Category: General Press Releases

Traffic Signal Outage

The State Farm Center is conducting a planned power outage for electrical work. This outage will affect the traffic signals at First Street at Kirby Avenue and Fourth Street at Kirby Avenue. The intersections will be controlled by temporary STOP signs. The outage is scheduled for Thursday, November 19 to begin at 6 p.m. and […]

Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket

For Immediate Release November 16, 2015                                                           Contact:  Sergeant Geoff Coon 217-403-6934 geoffrey.coon@ci.champaign.il.us   Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket – Every Trip, Every Time Historically, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of […]

Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents

For Immediate Release November 14, 2015                                                           Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355        troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents Last night, at approximately 8:57 PM, Champaign Police were dispatched to the 1200 Block […]

Keep Champaign Beautiful (First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week)

First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week, November 13 – 20, 2015. Cham-Bana Recycles Week is an extension of the nationwide America Recycles Day, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful. On Friday, November 13 from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., members of Keep Champaign Beautiful will kick off the week by handing out FREE reusable shopping bags to […]

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. […]