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Fires, shootings leave two dead, two injured

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...

Champaign and Urbana revise fire response jurisdictions

March 9, 2016

After 18 years, the Urbana Fire Department will no longer respond to incidents on private properties in Champaign.On March 1, the Champaign City Council voted unanimously to change the interpretation of...

Fraternity members in shock after house burns down

Phi Delta Theta seniors Matt Marcotte, Daniel Oversen, and Greg Garro stopped by their recently burnt down senior house to collect their belongings on Jan. 29 2016.
February 1, 2016

As the flashing lights and loud sirens of fire and emergency responders’ trucks contrasted against the dark hours of the early morning, senior Phi Delta Theta member Robert Penicook was in shock. Sitting...

House fire affecting students still under investigation

Phi Delta Theta seniors Matt Marcotte, Daniel Oversen and Greg Garro visited their house to collect their belongings on Friday, Jan. 29. The house caught fire in the early morning of Jan. 22.
January 22, 2016

UPDATE: The residence at 908 S. Oak St. that caught fire early on Jan. 22 was confirmed to be a senior house of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. According to a report issued by the Champaign Fire...

UIPD to investigate possible arson at Wardall Hall

September 21, 2015

Tweet: Two fires were reported at Wardall Hall since Sept. 14A Campus Safety Notice was issued Monday morning to alert the campus community of a fire at Wardall Hall, 1010 W. Illinois St.According to the...

UIPD investigates possible arson at Wardall Hall

September 21, 2015

University of Illinois police are investigating two different cases as arson for fires set within one week in Wardall Hall.A Campus Safety Notice was issued Monday morning to alert the campus community...

UPDATE: Illini-Alert issued for 600 block of White Street

UPDATE: Illini-Alert issued for 600 block of White Street
May 14, 2015

UPDATE: 11:15 p.m. — According to a press release from John Kroll, Champaign Fire Department fire marshal, fire crews responded to a call about a fire at 604 E. White St. at 8:18 p.m. Upon arrival,...

Immersed in Ink Tattoo Arts and Horror Festival brings pre-Halloween horror to Champaign-Urbana

October 9, 2014

While Halloween may still be a few weeks out, the Immersed in Ink Tattoo Arts and Horror Festival is bringing the creepy atmosphere to Champaign-Urbana starting Friday with live tattooing, body suspension...

Fire crews respond to early morning fire on First Street

March 7, 2014

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a large fire at 808 South First St. at around 1 a.m. Friday morning. The fire was located inside the basement of the Roland Realty apartment building,...

Crews respond to late night fire on John Street

January 21, 2014

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in an apartment building at 207 E. John St. at around midnight Monday night. The fire was located in a storage room in a parking garage at the apartment...

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