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The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 21

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 22, 2020

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported on the 1900 block of Southwood Drive around 7:14 p.m. on Sunday. According to the report, an unknown offender damaged the victim’s vehicle.  Aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated assault, and criminal damage to property were reported on the...

Delta Tau Delta suspended after hosting large party

The Delta Tau Delta fraternity house sits on the corner of Fourth and East John streets on Sunday morning. The fraternity was suspended after hosting a large party on Thursday.

By Heather Robinson, Assistant Daytime News Editor

September 21, 2020

The University suspended campus fraternity Delta Tau Delta after its members hosted a large party at the house on Thursday. Police responded to the scene at 9:17 p.m. after they were notified of the party. The large gathering violated University and city COVID-19 safety orders, which limit social gathe...

University student dismissed for COVID violation

Employees work at their computers in the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District’s operations center. CUPHD is responsible for all contact tracing in Champaign County.

By Aliza Majid and Amrita Bhattacharyya

September 21, 2020

One student has been dismissed from the University for a COVID-related violation, student conduct officials confirmed on Thursday.  The dismissal was issued by the Subcommittee on Undergraduate Student Conduct. The University has not disclosed which policy the student violated.  Like all Univers...

Three vehicles reported stolen in three weeks

Three vehicles reported stolen in three weeks

By Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting

September 21, 2020

Three vehicles were reported stolen in Champaign over the past three weeks, according to a Campus Safety Notice sent to the campus community on Sunday. All three vehicles were reported stolen near Green and Sixth streets in Champaign. In at least one of the reports, the vehicle was left running and unattended, the safet...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 18

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 19, 2020

Champaign Nothing to report. University Nothing to report. Urbana Theft $500 and under was reported on the 900 block of Stoughton Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender stole a package that was delivered to the victim.  Theft $500 and under was reported o...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 17

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 18, 2020

Champaign Theft of a motor vehicle was reported on the 100 block of Mercury Drive around 4 a.m. on Sept. 7. According to the report, the owner of the trailer called to report his trailer was taken from FedEx’s parking lot. There are no suspects. Criminal damage to property and theft from a motor vehicle w...

The Daily Illini police blotter for September 16

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 17, 2020

Champaign Nothing to report. University Two University students were each issued three city of Champaign notices to appear in court on Monday at their residence in the 900 block of South First Street. According to the report, the notices are for hosting a nuisance party, endangering public health a...

Police investigate late night shooting

By Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting

September 16, 2020

Champaign Police are investigating a shooting where one man was injured Tuesday night. According to a Champaign Police Department press release, officers responded to the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue around 11:30 p.m. where they found a 25-year-old male with two gunshot wounds. The victim...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 15

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 16, 2020

Champaign Nothing to report. University Two University students were each issued three city of Champaign notices to appear in court on Monday at their residence in the 900 block of South First Street. According to the report, the notices are for hosting a nuisance party, endangering public health and r...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 14

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2020

Champaign Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on the 2100 block of North Prospect Avenue around 10:53 a.m. on Sunday. According to the report, the unknown offender(s) broke into the victim’s vehicle and stole several items.  Theft over $500 was reported on the 3300 block of William Street around 9:46 a.m...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 11

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 11, 2020

Champaign Nothing to report. University Theft was reported at 1214 S. First St. around 4:52 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the report, a student’s bicycle was locked to a rack at the time of the theft. The value of the stolen bicycle is unknown.  Urbana Criminal damage to property was reported on...

Champaign City Council to consider excessive force settlement

The Champaign City Council members discuss and vote on proposed bills on April 18, 2018.

By Salem Isaf, Assistant Daytime News Editor

September 11, 2020

On Sept. 15, the Champaign City Council will decide whether or not to approve a settlement of a lawsuit concerning a claim of excessive force. The incident occurred on Dec. 28, 2018 during a Champaign Police investigation of a shots fired report and the arrest of a person involved in the investig...

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