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Campus crime unchanging from past years

Campus crime unchanging from past years

May 9, 2016

Crime on campus this year has been consistent with previous years, according to the University of Illinois Police Department. Like previous years, they have constantly made efforts in keeping crime rates down. Pat Wade, UIPD spokesman, said that the most occurring crime on campus is theft. “We see...

UIPD, Coroner, State's Attorney waiting on autopsy reports of infant death

By Vivienne Henning

March 23, 2016

The death of an infant born at Bousfield Hall is still under investigation by the University of Illinois Police Department and the Champaign County Coroner.The autopsy of the infant is undergoing further examination at the Champaign County Coroner Office under the supervision of Coroner Duane Northr...

UIPD discusses medical marijuana legality on campus

UIPD discusses medical marijuana legality on campus

By Joseph Longo

February 24, 2016

Two years after legalizing medical marijuana, the state is just beginning to approve new patients. Yet as more citizens receive their medical marijuana cards, state colleges face a conflict.Although the State of Illinois legalized medical cannabis use, the University of Illinois Student Code bans al...

UIPD compares campus crime to other universities

UIPD compares campus crime to other universities

By Joe Longo

December 7, 2015

The University leads the pack in the amount of aggravated assaults that have occurred on campus when compared to 21 comparable universities, according to a report by University Police.The UIPD recently released new statistics comparing crime rates from 2014 on campus to rates at similar universities, in...

Campus Safety Notice issued for aggravated battery

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 2, 2015

Daily Illini staff reportA fire Sunday night caused damage to the Champaign home of County Board Chair Pattsi PetrieCC. The fire was reported around 9:35 Sunday nighthttp://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2015-11-02/updated-fire-heavily-damages-home-county-board-chair.html. Neither civilians nor fir...

UIPD issues Campus Safety Notice about sexual assault

September 11, 2015

A sexual assault occurred Wednesday around 2:30 a.m. in a University private certified housing building according to a Campus Safety Notice.The notice was issued Thursday by University of Illinois Police Chief Jeffrey Christensen around 5 p.m.According to the notice, the Champaign Police De...

Investigation on Alma vandalism continues

By Madison Johnston

May 31, 2015

Around 2 a.m. on Monday, May 18, security footage from the Alma Cam captured a group of around twelve people on the southeast corner of Green and Wright streets. It showed one individual spray painting the Alma Mater and defacing the statue, according to Campus Police.It could have been spray paint or chal...