The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Local News

January 23, 2013

Police, Fire Reports

DANVILLE — Here’s a look at recent law enforcement calls:



Disorderly conduct at Perrysville Road and Bowman Avenue.


Disorderly conduct in the 1200 block of North Gilbert Street.


Burglary in the 1500 block of East Main Street.

A man arrested for retail theft and aggravated battery to a police officer t CVS, 820 N. Vermilion St.

Retail theft at Walmart, 4101 N. Vermilion St.

Disorderly conduct at the Village Mall, 2917 N. Vermilion St.

Burglary in the 1300 block of North Franklin Street.

Telephone harassment in the 1600 block of East Fairchild Street.

A woman arrested for retail theft at Dollar General, 100 N. Griffin St.

Burglary in the first block of South Bismark Street.

$58 in gasoline stolen at BP Gas, 3910 N. Vermilion St.

A woman arrested for criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct in the 1400 block of Cleveland Street.

Theft at Collett and Fairchild streets.

A man arrested for theft in the 3600 block of North Vermilion Street.

Theft in the 500 block of West Harrison Street.

Vermilion County


Theft in the first block of Prairie Street, Bismarck.

Trespassing, disorderly conduct and impersonating an officer reported along County Road 1180E, Oakwood.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Tuesday, 7:50 a.m. At North Jackson and East Seminary streets involving Brittney Gerling, 27, of the first block of Michigan Avenue, and Shari Nasiopoulos, 50, of Danville. Gerling was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Tuesday, 7:59 a.m. On East Voorhees at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing involving Amber Fisher, 23, of the 1300 block of Franklin Street, and Jason Pierce, 38, of Danville. Fisher was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and driving without insurance.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Tuesday, 11:54 a.m.-12:03 p.m. An investigation at 200 Kansas Ave.

Tuesday, 5:52-6:12 p.m. An alarm activation at 410 Sheridan St.

Tuesday, 7:35-7:54 p.m. A medical call in the 1200 block of Perrysville Road.

Wednesday, 1:19-1:34 a.m. An investigation at 903 Sunset Ridge.

Text Only
Local News
  • Learn about photos

    July 22, 2014

  • DEATH NOTICES These obituaries were received by 7 p.m. Tuesday: DANVILLE

    July 22, 2014

  • Police, Fire Reports

    July 22, 2014

  • Covington appreciates volunteer work

    City council members heard thanks Monday from street superintendent Rick Smith to Jared Brothers and the Stringtown Church of God youth group. The youth group has been helping the city street department for several summers with various odd jobs.

    July 22, 2014

  • Fire Reports Firefighters responded to the following calls: Friday, 11:18-11:42 a.m. — A broken sprinkler head at 75 Walz Creek.Friday, 12:23-12:38 p.m. — A natural gas leak at 13 S. Kansas St.Friday, 1:18-1:30 p.m. — A trash can on fire at 21 N. Vermilion S

    July 22, 2014

  • Police Reports Incidents reported to police include:DanvilleTuesday:Criminal trespassing in the 1600 block of Redden Court.Wednesday:Theft in the 1300 block of Lape.Thursday:Theft in the 600 block of South Bowman Avenue.Friday:Illegal consumption in the 100 block

    July 22, 2014

  • NWS-CN 07-22 Medal photo Afghan vet earns Medal of Honor WASHINGTON — Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters in June 2008, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn’t heave them back.On Monday, President Barack Obama draped

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS-CN 07-22 Musical photo Musical takes serious tone For those who are inspired by classic tales such as “The Little Mermaid” and “My Love, My Love,” DLO Musical Theater’s summer youth musical is a must see.About 30 cast members ages 8 and up will perform “Once On this Island Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS-CN 07-22 Stanis photo Vermilion County Museum Society honors longtime quilter WESTVILLE – Victorena Stanis, 90, of Westville could tell a story behind every quilt she’s made over the years, starting in 1935. She knows where the fabric came from, and how she came up with designs.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fire destroys barn used for storing hay SIDELL — A fire Saturday night destroyed a hay barn at Crosswinds Equine Rescue, 8182 E 200 North Road, near Sidell, but owner Mike Cross is thankful that no person or horse was injured in the blaze.Four fire departments — Sidell, Indianola, Allerton

    July 22, 2014

Spring 2014 Photos

Buy these photos and more via Smugmug

AP Video
Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts
NDN Video
Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl Swim Daily, Nina Agdal in the Cook Islands Guilty Dog Apologizes to Baby for Stealing Her Toy Prince George Turns 1 and is Already a Trendsetter Train Collides With Semi Truck Carrying Lighter Fluid Kanye West Tells-All on Wedding in "GQ" Interview Tony Dungy Weighs in on Michael Sam Scarlett Johansson Set To Marry In August New Star Wars Episode XII X-Wing Revealed Obama: Putin must push separatists to aid MH17 probe Michigan inmates no longer allowed to wear orange due to 'OITNB' Adam Levine Ties the Knot Sebastian The Ibis Walks Beautiful Bride Down The Aisle | ACC Must See Moment NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Faces of Souls Lost in Malaysian Plane Crash 105-year-old woman throws first pitch Man Creates Spreadsheet of Wife's Reasons for Turning Down Sex 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success Rory McIlroy struggles, surges, wins British Open
Must Read