City of Champaign News

Healey Street Road Closure

In order to disassemble the tower crane and to install sanitary and storm utilities at 601 S. First Street, Broeren Russo Construction will close Healey Street between First Street and the Healey Street detention basin. The road closure will occur on the following days: Thursday, November 19, 2015, and Friday, November 20, 2015, from 7 […]

Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket

For Immediate Release November 16, 2015                                                           Contact:  Sergeant Geoff Coon 217-403-6934   Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket – Every Trip, Every Time Historically, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of […]

Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents

For Immediate Release November 14, 2015                                                           Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355 Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents Last night, at approximately 8:57 PM, Champaign Police were dispatched to the 1200 Block […]

Working Garage Fire, 810 William Street

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working garage fire at 810 William Street, Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 12:20 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported heavy fire visible from the detached two-car garage. Fire suppression began immediately. Nine pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately 26 emergency response personnel responded to the call. Captain Roger Cruse was […]

Keep Champaign Beautiful (First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week)

First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week, November 13 – 20, 2015. Cham-Bana Recycles Week is an extension of the nationwide America Recycles Day, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful. On Friday, November 13 from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., members of Keep Champaign Beautiful will kick off the week by handing out FREE reusable shopping bags to […]

City of Champaign Again Recognized as a Most Progressive City

For the second consecutive year, Ameren Illinois has selected the City of Champaign as a Most Progressive City. The City of Champaign was selected thanks in large part to significant energy efficiency improvements and savings achieved by Champaign’s local businesses and residents during the last year. A public recognition ceremony will be held on Thursday, […]

West Healey Street Road Closure

In order to make a sanitary sewer repair, Duce Construction will close Healey Street to through traffic between Lynn Street and Elm Street. Traffic will not be allowed through this construction zone. Homeowners will have driveway access from Elm Street. On-street parking will be limited in the construction area. Construction will begin at 7 a.m. […]

Fire Department Responds to a Working Fire

Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 503 Chicago Avenue on November 1, 2015 at 9:38 p.m. Upon arrival, fire crews encountered moderate fire conditions on the first floor and in the basement of the structure. Fire crews deployed multiple hand lines into the structure in an attempt to extinguish […]