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The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 20

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 20

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on the 900 block of West Bradley Avenue around 6 p.m. Monday. According to the report, a cell phone was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Theft was reported on the 400 block of West Washington Street around 3:30 p.m. Monday. According to the r...

Suburban Express faces default judgment

Suburban Express faces default judgment

By Jessica Bursztynsky, Senior Reporter

November 15, 2018


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

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is accusing Suburban Express and its owner, Dennis Toeppen, of stalling and is seeking a default judgment against the transit company. Madigan sued the Champaign-based transit company on April 23 over alleged discrimination and harassment, and the two have been neg...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 13

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 13

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 14, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported on the 900 block of Frank Drive around 4 p.m. on Nov. 1. According to the report, a bicycle was stolen. Burglary was reported on the 2000 block of West Bradley Avenue around 8 p.m. on Nov. 8. According to the report, the victim’s laptop was taken from his unlocked a...

Death of man found on Green Street likely due to natural causes

By Therese Pokorney, Assistant Daytime News Editor

November 12, 2018


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

The Champaign Police Department is investigating the death of Robert Chambers, 28-year-old man from Urbana, who was found unresponsive on Green Street on Thursday morning. Chambers was pronounced dead at 1:25 a.m. on Friday at the Carle Foundation Hospital Emergency Department, according to a new...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 9

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 9

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 12, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported on the 3600 block of Colleen Drive around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the victim got into a verbal argument with the father of her child. After the argument, the man stole some items from the victim’s purse and left on foot. He was not located. Criminal...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 6

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 6

By Therese Pokorney, Assistant Daytime News Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Battery was reported on the 500 block of Grove Street around 1:30 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim reported he was battered by unknown offenders. Criminal damage to property was reported on the 2000 block of Moreland Boulevard around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. According to the r...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 5

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 5

By The Daily Illini staff report

November 6, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Robbery was reported at Lacey’s Place, 2508 Village Green Place, around 9 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the suspect entered a gambling establishment and demanded money from the register. Criminal damage to property and theft under $500 was reported on the 400 block of Ginger Bend a...

UI police officer accused of inappropriate behaviors

UI police officer accused of inappropriate behaviors

By The Daily Illini staff report

November 6, 2018


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

The University Police Department failed to stop years of inappropriate behaviors by veteran training officer Brian Tison, according to a Monday report by the News-Gazette.  Michelle Kaeding, who joined the UIPD in June 2015, filed a formal complaint regarding Tison’s behavior. There was one Tit...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 2

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 2

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 5, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Domestic battery was reported on the 1300 block of Hanover Drive around 6 p.m. Thursday. No arrest was made and parties were separated. Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on the 600 block of English Creek Court around 9 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the victim’s vehicle...

Phone scams target international students

Phone scams target international students

By Hongbin Jeong, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Crime, News

International Student and Scholar Services sent out an email recently informing its recipients that a large number of international students have been targeted by phone scammers in the past two weeks. Craig Stone, executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University, said a Universit...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 31

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 31

By The Daily Illini staff report

November 2, 2018


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

Champaign First degree murder and death investigation were reported on the 400 block of West Vine Street around 9 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the victim was shot but later died from his injuries.  An arrest was made on the charges of domestic battery on the 1700 block of Georgetown Dri...

GPS tracking deters thieves

GPS tracking deters thieves

By Julie Kang, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, Crime, News, Showcase, Top Stories

Since the introduction of anti-theft bikes on campus last year, the University of Illinois Police Department has seen a decrease in the number of stolen bikes reported by students. Anti-theft bikes are tracked by GPS and put out around campus by the UIPD. When a tracked bike is stolen, the police can...

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