Items tagged: Champaign

Champaign Police Conduct Homicide Investigation (Hedge Road)

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating a shooting which occurred in the 1500 Block of Hedge Road yesterday evening at approximately 5:50 p.m. Champaign Police responded to an initial report of people being chased by others who were armed with guns, and a report shortly afterwards of multiple shots being fired. Champaign Police responded and…
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Champaign Police Investigate Shooting

On Monday, June 23, at approximately 7:16 PM, Champaign Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 2100 W.  White. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of a shooting and located witnesses who reported seeing a subject shooting from a vehicle at another vehicle. However, no victims or offenders were located at…
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Healey Street and Fifth Street Road Closure

On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, A&R Services will close the intersection of Healey Street and Fifth Street. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb and gutter, new pavement, and new sidewalk. Weather permiting, work will be completed by Friday, October 17, 2014. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control…
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Annual Pavement Marking Contract Work

On Monday, June 23, 2014, Varsity Striping Company will begin work for the  Annual Pavement Marking Contract. This year’s contract will replace long lines (centerlines,  lane lines, shoulder lines) on various concrete streets throughout the City. All streets will remain open to traffic with temporary lane closures as needed. The final completion date for this project is…
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Permits Issued

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 210 HAZELWOOD DR. #102 $278,0305.00 06-17-14 Smith/Burgett Architects – Fox/Atkins Development

Summer Outreach Presentation at Douglass Center

On June 18, 2014, Champaign Police School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield conducted a presentation at Douglass Center for middle school age campers describing the duties of a Police Officer. He also answered “Law and You” related questions and distributed the “Know Your Rights” brochures developed by the City.  

Police Department Conducts Basic Youth Police Academy

The Champaign Police Department’s Community Outreach Unit hosted a Basic Youth Police Academy June 9-12, 2014. This summer program is designed to provide youth in the Champaign County area, between 12-18 years of age, a clearer understanding of law enforcement practices. The Basic Academy provides an opportunity for youth and police officers to build stronger,…
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Sewer Lining Contract

Pipevision will be performing sewer lining throughout the City of Champaign beginning June 23, 2014. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 23 and are planned for completion by 6 p.m. Monday, July 14, weather permitting. Operations are daytime only and will not impact evening travel occurring after 6…
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702 Crescent Drive – Fire Update

Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 702 Crescent Dr. on June 17, 2014. Upon arrival, fire crews found a resident outside of the building stating that the stairs within the apartment building were on fire. Fire crews advanced a single hose line into the structure and were able…
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UPDATE: Abduction Suspect and Victim Located in Houston, Texas

On the evening of June 13, 2014, the Champaign Police Department continued to follow up on investigative leads and received information that the victim, MONICA RAMIREZ, and suspect, EDUARDO GUERRO CORTEZ, were possibly in Houston, Texas. Champaign Police detectives were able to coordinate investigative efforts with the Champaign and Houston FBI Offices, Homeland  Security, and…
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