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Local organizations call for Champaign police officer's termination

By Ali Braboy

December 14, 2015

Local organizations are calling for the termination of Champaign Police Officer Matt Rush in regards to investigations over excessive use of force. Brian Dolinar, member of the Champaign-Urbana Citizens for Peace and Justice, said some local organizations have come together to get Rush terminated. Along wit...

Mobile educational tour HungerU comes to University for event

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 3, 2015

daily illini staff reportsHungerU, a mobile tour that aims to educate college students on world hunger, will host an event at the University on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Main Quad.The HungerU tour visits universities around the country to help spread awareness about hunger in America and ac...

Aggravated battery Sunday in Sixth St. garage

By Charlotte Collins

November 3, 2015

A campus safety notice was sent out Monday afternoon informing the campus community of an aggravated battery that occurred Sunday at approximately 1:00 a.m.According to the notice, the victim was walking on the second level of Parking Lot C7, 801 S. Sixth St., when an unknown offender struck him in th...

Urbana passes resolution for mobile meters

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 6, 2015

The city of Urbana passed a resolution Monday approving a contract agreement with Passport, a pay-by-cell program, for mobile meters. Champaign has implemented use with Passport already and Urbana will pay into a sub-licensing agreement with Champaign for use of the programhttp://www.urbanaillinois.us/s...