Latest: 4:41 pm, 3/11/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- Looks like police and emergency crews were busier during this year's Unofficial than last year.
CHAMPAIGN -- Friday's the day, Unofficial St. Patrick's Day at the University of Illinois.
Latest: 4:06 pm, 3/7/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Unofficial is always a busy day for law enforcement in the area, but with the nice weather, Friday was even busier.
ILLINOIS -- State police are pushing for zero deaths during Unofficial and are stepping up patrols.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students can be hesitant to call police if alcohol is involved when a problem happens.
Latest: 10:02 pm, 2/24/14, Monday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- City leaders are taking extra precautions for the upcoming Unofficial St. Patrick's Day, but a UI parent wants to do even more.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hundreds of students spent their "Unofficial" St. Patrick's Day in jail.
CHAMPAIGN -- The mayor says "Unofficial" St. Patrick's day is practically turning into an alumni event.
CHAMPAIGN -- Beer is one of the big attractions during "Unofficial" St. Patrick's Day.
Update: 10:02 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- Unofficial St. Patrick's Day is coming to a close and city leaders say it's been unusually quiet.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The night before "Unofficial," businesses are getting as prepared as possible.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Unofficial St. Patrick's day is Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- For a lot of us, checking Twitter is part of our daily routine and this week you'll see some special messages from police.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Police warn students out partying this weekend, more than 100 officers, deputies and troopers will be working Unofficial St. Patrick's Day.
CHAMPAIGN -- UI students are getting ready for unofficial.
CHAMPAIGN -- City leaders are gearing up for the UI's "Unofficial" St. Patrick's Day, and the rules are getting stricter.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police and the UI are working together to spread a message: stay safe during Unofficial St. Patrick's Day.
U OF I--The crowds are smaller and the party is quieter than years past. Unofficial St. Patrick's Day was more tame this year.
CHAMPAIGN - Police put out a strong warning to students at the U of I and many said they're listening. Officers said the number of arrests are down so far compared to 2011.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group called the Global Medical Brigades charged a dollar for breathalyzing tests to party-goers along Green St. The money will help pay for medical supplies at a clinic in Honduras.
CHAMPAIGN - Unofficial is underway at the U of I. Police said this years festivities are more tame than usual.
URBANA - An East Central Illinois crisis hotline said it expects to see an influx of calls over the weekend. Halloween, New Year's Even and Unofficial St. Patrick's Day Rape Advocacy Counseling & Education Services gets a higher volume of calls.
URBANA - A group that helps victims of sexual assault is looking for volunteers. Rape Advocacy Counseling & Education Services, or RACES, is accepting applications for helpers. It offers services to people in Champaign, Douglas, Ford, and Piatt Counties in East-Central Illinois.
The UI campus is busy getting ready for Friday's "Unofficial" St. Patrick's Day celebration.
CHAMPAIGN-- Police in Champaign are preparing for Unofficial. They've released a list of rules they want everyone to remember.
CHAMPAIGN--A Champaign business has stopped sales on a controversial t-shirt.