ILLINOIS - Cyber crime has reached all time highs, but are people doing all they can to protect themselves?
SPRINGFIELD -- Food stamps are a way of life for many people. We are one of 16 states where more people are signing up for help - than finding jobs.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 leaders are taking budget at Monday night's school board meeting.
CLINTON -- The woman convicted for her role in the death of her three children at Clinton Lake is now in a battle with the state.
CHAMPAIGN -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
FORD COUNTY -- Authorities say an inmate at the jail tried to commit suicide Monday.
Update: 5:33 pm, 9/29/14, Monday SPRINGFIELD -- There's more debate over how the state should pay for education giving each school a more equal share.
Latest: 4:56 pm, 9/29/14, Monday MONTICELLO -- Parents will soon be able to see what's in store for the future of the district's schools.
Latest: 4:50 pm, 9/29/14, Monday DECATUR -- A million-dollar contract with Motorola is back on the table.
COLES COUNTY -- A man who jumped out of the Coles County Judicial Building is out of the hospital and back in jail.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A new program at UI is meant to encourage people to be creative, but it's not for current students.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- An area woman is accused of trying to get someone killed.
ILLINOIS -- This November, voters will decide whether to add rights for crime victims to the State Constitution.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Joseph Summers.
Update: 10:15 am, 9/29/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Police continue investigating the shooting of a 23-year old man.
Update: 10:02 pm, 9/28/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN -- The need for foster parents in Central Illinois continues to grow.
URBANA -- Medical marijuana dispensaries will start popping up around the state soon and you might see one here.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Some UI students learned about technology when UI Chief Information Officer Mark Henderson made his first off-campus lecture since taking the job.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI students watched a dorm room go up in flames.
SAVOY -- A group of pilots who were part of Air Combat USA put on a close range aerial battle; also called dog fighting.
DANVILLE -- Addiction comes in many forms. The National Institute of Drug Abuse reports more than 52-million Americans have taken prescription drugs recreationally.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Prairie Center says one in four people in the Champaign-Urbana area know someone struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.
PAXTON -- The city had a special visitor from a reality TV star Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN -- After years of looking for a new property, an area school finally sees its dream become a reality.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was a colorful start to Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Just this week, millions of dollars was given to the Salvation Army to better assist homeless veterans.
ILLINOIS -- The Land of Lincoln ranks as one of the top five states in spending on TV ads for state races.
CHARLESTON -- They’re still under the lights, but Friday nights, Ethan Robison and Dylan Coffey are on the sidelines because they have another fight on their hands. It’s a battle for their lives.
A small museum fundraiser has become a family-friendly city-wide event. DeWitt County's Apple n' Pork Festival runs Saturday and Sunday.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers have been introducing legislation over the break.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are more than 8-million of us over the age of 25.
Update: 6:03 pm ARCOLA -- Students are walking for a cause. With the help from a few special people, they were able to raise money and get fresh air at the same time.
Latest: 6:02 pm, 9/26/14, Friday DANVILLE -- One person is in custody in connection with a shooting near Danville High School.
SPRINGFIELD -- A former office manager for the Chatham Fire Protection District admitted stealing more than $50,000 from the district for her personal use.
CHAMPAIGN -- Parents who've forgotten high school math, got to go back to class Thursday night.
ATWOOD -- It's been more than a year since a gun raffle brought in thousands of dollars to help a youth baseball league. However, since then, few repairs have been made.
URBANA --Downtown is going to see a change when a new type of store opens up.
CHAMPAIGN -- One area where Illinois trails is job opportunities for black men. Statistics show fewer than half are working.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3's very own, Dave Benton, was recognized Thursday night for his hard work and dedication.
ILLINOIS -- “Business friendly" may not describe the Land of Lincoln after it ranks second from last in a new study.
DECATUR -- What would you do with an extra $5,000?
DECATUR -- The Salvation Army's services will be expanding this fall.
Latest: 6:05 pm, 9/25/14, Thursday INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- An arrest has been made in robberies at a Champaign bank and business.
ILLINOIS -- Millions of dollars are owed back to state retirees.
ILLINOIS -- Voters in the state started casting absentee ballots Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- More than 50 layoffs at IDOT are on hold. Governor Pat Quinn has agreed to a delay.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A truck driver was ticketed for not slowing down to avoid an accident.
SPRINGFIELD -- One teen is dead and another is hurt after a shooting.
Update: 5:04 pm, 9/25/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 and MTD inked a deal to get kids to and from school.
NIANTIC -- More schools are deciding to get carbon monoxide detectors after a gas leak at a school in Girard last week.