The City’s official YouTube channel was launched Wednesday, August 1st and is now available for online viewing and subscribers. We will use this channel to share the City’s productions with a wider audience and increase our public image on YouTube. We’re already seeing a much more positive search result when you type in “City of… (Read the Rest…)
On May 25, 2012 Letters of Interests (LOI’s) were mailed by the City of Champaign for the Windsor Road/Interstate 57 Bridge Approach Project. There were four companies selected for interviews: Foth, Clark Dietz, Engineering Resources Associates, and Sodemann and Associates. The interview panel included Roland White (Engineering), David Clark (Engineering) and Mishauno Woggon (Planning). Sodemann… (Read the Rest…)
On Friday, August 3, 2012 “Outside at the Research Park” hosted the Green Fair. The Green Fair organizers invited the C-U Safe to Routes Project to hold a children’s bike rodeo. From 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm bike rodeo volunteers assisted children while they practiced bike handling and safety skills. City Planner Mishauno Woggon helped… (Read the Rest…)
Champaign police officers have arrested a suspect accused of approaching a 12-year-old girl and offering her money to enter his vehicle. On August 2, 2012, at approximately 3:30 PM, officers were dispatched to the area of Hickory Street and Bellefontaine Street for a male subject who attempted to lure a 12-year-old girl into his vehicle…. (Read the Rest…)
The City Council Agenda for the August 7, 2012 Regular Council Meeting is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Download a copy of… (Read the Rest…)
Rachel Escarcega Age: 17 DOB: 04/17/1995 Sex: Female Race: Hispanic Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Height: 5′ 04″ Weight: 150 lbs No last known clothing description was provided. Rachel does have a pierced bottom lip. Missing From: Champaign, Illinois Missing Since: 07/13/2012 Details:A missing person report was filed on behalf of Rachel Escarcega with the Champaign… (Read the Rest…)
On July 30th, Police K-9 Officer, Kristina Haugen, and her dog “Solo”, conducted a K-9 demonstration for youth at the Orpheum Children’s Museum’s Zoology Camp. Haugen discussed the importance of having K-9 dogs in law enforcement and Solo’s role with solving crimes.
Throughout the month of August, several safety employees and first responders will visit Happi Time Daycare’s School Age Program to provide insight into their careers. On August 2nd, Officer Benjamin Newell will serve as a guest speaker and discuss the role of police officers and how they serve as community helpers. Approximately 38 children will… (Read the Rest…)
Champaign School Resource Officer, Rob Wills, will be conducting presentations on “fingerprinting” and crime prevention at the Boy Scout’s Annual Merit Badge Seminar. The seminar will be held on Saturday, August 4th from 12-3 PM at the former Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul.
Champaign Police Officers will participate in the CU Gun Exchange event on Saturday. Champaign County residents will have an opportunity to turn in a gun and receive a $50 Visa Cash Card! Limit 2 guns per person (No Gun Dealers please). When: Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Where: Champaign-Urbana Public… (Read the Rest…)