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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...

One dead, one injured in shooting that caused vehicle crash Monday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 20, 2015

Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Champaign man who was shot late Monday afternoon in the 600 block of W. Beardsley Avenue in Champaign.Jeremy O’Neal was pronounced dead at 6:05 p.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital, according to the Champaign County Coroner’s Report. O’Neal was in...

CPD investigates shooting

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 8, 2015

Champaign police are investigating the shooting of two males that occurred on Sunday evening.According to a release, police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Hedge Road on Sunday, Sept. 6 at approximately 10:30 p.m.Upon arrival, police were informed that two males, a 24-year-old...

Illini offense breaking records early in season

Illinois' Rayvonte Rice (24) lays the ball up during the game against Austin Peay at State Farm Center on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. The Illini won 107-66.

By Sean Neumann

November 22, 2014

Illinois' offense has already been record breaking. The Illini have averaged 100.3 points per game through their first three contests, scoring more than 100 in their last two games — the first time Illinois has done so since 1993. “They really shot the ball well,” Austin Peay coach Dave Loos s...

Lone gunman killed after shooting at Florida State University library leaves three wounded

By Mary Ellen Klas

November 20, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— A gunman shattered the calm of a crowded Florida State University library early Thursday morning, wounding three people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by campus police, authorities said. The gunman, who has not been identified, walked inside the entrance to FSU's...

Two shot, one dead after early morning shootings in Champaign

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 27, 2014

One man died and another was injured in two separate incidents in Champaign Saturday morning. According to a press release from Champaign Police Department, the first shooting occurred at 2:15 a.m. in the 900 block of West Bradley Avenue. The victim, a 35-year-old male, was found unresponsive by police...

Man hospitalized in Champaign shooting

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 24, 2014

A 23-year-old male was hospitalized for a gunshot wound after reports of multiple shots fired on the 500 block of Alabama Avenue in Champaign. Officers found the man while responding to a report of multiple shots fired at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. They quickly transported him to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urba...

“Good Boys and True” offers critique of privileged lifestyle, material culture

William Rose III (left) and Maxwell Tomaszewski (right) perform as Justin Simmons and Brandon Hardy during the dress rehearsal of “Good Boys and True” which premiered at the Station Theater in Urbana, Il. on Thursday. 

By Matt Ru

January 27, 2014

The Station Theatre in Urbana has a reputation for selecting performances that challenge the comfort and emotions of its actors and audience. “Good Boys and True,” an avant-garde, socially critical work by emerging playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, does just that. Premiering in 2008 at the Steppe...

Purdue shooting: 1 dead, suspect in custody, police say

By Michael Muskal and Saba Hamedy

January 21, 2014

One person was killed and another was in custody after a shooting at Purdue University on Tuesday, officials said. University police chief John Cox said the gunman walked into a room at the school's electrical engineering department "with the intention of harming someone," then walked out after the shoot...