City of Champaign News


Champaign Police Chief Releases Additional Information on Shooting Incident (Intersection of N. Sixth St./E. Bradley Ave.)

The Champaign Police Department is releasing additional information on the N. Sixth Street and Bradley Avenue shooting investigation. The investigation has revealed the following preliminary information: On August 14, 2013 at 1:20 AM, Champaign police officer, Sgt. Geoffrey Coon, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle which had disobeyed a stop sign. It also should […]


Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to accommodate construction activity at 124 N. Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction, Inc. will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and University Avenue, starting on Monday, August 19, 2013. The contractor anticipates three to four weeks to complete the work, and the lane will be closed on and […]


Church Street Road Closure

In order to complete a large concrete pour at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, customers to First Bank […]


City Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting:

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City of Champaign a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the City’s fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. The Certificate is the highest form of recognition for excellence in governmental […]


Campus Move in Move Out

In an effort to keep campus clean during move-in and move-out periods, Aria Perbohner, Recycling Intern, contributed to the third success of the annual Campus Move In Move Out, Tuesday August 6th, and Saturday August 10th. The goal for this year’s event was to encourage local rental agencies to provide disposable alternatives of reusable items, […]


Shooting Investigation (Update) – (N. Sixth Street/E. Bradley Avenue)

Champaign – The investigation into a shooting that occurred today at 1:20 AM near N. Sixth Street and Bradley Avenue is underway. Since the shooting, the Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team has processed the scene for evidence and begun to interview witnesses. Preliminary information indicates the following: The officers’ squad car videos were reviewed. The videos show a Champaign […]


Shooting Investigation – (N. Sixth Street/E. Bradley Avenue)

Champaign – A Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning near the intersection of N. Sixth Street and Bradley Avenue. At 1:20 AM, Champaign Police officers initiated a traffic stop in the area. Preliminary information indicates that during the course of the traffic stop, the driver produced a gun, […]



2013 Campus Move-In Cleanliness

The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will be increasing enforcement the weeks of August 18th and August 25th in an attempt to eliminate large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters on campus. Property owners will be issued notices giving them 24 hours in which to remove accumulations of trash. If the trash remains […]