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Top 5 unusual police blotters of the semester

Top 5 unusual police blotters of the semester

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter, Semester-in-Review

Theft over $500 was reported at Walmart, 2610 N. Prospect Ave., around 11 a.m. Nov. 5. According to the report, a gumball machine was taken from the store by an unknown offender or offenders. Lost articles were reported on the 200 block of North Vein Street at around 7 a.m. on Sept. 7. According to...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 11

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 11

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 12, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft of labor or services was reported on the 2000 block of North Mattis Avenue around noon Sunday. According to the report, a cab driver said the offender left his ride without paying. Battery and domestic battery were reported on the 300 block of East Green Street around 4 p.m. Mon...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 10

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 10

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 11, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported on the 100 block of East Springfield Avenue around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. According to the report, an unknown offender stole an item from the victim's doorstep. Public indecency was reported on the 100 block of West Springfield Avenue around midnight Thursday. According to th...

Trial of Yingying Zhang’s accused murderer moved to Peoria

Trial of Yingying Zhang’s accused murderer moved to Peoria

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 11, 2018


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

Brendt Christensen, the alleged killer of Chinese visiting scholar Yingying Zhang in 2017, has had his case transferred from Urbana to Peoria. According to the court order, Christensen’s attorneys requested the case transfer for convenience purposes, saying the change would help Christensen to ...

UIPD exercises caution with alerts

UIPD exercises caution with alerts

By Zihan Wang, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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

After multiple Illini-Alerts were sent out for suspicious packages that turned out to be harmless, the University of Illinois Police Department said it sends out alerts for packages that pose even the slightest threat to the campus community. Sgt. Aaron Landers, UIPD bomb squad commander, said when they...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 7

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 7

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 10, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Domestic battery was reported on the 1500 block of Kiler Drive around 10 a.m. Thursday. Theft was reported on the 200 block of West University Avenue around 3 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the victim reported her wallet was stolen. University Nothing to report. Urbana A domes...

College of Law increases transparency

College of Law increases transparency

By Julie Kang, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus Life, Crime, News

Jay Kesan, professor in Law who was accused of sexual harassment in 2017, will be facing stricter consequences than those he was given last year, while the College of Law works to increase transparency to students by informing them of Kesan’s investigation results. Kesan violated the code of conduct and the U...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 5

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 5

By The Daily Illini staff report

December 7, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus Life, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft over $500 was reported on the 100 block of East Green Street around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, a package was delivered to the victim’s residence and stolen. Residential burglary was reported on the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue around 5 p.m. Tuesday. Accor...

Painted swastikas appear on campus again

Painted swastikas appear on campus again

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 5, 2018


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

A student reported someone had drawn a swastika on a wall inside a men's restroom at the English Building Monday evening; however, this is not the first swastika reported by University police. A University employee reported someone painted a swastika in a basement tunnel on Nov. 20 between the Roger...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 4

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 4

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 5, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported on the 500 block of East White Street around 4 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim said a pair of pants was stolen from his package that was delivered. Theft was reported on the 400 block of Avondale Avenue around noon Monday. According to the report, the...

Vehicle overturned after crash on Green Street, DUI administered

Vehicle overturned after crash on Green Street, DUI administered

By Therese Pokorney, Assistant Daytime News Editor

December 3, 2018


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

An arrest was made on the charge of driving under the influence after the Champaign Police Department was called early Sunday morning about a crash on Sixth and Green streets. Thomas Yelich, assistant to the police chief for community services for CPD, said police were called to a crash on South Sixt...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 29

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 29

By The Daily Illini staff report

November 30, 2018


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

Champaign Residential burglary was reported at the 1100 block of West Beardsley Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the victim’s home was burglarized while she was at work. There was cash stolen from the victim’s sock drawer. Criminal damage to property was reported on t...

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