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Walmart Arrest

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

A Mattoon man is facing charges after an incident at Walmart.

Police said 44-year-old Jerrod Myer is charged with criminal damage to property.

They said Myer damaged a vehicle window in the Walmart parking lot.

A court hearing is pending.

 

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U of I Theft Advice

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The University of Illinois Police Department is encouraging students to register their personal belongings, especially during finals season.

University police say bicycles, phones, computers, and wallets were the most common stolen items on campus in 2016.

They say in about every three to four theft cases, items are left unlocked or unattended - some for just a couple minute ... READ MORE >>


Chabad Center U of I

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The University of Illinois plans to dedicate a new menorah at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life.


The dedication ceremony is planned tomorrow and will feature the unveiling of a new structure made out of concrete.

Rabbi Dovid Tiechte says the new structure stands more than nine feet tall with steel reinforcements.
The old menorah was vandalized four times in rece ... READ MORE >>


Marshall Pool

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The city of Marshall is getting a new swimming pool.


Marshall Mayor John Trefz says the city council voted and accept a bid of more than 3.2 million dollars from Leander Construction in Canton Illinois.

John Trefz says they're hoping to break ground by March or April 2018.


Trefz also says the new pool will be located on North Second Street in Marshall.

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