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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...

Protesters return to The Red Lion, KAM’s

Organizer Drake Materre, a graduating senior in the college of AHS, speaks to protestors outside of Red Lion during the Dead Lion protest on Thursday, Sep. 17.

By Salem Isaf, Assistant Daytime News Editor

September 18, 2020

Late Thursday night, demonstrators gathered around Alma Mater before protesting campus bars The Red Lion and KAM’s, along with their owner, Scott Cochrane. The protesters congregated around the statue beginning at 8 p.m., where they drew with chalk on much of the surrounding sidewalk. There, Taliah Ray, se...

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...

International enrollment drops; remaining students struggle to keep up

Sarah Kishta looks over lecture slides at 2:15 a.m. from her home in Zagazig, Egypt. Kishta has had to adapt to virtual classes through a seven hour time zone difference.

By Mona Alrazzaq, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2020

Rather than enjoying a normal senior year on the University campus, Sarah Kishta attends virtual classes from Zagazig, Egypt, a time zone seven hours ahead of Champaign, Illinois.  “I had to flip my sleeping schedule to keep up with my deadlines and homework and also be able to keep track of ever...

University reaches 2,000 COVID-19 cases: 59 of them faculty, staff

A graph depicts amounts of positive COVID-19 tests over time at the University of Illinois. Over 10,000 tests were conducted on Monday.

By Ethan Simmons, News Editor

September 17, 2020

The University of Illinois’ surpassed two COVID-19 milestones this week: over 2,000 cases identified from 300,000 saliva tests since the program’s introduction in July.  Over two-thirds of all tests have been conducted since classes began on Aug. 24, while 1,649 people have tested positive for CO...

Modelers “cautiously optimistic” about new campus COVID-19 data

Rebecca Lee Smith, professor in AHS at the University, explains the recent peaks in COVID-19 cases. She shared the data during a Senate Executive Committee meeting on Monday.

By Ethan Simmons, News Editor

September 17, 2020

New data displayed at Monday’s University Senate meeting revealed two trends about the on-campus spread of COVID-19: spikes in cases correlate to weekend exposure, and most of the spread is taking place in off-campus housing.  Rebecca Lee Smith, professor in AHS at the University, showed how the peaks of n...

Eight students receive suspensions as reports of COVID-19 violations flow in

Students party in the driveway of a house located on First Street on Aug. 28. Some on campus residents received court notices due to breaking social distancing measures.  The students pictured are not necessarily those that received court notices.

By Ethan Simmons, News Editor

September 17, 2020

Eight University students have been placed on interim suspension for violating COVID-19-related policies, while hundreds more reports are being investigated, school officials confirmed at a Senate Executive Committee meeting on Monday.  A total of 273 reports of potential COVID-19 policy violation...

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...

University creates in-person campus events, Urbana ends temporary indoor dining ban

Three students sit at a table outside of Lundgren Hall on Sunday. Champaign County reported 136 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases in the county to 323.

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

In a Massmail released Wednesday, the University introduced in-person, socially distanced campus events and urged students to continue following COVID-19 safety measures.  In a previous Massmail released on Sept. 2, the University asked students to limit in-person activities, and the on-campus CO...

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...

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