Update: 10:03 pm, 2/23/14, Sunday ASHMORE -- It took a team effort from several fire departments to rescue people from the Embarras River.
CHARLESTON -- Dozens of students stayed home sick from school.
COLES COUNTY -- Slick roads make for dangerous driving.
CHARLESTON -- The way some roads are being treated has changed.
CHARLESTON -- The number of kids diagnosed with autism continues to increase, but researchers have learned a lot about the disorder and who is most at risk.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is celebrating its largest single donation in history.
CHARLESTON -- Exercise is challenging, especially when you run in the buff!
ILLINOIS -- The state is rolling out good news form some homeowners who need repairs.
CHARLESTON -- The Illinois Supreme Court disbarred an area attorney.
CHARLESTON -- The Land of Lincoln legalized medical marijuana, but city leaders here are putting the brakes on people growing or selling it.
Update: 5:20 pm, 1/20/14, Monday CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is working to build a new autism center.
CHARLESTON -- The future for the old post office will involve man's best friend.
CHARLESTON -- An area man is accused of criminal sexual assault.
COLES COUNTY -- Investigators need help finding two suspects.
CHARLESTON -- After the shooting at Sandy Hook, many schools around the country are taking a second look at security.
GIFFORD -- When the storm touched down, firefighters quickly took care of their families, then switched gears to help the community.
CHARLESTON -- Tuition at Eastern Illinois University will not go up.
CHARLESTON -- Neighbors signed a petition to limit parking on Third Street from Polk to Tyler Avenue.
CHARLESTON -- An agreement with the help of city leaders and a company is settled out of court.
COLES COUNTY -- Fake money is finding its way into area businesses.
CHARLESTON -- Two firefighters from the same department are considered some of the best-trained in the state.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested a man on felony charges of home repair fraud.
COLES COUNTY -- A man who was acquitted of murder and moved on with his life is being brought back for a new trial, years after the original one.
CHARLESTON -- Police are searching for a robbery suspect.
CHARLESTON -- A man wanted for a hit-and-run accident turned himself into police Friday.
CHARLESTON -- A 31-year old man faces charges of felony theft.
CHARLESTON -- With no game on Saturday's schedule, EIU football players battled a different opponent.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested an EIU student wanted on an Indiana arrest warrant.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is increasing security.
Update: 4:06 pm, 9/25/13, Wednesday CHARLESTON -- Police are looking for more information about a barn party near the EIU campus.
CHARLESTON -- A college party which turned violent has the local school district questioning whether it should renew its contract with a bus company.
CHARLESTON -- No late night parties are allowed this weekend at Eastern Illinois University.
CHARLESTON -- School leaders at Eastern Illinois University are cracking down on parties after a shooting this past Sunday morning.
CHARLESTON -- Two men have been arrested in connection with a EIU frat party which turned violent.
CHARLESTON -- Three people are injured after a shooting at an Eastern Illinois University frat party.
CHARLESTON -- A former Coles County public defender says he did not have inappropriate contact with former clients.
CHARLESTON -- An area school bus was involved in a traffic accident Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- A Charleston lawmaker says he won't see a second term next year.
CHARLESTON -- Residents can now have their voices heard when it comes to improvements in town.
CHARLESTON -- One by one her friends have been forced to move away, and she's next.
CHARLESTON -- A detective with the Coles County Sheriff's Office has announced plans to run for sheriff.
MATTOON -- One area sheriff has decided not to seek reelection.
CHARLESTON -- A historic spot will soon be on the auction block. The post office on Sixth Street is up for sale.
CHARLESTON -- An Champaign County woman will pay more than $83,000 to her former employer.
CHARLESTON -- A teen faces charges of aggravated battery.
CHARLESTON -- The family of a man beaten to death in a group home created a memorial park bench in his honor.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested two men in connection with a sexual assault.
CHARLESTON -- City officials honored a good Samaritan who's younger than most, but still did an amazing job helping someone in need.
MATTOON -- A Charleston man faces multiple charges after allegedly stealing gasoline.
CHARLESTON -- A 23-year old man faces criminal sexual abuse charges for allegedly having inappropriate contact with an 11-year old girl.