Media Contact: Lt. Dave Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | firstname.lastname@example.org On October 29, 2016 at approximately 11:44 PM, Champaign Police responded to 701 N. Neil St. in Champaign for a report of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of gunfire, and determined that no one had been injured. Throughout this investigation, Detectives have reviewed various pieces of information and evidence, […]
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Champaign – In order to repair pavement failures Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing Boardwalk Drive between Baytowne Drive and Town Center Boulevard. The closure will start on Thursday, November 10 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016.
Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-403-6909 | email@example.com The Champaign Police Department provides this message as notice to residents of a continued increase in crimes involving residential and motor vehicle burglaries. Citizens are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings, to have security measures in place to help in burglary prevention efforts, and to […]
Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | firstname.lastname@example.org On November 4th, at approximately 11:38 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 Block of N. Third Street after receiving multiple reports of shots being fired. Preliminary evidence suggests that a dispute took place during a house party, and later resulted in both of the involved […]
There is no Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The next meeting of the Champaign City Council will be Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Please click here to view the meeting cancellation notice.
Property Maintenance Inspectors Michael Lambert and Tim Spear have completed the initial inspections at the 51 Certified Housing Facilities in the City of Champaign. The average number of violations per facility is trending down over the past 3 inspection cycles. A total of 1,394 violations were cited at the 51 properties for an average of […]
On Friday, October 21, 2016 Neighborhood Services received a citizen complaint concerning a foul smelling odor in the 1300 & 1400 blocks of W. Columbia. The citizen believed the odor was being emitted from the Kraft/Heinz plant located on W. Bradley Avenue. The complainant continued to state that the odor was so offensive that it […]
Foreclosure filings through September of 2016 are now reported. The chart below outlines foreclosure activity within the City of Champaign over the past few years. 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Number of Filings 106 119 59 43 38 14 Average 8.8 9.9 4.9 3.6 3.2 1.6 As of September 2016, an average of 1.6 […]
Four demolition bid packets were opened on October 21, 2016 for the demolition of eight properties. Fenter Machinery was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets and ICD Ironhorse, Inc. was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets. Both are approved Bristol Demolition Contractors. Approval of the contracts is expected to go before […]
The Keep Champaign Beautiful committee conducted the annual litter index survey on Friday, October 28. The litter index is one of the requirements to maintain certification with Keep America Beautiful. Committee members Nichole Millage, David Oliver, Tina-Marie Ansong, Karen Foster, and Phil Burke participated in the survey. Results will be tabulated by the Planning and […]