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Trial Set for Gymnastics Coach Accused of Unauthorized Videotaping

Monday, 23 November 2015

An April jury trial is set for a gymnastics coach accused of unauthorized videotaping at an athletic club.

33-year-old Gymnastics coach Zachary Lawson has pleaded not guiltyto charges he made illegal recordings at the club and asked for a jury trial.

Lawson was arrested in September after allegations of cameras in the bathroom surfaced at the Sun Elite Club on Loxa Road . ... READ MORE >>

Man in Jail on Gun Charges is Released

Monday, 23 November 2015

A man who spent more than two years in jail on gun charges in Champaign County has been released after a judge says the state didn't bring him to trial within an appropriate timeframe.

Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd dismissed armed habitual criminal charges against 43-year-old Kevin Pettis.

He was accused of firing a gun into the air during an incident in July 2013 in ... READ MORE >>

Gun Safety Locks

Friday, 20 November 2015

The Paris Police department is helping gun owners play it safe by giving away freecable style gun locks.

Chief Mike Henness says, the department was given 400 locks from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, as part of the Project ChildSafe campaign.

The locks work on all handgun models and come with a step by step manual.

Police say the locks will be distributed at t ... READ MORE >>

Neoga-Windsor Consolidation

Friday, 20 November 2015

Two local school districts will not be consolidating.

Windsor School District Superintendent Gavin Sronce says Windsor no longer wants to consolidate with the Neoga School District.

Sronce says Windsor is currently in a good position financially without debt and wants to remain a unit district.

He says Windsor will continue to provide assistance to Neoga and ... READ MORE >>