Half the people who see "Lucy" will see it for Scarlett Johannson, but there's another reason to catch in on the big screen this weekend. Film critic chuck Koplinski has this week's film review.
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CHRISTIAN COUNTY -- An area man faces a felony charge.
After following John and Laura on their weight-loss journey for 20 weeks now, they're showing-off their new looks and new attitudes!
CHICAGO -- Thousands of movies have been filmed in the Windy City, but which one made the most money?
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Lottery finds itself under scrutiny after a state audit found numerous errors, inaccuracies and incomplete data.
Update: 10:23 pm, 7/24/14, Thursday
MAHOMET -- If you've looked all over Central Illinois for love, you probably haven't tried Weed Dating.
Update: 10:11 pm
DEWITT COUNTY -- Technology has made its way to the police force.
ILLINOIS -- The state has been paying down its debt, but not everyone is impressed.
Latest: 10:04 pm, 7/24/14, Thursday
TILTON -- The EPA plans to clean up soil contaminated with arsenic and lead in a local neighborhood.
Update: 10:03 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- After months of debate, it appears the Unit 4 School District has chosen Interstate Drive for the new Central High School.
URBANA -- City leaders are starting a trend in Champaign County. They want to be ready for medical marijuana.
PANA -- It's not your average cafe. Oak Street Station in Our Town gives diners a bit of a history lesson while they eat.
Latest: 6:01 pm, 7/24/14, Thursday
DANVILLE -- New charges are on the way for a man accused of shooting three people.
ILLINOIS -- Police are searching for a wanted man near Arkansas.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Construction continues at the State Farm Center at UI.
Update: 4:37 pm, 7/24/14, Thursday
URBANA -- There is a shortage of blood this year.
CHAMPAIGN -- One group is making sure teachers are ready for the first day of class.
Latest: 4:56 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- A police officer was hit while on duty, but didn't even let the accident stop him from doing his job.
DANVILLE -- City leaders are optimistic about the future of the job market.
PANA -- It doesn't have to be nighttime to find a bright, shining star in Our Town.
WASHINGTON -- A Central Illinois business hopes inmates will help its operation be even more successful.
Update: 2:55 pm, 7/24/14, Thursday
OGDEN -- People don't have to boil their water anymore.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY -- Police are investigating after a man was bound and gagged on the interstate.
Update: 11:23 am, 7/24/14, Thursday
URBANA -- An area man accused of having and distributing child pornography now faces federal charges.
SPRINGFIELD -- Authorities are investigating the theft of two U.S. flags and one State of Illinois flag.
ILLINOIS-- University of Illinois police are teaching people how to survive a shooting.
Latest: 5:00 am, 7/24/14, Thursday
ROCHESTER -- The criminal investigation continues after human remains were found in Sangamon County.
CHAMPAIGN -- He may not look it, but Batman turned 75. Kids came out to celebrate the milestone Wednesday night.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI Ice Arena will open late this year.
Update: 10:22 pm
DANVILLE -- Former students of a Vermilion County school met for lunch Wednesday.
Update: 10:07 pm, 7/23/14, Wednesday
MACON COUNTY -- The sheriff's office is warning of another phone scam.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man is dead after jumping out of a plane. His parachute malfunctioned.
MACON COUNTY -- A man from Mt. Zion is being deployed overseas in a week.
ILLINOIS -- Determining the mental state of returning veterans is a challenging job, but a new tool could be on its way to help.
PANA -- A short drive through Our Town's countryside can turn up some treasures.
MATTOON -- City workers are going all over town passing out notices to owners of abandoned properties.
ILLINOIS -- Hunters will see some changes this deer season.
ILLINOIS -- More people are taking care of their teeth. It's all thanks to Medicaid restoring dental benefits for patients.
Update: 4:52 pm
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Police told an Urbana man to move further away from daycares and school, but since he wouldn't, he'll spend three years in jail.
PANA -- History is alive and well in Christian County. The historic home of Captain John W. Kitchell is in Our Town.
Update: 4:37 pm, 7/23/14, Wednesday
DANVILLE -- Some parents continue having concerns with uniforms for the upcoming school year.
Latest: 4:20 pm, 7/23/14, Wednesday
ILLINOIS -- A man accused of killing two people, including a Monticello woman, pleaded not guilty in Lee County Court Wednesday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Firefighters put their skills to the test during training at Kaufman Lake.
CHARLESTON -- Summer's about over and some schools are preparing for the upcoming year with safety drills.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- A semi on I-57 ended up in a cornfield.
Make your "Blue Jeans Go Green" at Hickory Point Mall.
Janice Hunt bought her hometown newspaper and is winning awards for her work.
Update: 8:00 am, 7/23/14, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN -- Wednesday was the first day of school for students on the balanced calendar.
DANVILLE -- One little boy was honored in a very special way Tuesday night.
Update: 10:23 pm
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI's Marching Band will have a new place to practice this fall.
DECATUR -- Rumors are running rampant something is in Lake Decatur lurking just below the surface.