City of Champaign News


Champaign Police Provide Safety Alert for Report of Attempted Abduction

This morning, at approximately 7:09 AM, Champaign Police received a report of an attempted child abduction in the 1200 Block of W. Harrington Drive, near Morrissey Park in Champaign. A 13-year-old male juvenile reported that a vehicle pulled up to him as he walked to his bus stop, demanding that he get into the vehicle while implying, but not […]


Carle at the Fields Subdivision Opening

Carle at the Fields Subdivision Opening Public streets in the new Carle at the Fields subdivision will be open to the public beginning on Monday, January 29, 2018.  New traffic signals at the intersection of Fields South Drive and Curtis Road as well as the intersection of Healthcare Drive and Staley Road will be active.  […]


Champaign and U of I Police Conduct Enforcement of Illegally Stopped Vehicles

Patrol officers from the Champaign Police Department and University of Illinois Police Department have begun extra enforcement of vehicles illegally parked in the middle of the roadway. The enforcement effort is a response to the increased frequency of vehicles using center turn lanes or the middle of the roadway as a quick parking option. The […]




Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV

Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV On October 26, 2017, CGTV was invited by the Champaign Fire Department to record the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Memorial Awards & Pinning Ceremony. The event honored Champaign Firefighters, Police Officers, Ambulance Services, and citizens that have given exemplary service to our community. Additionally. during the pinning ceremony, […]



City Council Adopts Vision and Goals

On January 9, 2018, the Champaign City Council formally adopted its Vision and Goals for the 2017-2019 City Council term.  The Council’s Vision and Goals are used to set City priorities, direct work activities, and allocate staff and financial resources.  In addition to a small change to their Vision Statement, the Council also adopted six […]


Nominate a STAR!

STAR AWARDS The City of Champaign is filled with unsung heroes who help others day after day. To acknowledge them for their service to our neighborhoods, we need your help. Everyone knows a special person or organization that is committed to making our community a better place. This is an excellent opportunity to honor those […]