On Wednesday, September 18, 2013, Cross Construction will begin work on the Kirby Avenue and Rising Road Reconstruction Project. The work will consist of milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, shoulder work, and new pavement markings. Weather permitting, work will be completed by Friday, September 27, […]
City of Champaign News
The City of Champaign is working to address public concerns about pedestrian safety along Prospect Avenue, south of Green Street, and near South Side Elementary School. Since Tuesday, when learning of an accident involving an elementary student at South Side, the City of Champaign has taken immediate actions as well as begun to investigate longer-term […]
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 […]
The Champaign City Council is beginning the process of establishing goals for 2013 – 2015 and invites the public to share their thoughts and ideas about the future goals for the City. The City Council sets the vision for the City and adopts goals every two years to provide direction on City services and priorities. […]
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 […]
English Brothers have experienced complications with their precast panel installation. The scheduled plan has been altered as follows. In order to set a crane and place precast panels at 217 N. Neil Street (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will be closing the following lanes of Church Street and Neil Street adjacent to the property: Monday, […]
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.
There will be a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 9 AM at the northeast corner of West Side Park (corner of State St. and Church St.) in Champaign. Local area responders will be participating with reflections offered by Champaign Fire Department Chaplain David Ashby and Champaign Fire Chief Douglas Forsman.
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 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 […]