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The Champaign News-Gazette
Two women hospitalized after shooting at Urbana house partythe women. Assisting Urbana police were officers from the Champaign and Univer
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
the women. Assisting Urbana police were officers from the Champaign and University of Illinois police departments and the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office, along with a crime-scene investigator from the Illinois State Police and detectives from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Two women hospitalized following shootingthe women. Assisting Urbana police were officers from the Champaign and Univer
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
the women. Assisting Urbana police were officers from the Champaign and University of Illinois police departments and the Champaign County sheriff’s office, along with a crime scene investigator from the Illinois State Police and detectives from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Two injured in Urbana shootingto the leg. Responding to the initial call of shots fired were officers and de
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
to the leg. Responding to the initial call of shots fired were officers and deputies from the Champaign Police Department, Champaign County Sheriff's Office, University of Illinois Police Department, and Urbana Police Department. Also assisting... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Jan. 21, 2018a fact that we raised more money that night because of his emotional and inspir
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
a fact that we raised more money that night because of his emotional and inspiring words." BARBARA WYSOCKIPast president, Champaign County League of Women Voters "My choice would be Sister Joel Read, my advisor when I attended Alverno College in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Biss, Rauner piling up local endorsements, donationsstate Rep. Carol Ammons, former state Rep. Naomi Jakobsson and her husband, Eri
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
state Rep. Carol Ammons, former state Rep. Naomi Jakobsson and her husband, Eric, former Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing, the Champaign County Young Democrats, Champaign City Council member Alicia Beck and county board members Josh Hartke and Kyle... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Chicago teen gets probation in holdup at Rantoul nail salonBy MARY SCHENK URBANA — A Champaign County judge said Friday that she was will
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
By MARY SCHENK URBANA — A Champaign County judge said Friday that she was willing to take a chance on a teen from Chicago whose first conviction was for a robbery committed at gunpoint against two women at a Rantoul business. “Why are you here?”... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Chicago teen gets probation for Rantoul holdupURBANA — A Champaign County judge Friday said she was willing to take a chance
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
URBANA — A Champaign County judge Friday said she was willing to take a chance on a teen from Chicago whose first conviction was for a robbery committed at gunpoint against two women at a Rantoul business. "Why are you here?" Judge Heidi Ladd asked... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Urbana man who admitted buying identity, voting illegally in U.S. gets time servedhe noted that Valencia-Sandoval had no criminal record, had been employed, paid
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
he noted that Valencia-Sandoval had no criminal record, had been employed, paid taxes and even voted (eight times in Champaign County, according to records at the county clerk's office, between 2008 and 2016, including the 2012 Republican... Read more
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Daily Mail
Illinois man pleads guilty in 1985 death of 15-old girl2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he plea
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery in Champaign County. He has been held in the DuPage County jail without bond since September 2015. The teenager was found to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge allows Covenant to continue fight for property-tax refundURBANA — A Champaign County judge will allow a lawsuit in which Presence Covena
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
URBANA — A Champaign County judge will allow a lawsuit in which Presence Covenant Medical Center is seeking a multimillion-dollar refund from local taxing districts to continue, but only if the hospital returns to court with more information. In a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
County board approves panel to evaluate bids for nursing homeURBANA — Champaign County Board members have approved a nine-member special com
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
URBANA — Champaign County Board members have approved a nine-member special committee that will evaluate any offers submitted for the purchase of the county nursing home. The committee will begin meeting in February to establish a grading process to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Tiger Stronger Day marks anniversary of West Liberty school shootinghave said. He also allegedly shot at a teacher before shooting classroom door w
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
have said. He also allegedly shot at a teacher before shooting classroom door windows, according to a report from the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office. Since then, the district and community have been trying to move forward West... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
County selling 2 lots acquired through public-nuisance ordinanceTwo empty lots acquired by Champaign County through enforcement of a public-nui
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Two empty lots acquired by Champaign County through enforcement of a public-nuisance ordinance have been put up for sale: ➜ The first parcel, at 1101 Carroll Ave., U, is a narrow, deep lot in a mostly residential neighborhood in an unincorporated... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois man pleads guilty in 1985 death of 15-old girl2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he plea
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery in Champaign County. He has been held in the DuPage County jail without bond since September 2015. Jones is due in court... Read more
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Daily Herald
Champaign man pleads guilty in teen's 1985 assault, stabbing2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he plea
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery in Champaign County. He has been held in the DuPage County jail without bond since September 2015. Jones' case is due in court... Read more
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FOX News
Illinois man pleads guilty in 1985 death of 152015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he plea
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery in Champaign County. He has been held in the DuPage County jail without bond since September 2015. Jones is due in court... Read more
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FOX News
Illinois man pleads guilty in 1985 death of 152015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he plea
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery in Champaign County. He has been held in the DuPage County jail without bond since September 2015. Jones is due in court... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Illinois man pleads guilty in 1985 death of 15-year-old girl2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he plea
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
2015 after being linked to the case through a DNA sample provided after he pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery in Champaign County. He has been held in the DuPage County jail without bond since September 2015. Jones is due in court... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'Day of reckoning' as Champaign man pleads guilty in '85 murder casethat led to criminal charges of felony domestic battery against him. He pleade
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
that led to criminal charges of felony domestic battery against him. He pleaded guilty to that offense in July 2015 in Champaign County and as part of his probationary sentence, was required to submit a DNA sample to the state of Illinois. On... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign man gets 30 years for molesting care facility residentDontrell Netter turns around to wave to his grandparents as Champaign County sh
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Dontrell Netter turns around to wave to his grandparents as Champaign County sheriff's correctional officers escort him out of the courtroom after a sentencing hearing on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Urbana. URBANA — A Champaign man convicted of... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Champaign County still investigating likely attempted murder-suicideChampaign County Deputies continue to investigate a shooting on New Year’s Eve
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Champaign County Deputies continue to investigate a shooting on New Year’s Eve and said they’re looking at it as an attempted murder-suicide, according to a sheriff’s office report. Officers were dispatched to a home in the 9800 block of Loveless... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Gun-violence town hall focuses on need for community involvementpanelists believed the community response to gun violence had become "more urge
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
panelists believed the community response to gun violence had become "more urgent" since the shooting outside Central, Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz responded that the issue has been a high priority "all along." "Outside of our... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Mattoon man charged with reckless homicideURBANA — The Champaign County state's attorney has filed criminal charges again
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
URBANA — The Champaign County state's attorney has filed criminal charges against a Mattoon man whose distracted driving near an interstate construction zone last spring led to the death of a Camargo child. State's Attorney Julia Rietz said... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign County sues drugmakers, 3 doctors over opioid risksURBANA — A Champaign law firm has filed suit on behalf of the state of Illinois
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
URBANA — A Champaign law firm has filed suit on behalf of the state of Illinois and Champaign County against a handful of drug companies, asserting that they knew that the painkilling pharmaceuticals they manufactured misled "consumers and medical... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Fired Cunningham Township workers say they're owed moneyshould step down. He's obviously not being honest and isn't putting the townshi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
should step down. He's obviously not being honest and isn't putting the township or Urbana first." Ingram endorsed The Champaign County Young Democrats are backing Mike Ingram in the three-way Democratic primary in county board District 6.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Police, city, school officials to speak at Champaign gun-violence forumAve., C. Panelists will include Champaign police Chief Anthony Cobb; Champaign
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Ave., C. Panelists will include Champaign police Chief Anthony Cobb; Champaign school district Superintendent Susan Zola; Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz; Champaign Community Relations Officer Tracy Parsons; Michael Schlosser,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign County executive candidates set town hall meetingsCHAMPAIGN — The two candidates for Champaign County executive have scheduled se
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — The two candidates for Champaign County executive have scheduled separate town hall meetings to meet with voters and explain the office, which will be on the ballot for the first time in November. Republican Gordy Hulten and the county... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign man charged in two robberies on same nightChampaign man linked to two recent holdups where women were robbed of their cel
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Champaign man linked to two recent holdups where women were robbed of their cellphones and cash is being held in the Champaign County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bond. First Assistant State's Attorney Steve Ziegler said he charged Ohagie L.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Would-be beer thieves at Garth Brooks concert hit with $2,476 tabbar. Daniel A. Witte and Jason Kieser, both 28 and from rural Shirley, southwe
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
bar. Daniel A. Witte and Jason Kieser, both 28 and from rural Shirley, southwest of Bloomington, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Champaign County Circuit Court to misdemeanor theft for stealing a cooler belonging to a vendor at State Farm Center on April... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Springfield woman accused of hitting 6-old in head with beltused makeup to cover up the injury before the child went to school, the police
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
used makeup to cover up the injury before the child went to school, the police report says. The case was transferred to Champaign County Children’s Services because of Johnnie Miller’s employment with Clark County Children’s Services, according... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield woman accused of hitting 6-old in head with beltused makeup to cover up the injury before the child went to school, the police
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
used makeup to cover up the injury before the child went to school, the police report says. The case was transferred to Champaign County Children’s Services because of Johnnie Miller’s employment with Clark County Children’s Services, according... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Frigid winter has men's emergency shelter overflowingshelter makes it through the winter would also be great, Palmer said. She and
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
shelter makes it through the winter would also be great, Palmer said. She and Maj. Tom McDowell of the Salvation Army of Champaign County said the higher demand is likely due to the extreme cold this winter — compared with last winter, which was... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Snow, ice aren't the only things road salt will eat away atof half water, half white vinegar will do. Just scrub it out with that." Tracy
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
of half water, half white vinegar will do. Just scrub it out with that." Tracy Wingler, maintenance supervisor for the Champaign County Highway Department, said he still has 2,000 tons of salt in storage and another 2,000 in reserve that hasn't... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
West Liberty still healing 1 year after school shootingwindows before returning to Logan. “He noticed that Logan Cole was not decease
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
windows before returning to Logan. “He noticed that Logan Cole was not deceased due to seeing Logan Cole’s eyes blink,” a Champaign County Sheriff’s report says. “Ely Ray Serna stated that he exclaimed, ‘You’re not dead?’ Ely Ray Serna stated that... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge 'quashed' thousands of warrantsURBANA — Champaign County's presiding judge recently did some major new year's
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
URBANA — Champaign County's presiding judge recently did some major new year's housecleaning. In a 15-word order issued Jan. 5, Judge Tom Difanis "quashed," or set aside, 2,547 outstanding warrants for people who have unresolved city or village... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
No quick fix in Cunningham Townshipone of its features. There's no oversight." Nursing home sale terms Some are
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
one of its features. There's no oversight." Nursing home sale terms Some are suggesting that the terms of sale for the Champaign County Nursing Home were written by county board members and that they are deliberately so demanding as to make a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Hometown Vet: Springfield man served in Pacific in WWIIHometown Veterans is a regular feature profiling Clark and Champaign County vet
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Hometown Veterans is a regular feature profiling Clark and Champaign County veterans. This week the Springfield News-Sun profiles John Grimm of Springfield. Current residence: Springfield Family: Wife, Virginia (deceased); and children Beverly,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Forest preserve could be Illinois' first Dark-Sky Parkchanges that have it poised to become the state's first certified Dark-Sky Park
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
changes that have it poised to become the state's first certified Dark-Sky Park. The News-Gazette reports that the Champaign County Forest Preserve District submitted its application this month to the International Dark-Sky Association for... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign woman gets probation for retrieving boyfriend's gunState's Attorney Scott Larson, on cross-examination, asked Anderson if she agre
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
State's Attorney Scott Larson, on cross-examination, asked Anderson if she agreed that gun violence was a problem in Champaign County. She said she did but admitted she intended to give the gun back to Mitchell whenever he was freed. "I... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark, Champaign counties under Level 1 snow emergencyThe Clark County and Champaign County sheriff’s offices both have declared a Le
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 days ago
The Clark County and Champaign County sheriff’s offices both have declared a Level 1 snow emergency for all of Clark County. A Level 1 snow emergency means roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow, according to information from Clark... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Car spins on highway, entire thing caught on dash camsuede, velvet and beadwork in homage to their Native American heritage. It was
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 days ago
suede, velvet and beadwork in homage to their Native American heritage. It was in her carry-on... Multiple Clark and Champaign County Schools have shut their doors Friday as forecasts call for severer winter weather. The following schools... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Countries, UN respond to Trump’s vulgar commentssuede, velvet and beadwork in homage to their Native American heritage. It was
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 days ago
suede, velvet and beadwork in homage to their Native American heritage. It was in her carry-on... Multiple Clark and Champaign County Schools have shut their doors Friday as forecasts call for severer winter weather. The following schools... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Farm Bureau endorses Hulten for county executiveCHAMPAIGN — Just as the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce did a month ago, t
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — Just as the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce did a month ago, the county Farm Bureau's political involvement committee has endorsed Republican Gordy Hulten to become the first county executive. Hulten, currently the county clerk, is... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
CHURCH BRIEFSIt brings together community members from Champaign County to celebrate the mis
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 10 days ago
It brings together community members from Champaign County to celebrate the mission, teachings, and legacy of King. This year the committee will honor the leadership of local youth who are serving the Champaign-Urbana communities. With the theme of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Former parole agent from Danville acquitted of official misconductyears after the Illinois Department of Corrections launched an investigation ag
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
years after the Illinois Department of Corrections launched an investigation against Stanley Orndorff, 49, a Champaign County jury Thursday acquitted him of charges of wire fraud and official misconduct that resulted from that... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign parolee convicted of being armed habitual criminalsearch of Bell’s apartment on April 28, 2016, according to Assistant State’s At
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
search of Bell’s apartment on April 28, 2016, according to Assistant State’s Attorney Tim Sullivan. Detectives from the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force found a loaded Glock .40-caliber handgun on top of a kitchen cabinet. Testing at... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Parolee caught with gun headed back to prisonsearch of Bell's apartment on April 28, 2016, according to Assistant State's At
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
search of Bell's apartment on April 28, 2016, according to Assistant State's Attorney Tim Sullivan. Detectives from the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force found a loaded Glock .40 caliber handgun on top of a kitchen cabinet. Testing at... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Hobbico seeking a buyer as it works through bankruptcyemploys 417 people, with most of them in Illinois, Nevada, Colorado and Califor
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
employs 417 people, with most of them in Illinois, Nevada, Colorado and California. Craig Rost, executive director of the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, said the EDC has contacted the company and offered its assistance. "Our... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Four teens arrested in assault near Illini Unionfor Judge Tom Difanis in detention hearings Wednesday afternoon for the three j
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
for Judge Tom Difanis in detention hearings Wednesday afternoon for the three juveniles, all of whom will be held at the Champaign County Youth Detention Center until their next court appearance on Jan. 25. Difanis said it was a matter of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Four teens arrested for campus assaultfor Judge Tom Difanis in detention hearings Wednesday afternoon for the three j
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
for Judge Tom Difanis in detention hearings Wednesday afternoon for the three juveniles, all of whom will be held at the Champaign County Youth Detention Center until their next court appearance on Jan. 25. Difanis said it was a matter of... Read more
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