City of Champaign News

Police Investigate Shooting – 500 Block of E. Eureka

This evening at approximately 6:14 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to the 500 Block of E. Eureka St., after receiving multiple reports of gunfire. Upon arrival, Police located a 24-year-old male victim suffering from several gunshot wounds.  The victim was immediately transported to an area-hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced […]


Fourth Street Lane Closure

FOURTH STREET LANE CLOSURE In order to construct storm sewer improvements and repairs, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane of Fourth Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street. Northbound Fourth Street traffic will be merged into a single lane thru a short construction work zone. Southbound Fourth Street will remain open and unaffected. Work […]


Champaign Fire Department Partners with Champaign Park District to Provide Water Rescue Training

The Champaign Fire Department is partnering with the Champaign Park District to provide fire department personnel with water rescue training on the mornings of June 6, 7 and 8, at Sholem Aquatic Center, 2205 Sangamon Drive, Champaign.  Champaign Park District employees, along with fire department instructors, will lead skill stations designed to simulate a surface […]


June 6, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting and Post-Council Study Session

The City Council agenda for the June 6, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting and Post-Council Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. […]


CommUnity Matters Spring Fling

CommUnity Matters Spring Fling The CommUnity Matters Spring Fling was held this year at Garden Hills Elementary School on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 5-7pm. An estimated 250 members of the community attended this free family event. The goal of the Spring fling is to provide awareness on the health, wellness, safety, and other community […]



Country Brook Summer Block Party

Country Brook Summer Block Party Representatives from the City Manager’s Office, Police and Neighborhood Services Departments assisted at the Champaign Park District’s Summer Block Party at Country Brook Apartments on Thursday, May 25. The Park District is hosting a series of block parties in partnership with the City in various neighborhoods throughout Champaign. The Country […]


Champaign’s Human Relations Commission Promotes Human Rights Protections and Community Unity

Today Champaign’s Human Relations Commission stands united with other human rights organizations across the country in a nationwide effort to protect human rights, fight discrimination, and promote inclusion and community unity. “Our society is built upon the principles of equal rights and opportunities for all,” said Commission Chair Alissia Young.  “Recent events across the country […]


Police Investigate Shooting Incident at Market Place Shopping Center

Yesterday, at approximately 9:06 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to Market Place Shopping Center, located at 2000 N. Neil St., after receiving reports of gunfire. Preliminary investigations suggest that an argument took place within the mall, leading to one of the parties involved firing at least one gun round.  The individuals involved in the dispute […]


Mayfair Road Closure

MAYFAIR ROAD CLOSURE In order to construct a new storm sewer, Duce Construction will close Mayfair Road between Maywood Drive and Parkview Drive. This work will start on Tuesday, May 30 at 7 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4 p.m. Monday, June 5. Residents in the construction zone will be able […]