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Blotter for Sept 29, 2015

September 28, 2015

ChampaignBurglary from a motor vehicle was reported Saturday around 9:45 p.m. in the 800 block of Haines Boulevard. According to the report, there is no known suspect information.Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported Sunday around 12:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue....

Groce dismisses Paul after overseas arrest

By Peter Bailey-Wells

August 22, 2015

After a troubled two and a half years with the Illinois men's basketball team, junior forward Darius Paul has been dismissed, head coach John Groce announced Friday.Paul was arrested and charged with vandalism, public intoxication and resisting arrest in Deauville, France, during the Illini's recen...

Champaign police officer arrested on sexual assault charges

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 24, 2015

Following an investigation by the Illinois State Police, Jerad B. Gale, a Champaign police officer, was arrested on charges of criminal sexual assault on Tuesday, June 23.The 31-year-old was hired by the Champaign Police Department on August 27, 2012. There is currently no sign that any of the allegations...

Illini forward Darius Paul given 1-year suspension

By Daily Illini Staff Report

May 13, 2014

Illinois forward Darius Paul has been suspended from all team-related activities for the entire 2014-15 men's basketball season, head coach John Groce announced Tuesday.   Paul, a transfer forward from Western Michigan, sat out this year, and was arrested on April 22. He is being charged with resisting...

Illini baseball stays hot, sweeps Michigan State

Illinois' Casey Fletcher (3) waits for his turn at bat during the game against Michigan State at Illinois Field on Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Illini won 5-4.

May 5, 2014

For the second time in as many days, Casey Fletcher stepped into the batters box with a chance to win the game. And for the second time in a row, he came through. Just as he had done Saturday, Fletcher swung on the first pitch and singled to seal the game for the Illinois baseball team. Illinois (27-17, 13-...

Illinois basketball player Darius Paul arrested

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 22, 2014

Illinois basketball player Darius Paul was arrested after a short foot chase early Tuesday. Paul, a transfer forward from Western Michigan, is being charged with resisting a police officer and underage consumption of alcohol, University Police Department Capt. Roy Acree said. Paul is due in court on ...