City of Champaign News

708 S Sixth Street Project Commences at Green and Sixth Streets

708 S Sixth Street Project Commences at Green and Sixth Streets On Monday, November 5, 2018 CORE Spaces and general contractor Findorff will begin implementation of traffic control measures in preparation for demolition of existing buildings at 601, 603, 605 E Green and 704, 706, 708, 710 S Sixth Street and construction of a 17-story […]

Notice of Proposed Property Tax Increase for the City of Champaign, Illinois

I. A public hearing to approve a proposed property tax levy increase for the City of Champaign for 2018 will be held on November 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the City of Champaign Council Chambers, 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820. Any person desiring to appear at the public hearing and present testimony […]

Washington Street Lane Closure (Between Second St. and Third St.)

In order to complete pavement patching in the 200 East block of Washington Street, Illinois American Water Company and Shaw Brothers will close the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Second Street and Third Street. The closure will begin on Monday, November 5, and will reopen on Friday, November 9. During the closure, the westbound […]

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Oct. 30 Shooting Investigation

On Nov. 1, at approximately 7:25 p.m., Champaign Police and officers from the Street Crimes Task Force arrested Jaliqwon Robertson in the 1000 block of West Maple Street in Champaign after a Crime Stoppers tip led police to his location. Robertson was arrested without incident. Robertson was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant for Aggravated […]

Green Street Storm Sewer Construction (Western Ave. to Victor St.)

Duce Construction will be constructing new storm sewers on the City parkways of Western Avenue and Green Street. This work will occur on Green Street between the intersections of Western Avenue and Victor Street. Construction of the new storm sewers will utilize trenchless directional boring techniques but will require some small excavations. Traffic will not […]

UPDATE: Suspect Identified, Warrant Issued in Oct. 30 Shooting Investigation

Champaign Police have identified Jaliqwon Robertson (pictured) as the suspect in yesterday’s shooting investigation that occurred in the 900 block of North 3rd Street. A warrant has been issued for Robertson’s arrest for the charge of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. Bond on the warrant was set at $500,000. On Oct. 30, 2018, at approximately […]

Police Seek Assistance in Homicide Investigation, 400 Block of West Vine Street

This evening, at approximately 8:44 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 400 block of West Vine Street after receiving reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, police located a 38-year-old male victim with life-threatening injuries. The victim succumbed to his injuries a short time later at a local hospital. Champaign Police are processing evidence from the […]

Police Investigate Shooting in the 900 Block of North 3rd Street

Today, at approximately 1:17 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 900 block of North 3rd Street for a report of shots fired. Responding officers located a male victim inside a car in the 1100 block of North 4th Street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. […]