CHAMPAIGN — Some three dozen tickets were issued for underage drinking at a half-dozen campus bars in a police check last week.
Champaign and state police checked six campus bars on May 2, into the early hours of May 3, and issued 37 tickets for minors possessing or purchasing alcohol.
The bars and numbers of tickets issued were:
Fire Haus, 708 S. Sixth St.: 9
Clybourne, 706 S. Sixth St.: 8
Murphy's Pub, 604 E. Green St.: 7
Kam's, 618 E. Daniel St.: 5
Fire Station Pizza, 510 E. John St.: 5
It's Brothers, 613 E. Green St.: 3
The bar sweeps, which focus on underage drinking, are paid for with money from the Justice Department, passed through the Illinois Department of Human Services.