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Champaign County Sheriff puts restrictions on demonstrations

Citizens of the Champaign-Urbana district protest against the non-indictment of Champaign Police Department officer Matt Rush at the Champaign County Courthouse on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016.
March 1, 2016

The Champaign County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that citizens will no longer be allowed to protest inside of the Champaign County Courthouse or the Sheriff's Office.According to a press...

10 hour Rantoul hostage standoff ends in suicide

December 2, 2015

According to the Champaign County Sheriff’s website, a standoff in Rantoul “ended via suicide” at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.Police had been searching for Jacob K. Morrissey since Sunday when he allegedly...

Champaign County Jail offers digital visitation

March 13, 2014

Champaign County Jail inmates will now communicate with friends and family through a video screen as the county discontinues the practice of in-person visitations. Following suit with jails in neighboring...

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