MATTOON -- City workers are going all over town passing out notices to owners of abandoned properties.
CHARLESTON -- Summer's about over and some schools are preparing for the upcoming year with safety drills.
COLES COUNTY -- A former Charleston Police officer, charged with sexual assault, missed his court hearing.
Latest: 4:47 pm, 7/17/14, Thursday COLES COUNTY -- A Charleston woman wants her trial moved to another county.
COLES COUNTY -- Police arrested a Mattoon man for sexually assaulting a child.
MATTOON --There are fewer truckers on the road, so Lake Land College is offering a program for anyone interested in learning how to drive.
CHARLESTON -- Police are asking for help identifying a woman suspected of theft. Surveillance video shows the woman at Walmart.
MATTOON -- The 29th Annual Bagelfest is almost ready. Vendors began setting up stages and carnival rides Tuesday.
CHARLESTON -- An area man faces charges of indecent solicitation of a child.
MATTOON -- Many places have war memorials in town with names of men and women who died serving our country.
CHARLESTON -- Coles County is cracking down on stray cats after the shelter rescued more than 40 from an area home.
MATTOON -- A man faces charges after allegedly trying to break into a home.
MATTOON -- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction. It's quite a mouthful. It's also a mouthful of pain, but it doesn't have to be.
MATTOON -- An area man has reached a pretty incredible milestone.
MATTOON -- A disabled man is rescued from a house fire.
MATTOON -- People in Coles County didn't have to worry about driving Thursday.
Latest: 6:07 pm, 6/9/14, Monday CHARLESTON -- Leaders at EIU need to make about $10 million in cuts during next year.
COLES COUNTY -- The Coles County Sheriff's Office has a new deputy.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a woman on charges of theft and aggravated domestic battery.
CHAMPAIGN -- A Charleston teen owes her life to a volunteer firefighter.
MATTOON -- Three people face multiple charges after an alleged assault.
COLES COUNTY -- Morgan's Meat Market, of Mattoon, is recalling more than 200-pounds of uninspected ground beef products.
CHARLESTON -- A program which has helped many under-privileged students will continue.
MATTOON -- He rides a motorcycle, he's won competitions. By the way, he's in preschool.
COLES COUNTY -- Eastern Illinois University is honoring graduates from Coles County High Schools. "Old Main" will be illuminated in schools' colors for graduations.
MATTOON -- Rules for a new pilot program to increase enrollment at Lake Land College is finalized.
COLES COUNTY -- Court costs in the county are going up.
COLES COUNTY -- A Charleston man pleaded not guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend.
CHARLESTON -- He was a prisoner of war during World War II. Now, decades later, one Central Illinois Hometown Hero is getting a medal.
Update: 10:21 pm CHARLESTON -- It's a gathering of athletes who are maybe not the best in the state, but all have big hearts.
MATTOON -- Music was in the air at Lake Land College Friday night. It was a packed audience as more than 130 students from 20 junior high schools took to the stage.
Update: 6:02 pm MATTOON -- Two people are dead after a car crash. It happened at the corner of 1200 North and 800 East.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is "greener" these days.
COLES COUNTY -- An area man was arrested.
MATTOON -- The Coles County Sheriff's Department is investigating a woman's death.
MATTOON -- Hundreds of 8th grade students from across Central Illinois got to see what their futures may hold.
COLES COUNTY -- An area man could face felony charges for having child pornography.
Update: 6:11 pm CHARLESTON -- It's hard to say how often orders of protection are violated because they have to be reported by victims or witnesses.
COLES COUNTY -- Another man pleads guilty to charges stemming from September's barn party in Charleston.
Latest: 6:01 pm CHARLESTON -- People in Coles County say they're not surprised to see someone they know behind bars.
Update: 12:11 pm, 4/7/14, Monday EFFINGHAM -- Charges have been upgraded for at least one suspect in the death of an area woman.
Update: 10:30 pm, 3/30/14, Sunday CHARLESTON -- 150 years ago, a large brawl over the Civil War happened in Coles County.
MATTOON -- An area radio station is using the airwaves to give back.
CHARLESTON -- The number of kids with autism is changing and this mom is seeing it right in her own community.
CHARLESTON -- The president of Eastern Illinois University is retiring.
Update: 10:05 pm, 3/26/14, Wednesday COLES COUNTY -- These parents say when their daughter got into a bad situation, she took them to what she thought was a safe haven.
MATTOON -- Some students are hosting their 2nd Annual Spring Fling Bazaar.
COLES COUNTY -- Two puppies are back in safe hands after being stolen.
Latest: 5:03 pm, 3/25/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- A Coles County mother, fighting to change the state's medical marijuana law, could be closer to her wish.
OAKLAND -- Students were fighting to save the agriculture and art programs at their school.