City of Champaign News

Champaign Police Investigate Criminal Damage to Gas Meter/Main Leak (1906 W. Bradley Avenue, Champaign, IL)

Officers responded to Bradley’s II, located at 1906 W. Bradley Avenue on September 12, 2013 at 1:48 AM, for a report of a large gas leak. Employees reported hearing a “strange sound” coming from outside the beer garden before discovering the gas leak. They then called 911 and immediately evacuated patrons from the building. Police […]



Unknown Male Approaches Juvenile

The Champaign Police Department took of a report of a male subject approaching an 11-year-old girl in the area of Crescent Drive and W. John Street. Reports indicate that on September 9, 2013, around 3:00 PM, a juvenile was walking home from school, and heading north on Crescent Drive, when she noticed a man standing […]



Tremont Street Closure

In order to repair pavement in the 200 block of Tremont Street, Shaw Brothers Construction will be closing Tremont Street between State Street and Randolph Street from Wednesday, September 11, 2013, to Friday, September 13, 2013. All driveways along Tremont Street will remain open at all times.



Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation – (100 Block of E. Roper Street)

Champaign police are currently conducting a death investigation in the 100 block of E. Roper Street. On September 6, 2013, at approximately 12:27 PM, police were dispatched to a check welfare call at the victim’s home.  Upon arrival, officers met with family members who were at the home of an unresponsive woman.  Preliminary information indicates […]


Missing Teen Located

Missing Champaign teenager, Cleo Younce was located safe and unharmed today, September 6, 2013, in Cape Giardeau, Missouri. Shortly before noon, Cape Girardeau Police Officers located Ms. Younce, along with her suspected abductor, coming out of a Wal-Mart Store in Cape Girardeau. The suspect, Nicholas Hurley, age 21, was taken into custody and arrested without […]


Missing Teen Located

MISSING TEEN LOCATED Missing Champaign teenager, Cleo Younce was located safe and unharmed today, September 6, 2013, in Cape Giardeau, Missouri.  Shortly before noon, Cape Girardeau Police Officers located Ms. Younce, along with her suspected abductor, coming out of a Wal-Mart Store in Cape Girardeau.  The suspect, Nicholas Hurley, age 21, was taken into custody […]


UPDATE: Church Street and Neil Street Lane Closures

Champaign – Due to complications experienced with their precast panel installation, English Brothers is altering the previously scheduled plan, the new plan is as follows: In order to set a crane and place precast panels at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will be closing the following lanes of Church Street and […]