Major Tuesday Evening Accident at Voorhees and Gilbert Leaves 74-Year-Old in Critical Condition
THE FOLLOWING IS A DANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT RELEASE. (ABOVE) Picture at Voorhees and Gilbert shortly after accident, taken by Shane Pataki. On September 26, 2023 at approximately 6:30 pm, Danville Police (DP) Officers were on patrol in the area of Bowman Avenue and Fairchild Street when they observed a tan colored Ford Escape driven by a 22-year-old Danville man who officers knew had a revoked Illinois driver’s license. As the officers began to follow the vehicle, they observed it was driving erratically and struck the curb at the corner of Bowman Avenue and May Street.
Rossville man dies at Indiana Flex-N-Gate facility
COVINGTON, Ind. (WCIA) — A man from the Vermilion County town of Rossville has died following an accident at a Flex-N-Gate facility near Covington, Ind. on Monday. Officials with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office confirmed deputies were dispatched to the facility for an emergency and found the man dead. An investigator from the Coroner’s Office […]
Three hurt, one critically, after Danville police chase ends in crash
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — A 74-year-old man is in critical condition after Danville Police said his pickup truck was hit by a car officers were chasing. The chase-turned crash happened Monday evening. Police officials said officers were patrolling the area of Bowman Avenue and Fairchild Street around 6:30 p.m. when they recognized a car being […]
Multiple arrests made in connection to shooting near Urbana's Booker T. Washington School
URBANA, Ill. (WICS) — The Urbana Police Department arrested multiple people in connection to a shooting by Booker T. Washington School in Urbana. On Sept. 14, Urbana officers responded to the area of the 1400 block of Eads St. in Urbana, for several reports of shots fired in the area. Police arrived and found that nobody had been shot, and as of this time, no property has been reported damaged from the multiple shots fired.
Five arrested in investigation of shooting near Champaign school
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Five people were taken into custody over the last two weeks during the investigation into a gunfire exchange near Booker T. Washington STEAM Academy in Champaign, police announced. Four of the arrestees are between the ages of 15 and 18 and are believed to have taken part in the shooting. The […]
Suspect leads Danville police on a chase, three injured including suspect
DANVILLE, Ill. (WICS) — Three people, including a suspect, were injured after Danville Police said a man led them on a chase and hit another vehicle. On Tuesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., Danville Police (DP) Officers were on patrol in the area of Bowman Avenue and Fairchild Street when they observed a tan-colored Ford Escape driven by a 22-year-old Danville man who officers knew had a revoked Illinois driver’s license.
Police: 1 critical, another injured after being hit by driver fleeing Danville officers
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Three people, including a suspect, were injured after Danville Police said a man led them on a chase and hit another vehicle. On Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., Danville Police Officers were on patrol in the area of Bowman Avenue and Fairchild Street when they saw a tan colored Ford Escape driven by a 22-year-old Danville man who officers knew had a revoked Illinois driver’s license.
Arrests made in shooting near Booker T. school
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) — Multiple arrests have been made in relation to a shooting that occurred near Booker T. Washington around dismissal time on September 14. Around 10 rounds were fired by at least four shooters about 2:50 p.m. on the 14th, according to a release from Urbana Police. When officers arrived to the scene in the 1400 block of Eads St., they found that no one had been shot and no property had been damaged.
Get one final taste of Caribbean Grill this Saturday
This Saturday, taste Caribbean Grill‘s delicious island cuisine one last time. The Neil Street restaurant closed last summer, but this Saturday — and this Saturday only — Caribbean Grill is re-opening for one final lunch service (dine-in and carryout) from noon to 4 p.m on September 30th.
The Best Brunch Spots in Champaign-Urbana
Going out for brunch in Champaign-Urbana is a special treat, even with the kids in tow. Brunch is the stuff summer Sundays are made of. OK, also non-summer Sundays — and probably Saturdays too. Brunch seems decadent and has the veneer of being a luxury, especially when there are grown-up drinks involved. But it’s possible to get good bang for your brunch buck, especially here in and around Champaign-Urbana.
Illini Inquirer Podcast Ep. 682 | Illinois at Purdue preview with Mick Walker and Joey Wagner
Jeremy Werner previews Illinois at Purdue with Boiler Sports Online's Mick Walker and Illini Inquirer's Joey Wagner. Walker breaks down the Boilermakers' 1-3 start, the early vibes with first-year head coach Ryan Walkers and the team's strengths and weaknesses. He also breaks down what this game means for the Boilers and if there is any bad blood between these two staffs. Werner and Wagner then answer a six pack of questions about Illini football, including the importance of this game for both programs, the Illini personnel and concerns and reasons for optimism for UI going into Saturday.
Two Rantoul/PBL boys golfers advance to IHSA Class 2A sectionals
The Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys golf team will send two golfers to the IHSA Class 2A Peoria Richwoods Sectional on Monday. Ross Gawenda shot an 84 and Eli Donaldson shot an 86 in the Pontiac Regional on Wednesday to earn their sectional spots. The Eagles finished the tournament in sixth place as...
Furever Family: Meet Yoshi at The Animal Hospital of Monticello
The Animal Hospital of Monticello is excited to introduce Yoshi, a charming 5-year-old Pocket American Bulldog, who’s been eagerly waiting for her forever home for almost four months. Yoshi’s story begins when she was found as a stray in Allerton Park, Illinois. She was in rough shape, covered in...
Meet Taylor Realty: Your real estate experts in Mahomet, IL
Are you navigating the complex world of real estate? Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s crucial to have an experienced guide by your side. That’s where Nick Taylor, the Designated Managing Broker of The Nick Taylor Team at Taylor Realty Associates, comes into the picture. With over...
Purdue defensive coordinator Kevin Kane on the Illinois offense, Joe Dineen, Markevious Brown and more
Following Purdue’s fall practice on Sept. 27, defensive coordinator Kevin Kane spoke with the media and he shared his thoughts on Boilermakers’ coaching connections with Illinois, the defense’s performance in the second half against Wisconsin, cornerback Markevious Brown and more. He also previewed Illinois and the Illini’s new offense.
Savor the Flavor of Oktoberfest with Stuffed Pretzel Buns
Today, Guest Chef, Adam Wisnewski, has a delightful treat for you – Stuffed Pretzel Buns inspired by the World’s Largest Folk Festival. These little surprise packages are perfect for Oktoberfest parties, afternoon treats, or cozy autumn dinners. Ingredients:. 1 cup water (100°F) 2 tablespoons butter. 1/2 tablespoon...
Disney World dreams coming true for Urbana High School choir
URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — After several fundraising efforts, Urbana High School choir students are finally getting set for a trip to the Magic Kingdom in three months. Choir Director Becky Park said not everyone could afford a trip to Disney, so last year they got to work raising thousands to help pay for those students. […]
'You just keep working': Illini LB Kenenna Odeluga makes most of opportunity
CHAMPAIGN — Bret Bielema remembers the first call with Mount Carmel Jordan Lynch about linebacker Kenenna Odeluga. Maybe Odeluga was a 'tweener, Lynch said. Maybe he wasn’t exactly a linebacker. But one thing was for certain: the kid can play football. That much intrigued Bielema. Illinois began to...
Big week leads Illini freshman DB Saboor Karriem to elevated role: 'That was a confidence booster'
CHAMPAIGN — Saboor Karriem hadn’t played a defensive snap through his first three college games, but the freshman defensive back came alive last week during practice. Like Papa Giorgio at the slot machine, the freshman defensive back hit the jackpot every day of practice last week. He showed...