City of Champaign News

Campus Traffic Signals

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 […]

Champaign Police Investigate Shooting

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 […]

City Holiday Greeting Videos

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 […]

Champaign Police Arrest Four Suspects for Armed Robbery on Campus

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 […]

2015 STAR Awards Nominations

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. […]

City of Champaign Reminder of Sidewalk Snow Removal for Campus and Downtown

With winter approaching, the City of Champaign would like to remind owners of properties located within the University District and the Downtown area that they are responsible for removing snow, ice, sleet or freezing rain from the sidewalks adjacent to their properties. The ordinance applies when accumulations are 2” or greater. The City of Champaign […]

The Champaign Fire Department Offers Fire Safety Tips During the Holidays!

During this holiday season, the Champaign Fire Department reminds you to keep fire safety in mind. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), fires caused by candles and holiday decorations increase during the month of December, with nearly half of all holiday decoration fires occurring because the decorations were placed too close to a […]