pleaded guilty Thursday before Judge Tom Difanis, admitting that on Sept. 19, he carried a .22-caliber revolver in a backpack.
Cornbelt Fire Department Chief John Koller said the 58-year-old man who lived in the 5000 block of Lindsey Road, north of Interstate 57 and west of I-74, sustained burns to his face, arms, hands and the top of his head Sunday afternoon.
The Champaign teen, whose mother, stepmother and father were in court with him, wrote Ladd a letter apologizing for bringing a 9 mm handgun with an extended magazine to Centennial High School on Oct. 9. He pleaded guilty to unlawful use of a weapon a week later.
Nicholas Webber, 30, pleaded guilty Tuesday to having a car that did not belong to him on Oct. 23. He was given credit for three weeks already served.
Harold R. Houser, 43, also agreed in a separate civil proceeding to forfeit $30,770 in drug money that members of the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force found in his home during a court-authorized search.
Jonathon C. Williams, 52, was also sentenced to six months in the county jail when he pleaded guilty Tuesday before Judge Tom Difanis to possession of controlled substance but has already been locked up for 182 days.
Scott A. McBride, 58, was charged with aggravated battery after he allegedly rubbed the boy's back on an elevator at the Hyatt Place hotel, 217 N. Neil St., and said to the child, 'Don't you want to come to my hotel room?'
Among the 1,935 memories you’ll find on our Gies College of Business-powered website is one from two-degree grad Ramona Sullivan of the Champaign County Public Defender's Office, a 2020 judge candidate.
One calls on the campus to release five years of aggregate data on complaints about sexual misconduct, as well as their outcomes, before the April 27 senate meeting.
Among the recommendations: A ban on professors having any consensual relationships with undergraduates and new restrictions on faculty relationships with graduate students.
University of Illinois police arrested Angela O. Nwaeke-Oseji, 28, about 7:15 p.m. Monday. A prosecutor said they were called because she was allegedly yelling at students, and she refused to give her name and then 'actively resisted' their efforts to get her outside the building.
Sierra Brees, 24, was arrested Friday on a warrant issued in August after she was charged with residential burglary and intimidation. She was arraigned Tuesday.
Coleton Rauch, 28, was arraigned Tuesday on two counts of home invasion alleging that on Nov. 6, he forced his way into a home on Terry Drive in Fisher.
Allyssa E. Gustafson, 23, of Mattoon, formerly of Champaign, was arraigned Tuesday on one count of criminal sexual assault alleging that between March 1 and Aug. 30, she had sex with a 14-year-old male student at the Circle Academy in Urbana.
Because the resident has given up ownership, officials won’t have to wait until the end of the court case to send them to a shelter, rescue or foster home, said Stephanie Joos, director of Champaign County Animal Control.
Twelve-year-old Mathias H. wasn’t just a recalcitrant lad. He was a little delinquent who did what he wanted when he wanted.
About 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15, a woman entered the store at 620 W. Town Center Blvd. and hid several types of copper wire in her purse. She then left without paying for the wire, valued in excess of $900.
Police found a 20-year-old man dead from gunshot wounds at a home they visited after a 23-year-old man turned up at an area hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower extremities.
"All traffic is being redirected through Urbana until further notice," trooper Matt McCormick said. "Please avoid this area. All roadways in the area are in poor condition due to the inclement weather."
A rural Champaign man was burned Sunday afternoon when he tried to light the pilot light on his furnace, causing an explosion that led to his house catching fire.
Just 52 more shopping days until Illinois grown-ups can purchase pot without breaking the law. Given the mixed opinions on seemingly every aspect of marijuana legalization, in the first installment of a two-Sunday miniseries, we asked experts on both sides of the debate to play a game of tru…