Monday Aug 18
Crash blocks traffic on I-74
All lanes of Interstate 74 are closed between Fithian and Oakwood due to an accident about one mile west of the Oakwood exit, according to Vermilion County Sheriff Pat Hartshorn.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Agency raffles car to keep county beautiful
First prize is either a 2014 Honda Civic Hybrid, which has a retail value of $25,425 or $20,000.
Coal mine opponents seek state hearing
Opponents of a proposed coal mine southeast of Homer are requesting the state hold public hearings on the development plans of Sunrise Coal, which recently finalized its state application for a mining permit for its Bulldog mine.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Alderman steps down to become DACC trustee
A Danville alderman has resigned his position on the city council to take a seat on the Danville Area Community College board of trustees.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Danville man dies in motorcycle-car crash
A Danville man died early Thursday morning from injuries he suffered when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle, according to local law enforcement officials.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
3 teens set to be arraigned in vehicle break-ins in Bismarck
Three teenagers are expected to be arraigned today in Vermilion County Circuit Court on charges stemming from a string of vehicle burglaries in Bismarck early Monday morning, according to Vermilion County sheriff's authorities.
Vermilion County panel to mull wind farm, zoning rules
At the request of two Vermilion County Board members, a new committee will consider two controversial topics: the county's ordinance regulating wind turbines and zoning.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Disease-carrying mosquitoes spotted in area counties
Asian tiger mosquitoes, which can carry the chikungunya virus, are turning up in Champaign County for a fourth summer in a row and have also been found in Vermilion County, public health officials said.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Quinn: Palmer Arena revamp funds released
Gov. Pat Quinn stopped by the David S. Palmer Arena on Thursday to announce that the state is finally releasing $850,000 in funding to make much-needed improvements at the aging facility.
Restrictions urged for Danville pot facilities
Two community leaders concerned about increased crime and using up premium land for economic development are urging a city panel to recommend placing tighter restrictions on locations in and around Danville where medical marijuana could be grown and sold.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Danville-area man gets 45 years for shooting cop
A 24-year-old Danville-area man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting and injuring a Danville police officer a little more than two months ago.