Category: General Press Releases

City of Champaign Again Recognized as a Most Progressive City

For the second consecutive year, Ameren Illinois has selected the City of Champaign as a Most Progressive City. The City of Champaign was selected thanks in large part to significant energy efficiency improvements and savings achieved by Champaign’s local businesses and residents during the last year. A public recognition ceremony will be held on Thursday, […]

Suspect Apprehended in Attempted Carjacking Investigation, Arrested on Additional Charges of Aggravated Battery and Mob Action

For Immediate Release October 30, 2015                                                            Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355        troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Suspect Apprehended in Attempted Carjacking Investigation, Arrested on Additional Charges of Aggravated Battery and Mob Action At approximately 2:56 AM, Champaign Police were called to the […]

Champaign Police Make Arrest in Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release October 30, 2015                                                         Contact:  Lieutenant Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030                david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Make Arrest in Shooting Investigation On Monday, October 19, 2015, at approximately 5:30 PM, Champaign Police responded […]

Financial Forecast Projects Positive Outlook and Increasing City Revenues

Conservative financial policies and proactive measures taken during the recession continue to pay off as the City of Champaign’s financial forecast shows continued growth in our local economy and City revenues. The forecast predicts additional funding will be available to address some of the City’s more critical needs, like street repairs and public safety staffing. […]

Champaign Police Investigate Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release October 28, 2015                                                            Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030          david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Bank Robbery On October 28, 2015 at approximately 10:59 AM, Champaign Police responded to First Financial Bank, located at 1611 S. Prospect Ave. […]

POLICE INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION

For Immediate Release October 22, 2015                                               Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-621-4647            david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us POLICE INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION Last night, at approximately 9:48PM, Champaign Police responded to the 1600 Block of Mayfair Rd. for a shots fired report. Upon arrival, […]

Police Investigate Shooting Incident

For Immediate Release October 19, 2015                                                   Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-621-4647            david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Shooting Incident At approximately 5:32PM this evening, Champaign Police responded to the 600 Block of W. Beardsley Ave. for a […]

Color Run 5-K – Street Closures

For Immediate Release October 14, 2015                                                            Contact:  Sgt Joe Ketchem 217-403-6981          joe.kethem@ci.champaign.il.us Color Run 5-K – Street Closures The Color Run will be making a stop in Champaign on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The race will have an […]

School Bus Incident at Duncan Rd. and Springfield Ave.

For Immediate Release October 12, 2015                                                            Contact:  Deputy Chief Joe Gallo 217-403-6926                joseph.gallo@ci.champaign.il.us School Bus Incident at Duncan Rd. and Springfield Ave. This morning, at approximately 7:15 AM, Champaign Police responded to the intersection of […]

City of Champaign Implements New Alarm System Requirements and Registration

For Immediate Release October 6, 2015                                                             Contact:  Deputy Chief Joe Gallo 217-403-6926                joseph.gallo@ci.champaign.il.us City of Champaign Implements New Alarm System Requirements and Registration In accordance with City of Champaign municipal code, residents and businesses […]