The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Local News

June 12, 2014

Police, Fire Reports

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



Theft and property damage in the 400 block of Harmon Street.


Domestic battery in the first block of Columbus Street.

Discharge of a firearm in the 1200 block of Garden Drive.

Disorderly conduct in the 400 block of Robinson Street.

Theft at Danville Polyclinic, 707 N. Logan Ave.

Trespassing in the 900 block of Lewis Lane.

A woman arrested for criminal trespassing and resisting arrest at Hazel and North streets.

Domestic battery in the 500 block of Harmon Street.


Burglary in the 1200 block of Garden Drive.

Burglary in the 1200 block of North Walnut Street.

Possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia in the 600 block of South Gilbert Street.

Vermilion County


Shed burglary in the 1100 block of Cleary Street.

Battery in the 900 block of South State Street, Westville.

Battery in the 300 block of Western Avenue.

A woman arrested for possession of methamphetamines in the 800 block of East Main Street, Hoopeston.

Domestic battery in the 200 block of North Iroquois Street, Rankin.

Domestic violence in the 200 block of East 12th Street, Georgetown.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Tuesday, 11:26 a.m. — At North and Franklin streets involving Jeanette Hall, 71, of the 900 block of North Franklin Street, and Anna Bridges, 77, of Danville. Hall was cited for failure to yield.

Tuesday, 2:44 p.m. — At Griffin and English streets involving Henry Stephens, 57, of the 900 block of Garfield Place, and Katelynn Ellermets, 20, of Danville. Stephens was cited for improper overtaking.

Wednesday, 8:11 a.m. — Near 22177N 900E, rural Oakwood, involving Justin Glass, 27, of the 600 block of Sherman Street. He was cited for driving with a suspended/revoked driver’s license.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Wednesday, 8:57-9:07 a.m. — A medical call at Danville High School, 202 E. Fairchild St.

Wednesday, 12:35-12:50 p.m. — Bad ballast reported at Turk Furniture, 200 N. Vermilion St.

Wednesday, 5:07-6:25 p.m. — A power line arcing at Hill and Commercial streets.

Wednesday, 5:43-5:54 p.m. — A false call at New Focus, 1703 N. Bowman Ave.

Wednesday, 6:01-6:22 p.m. — Food on a stove at Wolford Apartments, 9 E. Harrison St.

Wednesday, 8:28-8:52 p.m. — A medical call in the 3800 block of Sonny Lane.

Thursday, 12:35-12:43 a.m. — A power line arcing at East Main Street and Bowman Avenue.

Text Only
Local News
  • Police, Fire Reports

    July 30, 2014

  • Fire Calls Firefighters responded to the following calls:Monday, 11-11:04 a.m. — An unintentional alarm activation at 1714 E. Fairchild St.Monday, 1:01-1:10 p.m. — A medical call in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street.Monday, 3:59-4:16 p.m. — A carbon monoxide i

    July 30, 2014

  • YMCA offers new college, career program DANVILLE — The Danville Family YMCA plans to launch a new college and career readiness program during the 2014-2015 school year called YMCA Achievers. YMCA Achievers is a college and career readiness program offered at more than 1,400 YMCAs across th

    July 30, 2014

  • DATS begins East Main discussion DANVILLE — The Danville Area Transportation Study, along with the city and The Lakota Group, invite the public to join them in a new way to help imagine the future of Danville’s East Main Street Corridor. An online virtual public engagement forum has

    July 30, 2014

  • EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS — Shocked into action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, to be followed swiftly by similar

    July 30, 2014

  • Mideast Israel Palest_Morr.jpg Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip’s only

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Starved Rock Closed T_Morr.jpg Starved Rock trails still closed from storm damage UTICA — A majority of the 13-mile trail system at Starved Rock State Park in northern Illinois remains closed because of significant storm damage that happened four weeks ago.The park is waiting for an emergency contract to be awarded for tree remova

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Three arrested in Rothery robbery DANVILLE — City police have made three arrests in connection with a brazen armed robbery Tuesday morning in downtown Danville.The robbery was reported just after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rothery Jewelers, 147 N. Vermilion St. City officers and county deput

    July 30, 2014

  • Police Report Incidents reported to police include:DanvilleSunday:Battery in the 100 block of South Buchanan Street.Monday:Burglary in the 1300 block of Lape Street.A woman arrested for domestic battery in the 100 block of North Logan Avenue.Deceptive practice in

    July 30, 2014

  • School sign-up begins

    July 29, 2014

Spring 2014 Photos

Buy these photos and more via Smugmug

AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Broken Water Main Floods UCLA "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH)
Must Read