Tracy Crane

Tracy Crane

Public safety director: Danville murder victim 'likely an intended target'

DANVILLE — An investigation continues into what police believe was likely the targeted killing of a 43-year-old Danville man Tuesday night near the intersection of Fairchild and Fowler streets, at the southwest corner of the Fair Oaks public housing complex.

Status of witness, special prosecutor undecided in Vermilion double-murder trial

DANVILLE — Court proceedings in a nearly 3-year-old double-homicide case in Vermilion County focused Tuesday on wrangling over a witness — and a defense push to have the special prosecutor handling the case disqualified.

Danville council set to vote on replacing alderman on airport commission

DANVILLE — The Vermilion Regional Airport may get another new commissioner today as the city council is set to consider appointing a replacement for Alderman Steve Foster, who resigned from the airport board last month.

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.