News Watch Headlines
New Jobs Coming to Shelby CountyThursday, 18 December 2014
A Shelby County company plans to increase it's workforce.
I. H. I. Turbo America in Shelbyville says it plans to start production of Original Equipment Manufacturer turbochargers.
I. H. I. General Manager John Schuessler tells News Watch the plan will bring about 30 new jobs to Shelby County.
Shuessler says the company received a two-million dollar government lo ... READ MORE >>
New University of Illinois Task ForceThursday, 18 December 2014
A new University of Illinois group plans to make a difference.
The U of I Task Force on Sexual Assault met for the first time Wednesday.
The committee's first plans are to survey the U of I's three campuses to assess sexual violence.
University President Robert Easter created the group in October.
He says the task force was started because sexual viol ... READ MORE >>
Urbana Bank RobberyThursday, 18 December 2014
Thursday morning Urbana police were dispatched to a report of a bank robbery at the Heartland Bank located at 1812 S. Philo Road, Urbana.
Officers arrived and found the robber had since fled the scene.
Police say the suspect entered the bank and brandished a handgun while demanding money.
They say an undetermined amount of money was given to the suspect, who s ... READ MORE >>
Livvix IndictedWednesday, 17 December 2014
An Illinois man in Israel who faces a charge of plotting to blow up muslim holy sites in Jerusalem calls his allegations "nonsense".
Israeli authorities say Adam Livvix, formally of Marshall, has been indicted on charges of illegal weapon possession and overstaying his visa by more than a year.
Officials say the plot was discovered back in October when Livvix and his roomm ... READ MORE >>