Adalberto Toledo

New law signed by Rauner to limit alcohol sales near schools

A new law signed by Governor Bruce Rauner does away with a pre-World War II era law limiting alcohol sales near places like hospitals, schools and churches.

ICE personnel have made frequent stops in county

URBANA — Over the past several months, Hispanic activists and other protesters have decried Immigration and Customs Enforcement activity in the area that has led to multiple arrests and intensified the fears of many undocumented people living here.

Leads have dried up a year after man's death

A year and a day after 21-year-old Deonta Rozier was found dead in a field between Thomasboro and Urbana, his mother still waits for her son to come home.

“Terrible. Just terrible,” Violet Rozier said Wednesday. “I can’t believe this happened to him. I can’t believe they haven’t found the person or people that killed him. There’s not even a why.”

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