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10 hour Rantoul hostage standoff ends in suicide

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 2, 2015

According to the Champaign County Sheriff’s website, a standoff in Rantoul “ended via suicide” at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.Police had been searching for Jacob K. Morrissey since Sunday when he allegedly shot his way into a home on Chateau Drive in St. Joseph around 1:30 a.m. and fired a 12-ga...

Champaign felon last seen in Mahomet

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 30, 2015

UPDATE: Dec. 1, 12:15 p.m.According to the Champaign County Sheriff's website, the standoff in Rantoul "ended via suicide" at 1:00 a.m. early December morning. ***UPDATE: 3:55 Police in Rantoul are currently working to convince Jacob K. Morrissey to surrender from an armed home inv...

Illini grab final spot in ACHAs

By Sean Neumann

February 18, 2014

The Illinois hockey team grabbed the final spot in the ACHA National Tournament. The No. 19 ranked Illini heard their name called during the ACHA Selection Show, bumping out No. 18 Buffalo. Illinois will enter the tournament as the 18 seed and will face Arizona, the 15 seed (17-19). The Wildcats are one of the ...