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CHAMPAIGN -- Winning regionals was an excitement driving these Kids to Know all the way to nationals.
ILLINOIS -- Nearly $1 billion was added to the Illinois revenue stream last year. It's because of the Attorney General's Office.
ILLINOIS -- School districts could face more challenges if lawmakers pass deep budget cuts.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 leaders are looking at new options for grades K - 8 for the future.
Latest: 4:41 pm, 3/11/14, Tuesday
CHAMPAIGN -- Looks like police and emergency crews were busier during this year's Unofficial than last year.
GIBSON CITY -- Fundraising efforts are ramping up for a new pool in town.
Update: 4:25 pm, 3/11/14, Tuesday
NASA -- UI alum Mike Hopkins is officially back on Earth and in Russia.
GIFFORD -- Tornado sirens are up and running again; and could be heard during a drill at 10 am, Tuesday.
Latest: 3:49 pm, 3/11/14, Tuesday
MACON COUNTY -- Defense attorneys successfully motioned the court to continue the pretrial hearing for Manuel Gonzales until May 27.
DEWITT COUNTY -- A convicted sexual predator has been taken into custody in Indiana and is awaiting extradition back to DeWitt County.
URBANA -- Crews were called to the scene of an active fire at 201 South Busey just before 9 pm, Monday.
MATTOON -- One mother says medical marijuana can change her daughter's life and she's willing to move out of state to get it.
URBANA -- City leaders have an idea to lure more people downtown.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- An area woman was sentenced for embezzling.
COLES COUNTY -- County officials want to put stricter rules on synthetic marijuana.
LAKE MICHIGAN -- The US Coast Guard chopped its way through Lake Michigan to clear a shipping route.
ILLINOIS -- School districts have a chance to make your child's school safer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many people say a trip to the "most magical place on Earth" is a special time in their lives.
MATTOON -- Firefighters saved a dog from a burning home Monday.
COLES COUNTY -- Parents are worried about cuts which could be coming to their schools' Ag programs.
Update: 5:10 pm, 3/10/14, Monday
CHAMPAIGN -- Two area moms are doing what they can to fill a need.
ILLINOIS -- They've been dubbed "cop-in-a-box," but supporters argue, speed enforcement cameras are an added tool for law enforcement.
MAHOMET -- Artifacts recently donated to the Museum of the Grand Prairie, including lice combs, dinnerware, and children's toys, shed new light on life in Central Illinois in the 1830s.
Update: 5:06 pm, 3/10/14, Monday
URBANA -- Parents are dealing with traffic changes when it comes to dropping off and picking up kids at school.
COLES COUNTY -- People are concerned about a proposed one-percent sales tax increase, but it's not because of that one percent.
Latest: 4:03 pm, 3/10/14, Monday
MACON COUNTY -- Monday was the first chance same-sex couples could get a marriage license here.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY -- A person is dead after being hit by a train just north of Pontiac.
Update: 3:56 pm, 3/10/14, Monday
TUSCOLA -- The name of a man killed by a train has been released.
Update: 2:04 pm
HOOPESTON -- An autopsy is set for a man who was shot and killed.
Mike Lindemann is one man, but he's undertaking three very important jobs in the community.
Every year the American Red Cross responds to almost 70,000 disasters in the country. People in central Illinois know how important those volunteers are after tornadoes tore through the area in November.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
URBANA -- Three men are wanted on warrants for failing to register as sex offenders.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 News & Sports has welcomed a new family member.
LOS ANGELES, CA -- A University of Illinois graduate, took home first place at the LA Marathon Sunday.
Update: 10:20 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday
CHAMPAIGN -- Bowl for Kids' Sake is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization.
Update: 10:08 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Most smokers will tell you quitting is one of the hardest things to do.
CHAMPAIGN -- Prom is a staple high school experience, but anyone who's ever gone knows how expensive it can be.
Update: 10:04 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday
CHARLESTON -- A family whose home was destroyed in a fire is getting a break form the community.
MONTICELLO -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
CHAMPAIGN -- No matter how fun something might be, everything must come to an end, except for this wiffle ball game.
MOUNT ZION -- There was dinner and dancing at the Lion's Center Saturday night.
CHAMPAIGN -- Nearly 100 kids in town went home with brighter smiles Saturday.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It was a day of creative building and fun for kids.
Update: 10:05 pm, 3/8/14, Saturday
ILLINOIS -- This week, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) shared the dangers of antibiotic overuse.
URBANA -- The state says, while taking time to spring your clock forward one hour, take five minutes and check your smoke detectors.
CHICAGO -- It's no secret this winter has been tough on the roads. Potholes are all over the state.
NATIONAL -- A beef recall which started with just six states has jumped to 25.
Update: 10:04 pm, 3/7/14, Friday
VERMILION COUNTY -- A mother who wants to help the man responsible for her daughter's death can't do much.
Shopping for Prom and Spring formals at Bergner's in Champaign at Market Place Mall