Danville police arrest 4 in armed robbery
Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason said four people - three adults and a juvenile, all of Danville - were arrested at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at a residence in the 500 block of Lafayette Street, Danville, for an armed robbery at Discount Tobacco Warehouse, 501 N. Vermilion St., shortly before 11:30 a.m. Monday.
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Former NBA player gets 8 years in Illinois prison
Edgar County Circuit Judge Matthew Sullivan signed off Wednesday on Clark's plea agreement with prosecutors.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Dam-removal issue pushed downstream
The only thing decided Tuesday night during a public hearing on whether to remove two city-owned river dams was to hold another public hearing on the issue.
Danville hospital's north entrance to close for renovation
Presence United Samaritans Medical Center's North entrance will be closed temporarily beginning Tuesday due to an exterior renovation project.
Former NBA player says he's trying to change
Since Aug. 4, Keon Clark has been locked up in a fourth-floor cell in the Vermilion County Jail, sleeping on a steel bunk that's a foot shorter than his nearly 7-foot-tall frame.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
One Danville Carle clinic now aligned with Hoopeston facility
The Carle primary care clinic at 311 W. Fairchild St., Danville, is now part of the Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Danville could join chicken friendly cities
Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer told The News-Gazette in Champaign that a handful of people in town have asked the city to allow chickens.
Marathon food drive set
"I thought that number would level off at some point, but it hasn't yet," said Brooks, the pantry's chairman.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Danville weighing chicken ordinance like Champaign's
Joyce Schmitt, with brother Paul 'Buzz' Cassady, shows the dog kennel that was converted to a chicken yard behind her Danville house.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Danville police deputy director calls it a career
After nearly 41 years with the Danville Police Department - about half as head of investigations - Deputy Director Doug Miller put in his last day as a police officer on Wednesday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Man shot by Vermilion deputy facing weapons charge
A 20-year-old rural Danville man who was shot and injured by a Vermilion County sheriff's deputy on Nov. 21 was behind bars and facing a weapons charge early Wednesday morning following his release from the hospital.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
IL: DMT Offers Free Bus Rides on Black Friday
Danville Mass Transit invites transit riders to shop until they drop by riding free on buses in the Danville area on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.
Three in running to replace retired circuit judge
Karen E. Wall, a Vermilion County associate judge from rural Danville, will face Edwin C. Barney, an attorney from Westville, in the March 4 primary.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Vermilion County fixing emergency equipment problems
Vermilion County officials are fixing the equipment malfunctions that left the city and the county without 911 capabilities for a short time during the power outage caused by last weekend's storm.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Danville man sentenced to 30 years in fatal shooting
Derrick L. Miller, 34, pleaded guilty in Vermilion County Circuit Court on Friday to an amended charge of first-degree murder-great bodily harm in connection to the death of Scotty L. Polk.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Dams' removal back on table
The city's administration will again push for removal of two river dams after receiving a letter from the director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources clarifying that the state will not put any money toward altering the two structures.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Danville squad car involved in collision
The Vermilion County sheriff's department is handling the investigation into a two-vehicle accident Monday night involving a Danville police squad car, according to Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason.
Danville OKs moves for two principals
Two Danville schools principals will move to new jobs come Dec. 2 following the unexpected resignation of North Ridge Middle School's chief.
A scientist's dream
South View Middle School eighth-grader Faith Morgan, left, recoils and hides behind Heather Larson, a fourth grader at Cannon Elementary School, after she was invited to pet Cecil the tarantula, one of the stars of the "Bugs on Parade" booth at the school's Science Night event on Monday evening.
Storm levels Catlin house, but no one injured
Bob Varner said he can confirm what the National Weather Service has not been able to yet: Sunday's severe thunderstorm also produced a tornado in southern Vermilion County, which leveled his farmstead south of Catlin.