City of Champaign News

CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working at 2006 Parkdale Dr. Upon arrival fire department crews found smoke emitting from the front and rear of the property. Fire crews entered the property and found fire to be in a utility closet off the kitchen area. A hose…
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CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working at 410 E. Green St / Empire Restaurant. Upon arrival fire department crews found smoke emitting from the front of the property. Fire crews entered the property and found a cooking fire that had been controlled by the suppression system…
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On Thursday, April 3, 2014 around 6:23 PM, Champaign Police arrested two suspects for burglary to a motor vehicle. Jakeem Nelson, 21, and Ernie D. Sanders, 22, both of Urbana, were arrested in a parking garage located at 1010 W. Stoughton in Urbana. Champaign Police had information linking Sanders to other burglaries and began conducting…
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In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing the east bound lane of Hessel Boulevard between Prospect Avenue and Elm Boulevard. The closure will begin on Monday, April 7, 2014, and will reopen on Monday, April 14, 2014. No east bound traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway…
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CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a garage fire at 1302 Sunset Dr. Upon arrival fire department crews found heavy smoke emitting from a detached garage to the rear of the property. A hose line was deployed to quickly extinguish the fire. There were no civilian or fire…
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The City Council agenda for the April 8, 2014 Regular Study Session & Closed 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 7:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged….
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During the month of February, the News Gazette ran their annual “Design An Ad” contest. In this contest, the News Gazette works with local schools to involve kids in the design of an ad for a local business. From the ads designed for them, the businesses then select the ads that will run in a…
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The City of Champaign continues to conduct executive level recruitments for the positions of Human Resources Director and Fire Chief. After nationwide searches, interviews for both positions will take place the week of April 7, 2014. Human Resources Director candidates to be interviewed on April 7, 2014 are: James Gallaher is currently Assistant Vice President/Chief…
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The City of Champaign is once again participating in Money Smart Week for Eastern Illinois. This event offers over 80 local educational classes, seminars and activities regarding financial management, retirement, money scams, protecting your credit to name a few. The events will take place in Champaign and surround areas during the week of April 5-12, 2014….
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