Tracy Crane

Tracy Crane

Danville company's Barry Bonds plaque a hit on ESPN

DANVILLE — Trigard signs and plaques can be found all over the country, but one of the Danville company's creations recently garnered national attention on ESPN.

UPDATED: Danville district informed police of allegation against teacher

DANVILLE — A 28-year-old Danville special-education teacher has been arrested and charged with criminal sexual assault for an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old male student. 

Kickapoo Fire Protection District volunteers excited to show off new station

DANVILLE — Volunteer firefighters with the Kickapoo Fire Protection District were enjoying lots of extra space and amenities Wednesday night during their first monthly training in the department's new fire station, which will be open to the public Saturday.

Resident's call helps Danville police make arrest in armed robbery at McDonald's

DANVILLE — Help from a neighbor enabled police to make an arrest shortly after an armed robbery Wednesday night at the McDonald's on Bowman Avenue.

Demolition crews chipping away at Danville's low-head dam

DANVILLE — Demolition crews continue to chip away at the low-head dam on the Vermilion River in downtown Danville.

"We are making progress down there," Lindell Loy, construction manager with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said about the dam-removal project below and just east of Memorial Bridge on South Gilbert Street.

Three teens arrested in weekend shooting in Danville

DANVILLE — Police have made an arrest in one shooting and are investigating two others since Sunday morning.

Coming soon to downtown Las Vegas: A Danville-made canopy

DANVILLE — The future's looking a lot brighter for a Danville digital sign company that landed a $30 million project to rebuild an iconic Las Vegas light-show attraction that draws millions to the city's downtown every year.

Danville police investigating home invasion, shooting over weekend

DANVILLE — A homeowner shot at a man who was trying to get into his house early Sunday morning, according to police.

At 12:21 a.m. Sunday, officers rushed to a residence in the 900 block of East Fairchild Street for a home invasion in progress.

The homeowner said he confronted an intruder in his home, firing his gun in self-defense, according to police.

Districts see need for school resource officer as 'unfortunately ... a sign of the times'

After every early dismissal this year, Rossville-Alvin Elementary teachers and staff will spend 15 minutes discussing school safety.

And for the first time, a full-time school resource officer will be among their ranks.

Shoe Sensation re-opens in larger space at Danville's Village Mall

DANVILLE — Shoe Sensation has re-opened at a new, bigger location in the Village Mall.

The shoe store, which had been in a smaller space in the mall at 2917 N. Vermilion St. for years, held a grand-re-opening ceremony Friday with officials from Vermilion Advantage at its new location in the Slumberland wing.