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.
CHARLESTON -- Police are looking for a second suspect in a 2010 armed robbery.
CHARLESTON -- Cyclists are heartbroken to hear about a fatal hit-and-run.
CHARLESTON -- Starting Monday, smokers will need to kick the habit if they want to work at a Coles County hospital.
CHARLESTON -- It's been six months since a Charleston man applied to renew his FOID card and he's still waiting.
CHARLESTON -- A man takes on high waters in his boat and almost drowns.
CHARLESTON -- A former police officer is in critical condition and accused of DUI.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested a man and a teen for sexual assault.
CHARLESTON -- No criminal charges will be filed in connection with a reported sexual assault.
COLES COUNTY -- Bank of America is closing its branches in Mattoon and Charleston.
CHARLESTON -- If you're looking for a job at Coles County hospital, you might want to put down that cigarette first.
CHARLESTON -- A man is sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for beating another man to death during a motel robbery.
CHARLESTON -- An Eastern Illinois University student who admitted videotaping someone in a residence hall shower, will spend two years on probation.
CHARLESTON -- Five boys have been charged with criminal defacement of property in connection with graffiti between mid-April and early May.
CHARLESTON -- A Coles County school district plans to add nearly $200,000 worth of security improvements.
MONTICELLO -- One man is filling up a semi-truck with supplies for survivors of Oklahoma's devastating tornado.
CHARLESTON -- City leaders are limiting where you can park on game day at EIU.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The school year may be winding down, but district leaders are still looking for ways to keep students safe.
COLES COUNTY -- The State's Attorney is taking over a sexual assault investigation in Charleston.
COLES COUNTY -- Two people each pleaded guilty to a felony charge of possessing a controlled substance analog.
CHARLESTON -- Some of the district's youngest students are practicing what to do if a gunman comes to their classroom.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested three more people in connection to a home invasion.
CHARLESTON -- Police are investigating a sexual assault.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested one man for home invasion and reckless discharge of a firearm.
Update: 6:18 pm, 4/20/13, Saturday
CHARLESTON -- The name of the Eastern Illinois University student found dead in his fraternity has been released.
CHARLESTON -- The top dog at the Coles County Sheriff's Department is in need of support from the community.
CHARLESTON -- A former police officer says he did not rape a teenager.
CHARLESTON -- EIU is celebrating a national honor.
CHARLESTON -- An Eastern Illinois University student was arrested for aggravated robbery.
CHARLESTON -- A former officer faces more felony charges.
CHARLESTON -- A former worker at a group home acquitted of murder charges may be headed back to court.
NORMAL -- Thousands gathered to pay their respects to a fallen firefighter.
CHARLESTON -- The victim of an alleged rape by a police officer says the whole ordeal was caught on tape.
HUDSON -- The Bloomington firefighter who died in the line of duty had local ties.
CHARLESTON -- EIU will have fewer people on its payroll next year.
CHARLESTON -- Police are cracking down on underage tobacco sales.
CHARLESTON -- An 18-year old EIU student is dead.
CHARLESTON -- Students starting at EIU in the fall, will pay a higher tuition.
CHARLESTON -- More jobs are coming to Coles County.
COLES COUNTY -- The snowy conditions led to a school bus accident Wednesday morning.
CHARLESTON -- A police officer faces charges of criminal sexual assault.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested a man who fled when officers tried to serve a warrant.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University students are taking a stand against discrimination.
CHARLESTON -- People are stockpiling ammunition and it could be costing law enforcement.
CHARLESTON -- A man faces multiple charges after allegedly stealing items from the County Market in the 500-block of Lincoln.
CHARLESTON -- Police want help identifying the person in these surveillance pictures.
CHARLESTON -- A family rescued a dog from a shelter, now they say he's returned the favor.
CHARLESTON -- Students looking for dinner at Eastern Illinois University may be out of luck.
CHARLESTON -- The man who inspired a blood drive, wasn't there to see it.
CHARLESTON -- A new neighborhood watch group is hoping to curb crime.
CHARLESTON -- People are taking action to stop crime in their community.
CHARLESTON-- Police need help identifying a man they say stole donations from a gas station.
CHAMPAIGN -- U of I students are hard at work building a car, but it's nothing like what you see on the street.
CHARLESTON -- People are coming together, and preparing for the worst case scenario.
CHARLESTON --Firefighters believe a blaze on the EIU campus was intentionally set.
CHARLESTON -- An animal shelter is doing more than providing a temporary home for dogs, it is stimulating their brain.
VILLA GROVE -- The show goes on for Gemini Cinemas.
CHARLESTON -- Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with a restaurant burglary.
CHARLESTON -- Wednesday's flurries made it feel like a winter wonderland.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is honored for helping save lives. That's because it installed sprinkler systems, fire detectors and alarms to its campus housing.
CHARLESTON -- A man is charged with stabbing two people in the throat last night.
CHARLESTON -- A home is in tune with the Christmas spirit.
CHARLESTON -- A child is almost kidnapped while riding her bike after school.
CHARLESTON -- The Coles County Sheriff's Department is giving their squad cars new power.