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URBANA -- The streets were flooded with people, and of course, candy, all celebrating the holiday.
JACKSONVILLE -- Police are looking for the parents of an abandoned baby after it was discovered in a dumpster.
Update: 10:04 pm, 9/1/14, Monday
LEROY -- Authorities released new information on a man found dead in Rural McLean County Sunday morning.
CHAMPAIGN -- The city is looking to give minority and women contractors a chance, so it’s changing how contract bids are awarded.
URBANA – Many mothers in the area believe their rights are being taken away.
Latest: 6:22 pm, 9/1/14, Monday
HOOPESTON – It’s the last day of the Sweetcorn Festival and organizers say it’s been a success.
URBANA -- The state of unions at the local level is an issue in Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many have the holiday off, but not everyone.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of union workers packed downtown to march in the city's annual Labor Day parade.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of union workers marched in Monday's parade.
CHAMPAIGN -- Policing tends to be a male-dominated profession, but a group of women is trying to change that.
Update: 5:07 pm, 9/1/14, Monday
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 is giving people who aren't sure how to vote on the tax referendum an opportunity to see what they're voting for.
HOOPESTON -- The water woes continue for residents, but there could be an end in sight.
SHELBYVILLE -- A non-profit group is giving back to veterans by taking them skyward.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Rantoul man is charged with drunk driving for an accident which hurt six people.
Update: 10:07 pm, 8/31/14, Sunday
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A speaker who was set to address a conference at UI says he's boycotting the school.
Update: 5:38 pm, 8/31/14, Sunday
NATIONAL -- A new study shows kids are not getting enough sleep.
NATIONAL -- The government is being impersonated and it's costing people a lot of money.
CHAMPAIGN -- A milestone for medical marijuana in the state of Illinois: soon, patients will be able to apply to use it legally.
GIFFORD -- High school students in Gifford, who also live in the Rantoul Township High School District, won't have the option to vote on which school they attend.
Update: 10:05 pm
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- More than 36,000 people showed up at the first Illini home game.
ILLINOIS -- More action in the IDOT scandal. 58 employees were supposed to be laid off because of questionable hiring practices.
ILLINOIS -- After more than a year of waiting, rules for the controversial gas drilling, known as fracking, are out.
Update: 10:01 pm
QUINCY -- A former Illini All-American faces murder charges in the death of his wife.
DANVILLE -- While serving in the military moved his life down a rocky road, this veteran is not letting tough times keep him out the game.
Update: 6:03 pm, 8/29/14, Friday
ILLINOIS -- Good news for state retirees when it comes to their money.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Champaign woman is leaving her mark on the community with a $1 million gift.
CHAMPAIGN -- Saturday's Illinois football game will have a unique attraction during tailgate.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers want to keep electronic cigarettes out of the wrong hands.
MACON COUNTY -- An area man will spend 18 years in prison for multiple counts of residential burglary.
Update: 4:53 pm, 8/29/14, Friday
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- Illinois State Police have identified a man in connection to a recent bank robbery.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The weather has been pretty toasty the past couple weeks, but it's perfect for farmers and their crops.
NATIONAL -- The Centers for Disease Control suggest children ages 2 - 8 should be getting the nasal flu vaccine rather than a shot.
ILLINOIS -- A new law could change fair wages for women.
MAHOMET -- Friday Football Fever is back. WCIA-3 crews will be making stops at 18 games Friday night.
NATIONAL -- Drivers have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. Gasoline prices will be at their lowest levels since 2010.
NATIONAL -- iPad technology is helping kids with autism learn to communicate.
CHAMPAIGN -- The guardian of a missing teen is asking for help finding him.
ILLINOIS -- For decades, tens of thousands of veterans have lived on the streets, but those numbers are actually decreasing.
MONTICELLO -- A company is looking to build a medical marijuana cultivation center.
Latest: 10:13 pm, 8/28/14, Thursday
BOONE, IA -- Rain and lightning canceled the final day of the Farm Progress Show, but WCIA-3's Jillian Deam still got the chance to talk seeds.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- An area woman rushed in to save two people, not thinking about her own safety. Now, she's being honored in a big way.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There's a way to get to Willard you might not know about.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Two area airports are getting major upgrades.
VILLA GROVE -- DCFS is investigating this mother for unsafe living conditions, but she blames her landlord.
DECATUR -- More jobs are coming to the Soy City. A company is looking to expand and will add extra jobs with it.
CHAMPAIGN -- The first couple weeks of school are always a challenge.