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The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 28

The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 28

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 29, 2020

Champaign Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported in the 1800 block of Rebecca Drive around 7 a.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim’s laptop and the corresponding computer accessory were stolen from the victim’s vehicle while it was unlocked overnight. Residential burglary was reported...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 27

The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 27

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 28, 2020

Champaign An arrest was made on the charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and retail theft at Walmart, 2610 N. Prospect Avenue, around 2 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the suspect was arrested for attempting to steal items from the victim business and was...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 24

The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 24

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 27, 2020

Champaign Armed robbery was reported at First Mid Bank & Trust, 2911 Crossing Court, around 5 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, an unknown offender robbed the bank. Residential burglary was reported in the 1600 block of Mayfair Road around 5 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the offender br...

Gunfire reported at Marketplace Mall Saturday night

Gunfire reported at Marketplace Mall Saturday night

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 26, 2020

Gunfire was reported at Marketplace Mall, 2000 N. Neil St., around 8:22 p.m. Saturday. So far, no injuries were reported, and no gunshots were fired inside the mall. Upon arrival, police found evidence of gunfire in the parking lot on the west side of the mall near the food court. Officers searched...

Shooting reported Wednesday night

Shooting reported Wednesday night

By Samantha Boyle, News Editor

January 23, 2020

Champaign Police are investigating a shooting in the 100 block of Kenwood Road. According to a City of Champaign press release, police responded to the scene around 10:43 p.m. Wednesday. At the scene, police found a 25-year-old female with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and she was transported...

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for Jan. 21

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for Jan. 21

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 22, 2020

Champaign Fraud and deception was reported in the 400 block of East Green Street around 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10. According to the report, fraudulent currency was used at two Walgreen’s stores. One piece of merchandise was reported stolen. An arrest was made on the charges of domestic battery at Circl...

Champaign Police still investigate stabbing after arrest

Champaign Police still investigate stabbing after arrest

By Samantha Boyle, News Editor

January 21, 2020

Champaign Police responded to a reported stabbing in the 100 block of Kenwood Road around 12:16 p.m. Tuesday. According to a CPD press release, upon arrival, officers found a 20-year-old male with non-life-threatening stab wounds. He was then transported to a hospital. The CPD press release stated...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 17

The Daily Illini police blotter for Jan. 17

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Champaign Theft under $500 was reported in the 2400 block of High View Court around 2 p.m. Jan. 14. According to the report, the victim’s non-prescription medication supplies were stolen after a UPS delivery to an apartment complex’s common area. Battery and domestic battery was reported in the 1400...

Crime Stoppers receives financial support from community

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 19, 2019

The Champaign County Crime Stoppers will receive up to $30,000 in support of the Illegal Gun Bounty Reward Program. The City of Champaign and the Champaign County Community Coalition are both contributing to the program, which pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that lead to arrests of those using...

UI closes out decade with top semester moments

UI closes out decade with top semester moments

By Samantha Boyle, News Editor

December 16, 2019

In no particular order, here are the top five moments of the semester. Openings & Closings  Throughout the fall semester, several businesses opened and closed. KAM’s had its last call on Oct. 20 and plans to reopen at its new location in 2020.  The Art Theater in Champaign closed indefinit...

CU sees variety of crime this semester

CU sees variety of crime this semester

By Julie Kang, Assistant News Editor

December 16, 2019

Case against former UI professor accused of sexual misconduct continues Two former University students and a professor from Wesleyan University in Connecticut filed a lawsuit on Sept. 10 against Gary Xu, who was accused of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Noose found in Allen Hall elevator ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 10

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 10

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 12, 2019

Champaign Aggravated battery was reported at Circle K, 609 E. University Ave., around 3 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, an unknown offender battered the victim and left the business before police arrived.  An arrest was made on the charges of improper lane usage and driving under the influence ...

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