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CHAMPAIGN -- Thousands of people are getting ready for spring decorating; that's why they were at the Home and Garden Expo.
URBANA -- Dozons of graduates walked the stage Friday, and now they'll be on the streets protecting our neighborhoods.
SPRINGFIELD -- Most universities have already booked their commencement speakers. But, in the future, they may have to foot the bill on that.
CHAMPAIGN-- Dozens of tow trucks paraded down the interstate to honor a legend in their field.
DECATUR -- The future of a local homeless shelter is unclear, so it's workers are asking for help.
SAVOY -- The former Pages for All Ages in Savoy was busy with activity Friday.
ST. JOSEPHS -- When some people think of a mental illness negative thoughts may come to mind.
One couple is opening up about their mental health to change your perception.
CHAMPAIGN -- A family has waited nearly four years for one of their relatives to be honored.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Legislators are working on a bill to help people in Gifford get more financial help.
URBANA -- Students at the University of Illinois are speaking out about sexual assault.
CHAMPAIGN -- A disabled veteran's financial future could be damaged after a new car purchase went wrong.
URBANA -- When you think about spring break, you want sunshine, good friends and a fun time.
UPDATE: 4:54 pm, 3/26/15, Thursday
CHAMPAIGN -- Officers say they want to thank the community for making responsible decisions this year.
CHICAGO -- A National Guardsman arrested for supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, had allegedly planned an attack on a military post in Illinois, the Justice Department said Thursday.
MACOUPIN COUNTY -- An area man faces multiple child pornography charges for possession and distribution.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a robbery.
Latest: 10:32 pm
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The department of transportation says the bridge could've collapsed.
CHAMPAIGN -- Have you ever dreamed of introducing the Illini at the State Farm Center?
ASHMORE -- This mother is grateful to those who saved her daughter's life.
NATIONAL -- Kraft is changing its name, sort of.
NEOGA -- Dozens of teachers will have to look for new jobs.
Latest: 10:04 pm, 3/25/15, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- After a violent few weeks, police are preparing for an active summer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Greg Schweighart, who helped organize the archery team at Jefferson Middle School, died Tuesday morning.
URBANA -- In the next couple weeks, workers will start demolishing the old building where they keep some of the buses.
CHAMPAIGN -- City leaders are getting positive reviews for how they manage money.
URBANA -- A local group is teaching people how to live a more peaceful life.
DANVILLE -- Students at Danville High School are taking what they've learned in class and putting it to good use as they come up with ideas to improve the campus.
VERMILION COUNTY -- The Vermilion County Sheriff got a special award from his Alma mater.
DECATUR -- Almost two dozen teachers are losing their jobs.
Update: 3:30 pm, 3/25/15, Wednesday
DANVILLE -- Danville Area Community College will raise tuition starting this summer.
Update: 3:00 pm, 3/25/15, Wednesday
MACON COUNTY -- A man was sentenced to 11-years in prison for aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Update: 2:15 pm, 3/25/15, Wednesday
SANGAMON COUNTY -- The name of the man who killed himself during an hours-long standoff with police has been released.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A teen will be tried as an adult for two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Update: 12:47 pm, 3/25/15, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Two teens, ages 14 and 16, were sentenced to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice Wednesday, for robbery.
KANKAKEE -- The clock is ticking on David Letterman's reign on top, in charge of The Late Show.
CHAMPAIGN -- A local family was given a warm act of kindness.
CATLIN -- A Vermilion County man is getting an outstanding recognition.
Latest: 10:17 pm, 3/24/15, Tuesday
OAKLAND -- There's been some tense moments for a family in Douglas County.
DANVILLE -- A new kidney center could be coming to town, but an existing one says there's no need for another.
CATLIN -- A Vermilion County town is remembering a long-time teacher.
Latest: 10:03 pm, 3/24/15, Tuesday
CHAMPAIGN -- More and more fake cash is flowing through the area.
CASEY -- Millions of people use social media to keep in touch, but a police department is using it to tell people who to avoid.
CHAMPAIGN -- A popular spot for Illini fans is getting a facelift and everyone is welcome to join in.
GIFFORD -- Champaign County leaders are planning to plant 140 trees on Saturday.
FARMER CITY -- Despite the cold weather more than 20 middle school students washed cars for their classmate.
CASEY -- It's not unusual to see toys or lawn equipment out there, but police say sometimes there's also a lot of junk.
MACON COUNTY -- The Macon County Conservation District is hosting an Illinois Department of Natural Resources Boater Safety Education class.
ILLINOIS -- Spring means the start of many things, including construction season.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is addressing sexual violence on college campuses in the state.
Update: 2:00 pm, 3/24/15, Tuesday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted, John Elkins, has been arrested and is in police custody.
SPRINGFIELD -- A representative is trying to stop voter fraud with a new bill.
SPRINGFIELD -- Man's best friend could soon help witnesses take the stand. Some lawmakers believe young children have difficulties sharing experiences in the courtroom.
SPRINGFIELD - Lawmakers are trying to make a difficult diagnosis easier for parents to understand. They're reaching out to families who have children with down syndrome.
Update: 6:07 pm, 3/25/15, Wednesday
ILLINOIS -- Recently, heroin has become an even bigger problem than normal.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are trying to make it easier for people with food allergies to go out to eat.
ILLINOIS -- A new poll shows voters are less likely to believe Illinois can solve its budget problems simply by cutting waste.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Cuts to the University of Illinois continue to be discussed at the Capitol.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois is one of ten states which doesn't require civics education in high school, but it could soon change.
ILLINOIS – Patience is wearing thin after more than a month has passed since Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers promised a quick resolution to the state’s $1.6 billion shortfall.
Update: 6:06 pm
DECATUR -- A new poll shows Governor Bruce Rauner's job approval rating is below 40%.
ILLINOIS -- Changes to the way school districts spend education funding could go to teachers, textbooks or classroom materials.
ILLINOIS -- Some state workers are suing to end mandatory union dues.
ILLINOIS -- Homeowners around the state could lose money down the drain, literally.
ILLINOIS -- Living life as one gender, but being buried as another is the reality for some transgendered people.
ILLINOIS -- Families spend thousands on diapers and baby wipes each year.
ILLINOIS -- More than 200,000 people in the state are living with some form of Alzheimer's disease.
ILLINOIS – Lawmakers have a proposal to create 32,000 new jobs while making Illinois greener.
ILLINOIS -- State workers drive thousands of cars owned by the state.
Latest: 5:25 pm, 3/19/15, Thursday
ILLINOIS -- U.S. Representative Aaron Schock (R) is resigning from Congress.
ILLINOIS -- Hunters are allowed to track coyotes year-round because there are so many of them through the state.
ILLINOIS – One Illinois congressman is on his way out, and a day later, a state lawmaker could be on his way up.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner says he can't fix the state's economy by himself, so he's asking for help from the state's business community.
ILLINOIS -- Tuition discounts for university employees could be a thing of the past.
ILLINOIS -- The CDC says prescription drug abuse is a national epidemic.
Update: 4:00 pm, 3/18/15, Wednesday
ILLINOIS -- A bill to protect water supplies from contamination is progressing at the statehouse.
ILLINOIS – Rising Illinois Congressman resigns amidst numerous questions and probe into his lavish lifestyles.
ILLINOIS -- Hospitals are supposed to help, but doctors and healthcare providers can refuse to help someone based on religious beliefs.
ILLINOIS -- If you don't have paid sick days at work, it could soon change.
Leaders of rural communities downstate call the proposed cuts in local aid in the Bruce Rauner budget 'dangerous.'
ILLINOIS -- More training could be on the way for police officers and deputies.
ILLINOIS -- It's not always easy being a truck driver.
Latest: 4:17 pm, 3/16/15, Monday
ILLINOIS -- County fairs around the state could be in trouble.
ILLINOIS -- Some people are protesting Governor Bruce Rauner's proposals to freeze state funding for park projects.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner wants universities to drastically slash their budgets.
ILLINOIS -- Some former military leaders say high school grads don't have skills needed to serve in the military.
CLINTON -- A power plant here and in two other cities are in danger of closing, so some lawmakers are trying to save them.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some lawmakers are trying to get young people interested in law enforcement by reaching out to minority students.
SPRINGFIELD -- Right now, school boards aren't technically supposed to talk about improving school security in closed session.
ILLINOIS -- Recidivism is at a high rate. Half of offenders, do it again.
ILLINOIS- The latest deficit in this year’s budget could soon have the state’s prison operations in lock up.
ILLINOIS -- Hundreds of families could be impacted by budget cuts to autism programs all across the state.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers could be heading back to the classroom as part of a proposed continuing education program.
ILLINOIS – After more than a year, both sides in the Illinois pension reform debate were able to make their arguments in front of the state’s highest court.
ILLINOIS -- They started from the Rotunda and ended up at the Governor's Mansion.
RANTOUL -- Governor Bruce Rauner stopped here to discuss business, but community leaders want him to rethink his planned budget cuts.
ILLINOIS -- Some jobs require random drug testing. One lawmaker wants to add state jobs to that list.
ILLINOIS- An Illinois lawmaker wants to protect minors who question their sexuality by banning a controversial practice known as ‘conversion therapy.’
ILLINOIS -- Business owners in the state are paying twice as much when it comes to workers' compensation.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers tackled bullying among children last year.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner attended an immigration roundtable Monday with Archbishop Cupich and members of the Republican Congressional Delegation.