City of Champaign News

“Life as a Police Officer”

Champaign Police Officer Rob Wills gave a presentation to the citizens of “Strattonville” on October 24. Since February 2012, the focus of students at Stratton Leadership and Microsociety Magnet School has been learning about society and democracy and designing their own. Officer Wills’ presentation informed students about the “Life of a Police Officer.”

Bristol Park Community Walk

On October 16, Champaign Community Coalition and the Champaign Police Department met at Apostolic Faith Church and conducted a “Walk as One” event in the Bristol Park Neighborhood. The coalition canvassed the neighborhood to share important crime prevention and safety information and discussed ways to address neighborhood concerns with neighborhood residents.  

Walnut Street Lane Closure

On Wednesday, October 24, 2012, GIRE Roofing will be temporarily closing one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Clark Street and University Avenue in order to place a crane for roofing at 11 E University. The crane will be removed and the lane will be reopened by the end of Thursday, October 25, 2012. During […]

Update – Prospect Ave. Pavement Patching

Due to increased traffic for University of Illinois Homecoming this week, the work scheduled for October 24, to replace the damaged pavement in the 2300 S Block of Prospect Ave. is postponed until further notice. The work was scheduled to close two lanes of Prospect Ave. between Windsor Rd. and Harrington Dr. from October 24 […]

Shooting Suspect Arrested

Champaign police have arrested a suspect, BRIAN J. FERRELL, in connection with a shooting that occurred at the Mobile Super Pantry, 1503 N. Neil Street, on October 14, 2012. Champaign Police located BRIAN J. FERRELL while patrolling the area of Bradley Avenue and Chestnut Street. On October 20th at 3:52 PM, officers observed a male […]

Prospect Ave. Pavement Patching

In order to replace damaged pavement in the 2300 S block of Prospect Ave. (as part of the City of Champaign Emergency Infrastructure Repair program), Feutz Contractors will close two lanes of Prospect Ave. between Windsor Rd. and Harrington Dr. The lanes closures will begin on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, and will reopen on Thursday, […]

October 23, 2012 City Council Agenda

The City Council Agenda for the October 23, 2012 Regular Study Session 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 […]