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217 Today: Champaign County Sheriff predicts changes when cash bail ends next month

Monday, December 19, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • A memorial service for State Senator Scott Bennett will be held Monday morning at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana.
  • Illinois U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth wants airlines to do more when it comes to evacuating an airplane in an emergency.
  • The Fighting Illini basketball team defeated the Alabama A&M Bulldogs on Saturday 68-47. 
  • The Illinois women’s basketball team improved to 10-2 this season with a 76-66 win at Missouri on Sunday in the annual Braggin’ Rights game between the two schools.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear from Champaign County Sheriff Dustin Heuermann about his thoughts on the end of cash bail in Illinois.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Michael Puente, Colin Hislope and Jim Meadows.

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Sydney Wood

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