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Police blotter for Oct. 17

Police blotter for Oct. 17

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Stalking was reported on the 2400 block of Hampshire Drive around 7 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the suspect called the victim at work over 50 times to intimidate her and to try to get her fired. The suspect has a history of repeated stalking behavior towards the victim, including t...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month highlights daily issue

Domestic Violence Awareness Month highlights daily issue

By Rebecca Wood, Staff writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Women between the ages of 18-24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence, almost double the national average, according to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the University is looki...

Ameya Pawar drops out of race for governor

Ameya Pawar drops out of race for governor

By Jessica Bursztynsky, News editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, News, State

Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar announced Oct. 12 that he would not be continuing in the race for governor. The campaign ended due to a lack of funds, according to a press release sent out from the Pawar team. “Without more resources, the only choices for expanding the campaign to a scope that could earn the n...

UI discontinues 2018 study abroad trip to Cuba

UI discontinues 2018 study abroad trip to Cuba

By Kevin Delgado, Staff writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, News

Shortly after John Vasquez stepped off his plane in Havana, Cuba, airport procedures commenced and local authorities questioned his identity and the reason for his visit. Vasquez, a political science professor at the University, was leading a group of 24 students on a 12-day study abroad trip in Cu...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 13

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 13

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign A case involving deceptive practices was reported at Dress Barn, 1901 N. Market St., around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the offender entered the store and paid for items using a counterfeit bill. A case involving deceptive practices was reported at Spirit Halloween, ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 12

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 12

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 12, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign An aggravated battery was reported on the 200 block of Burr Oak Court around 10 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the victim was battered by the suspect, who was then arrested. A burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on the 800 block of Chickory Drive  around 7 a.m. Thursday. A...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 11

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 11

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime

Champaign Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on the 500 block of Fourth St. around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, an unknown offender entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle parked at his apartment complex’s underground parking garage overnight. A video projector and golf cl...

Students on the Suburban Express ‘Page of Shame’ speak out

Students on the Suburban Express ‘Page of Shame’ speak out

By Olivia Welshans, Contributing writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Showcase

Transit company Suburban Express has a page on its website entitled “Page of Shame.” Personal information of certain customers is listed, including their name, email, phone number and address. Entries on the list date as early as 2009. The web page says, “think of this as a review site, where we revie...

Christensen charged in kidnapping of missing Chinese scholar

Christensen charged in kidnapping of missing Chinese scholar

By Jessica Bursztynsky, News Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, Showcase

Brendt Christensen pleaded not guilty in federal court today to the charges he is facing in the kidnapping case of visiting scholar Yingying Zhang. Appearing before Judge Eric Long, Christensen is charged with one count of kidnapping resulting in death and two counts of making false statements to...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 10

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 10

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported on the 300 block of West Eureka around 10:30 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender threw a lawn decoration through the victim’s front window. A theft was reported on the 2400 block of Clayton Boulevard around 1:30 p.m. Monday....

Police blotter for Oct. 5

Police blotter for Oct. 5

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Public indecency was reported on the 00 block of East Washington around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. According to the report, a male was masturbating in his car while looking at a female victim. He then proceeded to follow her and masturbate a second time. The offender was arrested and transporte...

Police blotter for Oct. 3

Police blotter for Oct. 3

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 4, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on the 2400 block of Bradley Avenue around 4 p.m. Monday. According to the report, two unknown offenders entered the victim’s car without permission and stole property. Criminal sexual assault was reported on the 400 block of Neil Street arou...

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