Latest: 10:13 pm, 8/18/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- A new homeless shelter downtown opened its doors Monday.
Latest: 10:01 pm, 8/18/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- People in the homeless community are scared after their friend was found dead; the victim of a homicide.
URBANA -- He fell in love with football at an early age. Now his playing days are over, but this police officer is passing his knowledge onto kids.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The Illini Marching Band stepped off on a brand new field for the first time Monday.
URBANA -- The city may be seeing changes in the future regarding liquor licenses.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's back to school for many families this week.
RANTOUL -- Police are looking for leads in a residential burglary in which multiple firearms were stolen.
CHAMPAIGN -- My name is Gary Brode, I am Matt Wettersten and I'm Amanda Porterfield.
CHAMPAIGN -- When one area woman's weight was at its highest, Kaylee Williams was at her lowest, so she went to Crossfit class and found a second home.
CHAMPAIGN -- The first day of school is just around the corner.
Update: 10:04 pm, 8/17/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN -- Another Taste of C-U is in the books.
CHAMPAIGN -- City leaders are hosting events where anyone can speak with the mayor while they’re out shopping.
CHAMPAIGN -- Wishes on Wheels makes a dream come true.
CHAMPAIGN -- Common Ground Co-Op held its annual Ice Cream Social to raise money for the Eastern Illinois Food Bank.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The business community is celebrating a big honor.
URBANA -- Someone stole copper wire from a TV station's transmission towers.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- We're just a couple weeks away from the kickoff to the Fighting Illini football season.
CHAMPAIGN -- Get ready for the influx of about 40,000 students and most of know what comes along with that; a lot of trash.
Update: 6:03 pm, 8/15/14, Friday RANTOUL -- Two men were arrested for a home invasion.
URBANA -- A 90-year old woman is checking something off her bucket list. Peggy Porter rode in a Harley sidecar for the first time.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Food allergies are pretty common these days.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating the report of a shooting. It happened about 3:10 am, Friday, on Bradley Avenue, west of Prospect.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It was busy around the fields of the UI Thursday for the Annual Agronomy Day.
CHAMPAIGN -- People around Central Illinois say they've been getting messages from Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. But that's not who the display says is calling.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's hard to believe summer is pretty much over and school is already to here.
URBANA -- Piato Cafe hosted a buffet lunch in Lincoln Square Mall to raise money for school supplies for kids at King Elementary.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI has been named one of the top schools in the country when it comes to "going green."
URBANA -- A section in town is set for construction next week.
CHAMPAIGN -- This father feared for his son's life, as his child's head was caught in a trash can.
CHAMPAIGN -- City council chambers have closed while workers give the place a facelift.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Windsor Road overpass will finally be finished this week.
URBANA -- An area hospital is getting millions of dollars for cancer research.
CHAMPAIGN -- Central Illinois is gearing up for football season. It means giving the Illini a boost.
Update: 5:04 pm, 8/13/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- The city council is backing a plan to put security cameras on some city streets.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area teen faces prison time for having a loaded gun in a public park.
CHAMPAIGN -- The violence in one neighborhood continues. It’s so bad, some who live there want to move
Update: 10:05 pm CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign School District wants to spend big money on its two high schools if a referendum passes in the fall.
URBANA -- Landlords may have to pay up if their building is condemned and renters have to move out.
CHAMPAIGN -- A recent meeting could change the area's housing market.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating a shooting.
CHAMPAIGN -- Elections are around the corner. One person up for re-election is Mayor Don Gerard.
Update: 3:24 pm, 8/12/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- Police are charging a man for beating his father over a remote control.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- MTD buses are always on the move. Now, the business is helping its employees do the same.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A group of mothers wants to help families in need.
CHAMPAIGN -- When taxpayers head to the polls this November, funding for the high schools will be on the ballot.
Update: 5:10 pm, 8/11/14, Monday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- School starts in just a few weeks, but before it does, a sexual advocacy group wants to teach kids and their parents about personal safety.
URBANA -- Schools will have some new additions to teaching staff this year.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Joseph Titi.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police hope to get help identifying two people involved in an aggravated battery.
URBANA -- A grant used to help fund new businesses is about to expire and city leaders are evaluating its success.