City of Champaign News

Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of smoke & flames seen coming from a house at 1818 Sadler Dr. on December 30, 2014. Upon arrival, fire crews found smoke and fire coming from a north window on the lower level of the structure. Fire crews deployed a single hand line through the main…
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The City of Champaign Public Works Department is mobilizing resources in preparation for the snowfall forecasted to begin Monday evening, January 5, 2015. According to Public Works Operations Manager Ernesto Salinas, “We are following the plans outlined in the City’s Snow and Ice Control Plan. Public Works staff has prepped the snow plowing equipment. A…
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The City Council agendas for the January 6, 2015 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are 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….
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Residents looking for solutions on how to dispose of their live Christmas tree have options this year. The Landscape Recycling Center will accept trees at no cost during the month of January 2015. The Landscape Recycling Center is located at 1210 E. University Ave in Urbana and can be reached at 217-344-5323 for additional information….
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Due to decreased pedestrian and vehicle traffic, the City of Champaign and the  University of Illinois have set several traffic signals on Campus to flash. The traffic signals at  the following intersections will be set to flash both day and night: City of Champaign Sixth Street and John Street Fourth Street and Daniel Street  University…
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On Monday, December 22, 2014, at approximately 1:10 A.M., Champaign Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 400 block of Brookwood Drive. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of a shooting and two victims. One of the victims at the scene is a 40 year-old Champaign man who…
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For the second year, the Information Technologies (IT) Department produced winter greeting videos to share important reminders and holiday wishes to the City’s residents and visitors. Six videos were produced by IT staff and rolled out daily from December 15-20. They were distributed via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, CGTV, and CGTV Online. A compilation of all…
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The Champaign Police Department responded to a report of an Armed Robbery near Fifth and Clark Streets at 2:19 a.m. Friday, December 20th. Four victims reported being attacked by four suspects on their way home from a campus bar. One suspect pointed a handgun at the victims while two cell phones were taken from the…
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The City of Champaign Neighborhood Services Department is proud to announce for the sixth year a call to the public for STAR Awards nominations. The STAR Awards program encourages the public to recognize those exceptional individuals or groups of individuals who volunteer their time, talents, resources and energy to assist in our neighborhoods and community….
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