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UIPD investigates death of newborn

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 15, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department is investigating the death of a newborn baby discovered on campus Sunday evening.According to a press release from the department, UIPD officers were dispatched to Bousfield Hall, 1214 First St., around 5 p.m. Sunday to check on a student who had been sic...

Death of UI student to be investigated

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 23, 2015

The identity of the University student who was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at Carle was released by the Champaign County Coroner Wednesday.Deeptangshu Chatterjee, a senior at the University, was found in a parking lot next to his apartment building located in the 500 block of South Third Str...

University student dead after being struck by train

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2015

A 20-year-old University student was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at 5:05 a.m. after being struck by a train in Savoy, according to a statement from the Champaign County Coroner’s Office. The student was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital Emergency Department after the incident.An autopsy performe...

Looking back on coverage of Vicente Mundo and Cristian Zamora

A picture of Vicente Mundo sits next to candles placed on a table during a vigil for Mundo at the La Casa Cultural Latina on Monday.

By Charlotte Collins

May 10, 2015

By charlotte collinsassistant daytime editorVicente Mundo was reported missing from his apartment on campus on Jan. 27. He had been missing since Jan. 25 he left his apartment between 6 and 7 p.m. He told his roommates he would be ...

Two shot, one dead after early morning shootings in Champaign

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 27, 2014

One man died and another was injured in two separate incidents in Champaign Saturday morning. According to a press release from Champaign Police Department, the first shooting occurred at 2:15 a.m. in the 900 block of West Bradley Avenue. The victim, a 35-year-old male, was found unresponsive by police...

Champaign Police investigate bomb threat

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 23, 2014

The Champaign Police Department is investigating a reported bomb threat at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil St., according to a press release from CPD. Police responded to the threat at around 1:00 p.m. Thursday. An unknown male called the hotel to report that a bomb was placed inside the building. The ...