The 36th episode of Champaign Connection airs through the end of July. Dorothy David talks about her promotion to City Manager and reviews the challenges and opportunities the City is facing. Dennis Schmidt (Public Works Director) highlights several of the projects that Public Works crews will tackle this construction season. Doug Forsman (Fire Chief) discusses… (Read the Rest…)
Broeren Russo Construction, Inc. has scheduled an upcoming lane closure on Green Street for construction of the 112 E. Green Street Apartments. A portion of the westbound lane of Green Street between Second and First Streets (adjacent to the property) will be closed from Monday, June 24, 2013, through Friday, November 1, 2013. The closure… (Read the Rest…)
The Champaign Police Department is asking for assistance with locating 20- year-old RODELL WILLIAMS of Champaign. WILLIAMS is wanted for the offense of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm in connection with the shooting incident that occurred on June 17, 2013, in the 1000 block of Northwood Street, where the suspect reportedly fired shots at a… (Read the Rest…)
I. Don Gerard, in my capacity as the Liquor Commissioner for the City of Champaign. lllinois, and pursuant to authority granted me in Section 5-91.1 of the Champaign Municipal Code, 1985 as amended, entitled “Emergency powers,” do hereby enter the following emergency order in relation to the events known as Bloomington Gold Corvette Tour and… (Read the Rest…)
In order to complete a gas service connection, Ameren Illinois will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Scottsdale Drive and Westfield Drive starting on Thursday, June 20, 2013 and reopening on Friday, June 21, 2013. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
In order to complete a gas service connection, Ameren Illinois will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Rosewood Drive and Crescent Drive on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
On June 17, 2013, officers responded to the 1000 block of Northwood Street for a report of shots fired. Officers received information that two males had been previously involved in a physical altercation. At 4:07 AM, both males saw each other while standing in the 1000 block of Northwood Street. One of the males pulled… (Read the Rest…)
The suspects, sought in connection with the shooting that occurred in the 1100 block of Mimosa, on last Friday, were arrested. Yesterday, the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force located QWANTRELL L. AYRES and KEVIN I. AKINS at a hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana, where both had been staying. QWANTRELL L. AYRES and KEVIN I. AKINS,… (Read the Rest…)
As part of the City’s 2013 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, GM Sipes Construction will continue work to reconstruct the pavement on Peach Street from Ashley Lane North to Devonshire Drive. Due to the construction, it will be necessary to close Ashley Lane South at Peach Street beginning Monday, June 17. Peach Street will remain open… (Read the Rest…)
In order to repair a water main in the intersection of Neil Street and Bradley Avenue, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Neil Street and one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue. The lane closures will begin on Sunday, June 16, 2013, and will reopen by Friday, June 21. Southbound Neil Street traffic… (Read the Rest…)