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Truck rolls over on interstate

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 25, 2014

The Illinois State Police are investigating a rollover at the intersection of Interstates 57 and 72 that occurred around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The 60-year-old driver, Francisco Zamora, was driving a semi-truck on the ramp from eastbound I-72 to I-57 southbound, according to a press release from the Il...

Two students involved in fatal crash

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 21, 2014

Two University students, Xiang Cheng and Yuhan Zhang, were involved in a fatal car crash on Illinois route 49 at Homer Lake Road in Champaign County at around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. According to a press release from Illinois State Police, the student’s Mercedes ML350 collided with a Jeep Grand Cherokee n...

Night of bar checks brings 45 citations

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 17, 2014

During the late evening of April 5, Illinois State Police, along with the Champaign Police Department, conducted a covert bar check for underage drinkers as part of a regularly occurring Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement patrol. That night, the police agencies issued a total of 45 citations. Of them, 1...

‘Limited visibility’ on C-U area roads

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 5, 2014

Illinois State Police is urging people to use caution if traveling through Tuesday’s winter storm. District 10 officials also encouraged motorists to travel cautiously due to slippery and snow covered roads and limited visibility. Winter road conditions on Interstate 74, I-57 and I-72 in Champaign County are being reported as snow or ice covered by ...