City of Champaign News


Shooting Investigation – 1600 Block of Sheffield Road

On Sept. 26, 2020, at approximately 12:43 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1600 block of Sheffield Road for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 39-year-old male with a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim’s injuries are not currently believed to be life […]







Campustown Bar Entry Age Temporarily Increased to 21 and Over

Today, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued Amendment 1 to Emergency Order 20-24. The amended Emergency Order temporarily sets the entry age at 21 and over for all establishments holding a Class A liquor license (bars) in the campus area. There is an exception for campus area bars that serve meals, which are allowed to serve […]



Blackthorn Drive Road Closure (between Clover Lane and Winchester Drive)

In order to repair pavement failures, A&A Concrete will be Blackthorn Drive between Clover Lane and Winchester Drive. Repair work will begin on Thursday, September 24, 2020, with the closure expected to last four days, weather permitting. Please do not park on the street near the construction site or in areas that are posted “No […]