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Autopsy released of inmate who collapsed in custody Sunday

March 29, 2016

The coroner released that a Champaign County jail inmate died of natural causes after collapsing Sunday morningmp. The inmate, 59-year-old Paul Clifton of Urbana, had been in custody for less than 36 hours...

Police Blotter for March 31, 2016

March 29, 2016

ChampaignPolice are on the lookout for a man after attempting to arrest him in the 600 block of East Daniel Street around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.According to the report, police stopped a vehicle that was...

UIPD handles increase in DUI’s over Unofficial weekend

March 8, 2016

This past weekend marked the annual Unofficial celebration on campus, and with it came an influx of visitors from outside of the UIUC community. There was also a notable three arrests for DUI’s over...

Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police

Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police
March 3, 2016

With 40 degree temperatures expected on Friday, Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may pose a problem for local law enforcement.“Unofficial is a completely weather-driven event,” Champaign...

Four assaults reported off-campus in past month

February 4, 2016

Daily Illini Staff ReportFour cases of assault have been reported in Champaign since the beginning of second semester, the Division of Public Safety announced in a Community Safety Notice on Wednesday.On...

Champaign City Council to consider settlement in Seets case

February 1, 2016

The Champaign City Council is faced with a $70,000 payout for the Kisica Seets case at their Council meeting this Tuesday.Seets filed the lawsuit in federal court against the City of Champaign and four...

Police begin issuing "stop receipts" following searches

January 20, 2016

Law enforcement agencies are now required to issue “stop receipts”, also known as stop cards, as part of new statewide legislation called the Police and Community Relations Improvement Act, which took...

CPD investigating bank robbery

The Champaign Police Department is searching for a man suspected in a reported armed robbery at the First Midwest Bank, 812 Springfield Ave.
November 30, 2015

The Champaign Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred at First Midwest Bank, 812 W. Springfield Ave., around 9:30 a.m. Monday.According to a press release from the CPD,...

Champaign Police move forward with request for taser implementation

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September 21, 2015

In 2004, unsteady relations between the Champaign Police Department and the community showed as a proposal from the police for Tasers was met with a hostile reaction and negativity. Eleven years later,...

CPD investigates shooting

September 7, 2015

Champaign police are investigating the shooting of two males that occurred on Sunday evening.According to a release, police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Hedge Road on Sunday,...

New police force created to stop gun violence

June 3, 2015

The Champaign Police Department, Urbana Police Department, Champaign County Sheriff’s Office and University of Illinois Police Department are working together as a newly formed task force to address...

Deborah Feinen sworn in as Champaign Mayor

Deborah Frank Feinen smiles as she walks into the room to be greeted by her supporters and interviewed by the media at the Brookens Center on Tuesday.
May 10, 2015

By Caeli clearystaff writerAfter winning the mayoral elections with 41 percent of the votes, Feinen was sworn in last week.Just over than a month after Deborah Feinen won the Champaign mayoral election...

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