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10 hour Rantoul hostage standoff ends in suicide

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 2, 2015

According to the Champaign County Sheriff’s website, a standoff in Rantoul “ended via suicide” at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.Police had been searching for Jacob K. Morrissey since Sunday when he allegedly shot his way into a home on Chateau Drive in St. Joseph around 1:30 a.m. and fired a 12-ga...

Illini baseball travels to Northwestern

Illini baseball travels to Northwestern

April 4, 2014

After playing its last nine games at home, the Illinois baseball team will be back on the road this weekend, but that doesn’t seem to bother the Illini. Illinois (14-11, 2-1 Big Ten) will play its first Big Ten road series against Northwestern (4-19, 1-4) starting on Friday. Despite the fact that Illi...