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Illegal in Illinois, unacceptable on campus

By Greg Caceres, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Crime is ever present on this campus. University massmails routinely indicate the student body’s failure to do what is right. In these emails, a large variety of crimes are listed: from arson to drag racing, sexual and physical assault to murder, and even bomb threats. Granted, the University’s cri...

Police blotter for April 12, 2016

By Vivienne Henning

April 11, 2016

Champaign- A 19-year-old male was arrested on the charge of armed robbery in the 400 block of East Clark Street around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.According to the report, the offender stole the victim’s cell phone using a firearm. The offender was arrested on the charges of unlawful use of weapons, defacin...

Police Blotter for March 31, 2016

By Aaron Navarro

March 29, 2016

ChampaignPolice are on the lookout for a man after attempting to arrest him in the 600 block of East Daniel Street around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.According to the report, police stopped a vehicle that was reported stolen. After the driver refused to relinquish keys to the vehicle he continued to push the offi...

Fires, shootings leave two dead, two injured

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

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 of the Coroner, an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning. The cause of death is still unknown and the ins...

By Vivienne Henning

March 27, 2016

The week before spring break, a student gave birth in a campus dorm bathroom.EJ The infant was found deceased inside the student’s backpack. The student was walking around campus when police located her.EJThe infant’s cause of death is still unknown and is under investigation by the Champaign County coroner a...

Police investigate shooting, one man injured

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 24, 2016

Champaign Police Department are investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday, March 22. Shots were fired, injuring one man, in the 2100 block of West White St.Tuesday around 10:30 p.m.While driving to the scene, officers received information that a gunshot victim had been found in the 200 bloc...

Police blotter for March 22, 2016

By Samantha Jones Toal

March 22, 2016

Champaign• A residential burglary took place at Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity Wednesday morning.According to the report, the victim’s laptop was stolen and the culprit is still unidentified.• An unknown suspect recklessly discharged a firearm at 3:40 a.m. Sunday morning from 200 Cynthia Drive.According to...

Blotter for Sept 29, 2015

September 28, 2015

ChampaignBurglary from a motor vehicle was reported Saturday around 9:45 p.m. in the 800 block of Haines Boulevard. According to the report, there is no known suspect information.Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported Sunday around 12:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue....

Police blotter for Sept. 22, 2015

By Jason Chun and Charlotte Collins

September 22, 2015

ChampaignAggravated battery was reported Saturday at Meijer, 2401 N. Prospect Ave., around 11:30 a.m. According to the report, two subjects were engaged in a physical altercation in Meijer.Retail theft was reported Sunday around 3:45 p.m. at Bergners, 2000 N. Neil St. According to the report,...

Urbana Police investigate fatal accident

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 14, 2015

A vehicle crash involving a pedestrian was reported to Urbana police at approximately 10 p.m. Friday night, according to a press release from Lt. Richard Surles of the Urbana Police Department. Officers and a passing doctor administered first aid to the victim, a 43-year-old male. An ambulance arrived ...

Police Blotter for Aug. 31, 2015

By Charlotte Collins

August 31, 2015

ChampaignBurglary was reported Sunday at Two Men and a Truck, 47 E. Kenyon Road, around 1:30 p.m. According to the report, stolen items include electronic equipment, a projector, a speaker, an electronic gaming system, checks/bonds and electronic games.Armed robbery was reported in the intersection of Cyn...

Carle and Champaign County Sheriff's Office partnership works to prevent drug overdoses

Narcan, also known as Naloxone Hydrochloride, is a drug that can prevent the effects of an opioid or opiate overdose. Now, the drug is in the hands of first responders and local sheriffs to prevent drug overdoses through a partnership between Carle Foundation Hospital and the Champaign County Sheriff's Office.

By Ben Lash

July 19, 2015

Carle Foundation Hospital and the Champaign County Sheriff's Office are taking steps to handle the misuse of both legal and illegal drugs. About 40 county officials will be equipped with the drug Narcan to counteract the effects of opioids when they are misused. Sheriff’s deputies o...

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