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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, the Deputy Chief of Support for the Champaign Fire Department, said the original call was for a report of smoke in t...

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 of the Coroner, an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning. The cause of death is still unknown and the ins...