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The Miami Herald
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
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
Wind farm activist to seek county board seat
A Rankin area resident who has lobbied the Vermilion County board for more than two years for changes to the county wind farm ordinance is one of about 20 people who have filed to run for county board next year.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
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.
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
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.
Vermilion candidates file papers; longtime clerk draws rival
Longtime Vermilion County Clerk Lynn Foster has at least one challenger in her quest for a seventh term in the countywide office she has held since 1990.
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
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Danville man pleads guilty in 2012 slaying
A Danville man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in the 2012 shooting death of another man.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Sheriff: Deputy acted properly in shooting
The sheriff in Vermilion County in eastern Illinois says one of his deputies was following departmental procedure when he shot a man.
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.
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.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Champaign, Vermilion counties seek election judges
Help wanted: Seeking community-service-minded part-time workers for 12-hour shifts up to three days a year at $100 a day to fill 600 to 1,000 election-judge positions across Vermilion and Champaign counties.
Gifford spirit: 'You just go along with life'
Workers repair the roof of the home of 81-year-old Pete Watson on Gifford's Main Street Monday afternoon.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Candle in use during power outage blamed for Danville fire
While Sunday's severe thunderstorm damaged a number of properties throughout Vermilion County, fire officials said it also led to a fire that damaged a house in Danville.
'It happened so quick ...'
A Belgium man said he feels lucky to be alive after high winds flipped his mobile home on its roof early Sunday afternoon while he and his two dogs were inside.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Danville planting trees
While they aren't yet big enough to provide a splash of vibrant fall color, Peggy Wheeler was happy on her walk Friday to see the newly planted trees lining the parkway strip along a five-block section of Williams Street.
Workshops set in Vermilion County on Affordable Care Act
One will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the health department, 200 S. College St., Danville.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Reading and writing and real estate
Folks still have a few days to put together an offer on the old Ridge Farm Elementary School building and grounds.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
WMGI-FM Terre Haute
Tax Hike For Vermilion County Illinois
Those for the hike say that the increase is necessary to restore reserve funds used to operate the county jail facilities and juvenile detention center.