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The Champaign News-Gazette
AUDIO: Champaign County Sheriff's Office mulling new law on body camsAn official with the Champaign County Sheriff's Office said after reviewing the
AUDIO: Champaign County Sheriff's Office mulling new law on body cams
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
An official with the Champaign County Sheriff's Office said after reviewing the recently signed state legislation dealing with body cameras, the agency is in favor of the new law and some of the requirements that the bill puts in place. Michael Kiser... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Deputy Awarded For Finding Abandoned Baby -Updated: Monday, August 31 2015, 11:18 PM CDT HOMER - Champaign County Deputy
Deputy Awarded For Finding Abandoned Baby -
FOX Illinois / Posted 2 days ago
Updated: Monday, August 31 2015, 11:18 PM CDT HOMER - Champaign County Deputy Chad Beasley was presented the 2015 Hometown Hero award during the town of Homer's Krazee Daze Celebrations. As you may remember, a six month old baby girl named Karma... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State parole agent faces fraud, misconduct chargesURBANA — A senior parole agent with the Illinois Department of Corrections has
State parole agent faces fraud, misconduct charges
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
URBANA — A senior parole agent with the Illinois Department of Corrections has been charged with wire fraud and official misconduct for allegedly falsifying reports about his contacts with inmates on parole. Stanley Orndorff, 47, of Danville, was... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
UPDATED: Champaign authorities investigate possible attempted child abductionUPDATE - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office has provided an update into its
UPDATED: Champaign authorities investigate possible attempted child abduction
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 14 days ago
UPDATE - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office has provided an update into its investigation of a reported attempted child abduction in Rantoul Sunday evening. According to a news release from Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh, although what... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Report Of Attempted Child Abduction In Rantoul -Updated: Tuesday, August 18 2015, 10:21 PM CDT RANTOUL- A possible attempted k
Report Of Attempted Child Abduction In Rantoul -
FOX Illinois / Posted 15 days ago
Updated: Tuesday, August 18 2015, 10:21 PM CDT RANTOUL- A possible attempted kidnapping in Rantoul is under investigation by the Champaign County Sheriff's Office. A child described in her early teens reported a man grabbed her arm and tried to take... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Champaign authorities investigate possible attempted child abductionCHAMPAIGN - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office has announced that it is inve
Champaign authorities investigate possible attempted child abduction
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 15 days ago
CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office has announced that it is investigating a possible attempted child abduction that happened in Rantoul Sunday morning. Authorities say the incident was reported to the Champaign County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
2-old girl dies in apparent drowning at forest preservePENFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Champaign County coroner says a 2-year-old central Il
2-old girl dies in apparent drowning at forest preserve
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 16 days ago
PENFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Champaign County coroner says a 2-year-old central Illinois girl apparently drowned during a family camping trip to Middle Fork Forest Preserve. Coroner Duane Northrup says an autopsy is planned Monday on Kendra... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
2-old girl dies in apparent drowning at forest preservePENFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Champaign County coroner says a 2-year-old central Il
2-old girl dies in apparent drowning at forest preserve
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 16 days ago
PENFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Champaign County coroner says a 2-year-old central Illinois girl apparently drowned during a family camping trip to Middle Fork Forest Preserve. Coroner Duane Northrup says an autopsy is planned Monday on Kendra... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
From Ferguson to frictionOne year ago today, a Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot and killed an unarmed
From Ferguson to friction
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
One year ago today, a Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, setting off "Black Lives Matter" protests 180 miles away in Champaign and elsewhere and fueling an increasing mistrust of law enforcement. What's happened... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Standoff timelineWhat happened Tuesday in Rantoul, as described by law enforcement officials: A
Standoff timeline
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
What happened Tuesday in Rantoul, as described by law enforcement officials: A teardrop tattoo, mug shots from police in Jackson, Tenn., and "credible, anonymous tips" lead Rantoul police to believe that the man who held up a Hardees on Sunday night... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Police describe events leading to fatal shooting at Rantoul standoffCHAMPAIGN — Authorities say a review of the fatal shooting of an armed robbery
Police describe events leading to fatal shooting at Rantoul standoff
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — Authorities say a review of the fatal shooting of an armed robbery suspect at a Rantoul motel Tuesday reveals that the officer who fired was following orders and protecting the lives of fellow officers. "Sgt. (Colby) Oleson's actions... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Man shot at standoff identified as Hardee's robberURBANA — Champaign police have identified the man killed at a Rantoul motel Tue
Man shot at standoff identified as Hardee's robber
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
URBANA — Champaign police have identified the man killed at a Rantoul motel Tuesday by a veteran police officer as Darius D. Graves, 31, of Tennessee. A release from Champaign police said Mr. Graves was shot as he came out of a second-floor room at... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
UPDATE: Police identify man who died after standoffRANTOUL - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of a
UPDATE: Police identify man who died after standoff
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 28 days ago
RANTOUL - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of a man who died after being shot during a standoff in Rantoul on August 4. Authorities say Darius Graves, 31, died after an hours-long standoff at the Days Inn hotel in the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Use-of-force team will investigate Rantoul shootingRANTOUL — An incident in which an armed robbery suspect was shot and killed in
Use-of-force team will investigate Rantoul shooting
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
RANTOUL — An incident in which an armed robbery suspect was shot and killed in Rantoul on Tuesday is under investigation by a team of police. Illinois State Police are heading up the case for the Champaign County multi-jurisdictional use-of-force... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Man dies from gunshot in Rantoul standoffJohn Dixon/ The News-Gazette Illinois State Police crime scene technicians inve
Man dies from gunshot in Rantoul standoff
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
John Dixon/ The News-Gazette Illinois State Police crime scene technicians investigate the area outside a room at the Days Inn motel in Rantoul, after an armed robbery suspect was shot by police there on Tuesday Aug. 4, 2015. The man threatened to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
JUST IN: Man dies from gunshot in Rantoul standoffMembers of the METRO SWAT Team move into position across Murray Road at the Day
JUST IN: Man dies from gunshot in Rantoul standoff
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Members of the METRO SWAT Team move into position across Murray Road at the Days Inn in Rantoul on Tuesday morning August 4, 2015. Police were involved in a standoff with a man with a gun at the hotel that began early Tuesday morning. UPDATE: 4:45... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Ambulance leaves standoff sceneUPDATE: 10:57 a.m.: An ambulance has left the scene of a standoff in Rantoul,
Ambulance leaves standoff scene
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
UPDATE: 10:57 a.m.: An ambulance has left the scene of a standoff in Rantoul, with lights and siren on, and the incident there appears to be over. News-Gazette photo editor John Dixon, who has been at the scene for much of the morning, said media... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
After 7 hours, standoff at Rantoul motel continues; patrons safeRANTOUL — A police standoff continues at a Rantoul motel, where a man believed
After 7 hours, standoff at Rantoul motel continues; patrons safe
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
RANTOUL — A police standoff continues at a Rantoul motel, where a man believed to be armed is refusing to come out of a room. Rantoul police Sgt. Justin Bouse said police are watching and waiting and "would like to resolve peacefully" the situation... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Standoff at Rantoul motel continues; patrons safeRANTOUL - A police standoff continues at a Rantoul motel, where a man believed
Standoff at Rantoul motel continues; patrons safe
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
RANTOUL - A police standoff continues at a Rantoul motel, where a man believed to be armed is refusing to come out of a room. Police from Rantoul, the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, the METRO team and Illinois State Police are at the Days Inn,... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Police Surround Rantoul Motel in Standoff with Possibly Armed SuspectRANTOUL--Our partners at the News-Gazette report a standoff in Rantoul between
Police Surround Rantoul Motel in Standoff with Possibly Armed Suspect
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 30 days ago
RANTOUL--Our partners at the News-Gazette report a standoff in Rantoul between police and a man believed to be armed. Officers from Rantoul, the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, and the METRO team have surrounded the Days Inn, where a man who may... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rural roads pose traffic dangerDanny Sage sees it frequently: Vehicles driving too fast down rural roads. "Yo
Rural roads pose traffic danger
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Danny Sage sees it frequently: Vehicles driving too fast down rural roads. "You can sit there and watch them all day," said the Rantoul Township road commissioner, who kept his eye on the traffic while grading a stretch of 1600 East Road, south of... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Street Crimes Task Force Data Released -Updated: Thursday, July 30 2015, 09:48 PM CDT CHAMPAIGN- Two months since its
Street Crimes Task Force Data Released -
FOX Illinois / Posted 1 months ago
Updated: Thursday, July 30 2015, 09:48 PM CDT CHAMPAIGN- Two months since its creation, The Street Crimes Task Force has removed guns marijuana...cocaine and heroin from the streets of Champaign and Urbana. The task force was created to help tackle... Read more

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