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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 ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 9

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 9

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 10, 2019

Champaign Possession of controlled substance was reported in the 2100 block of West White Street around 5:30 p.m. last Tuesday. According to the report, the offender was observed purchasing a controlled substance. Deceptive practices was reported in the 1500 block of Waterford Place around 2 p.m. last ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 6

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 6

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 9, 2019

Champaign Forgery was reported at Finish Line, 2000 N. Neil St., around 8 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, an unknown offender used a counterfeit $100 bill to purchase items from the business.  Aggravated battery and aggravated assault were reported in the 200 block of Kenwood Road around 5 p.m. Thursda...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 5

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 5

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 6, 2019

Champaign Deceptive practices was reported in the 200 block of Locust Street around 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 29. According to the report, the offender wrote a check for vehicle repairs on a closed account. The victim tried multiple times for reimbursement, but they were all unsuccessful. Trespassing was reported in the 900 b...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 3

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 3

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 4, 2019

Champaign Theft was reported at Mach 1, 902 W. Bloomington Road, around 5 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the offender stole the victim’s wallet in the business’ gaming area after the victim dropped it while playing video slot machines. Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported in the 2100 b...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 2

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 2

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 3, 2019

Champaign  An arrest was made on the charges of violation of an order of protection and obstructing identification in the 1300 block of Williamsburg Drive around 1 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the suspect violated an order of protection against him by being a passenger in a car that stopped ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 27

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 27

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 2, 2019

Champaign Domestic battery was reported in the 1200 block of Providence Court around 3:30 p.m. Nov. 23. According to the report, the victim and offender had a verbal altercation that eventually turned physical. No injuries were reported. Deceptive practices was reported at O’Reilly Autoparts, 1009 ...

Two arrested for incident at Illini Union Wednesday

Two arrested for incident at Illini Union Wednesday

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 27, 2019

Two 18-year-olds were arrested in connection to the attempted robbery that took place late Tuesday night. The University of Illinois Police Department released a Campus Safety Notice via Massmail Wednesday in order to help identify the offenders who pulled at the victim's backpack and then struck him. T...

Attempted robbery reported outside of Union

Attempted robbery reported outside of Union

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 27, 2019

A Massmail sent out around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday by Police Chief Craig Stone stated an attempted robbery took place outside of the Illini Union late Tuesday night. According to the Massmail, around 11:56 p.m. Tuesday, a student was standing near the entrance of the Union when two people approached...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 26

The Daily Illini police blotter for Nov. 26

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 26, 2019

Champaign An arrest was made on the charge of theft at Illinois Terminal, 45 E. University Ave., around 8 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the suspect opened a backpack that had been left unattended at the bus terminal and stole a cell phone with an estimated value of $100. The suspect was loc...

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