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Year in Review: Infant death on campus

May 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Crime, News

On March 13, Lindsay L. Johnson was found by University Police near the music building after allegedly murdering her infant son in Bousfield hall. Last week, Tuesday, May 3rd, Assistant State's Attorney Tony Ortega issued a subpoena for Johnson’s medical records from her visit to McKinley Health Cent...

“Peace, Respect, and Community” showcased during Illinois Safety Week

By Vivienne Henning

February 22, 2016


Filed under News

“Peace, Respect, and Community” will be the focus this week on campus with Illinois Safety Week running from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26. Hosted by Student Affairs, the week consists of multiple events and workshops focused on creating a more welcoming campus, as well as addressing the issues of drugs, al...

Champaign man arrested for promoting prostitution operation

By Daniel Corry

January 21, 2016


Filed under News

A Champaign man by the name of Albert L. Redmon, 54, was arrested on Wednesday at 7:30 P.M at a hotel in the 1900 block of Moreland Boulevard for allegedly running a prostitution operation in the Champaign area. Investigators disguised themselves as solicitors of Redmon’s operation and arrested him afte...

Investigation on Alma vandalism continues

By Madison Johnston

May 31, 2015


Filed under News

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...

Traditional Greek Reunion weekend hosted at University

Traditional Greek Reunion weekend hosted at University

July 14, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Regular Champaign bar-goers can now return to on-campus bars without the crowds, rowdiness and $5 to $10 covers that come with the summer annual Greek Reunion weekend. Greek Reunion was hosted at the University this past weekend, starting on Friday afternoon and ending in the early hours of Sunday mo...

Illinois basketball player Darius Paul arrested

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 22, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Illinois basketball player Darius Paul was arrested after a short foot chase early Tuesday. Paul, a transfer forward from Western Michigan, is being charged with resisting a police officer and underage consumption of alcohol, University Police Department Capt. Roy Acree said. Paul is due in court on ...

Concealed carry permit training site to come to local town

By Steffie Drucker

November 21, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

A new firearms training center is set to open near Deland, Ill. tentatively in late December on University Police Department Sgt. William Smoot’s rural property. “The initial reason was to help provide a location for concealed carry permit training for the membership of the Faculty/Staff Firearms S...