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Police Blotter for Feb. 20, 2017

Police Blotter for Feb. 20, 2017

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 20
Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported near the intersection of Third and Chalmers streets around 12:30 p.m. Friday. According to the report, an unknown suspect damaged the front passenger window of the victim’s vehicle. A 22-year-old male was arrested on the charges of burglary, obstructi...

Police Blotter for Feb. 16, 2017

Police Blotter for Feb. 16, 2017

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 16
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Urbana A 35-year-old male and a 37-year-old female were arrested on the charge of aggravated assault at Lincoln Square Mall, 201 Lincoln Square, around 8 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the suspects placed the victims under reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery outside of the shopping mall. T...

Police blotter for Feb. 15, 2017

Police blotter for Feb. 15, 2017

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 15
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Urbana Criminal damage to property was reported in the 1000 block of Cunningham Avenue around 10 a.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim’s vehicle was damaged by an unknown offender. Theft was reported at Walmart, 100 S. High Cross Road, around noon Monday. According to the report, the of...

CU community writes letter asking Rep. Rodney Davis to visit

CU community writes letter asking Rep. Rodney Davis to visit

Gillian Dunlop, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Champaign-Urbana, News, State, Top Stories

Passionate members of the Champaign-Urbana community joined together on Monday to participate in C-U Immigration Forum’s “Dear Rodney: Where are you?” letter writing campaign. The campaign, which took place at the Champaign Public Library, was directed toward Representative Rodney Davis as a way to pressu...

Police blotter for Feb. 14, 2017

Police blotter for Feb. 14, 2017

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 14
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Motor vehicle theft was reported at U-Haul, 306 E. University Ave., around 1:30 p.m. Friday. According to the report, the suspect rented a U-Haul around December and failed to return it. Criminal damage to property was reported at Pho Cafe, 611 E. Green St., around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. ...

Police blotter for Feb.12, 2017

Police blotter for Feb.12, 2017

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 13
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign A burglary from a motor vehicle was reported in the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue around 6 p.m. Saturday. According to the report, the unknown offender stole a cell phone and other electronic equipment from the victim’s vehicle. A 20-year-old male was arrested on the charges o...

62 years later, electronic music still created at University

62 years later, electronic music still created at University

Jessica Berbey, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Top Stories

The Illiac Suite was the first substantial musical composition made through a computer program. It was generated in 1956 by Lejaren Hiller and Leonard Isaacson, University professors in chemistry. Using the ILLIAC 1, which was the first pioneering computer, built by the University in 1952, they develo...

One of the largest CU road construction projects ever to begin in March

One of the largest CU road construction projects ever to begin in March

Jessica Bursztynsky, Staff Reporter
February 8
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Top Stories

Construction on Green, Wright and White streets is scheduled to begin in March as part of a $44 million Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project. Plans for the project include “streetscape improvements, a transit boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking,...

University-owned Starbucks don’t accept membership rewards

University-owned Starbucks don’t accept membership rewards

Sabrina Yan, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Showcase

While there are plenty of options for students to choose from when it comes to grabbing a cup of coffee on campus, Starbucks is a favorite for many. Yet loyal customers of the coffee chain may find it difficult to benefit from the company’s membership program. Only half of the Starbucks locations o...

Police blotter for Feb. 7

Police blotter for Feb. 7

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 8
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Urbana A residential burglary was reported in the 800 block of Burkwood Drive around 8 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the unknown offender entered the victim’s residence and stole several electronic items, including a computer. The offender fled the scene before officers could arrive. A retail the...

Police blotter for February 7

Police blotter for February 7

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 7
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Urbana A domestic dispute was reported in the 900 block of Broadway Avenue around 10 a.m. Sunday. According to the report, the live-in boyfriend and girlfriend engaged in a verbal argument. A theft was reported in the 2500 block of Anderson Street around 3 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, t...

Champaign liquor commissioner issues emergency order ahead of Unofficial

Champaign liquor commissioner issues emergency order ahead of Unofficial

Daily Illini Staff Report
February 7
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Top Stories

Drinking alcohol on campus is more restricted during Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and Monday some of these regulations for bars and restaurants were laid out. Champaign Mayor and Liquor Commissioner Deborah Frank Feinen issued an emergency order today regarding alcohol sales during Unoffi...

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