City of Champaign News

The Champaign Police Department remains committed to making Champaign’s roadways safe for all those who travel. An effective method of promoting safe, responsible driving is through driver education and awareness regarding the dangers of both vehicle speed and distracted driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 3,328 people were killed and…
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On May 5, 2014, members of the Church of Christ in St. Joseph watched the film “Rape for Profit” before a panel discussion that included Dana Pfeiffer, Executive Director of the Springfield based Grounds of Grace and Champaign Police Detective Patrick Simons. “Rape for Profit” focuses on human trafficking in Seattle; Grounds of Grace assists…
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Champaign Police Officer Brian Karbach was the guest speaker for the Monticello Rotary Club on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  Officer Karbach spoke about the EOD Unit and law enforcement in general.  A member of the Monticello Rotary Club, Harold Vogelzang, emailed that Brian “. . . epitomizes the emissary of good will and caring that…
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Each May during National Police Week (May 11-17, 2014), the nation pauses to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. Local law enforcement agencies in Champaign County join the nation in honoring men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty. On May 16, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., Champaign Police…
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RISING ROAD – STREET CLOSURE Due to this evening’s severe weather, multiple power poles and power lines were knocked down onto the roadway on Rising Road. In order to maintain citizen safety, Rising Road is closed between Curtis Road and Windsor Road until repairs can be made. Ameren has been notified and has dispatched crews…
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City of Champaign Announces Deputy City Manager Appointment Matthew Roeschley to Begin June 30th Champaign, IL – City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced this morning that Matthew Roeschley, currently an Assistant City Attorney at the City of Champaign, has been appointed Deputy City Manager effective June 30, 2014. Mr. Roeschley has been employed by the…
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