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SHELBY COUNTY -- All lanes are reopened after a fatal car crash.
Update: 5:02 pm, 5/5/15, Tuesday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A man charged with two counts of armed robbery was in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.
CHAMPAIGN -- City officials are on track when it comes to finances.
URBANA -- One of the best soccer teams from the area in recent history will be honored Monday.
CHAMPAIGN -- For the second time, the Hot Rod Power Tour will make a pit-stop here.
DANVILLE -- A local landmark is back where it belongs.
Latest: 10:01 pm, 5/4/15, Monday
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Police say they're targeting "hot spots" for gun violence.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police want to hear from you.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Attorney General is going after student loan debt scammers.
Latest: 6:24 pm, 5/3/15, Monday
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Members of the Jewish community hope to soon have a new menorah.
Latest: 6:22 pm, 5/4/15, Monday
SIDNEY -- Residents want answers. A creek full of diesel fuel is flowing through their backyards.
CHAMPAIGN -- Earthquakes are a tragedy many kindergarten kids have never heard of before, but some grade school students are reaching out to help.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man was killed over the weekend.
ILLINOIS -- A group in the state is promoting good health for everyone.
Update: 5:25 pm, 5/3/15, Monday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Last week, repairs for a major route in the area were delayed.
URBANA -- Leaders at Carle say they've seen more patients taking trips to the emergency room in the last year.
Latest: 5:03 pm, 5/4/15, Monday
LUDLOW -- The man accused of burning down the town's community center was in court Monday.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Police are investigating two break-ins.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating a "shots fired" call.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Cortlyn Hill.
Latest: 10:22 pm, 5/3/15, Sunday
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Nepalese students at UI are raising money to send home as their country recovers from a devastating natural disaster.
WESTVILLE -- The investigation continues for a car fire.
COLES COUNTY -- The name of a woman killed after a motorcycle collision with a deer has been released.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A group of grads is giving students a taste of home.
URBANA -- Some brave cowboys and cowgirls had a rough ride Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Instead of going to Louisville, some horse racing fans brought the Derby here.
Latest: 10:20 pm, 5/2/15, Saturday
DECATUR -- The votes have been tallied and it's bad news.
Update: 10:12 pm, 5/2/15, Saturday
URBANA -- It's that time of year again. The Market at the Square is open for business.
URBANA -- A single mother will soon have a new home thanks to the hard work of dozens of women.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police are looking for a man they say robbed someone at gunpoint.
Update: 10:01 pm, 5/2/15, Saturday
DECATUR -- Business isn't good for many and in this town, it means fewer people employed.
CHAMPAIGN -- More than a dozen men and women shaved their heads to support kids battling cancer.
TUSCOLA -- It was a special homecoming Friday.
URBANA -- People can now enjoy free Wi-Fi in the area and they have city leaders to thank for it.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A new residence hall with a new name is where students will live and hopefully learn about the history of some students who walked campus more than 100 years ago.
CHARLESTON -- In two months, college campuses in the state will be smoke-free and Eastern is getting ready.
URBANA -- Dozens of families thought their kids had been accepted to University High this week.
Latest: 5:19 pm, 5/01/15, Friday
SPRINGFIELD -- The city is gearing up for a weekend to remember our 16th president.
CHAMPAIGN -- The U.S. Justice Department announced plans to pour millions of dollars into body cam pilot programs.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is slashing tuition for some students and those cuts could make a big difference for those looking for an education.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Road construction between Rantoul and Gifford started Friday.
Update: 5:25 pm, 5/1/15, Friday
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- IDOT's Listening Tour resumes next week.
Update: 5:24 pm, 5/1/15, Friday
ILLINOIS -- Part of I-55 near Pontiac was dedicated Friday to a police officer killed in the line of duty.
Update: 5:23 pm, 5/1/15, Friday
CHARLESTON -- Friday, a special Olympian got to compete in area games.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- They found 27-year-old Joseph Hart in Rantoul on Thursday night.
RANTOUL -- Police say an area man was drunk when he flipped his car.
KANKAKEE COUNTY -- The Kankakee County Jail could soon see more security.
CHAMPAIGN -- Investigators say they're putting the pieces together in the latest string of crimes.
CHAMPAIGN -- This year, the STAR Awards created the Dave Benton Difference Maker Award after our own news anchor who is battling cancer.
CHAMPAIGN -- A driver crashed into the window of a men's clothing store Thursday afternoon.
Illinois -- Lawmakers want to ease some of the burden of family farmers by giving them a break on the road.
ILLINOIS -- Now that the weather is nicer, more motorcycles are on the road.
ILLINOIS -- Small business regulations mean business owners have to follow rules put in place by state agencies.
ILLINOIS -- More than a century after one of America’s greatest statesmen was assassinated, Illinois remembered its greatest icon.
Update: 10:05 pm, 5/3/15, Sunday
ILLINOIS -- If the General Assembly doesn't act now, nuclear power plants in the state could close, including the one in Clinton.
ILLINOIS -- A money dispute with unions from 11 years ago is finally getting resolved.
SPRINGFIELD -- Girl Scouts from across the state were in the Capital City.
ILLINOIS -- If getting caught skipping work on Super Bowl Sunday wasn't bad enough for correction officers, an audit shows things may be even worse.
ILLINOIS -- The deadline to pass a state budget is a month away, but neither party seems to be showing signs of any agreements.
ILLINOIS -- The state made millions more on investments this year than expected.
ILLINOIS -- State leaders are looking to cut the cord on the outdated rotary dialed-era communication law.
Update: 5:24 pm, 4/30/15, Thursday
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner restored $26 million in cuts, but not for services for senior citizens.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers want to get you involved in state politics.
ILLINOIS -- Each year more people are sent to Illinois prisons for drug offenses than any other crime, but there could be hope to send some of them for more help instead.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner is looking to slash millions of dollars from Amtrak and mass transit in the state.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts aren't going over well with mayors in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Bruce Rauner greeted sailors of the U.S.S. Illinois as they rallied at the Capitol Wednesday.
Update: 5:26 pm, 4/29/15, Wednesday
ILLINOIS -- Medicaid cuts were once again a hot topic at the Capitol Wednesday.
ILLINOIS -- The CDC says carbon monoxide kills more than 400 people in the U.S. annually.
ILLINOIS -- Temporary holding facilities have become a permanent home for many prisoners in Illinois creating difficult, if not sometimes dangerous, situations.
ILLINOIS -- Last month, the state rolled out a brand new assessment test, the PARCC exam.
ILLINOIS -- There's a new push to let someone else decide where to draw district lines.
ILLINOIS -- One state lawmaker is living the “good life” spending campaign cash on luxuries from limos to jet setting around the country all while representing one of Illinois’s poorest districts.
SPRINGFIELD -- An audit in the treasurer's office found several forms of waste and abuse.
ILLINOIS -- It's illegal to recruit gang members on school property.
Update: 10:11 pm, 4/26/15, Sunday
ILLINOIS -- State law prohibits those with criminal records from some jobs, like working in a school or even volunteering in certain places.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new proposal in the Statehouse rewards inmates for studying.
ILLINOIS -- State law mandates, before children enter kindergarten, they must have all their shots.
ILLINOIS -- Friday was the deadline for lawmakers to move their bills to the next phase.
ILLINOIS -- It's been ten years since lawmakers passed the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act.
ILLINOIS -- If you don't pay your student loans, you could find yourself without a job.
ILLINOIS -- Former convicts could get a second chance in the real world under a new bill in the Statehouse.
ILLINOIS -- Legislation passed out of the Senate Thursday.
ILLINOIS – It‘s been 100 days since Bruce Rauner took the lead in Illinois, but has he kept his promise of ‘shaking up Springfield?’
ILLINOIS -- Wednesday is Earth Day.
Latest: 6:06 pm, 4/22/15, Wednesday
ILLINOIS -- In honor of Earth Day, your drinking water could be getting cleaner and safer.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Red light cameras could be coming down.
ILLINOIS -- There are endangered historic landmarks all over the state.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner has promised billions in savings by making painful cuts to state services, but some say his cuts may cost him more than he thinks.
ILLINOIS -- One organization says thousands of jobs in Illinois are being filled with unqualified workers.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers are trying to help business owners by creating an online portal.
ILLINOIS -- As Michael Frerichs reaches his 100th day in office this Tuesday, he spoke to WCIA about his top priorities for the state treasury.
Update: 6:25 pm, 4/20/15, Monday
SPRINGFIELD -- The medical marijuana law has been on the books for nearly two years.
ILLINOIS -- There are a lot of things pregnant women should be on the lookout for, but there's one virus which is not as well-known as others.
ILLINOIS -- A bill to help terminally ill patients is close to becoming law.
ILLINOIS -- Thousands of children don't know where their next meal will come from.
ILLINOIS -- You know what to do when you come to a stop sign, but what if it's not there?
ILLINOIS -- As Governor Bruce Rauner begins putting together the state's next budget, House Speaker Michael Madigan (D) is forming a new oversight panel to watch the decisions being made.
ILLINOIS -- The beginning of a budget bill in Illinois begins with dozens of testimony from businesses, schools, and regular people.
Update: 6:05 pm, 4/16/15, Thursday
ILLINOIS -- Autism programs in the state are feeling the pain of Governor Bruce Rauner's budget cuts.