Category: General Press Releases

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 […]

Champaign Fire and Neighborhood Services Departments Partner with Community Organizations to Install Smoke Alarms

For Immediate Release Contact:  Randy Smith, Deputy Fire Marshal Phone:  (217) 403-7212 / Cell:  (217) 840-9434  Firefighters, staff from the Champaign Fire and Neighborhood Services Departments, and members of several community organizations will be out Saturday, April 16, 2016, installing smoke alarms in the second phase of a targeted-neighborhood fire prevention effort. This campaign is part […]

Police Investigate Shooting Incident on Hedge Road

Media Contact: Dave Shaffer  | 217-403-7030 | david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police responded to the 1600 Block of Hedge Road at approximately 5:42 PM this evening, after receiving numerous reports of shots fired.  While at the scene, Police also received notification that a gunshot victim had arrived at a local hospital. A significant number of shell casings have been retrieved at […]

Champaign City Council Member Vic McIntosh Announces Resignation

  District 3 Council Member Vic McIntosh announced today that he is resigning from the Champaign City Council effective June 1, 2016.  McIntosh is resigning because he is relocating out of his Council district. “It has been my honor and privilege serving the constituents in District 3 and across Champaign,” reports McIntosh.  “I have truly […]