City of Champaign News

The Liquor Commissioner’s Office will be processing annual liquor license renewals through the upcoming weeks. There are 184 active licensees whose current license will expire October 31, 2012. Should updated information be received, it requires the teamwork of multiple departments: CMO, Legal, Finance, Fire and Police.

Yesterday, Champaign police officers responded to the Central Illinois Credit Union, located at 2106 W. John Street, for what employees suspected was an attempted bank robbery. At approximately 12:45 PM, credit union employees contacted police after witnessing suspicious behavior by two males who tried to enter the credit union. Employees reported seeing one male loitering…
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The investigation into the September 9th officer-involved shooting continues and the Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team, led by the Illinois State Police, is committed to conducting a thorough and comprehensive review of this incident. Although the investigation is in full swing, the Investigative Team still has a lot of work to do. After the Department requested assistance,…
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The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred this morning in the 1200 block of Crispus Drive. A preliminary investigation reveals the following: Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Crispus Drive, 4:42 AM, for a domestic disturbance. Officers were informed that a male subject had forced his way…
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Mark Watson, of Dreamworks Construction, will be conducting an “Open House” during the week of September 18th in conjunction with the Neighborhood Services planned Healthy Neighborhood Tour planned before the Council meeting on September 18th. Our Second Agreement with IHDA providing an additional grant amount of $220,300 has been signed and returned to IHDA for…
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The Neighborhood Programs Division is coordinating a Healthy Neighborhoods Walking Tour to highlight the near completion of the federal stimulus Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) in the Douglass Park Neighborhood. The tour will highlight how the stimulus funding complements the work of nearby partnership projects: Oakwood Trace Townhomes, Taylor Thomas Subdivision and Douglass Square (City-Housing Authority…
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