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CHAMPAIGN -- They say this is what they've been training for, rain or shine.
CHAMPAIGN -- Race organizers are still busy getting ready for the weekend.
URBANA -- Some Yankee Ridge grade school students helped plant three trees at Larson Park.
Update: 5:24 pm, 4/24/15, Friday
SPRINGFIELD -- History buffs have a chance to see a rare memento from Lincoln's funeral.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illinois Department of Transportation is coming to town and officials want to hear from you.
NATIONAL -- An area bike shop is feeling the aftermath of a major recall.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Vice President Joe Biden told students "It's On Us" to put an end to sexual assault.
Update: 10:01 pm
RANTOUL -- After decades of preserving the area's military history, the Chanute Air Museum is closing.
URBANA -- Students say they're up to Vice President Joe Biden's "It's On Us" challenge.
MOULTRIE COUNTY -- An area lawyer has been suspended.
Update: 6:27 pm, 4/23/15, Thursday
DANVILLE -- Teachers have a new contract extension.
URBANA -- Some victims say they live in fear, but the university is working on ways to make that better.
Update: 6:22 pm, 4/23/15, Thursday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Officials want to change choices available to law enforcement when it comes to those who need mental health care.
CHAMPAIGN -- The city's newest park officially has a name.
DANVILLE -- An area school will be named in honor of departing Superintendent Mark Denman.
URBANA -- Not everyone was happy to see the vice president come to town.
CHAMPAIGN -- An average 1 - 2 people per 1,000 has autism spectrum disorder.
CHAMPAIGN -- 8th grade students at Jefferson Middle School had a special visitor Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area class got some face time with the state's second-in-command.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a purse snatching.
URBANA -- Before leaving town, Joe Biden stopped to see one of the University of Illinois' most famous icons.
KANKAKEE -- A high school teacher is accused of having sex with a student.
URBANA -- Fire damaged a mobile home Thursday morning.
DECATUR -- The number of violent crimes is down compared to this time last year.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Champaign police officers say the possibility of having tasers is back on the table.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Champaign County Humane Society is pushing back a big event.
DANVILLE -- The control tower at the Vermilion Regional Airport will be torn down in May.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Two UI campuses took home top honors in the RainWorks Challenge.
Latest: 6:05 pm, 4/22/15, Wednesday
DEWITT COUNTY -- A dispute involving the Clinton Landfill and the Mahomet Aquifer could be over.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- It's pothole season and drivers know which roads are worst.
Update: 5:17 pm, 4/22/15, Wednesday
ILLINOIS -- If you didn't get health insurance coverage last year and you felt a pinch on your tax return, there's a reason.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A nationwide outbreak of avian flu has already killed millions of birds.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- It's Earth Day and one charity is celebrating with a big check.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There's a special honor being given to WCIA-3 News' main anchor Dave Benton.
CHAMPAIGN -- Three teens were arrested for stealing a truck.
Latest: 5:00 pm, 4/22/15, Wednesday
COLES COUNTY -- The names of three people arrested during a raid Tuesday have been released.
TAMMS -- Two people were hurt when a man with a knife attacked them at an assisted living facility.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI's Research Park will soon be home for a new $23 million orthopedic sports clinic.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A former UI building service worker has been sentenced to two years probation for videotaping women in a locker room.
Latest: 10:08, 4/21/15, Tuesday
VERMILION COUNTY -- A rough road is now under new management.
Update: 10:01 pm, 4/21/15, Tuesday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Your pet could catch a deadly disease, not only from other dogs, but from what you bring inside.
FITHIAN -- A fire which left an area man without a home, gave first responders a shock.
URBANA -- The mayor says the way people are living may be a reason for crime.
COLES COUNTY -- Some students got a reality check ahead of prom.
VERMILION COUNTY -- An historic courthouse could be getting a facelift.
URBANA -- Students at the University of Illinois are helping her get ready for Joe Biden's stop.
ILLINOIS -- In honor of Donate Life Month, Secretary of State Jesse White visited the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Tuesday.
Update: 6:03 pm, 4/21/15, Tuesday
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- A construction project will soon change the look of streets in the area.
SAVOY -- Joe Biden will be flying in to Willard Airport this week.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's National Volunteer Month.
NEW BERLIN--State law mandates before children enter kindergarten they must have all their shots.
ILLINOIS--Friday was Deadline for lawmakers to get their bills onto 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.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Tobacco Quitline also took a financial hit.
ILLINOIS -- Some babies are born addicted to drugs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln’s final resting place are fighting back after his tomb was labeled a ‘disappointment.’
Update: 6:08 pm
SPRINGFIELD -- Wednesday marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
ILLINOIS -- There were nearly 200 reported cases of human trafficking in Illinois last year.
SPRINGFIELD -- What better way to learn about state politics than a day at the Capitol?
ILLINOIS -- A former donor to Aaron Schock's campaign has filed suit against the former congressman in Northern Illinois.
ILLINOIS – University of Illinois-Springfield students are “tweeting” their way back into time to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and funeral.
ILLINOIS -- Abused children may feel like they don't have a voice.
ILLINOIS -- Most drivers know it's important to be defensive and be prepared for anything, but it's especially true when it comes to avoiding drunk drivers.
ILLINOIS -- Members of the Legislative Black Caucus spoke up Tuesday about how Governor Bruce Rauner's budget cuts will affect their communities.
ILLINOIS -- Some members of the General Assembly say Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed pension overhaul needs a closer look.
ILLINOIS -- Bruce Rauner showed his mission to shake up Springfield hasn’t lost momentum in his first one on one interview with WCIA since taking office.
ILLINOIS -- Millions of dollars in cuts and thousands of patients with possibly nowhere to go.
ILLINOIS -- The governor's proposed cuts are being felt around the state.
ILLINOIS -- Changes could be on the way for your baby's nursery.
SPRINGFIELD -- A proposed bill would require businesses to keep children’s indoor play areas clean.
ILLINOIS -- State Senator Chapin Rose (R) has a new plan to save public universities some money.
ILLINOIS- Central Illinois businesses say the tax burden in Illinois is killing small towns that are already struggling to survive.
ILLINOIS -- Residents pay $0.19 a gallon for gas, but one group is asking lawmakers for an increase.
Update: 5:25 pm
ILLINOIS -- Do you ever wonder what to do with leftover prescriptions?
ILLINOIS- The corruption probe into former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock’s spending habits has made it to the next level with witnesses testifying before a grand jury.
ILLINOIS -- The state might have to find new places to buy its cars.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers hope tax incentives can spur job growth.
ILLINOIS -- A proposal would add more restrictions to the list of places you can't carry a concealed weapon.
DECATUR -- Students got a lesson Monday leaders hope they can can use after graduation.
ILLINOIS -- The Department of Justice is saying sexual assault is a problem on campus around Illinois.
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