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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.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

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, the suspect entered the bank, produced a handgun, demanded money, and left the bank heading northbound...

Illinois men’s basketball picks up 2 wins in 1st weekend

Illinois' Tracy Abrams (13) shoots the ball during the game against Jacksonville State at the State Farm Center on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. The Illini won, 86-62.

By Sean Hammond and Johnathan Hettinger

November 11, 2013

Illinois head coach John Groce has said it since the summer: For Illinois to do well, it needs to have a “by-committee” mind-set. The mind-set seemed to flourish this weekend, as all 11 Illini scored in each of Illinois’ two wins to open the season. After falling behind 5-2 in the first half on ...