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Allegedly armed suspect was carrying air pellet pistol

Allegedly armed suspect was carrying air pellet pistol

By Jessica Bursztynsky, Staff Writer

July 13, 2018


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

University of Illinois Police Department officers named 23-year-old University student Samuel Applebaum as the suspect originally thought to be wielding a semi-automatic handgun near campus Thursday night. Instead of a handgun, however, Applebaum was determined to be carrying a Beretta air pellet ...

Police shoot allegedly armed student in Campustown

Police shoot allegedly armed student in Campustown

By Jessica Bursztynsky, Staff Writer

July 12, 2018


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, Showcase, Top Stories

A University student was shot in the leg by police near Locust and John Streets Thursday evening after officers responded to a call regarding a person loading a semi-automatic handgun. The 23-year-old male’s name has not been released at the time of publication. He is described as white with bro...

Professor files gender-based wage discrimination lawsuit against University

Professor files gender-based wage discrimination lawsuit against University

By Karen Liu, Summer Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, Top Stories

Industrial design professor Deana McDonagh is filing a lawsuit against the University for gender-based wage discrimination. McDonagh is one of the four tenured full-time professors in the program and the only female in that position. According to the lawsuit, despite McDonagh "is expected to perform...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 10

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 10

By Veronica Mierek, Contributing Writer

July 11, 2018


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

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported on the 600 block of Crescent Drive around 11:30 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender damaged the windshield and back window of the victim’s car. An arrest was made on the charge of animal cruelty on the 2600 block of North Prospect Ave...

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 9

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 9

By Veronica Mierek, Contributing Writer

July 10, 2018


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

Champaign An arrest was made on the charge of burglary on the 500 block of Yalow Drive around 12:30 a.m. Monday. According to the report, the reporting party saw four men attempting to enter vehicles as they were walking down the street. The suspects fled when police attempted to make contact, but ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 2

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 2

By Veronica Mierek, Contributing writer

July 3, 2018


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

Champaign Theft was reported on the 2400 block of Chiswick Drive around 3 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the victim’s license plate was stolen. Burglary was reported on the 1500 block of North Mattis Avenue around 8:30 a.m. Sunday. According to the report, an unknown offender entered the ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 27

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 27

By Veronica Mierek, Contributing writer

June 28, 2018


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

Champaign An arrest was made on the charge of theft at Circle K, 1301 S. Neil St., around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, two offenders took several merchandise items from the store, passing all final points of checkout. They were located and identified by a store employee. Burglary w...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 26

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 26

By Veronica Mierek, Contributing writer

June 27, 2018


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

Champaign An arrest was made on the charge of possession of cannabis on the 500 block of West Kirby Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, a vehicle was parked at Hessel Park after closing. Further inspection revealed that cannabis was inside the vehicle and a city notice to appear ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 25

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 25

By Veronica Mierek, Contributing writer

June 26, 2018


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

Champaign Burglary was reported on the 300 block of West Green Street around 10:30 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, residents returned home to find their residence had been burglarized and 35 items have been reported stolen. Criminal damage to property was reported on the 00 block of East Green St...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 20

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 20

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

June 21, 2018


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

Champaign Theft was reported on the 900 block of Randolph Street around 8 a.m. Wednesday. According to the report, an unknown suspect stole the victim's bike. Deceptive practices was reported on the 900 block of Locust Street around 7 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, an unknown suspect opened a...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 18

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 18

By The Daily Illini staff report

June 19, 2018


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

Champaign Violation of bail bond was reported on the 900 block of Crescent Drive around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the suspect violated a no-contact order with his girlfriend. Thefts and unlawful use of weapons were reported at Harvest Market, 2029 S. Neil St., around 2 p.m. Sunday. ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 13

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 13

By Karen Liu, Summer editor-in-chief

June 14, 2018


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

Champaign Domestic dispute, disorderly conduct, resistance to arrest and battery were reported on the 2700 blocks of Hunters Pond Run around 5 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the offender attempted to break the victim's window and resisted arrest. Theft was reported on the 400 blocks of East ...

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