Items tagged: Illinois State Police

Champaign Police Respond to Call for Service; Two Officers Shot, Suspect Deceased

On May 19, 2021, at approximately 3:24 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2400 block of North Neil Street for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, two Champaign Police Officers exited their vehicles, and the preliminary investigation indicates they encountered an armed individual and gunfire was exchanged. The suspect was fatally wounded and pronounced deceased on […]


This Labor Day, and Every Day, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Champaign Police Department today announced its plans for a traffic safety campaign focusing on drunk, unbuckled and distracted drivers. The high-visibility crackdown will run from Aug. 20 through the early morning hours of Sept. 4 to include the Labor Day holiday, an often-deadly time on Illinois roads. “We need our community to understand that […]