The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Local News

July 17, 2013

Police, Fire Reports

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



Deceptive practice reported in the 1100 block of North Logan Avenue.


Vehicle burglary at Winter Park, 900 E. Winter Ave.


Disorderly conduct in the 700 block of Bryan Avenue.

Theft in the 500 block of North Logan Avenue.

A man arrested for obstructing justice in the 800 block of Griffin Street.

A man arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon in the 1000 block of Moore Street.

Theft and trespassing in the 400 block of South Buchanan Street.

Domestic battery in the 900 block of Campbell Lane.


A man arrested for criminal trespassing to state property in the 900 block of Lewis Lane.

Vermilion County


Vehicle damage reported in the 200 block of Southwest Street, Fairmount.


Disorderly conduct in the 200 block of South Dixon Street, Rankin.

Domestic battery in the 700 block of South Fourth Street, Hoopeston.

Theft along County Road 200E, Fithian.

Forgery in the 200 block of Adams Street, Westville.

Burglary in the 200 block of Bridgett Street, Westville.

Theft in the 200 block of East Fifth Street, Tilton.


A woman arrested for possession of a controlled substance in the 100 block of West West Street, Georgetown.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Friday, 7:44 p.m.On U.S. Route 150 near Avenue G involving Lisa Barnette, 27, of the 100 block of West 13th Street. She was cited for no valid registration and driving without insurance. She and a passenger were taken to Presence United Samaritans Medical Center for treatment.

Saturday., 2:05 p.m.At the entrance to Kennekuk County Park, 22296 Henning Road, involving Mary Sorenson, 68, of Hoopeston, and Rickey Varvel, 60, of the 600 block of Warrington Avenue. Sorenson was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident while Varvel was cited for driving without insurance. Varvel was airlifted to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana for treatment.

Text Only
Local News
  • D118 to vote on uniform dress code DANVILLE -- The Danville District 118 school board is expected to vote Wednesday night on the implementation of a proposed student uniform standard of dress code. At its April 9 meeting, the school board reached a consensus on certain aspects of the

    April 19, 2014

  • Current uniform dress code proposal Shirts/tops: Students may wear the following types of shirts and tops: • Grades K-8: Polo or white collared shirts; two additional colors as determined by building principal • Grades 9-12: Collared polo or dress shirts, long or short sleeved in any c

    April 19, 2014

  • Police report Incidents reported to police include: Danville Monday: Retail theft at Wal-Mart, 4101 N. Vermilion St. Tuesday: Burglary to residence in the first block of Camelot Drive. Wednesday: Domestic battery in the 400 block of Jackson. Thursday: Criminal tre

    April 19, 2014

  • Fire calls Firefighters responded to the following calls: Thursday, 1-1:14 p.m. -- Medical call in the 1000 block of Clay. Thursday, 1:15-1:31 p.m. -- Outdoor fire in the 900 block of Robinson Street. Thursday, 1:29-1:34 p.m. -- Medical call in 700 block of Wal

    April 19, 2014

  • DACC eyes Follett to run school's campus bookstore DANVILLE -- The Danville Area Community College board of trustees is expected to vote Tuesday whether to contract with an outside company to manage and operate the college's bookstore. The goal of developing alternative solutions to reduce the high c

    April 19, 2014

  • greatamericancleanup1.jpg Spring cleaning This year's Great American Cleanup and Downtown Planting Day will include more areas downtown. The 2014 Great American Cleanup will be May 3. The cleanup will again take place in downtown Danville and the Douglas Discovery Garden. Volunteers are need

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police investigate shooting report

    DANVILLE — City police investigated reports of a shooting in the 1000 block of Moore Street about 6:30 p.m.

    Preliminary reports had as many as three people with gunshot wounds. Ambulances were called to assist two of the people with wounds to the leg and one with a chest wound.

    The investigation continued Friday evening.

    April 18, 2014

  • ‘Les Mis’ movie shown

    April 18, 2014

  • Work on I-74 begins Monday

    April 18, 2014

  • Hoopeston Area school staff to see insurance rates increase

    Hank Hornbeck, superintendent of Hoopeston Area schools, informed board members Thursday that staff health insurance rates would increase 5.99 percent from the previous year. Health insurance would remain with Health Alliance.

    April 18, 2014

AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
NCAA basketball
NDN Video
Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station My name is Cocaine Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy Funny: Celebrating Easter with Martha Stewart and Friends Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Man hit with $525 federal fine after he doesn't pay for soda refill Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper New West, Texas Explosion Video Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday Don't Be A Tattletale: Bad Bullying Tips For Students The trillest thoughts on marijuana "RHOA" Star Charged With Battery Grizzly Bears Get Snowy Birthday Party Weatherman draws forecast when another technical glitch strikes WGN
Must Read