Category: General Press Releases

Police Hold Press Conference for Update into Ashley C. Gibson Death Investigation

PRESS CONFERENCE – Ashley Chemere Gibson Death Investigation Arrest warrants have been issued for six individuals in the Ashley Gibson case, for the offense of Dismembering a Human Body, a Class X Felony [click here for photos] [Updated April 28, 3:45 PM]   Timeline and progress of the current investigation Ms. Ashley Gibson was last seen alive on […]

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day 2016, Public Works Forestry staff will plant a tree with students from Edison Middle School on Friday, April 29 at 12:00 p.m. The planting will take place along the west side of the school, on Prairie Street. The City of Champaign is celebrating its 31st anniversary as a member of […]

City of Champaign to Celebrate Public Service Recognition Week May 1-7

 The City of Champaign will proudly celebrate Public Service Recognition Week May 1-7 in a number of exciting ways.  A national event, Public Service Recognition Week honors the men and women who serve our country at the local, county, state, and federal level. The City of Champaign will use this opportunity to engage with the […]

2016 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan

On Monday, May 9, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Robeson Room A of the Champaign Public Library at 200 W. Green Street, the City of Champaign will host a public open house to discuss the 2016 update to the City’s ADA Transition Plan.  City staff will be on-hand to answer any questions […]

Champaign County Coroner Identifies Remains as Ashley C. Gibson

Office of the Coroner, Champaign County News Release Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup releases information regarding the investigation into the death of 24 year old Ashley C. Gibson, of Urbana, Illinois: Office of the Coroner_Ashley C. Gibson_2016April25    

Police Conduct Investigation at Clinton Lake

  Following recent information developed in the missing person case of 24-year-old Ashley C. Gibson, Champaign Police Detectives directed an exploratory search of evidence at Clinton Lake in DeWitt, IL. The efforts of this search led to the recovery of human remains that were extracted from the lake at approximately 1:30 PM today. An autopsy […]

APRIL 26, 2016 REGULAR COUNCIL STUDY SESSION

The City Council agenda for the April 26, 2016 Regular Council Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here […]

Police Continue Investigations into Missing Person Ashley Chemere Gibson

Media Contact: LaEisha Meaderds  | 217-621-4440 | laeisha.meaderds@ci.champaign.il.us Reported as missing on April 19, 2016, Police continue investigations into the disappearance of 24-year-old Ashley Chemere Gibson of Champaign. Last seen on Sunday, April 17, (with an updated time) at approximately 10:00PM, Ashley was reported as being in the area of Northwest Champaign visiting friends. Police Investigators have […]

APRIL 19, 2016 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING & POST COUNCIL STUDY SESSION

The City Council agendas for the April 19, 2016 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and […]

Champaign County Continuum of Care Approves Grant Funding

The Champaign County Continuum of Care (CoC) has approved the next round of local applications for Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding. ESG funding flows from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the State of Illinois and then to local service providers. As a non-funded member of the CoC, the City of Champaign […]