One person killed in Vermilion Co. crash
VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Following a car crash Saturday night, one person was killed and a portion of westbound Interstate 74 in Vermilion County was closed for nearly eight hours into Sunday morning. The Illinois State Police responded to the scene near 7:45 p.m. at mile marker 199 by Fithian. There was a report […]
Danville man arrested on gun, drug charges
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — A Danville man is under arrest after police said he was caught with illegally owned guns and drugs on Thursday. Officials with the Danville Police Department said officers were dispatched to the area of Meridian Drive and Montclaire Street at 8:30 p.m. for a reported domestic dispute involving a gun. Further […]
This Illinois Town Has ‘The Most Smokers’ In The Entire State
Nestled in the heart of Illinois, one town has earned the reigning title of being the city with the highest concentration of cigarette smokers in the state. Fun fact: I have never smoked a cigarette in my life. I'm 26 years old and don't even know how to hold, light, or take a puff of a cigarette. That's a good thing, right?
Champaign man arrested in connection to Danville shooting that left 1 dead
DANVILLE, Ill. (WICS) — A Champaign man is arrested after a shooting that left one dead in Danville on Wednesday. The Danville Police Department says at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to an address in the 800 block of South St. for a report of a shooting. A...
Leap Day baby born in Danville
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - It only comes once every four years, but for one local family, this Leap Day was once in a lifetime. OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville welcomed a baby girl on February 29. Sunshine Raeigh Mack was born to Ellis and Jennifer Mack at...
Danville students embrace Black history with special project
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — Where can you see George Washington Carver, Jackie Robinson, Michael Jackson, and Ray Charles all in the same room? In honor of Black History Month, an elementary school class in Danville gave special presentations on some history-making icons. On Wednesday, Mark Denman Elementary School’s fourth grade students got to talk about […]
Restrictions coming to I-74 near Covington
COVINGTON — The Indiana Department of Transportation announces temporary restrictions coming to Interstate 74 between C.R. 200E (one mile west of Covington) and C.R. 550W. Beginning on or after March 4, there will be alternating lane restrictions in both directions to do bridge maintenance work. Crews will be patching...
Work on Williams Street from Bowman to State Beings Monday, March 4th
The City of Danville would like to announce that street improvements on Williams Street from Bowman Avenue to State Street will begin on Monday, March 4th and are expected be completed sometime in October. This work includes pavement patching, curb repairs, sidewalk ramps, and asphalt overlay. Lane closures, detours, and...
Savor the Ocean's Bounty: Top 4 Seafood Restaurants in Danville
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional seafood restaurants in Danville. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to share them in the comments section below!
Danville police may get two new K-9 officers
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — The Danville Police Department is now a step closer to getting two new K-9 officers. The city of Danville’s Public Services committee unanimously approved of a resolution to get funding for two new K-9s for the police department. The resolution now heads to the full city council. The new K-9s would […]
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in Hoopeston, IL
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near hoopeston.
Barry Soskin Awaits for New Dashers Document “In Writing;” Currently Going Through Attorneys
Hockey executive Barry Soskin, who’s been working on bringing back the Danville Dashers for the 2024-25 season, told Neuhoff Media Friday afternoon that despite the good news from Wednesday night’s David Palmer Arena Board meeting, he had not yet received anything in writing; as the process is likely passing through both the Arena Board’s attorneys and his attorneys.
Hoopeston Police Report 3/2/2024
Details: HPD officers were dispatched to the above location to assist another agency in looking. for Mr. Wilson. A computer check revealed he had an outstanding warrant from Parke. County, IN. He was arrested and taken to HPD to be processed. He was later transported. to the PSB to await...
North Vermillion wins first sectional title since 2019
Falcons win their first Sectional Title since 2019 after beating Rossville 52-35.
Man arrested for DWI and marijuana possession with 3-tire car on I-74
Troopers arrested a man in Fountain County after he was found driving down the road with his car missing a tire. Indiana State Police say they encountered Anthony Hayes, of Indianapolis, on Interstate 74. His Pontiac Grand Prix was riding on three tires and one rim. After pulling Hayes over,...
Former Vermillion Co. Sheriff reaches 40 years of service
VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — After 40 years of service, former sheriff Bob Spence was presented with a pin to show his dedication to the community. “I appreciate the recognition,” Spence said. “It’s quite an honor to serve the community and I’ve really enjoyed that throughout the years. Made a lot of friends throughout those […]
Vermilion County Conservation District 2024 Summer Camp Opportunities
THE FOLLOWING IS A VERMILION COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT RELEASE. Registration is now open for the 2024 Summer Camp Programs at the Vermilion County Conservation District! Pre-registration and payment are required for the camps. Full details, including the registration form, can be found at https://vccd.org/summer-programs/. With almost 4,500 acres between Kennekuk...
Mayor Williams Says HOLD BACK on Wild Mall Rumors; Leon Parker Pending as New Corporation Counsel
Mayor Rickey Williams, Jr says some of the rumors about the Village Mall’s future are getting out of hand. Last week, the mall was in the news for a variety of reasons; with a major one being the eviction notice given to very popular family fun place JumpOff. The mayor also expressed frustration about very little communication, if any, with the mall ownership based in Texas.
Danville High School Wraps Up Black Heritage Month with Major Assembly & Show
Danville High School wrapped up Black Heritage Month the morning of February 28th with an assembly filled with awards and entertainment. Students A.J. Darnell, Tayvion Diltz, and Curtis Beasley IV served as co-emcees. Following the program, in a loud Dick Van Dyke Auditorium as students were filing out, Diltz talked...
Danville Lions Club Annual Chilli Day Coming Up 11 AM – 7 PM; MONDAY MARCH 4TH
The Danville Lions Club is having their annual Chilli Day; this coming Monday, the 4th of March. The Lions Club’s Jeanne Mulvaney recently joined Laura Williams on 1490 WDAN’s Community Connection program. Audio Player. AUDIO: We usually have from 25 to 30 companies that donate either goods or...