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CLINTON -- Yelling, eye rolling, tossing insults—not exactly what you would expect at a county board meeting, but that’s exactly what happened tonight in DeWitt County.
Springfield--if you disobey the law...You're in trouble. How about state agencies?
SPRINGFIELD--lawmakers are spreading the gift of reading to students. Springfield public schools got a hefty donation of books today.
SPRINGFIELD-The Illinois State Library was on a brief lockdown today.
SPRINGFIELD--A manhunt for a homeless man is finally over in Springfield tonight.
FARMER CITY -- Dozens of drivers woke up to their tires slashed in farmer city, and police have no suspects.
CHAMPAIGN -- Not only would they have to stay outside, but they'd have to serve themselves. If it's approved, leaders at CU Public Health say waiters could get fined if they're caught serving smokers.
CHAMPAIGN -- A requirement for Champaign and Urbana restaurants may be expanding across Champaign County.
URBANA -- Police continue investigating the July shooting of a homeless woman.
SPRINGFIELD--Elder abuse is more common than you think. A new law though will make it easier for seniors to fight back.
SPRINGFIELD--Lawmakers have given convicted felons a second chance at justice.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police departments are using more than just squad cars and guns in the fight against crime. Now, many are stepping up their game and going military.
URBANA -- Construction on Windsor Road coincided with the start of school. Work got underway this week and some parents say the timing just isn't good.
ILLINOIS -- The state's debt from backlogged bills has fallen once again.
ILLINOIS -- Medicaid reimbursements in our state are causing a problem for the federal government.
CHAMPAIGN -- Men are conditioned to be the strong ones. Oftentimes, traditional gender roles or family members push them into believing they cannot show weakness.
MONTICELLO -- The dumping of ice water is usually how athletes end a game, but this is how one superintendent decided to start the school year.
Update: 5:08 pm, 8/20/14, Wednesday
ILLINOIS -- The battle to get term limits on the November ballot could be over.
Latest: 6:03 pm, 8/20/14, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN -- People are tired of waiting for the train, especially the one rolling through town.
SAVOY -- Some parents had an extra obstacle on the way to school Wednesday.
ILLINOIS -- State retirees who saw a victory in court last month, may have another reason to celebrate.
Update: 1:20 pm, 8/20/14, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN -- Some schools have a brand new look this school year.
DANVILLE -- Police are on the scene of accident on the ramp at milepost 215A from Illinois Route 1 to I-74 eastbound.
Update: 10:40 am, 8/20/14, Wednesday
COLES COUNTY -- Authorities are asking the public's help identifying a bank robbery suspect.
COLES COUNTY -- Authorities want help catching one of their most wanted.
CHAMPAIGN -- The first day of school can bring out a range of emotions for your kids.
ILLINOIS -- Chances are, when you want to see a doctor, you might be treated by someone else.
CHAMPAIGN -- A lucky woman is a whole lot richer after cashing in a winning Lotto ticket.
ILLINOIS -- It's no surprise, but college costs are going up. So which school had the biggest tuition increase in the state from last year?
ARTHUR -- Students in Arthur won't be back to school for a few more weeks. When they do, they'll be dealing with consolidation.
CATLIN -- The school year is just about back to normal, and so is the heat. It's enough to become a problem for some in the classroom.
ILLINOIS -- The state is getting involved when it comes to protecting student athletes from concussions.
DECATUR -- Music blaring from cars seems to be a problem in the city. In 2003, leaders passed an ordinance to put a stop to it.
CHAMPAIGN -- A retired teacher is turning 100-years old.
EFFINGHAM -- Police are investigating a rash of graffiti.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- By the end of this year, tens of thousands of military service members will be heading home from overseas.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- A multi-million dollar settlement between the county and the family of a clown charged with sex crimes is one step closer to being reached.
ILLINOIS -- The first human case of West Nile virus is confirmed in the state.
Update: 5:03 pm, 8/19/14, Tuesday
MACON COUNTY -- State police say information released from a coroner may hurt their investigation.
Update: 5:02 pm, 8/19/14, Tuesday
HOOPESTON -- A semi-driver is facing charges for clipping cable and phone lines this weekend.
Latest: 5:02 pm, 8/19/14, Tuesday
VERMILION COUNTY -- Two drivers were ticketed after a crash on I-74 Monday.
TOLONO -- A threat could present itself anywhere at any time.
Update: 4:21 pm, 8/19/14, Tuesday
GIBSON CITY -- This Kid to Know's caring spirit is paying off for him as well.
Update: 12:06 pm, 8/20/14, Wednesday
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Police remind drivers to pay attention in school zones.
Local nonprofits support ALS Association!
Update: 5:05 pm
DECATUR -- The police chief is retiring after 28 years on the force.
Latest: 6:07 am, 8/19/14, Tuesday
DECATUR -- The city council voted to reverse a decision to purchase a new communications system.
DANVILLE -- The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over social media, but is it all for show or are people stepping up and helping?
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3's on air talent takes the Ice Bucket Challenge!
ILLINOIS -- Voting Democrat or Republican are your typical options in an election, but dozens of candidates from lesser-known 'third parties' apply to be on the ballot every year.
Cheryl Bautch of Family Services joins us to talk about ways to help your children deal with the loss of a pet.