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ILLINOIS - People with criminal records will now have better chance at getting a job due to a new law.
GARDEN HILLS – People living in the local community held a meeting tonight to improve their neighborhood.
CHAMPAIGN -- Violence has been tearing families apart. This weekend, another man died after a shooting.
ILLINOIS -- More funding is on its way to help military programs.
DANVILLE -- The Danville School District has a revamped website and new app for parents, staff and students.
PANA -- Our Town's Police Chief Daniel Bland is carrying on a family tradition.
SIDNEY -- A former church is now a pile of boards and nails.
SIDELL -- A fire destroyed a hay barn at Crosswinds Equine Rescue. It started Saturday afternoon and quickly engulfed the barn.
MAHOMET -- If you're single and enjoy gardening, you may want to consider "Weed Dating."
PANA -- Christian County used to be home to the popular Tanner Drive-In, but, for nearly two decades, the Our Town property has been home to something else.
Update: 5:20 pm, 7/21/14, Monday
ILLINOIS -- Parents of children who suffer from epilepsy can soon have access to a new treatment.
Update: 4:04 pm, 7/21/14, Monday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Sometimes force involves using a taser, but investigators say just having it in their belts can help in most situations.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Several people showed up at the Vermilion County Courthouse for a sentencing hearing.
WAPELLA -- Authorities are investigating the theft of more than $1,000 from an elderly victim.
ROCHESTER -- Police are investigating the discovery of what could be human remains.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Timothy Davis.
URBANA -- Authorities are investigating an arson.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Construction started Monday on the Olympian Drive extension.
C-U Public Health supports Cutting Government "Waist," a new program to encourage a healthy work environment. Parkland College is one of the agencies on board.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was sink or swim for competitors. Sunday was the fourth annual Cardboard Cup Race at Sholem Aquatic Center.
FARMER CITY -- Some of the best BMX riders in the state were racing for a regional qualifying series called the Gold Cup.
MIDWEST -- A new market is opening up in the Midwest which could be worth millions of dollars to local farmers.
NATIONAL -- New research could help find a cure for Alzheimer's.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man is dead after being shot in the middle of the day.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police officers have one of the most dangerous jobs.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law will help ex-offenders get jobs in Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- Nine churches from around the area are coming together for one common goal.
URBANA -- People in Champaign County laced up for a race to help kids get new tools for school.
NATIONAL -- Mosquitoes carrying a virus from the Caribbean through the U.S. have made it to Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- A man was shot around noon Saturday near North Sixth Street and East Beardsley Avenue. The victim was taken to the hospital. Police say he is in critical condition.
ILLINOIS -- The Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case has sparked widespread controversy.
ILLINOIS -- A new law could comfort consumers. Farmers Markets have to tell you where their food is coming from.
URBANA -- The county fair is in its 162nd year and, like some in Central Illinois, it’s having a hard time making ends meet.
HOOPESTON -- A huge street party Saturday night will raise money to restore an iconic building in one local community.
ILLINOIS -- A bold plan by Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has tax relief advocates cheering, but leaves others asking more questions.
ILLINOIS -- When it comes to earthquakes, new numbers are out and show Illinois is at high-risk.
FORD COUNTY -- Lightning strikes are causing problems at the county courthouse.
Update: 10:10 pm, 7/18/14, Friday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Work will continue on the Interstate 57 / 74 interchange.
CHAMPAIGN -- Could Papa Del's be leaving campus? The sign in the window might indicate that.
NATIONAL -- Since the recession several years ago, job creation in the state ranks near the bottom.
GEORGETOWN -- Our Town cheerleaders are full of spirit.
GEORGETOWN -- Our Town is very proud of a World War II veteran.
GEORGETOWN -- Two lovely ladies join me now. Jill Pope is Our Town's Fair Queen Pageant director and Danielle Brown is the 2013 queen.
GEORGETOWN -- People who go to the senior center in Our Town love to country line dance.
GEORGETOWN -- Our Town's archery team joins us, coached by Hilah O'Neal.
GEORGETOWN -- A native of Our Town and fair board member, Donnie Hackler, is here.
GEORGETOWN -- Our Town celebrities, Little Mister and Miss Georgetown join us now.
GEORGETOWN -- One Our Town business is known for turning trash into treasure.
CHAMPAIGN -- The fire department will have some extra money to spend on training.
FORD COUNTY -- The 911 system is down. If you have an emergency, call the Ford County Sheriff's Department.
Mike Atchison of Vermilion County Animal Shelter joins us to talk about upcoming events and give us some information on adoption prices and more.