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Autopsy released of inmate who collapsed in custody Sunday

By Aaron Navarro 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...

Champaign house fire undergoing investigation

By Vivienne Henning March 28, 2016

A residential fire claimed the life of two Champaign residents Saturday, March 26. The Champaign Fire Department responded to calls of a fire on the 1800 block of Cypress Drive around 4 a.m.RBDavid Ferber,...

Bousfield Hall located just north of the Activities and Recreation Center in Champaign, IL.

Campus offers many resources for reproductive health

By Vivienne Henning March 28, 2016

On March 13, a student gave birth in a campus dorm bathroom. The infant was found deceased inside the student’s backpack, who was walking around campus when police located her. The infant’s cause of...

Fires, shootings leave two dead, two injured

By The Daily Illini Staff Report March 27, 2016

An inmate of the Champaign County jail died at Carle Hospital Sunday morning after collapsing inside the jail.Paul Clifton, 59, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m.According to a press release from the Office...

By Vivienne Henning March 27, 2016

The week before spring break, a student gave birth in a campus dorm bathroom.EJ The infant was found deceased inside the student’s backpack. The student was walking around campus when police located...

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...

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...

A decade in the making

A decade in the making

By Declan Harty January 20, 2015

At 63 years old, Michael Chrzastowski was much different from the other graduate students last fall. After working as a University employee for 25 years at the Illinois State Geological Survey, Chrzastowski...

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