Category: General Press Releases

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 […]

Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation

For Immediate Release October 2, 2015                                                Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355                troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation On October 1, 2015 at 10:04 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 Block of S. Country […]

Trick-or-Treat Hours for Halloween 2015

Customarily, both the City of Urbana and the City of Champaign join with the Champaign County Board in setting trick-or-treat hours. The Champaign County Board has approved specific rules/guidelines/hours regarding trick-or-treat hours, and both Urbana and Champaign have agreed to the following schedule: ** Halloween/Trick-or-Treat will be held on October 31, regardless of what day […]

City of Champaign Videos Earn National Awards

The City of Champaign recently received two national awards in the Government Programming Awards competition hosted by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). Multimedia Producer Janet Ahern accepted the awards on the City’s behalf during NATOA’s annual conference in September 2015. The City-produced video Champaign Connection took First Place in the Interview/Talk […]

Fire Prevention Week Activities

Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9th falls.  This year’s theme is, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!” The Champaign Fire Department will again be out in the community to help spread this and many other fire prevention and […]

News Advisory: Search Underway for New Champaign Library Director

News Advisory: Search Underway for New Champaign Library Director – Public Forum on September 28th to Gather Community Input The Champaign Public Library Board of Trustees (Board) has begun the process of selecting a new Library Director. On June 23, 2015, Library Director Marsha Grove announced her plans to retire on January 30, 2016. The […]