MATTOON -- One mother says medical marijuana can change her daughter's life and she's willing to move out of state to get it.
COLES COUNTY -- County officials want to put stricter rules on synthetic marijuana.
MATTOON -- Firefighters saved a dog from a burning home Monday.
COLES COUNTY -- Parents are worried about cuts which could be coming to their schools' Ag programs.
COLES COUNTY -- People are concerned about a proposed one-percent sales tax increase, but it's not because of that one percent.
Update: 10:04 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHARLESTON -- A family whose home was destroyed in a fire is getting a break form the community.
CHARLESTON -- The mayor is disgusted by a problem plaguing the city park.
MATTOON -- Being green was the focus at Lake Land College Wednesday.
COLES COUNTY -- The Coles County Farm Bureau Mall Show takes place this weekend.
MATTOON -- No one was hurt in a fire. Crews were called to General Steel and Metals, a scrapyard, on Logan Avenue.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a 23-year old Danville man on charges of criminal sexual assault.
Latest: 11:08 am, 2/24/14, Monday COLES COUNTY -- A Charleston woman accused of shaking a child unconscious was in court Monday.
CHARLESTON -- A woman is dead after a semi hit the car she was driving.
ASHMORE -- A homeowner near the Embarras River is frustrated with IDOT.
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.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- State regulators approved the final route for a new Ameren transmission line.
COLES COUNTY -- A car hit the back of an IDOT truck while workers were filling potholes along I-57.
CHARLESTON -- Dozens of students stayed home sick from school.
Update: 4:14 pm, 2/18/14, Tuesday COLES COUNTY -- An area many says he's not guilty after police say he was involved with a drug-related death.
COLES COUNTY -- Slick roads make for dangerous driving.
Latest: 4:37 pm, 2/14/14, Friday MATTOON -- Teens were back to school Friday after having a few days off.
CHARLESTON -- A Hometown Hero is using social media to honor fallen soldiers.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- Two men were arrested in connection with a drug-related death.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- It was a 911 call this dispatcher will never forget.
CHARLESTON -- The way some roads are being treated has changed.
MATTOON -- Police arrested an area man on charges of aggravated battery to a child.
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.
COLES COUNTY -- A Mattoon man is sentenced to 60-years in prison.
CHARLESTON -- The Land of Lincoln legalized medical marijuana, but city leaders here are putting the brakes on people growing or selling it.
Update: 4:53 pm, 1/22/14, Wednesday MATTOON -- Shoppers will be sorry to see it go.
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.
Update: 10:05 pm, 1/16/14, Thursday COLES COUNTY -- An area man pleaded not guilty to shooting at homes.
MATTOON -- A teacher is being honored for getting her community's noses in the books.
COLES COUNTY -- Mattoon police need help tracking down a Humboldt man.
CHARLESTON -- An area man is accused of criminal sexual assault.
MATTOON -- Police need help with an investigation into two arsons.
Update: 10:02 pm TRILLA -- Some parents are questioning the decision to run school buses after students faced a scary stop on the way to school.
Update: 6:56 pm MATTOON -- Dozens of cars were ditched along I-57 this week because of the bad weather.
COLES COUNTY -- Investigators need help finding two suspects.
MATTOON -- Two men from Kentucky were arrested Monday morning.
MATTOON -- Two people were arrested after a meth lab explosion in an apartment.
Update: 6:01 pm, 12/4/13, Wednesday MATTOON -- Four shootings last month and police have no suspects.
GIFFORD -- It's not just the grownups helping out. A Kid to Know decided she wanted to as well.
MATTOON -- There's a wave of generosity flowing through the high school.
CHARLESTON -- Tuition at Eastern Illinois University will not go up.
Update: 10:06 pm HUMBOLDT -- A string of vandalism is being investigated.
MATTOON -- It's full-steam ahead for a new attraction in Coles County.
COLES COUNTY -- Two men face charges for a string of burglaries.
MATTOON -- Life or death can come down to a matter of minutes for emergency responders.
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.
MATTOON -- Two women, recovering from prescription drug abuse, tell their story.
MATTOON -- Employees at Sarah Bush Lincoln are asking for your help in the fight against breast cancer.
MATTOON -- Authorities are investigating several burglaries.
COLES COUNTY -- Parts of an area church are crumbling, but people are trying to restore this piece of history.
ASHMORE -- A Coles County village may have a new place to get together in case of an emergency.
CHARLESTON -- A 31-year old man faces charges of felony theft.
ASHMORE -- Five people were arrested for being where they didn't belong.
CHARLESTON -- With no game on Saturday's schedule, EIU football players battled a different opponent.
COLES COUNTY -- An area project has been delayed.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a man for stealing a motorcycle.
MATTOON -- A man faces charges of battery and domestic battery after a fight with a man and woman.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested an EIU student wanted on an Indiana arrest warrant.
MATTOON -- Police are conducting a criminal investigation after an explosion at a vacant home.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a man accused of battering a teenager.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is increasing security.
MATTOON -- Police say a man's plans to break into a business fell through.
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 -- 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.
MATTOON -- A man faces burglary charges for thefts from multiple retail stores.
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.
COLES COUNTY -- Ameren workers helped recover a stolen car.
Update: 4:36 pm, 9/3/13, Tuesday COLES COUNTY -- An attorney has until the end of Tuesday to respond to a complaint.
COLES COUNTY -- He puts his life on the line for his community every day. He says the military is what jump started decades of service.
Latest: 10:06 pm, 8/29/13, Thursday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Sheriff's departments in Douglas and Coles counties hope to get unused firearms off the streets.
MATTOON -- Not all fast food workers agree with the national protest to raise their wages.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a Georgia woman on prostitution charges.
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.
COLES COUNTY -- Authorities want help finding a man wanted for mob action, domestic battery and interfering with reporting of domestic violence.
CHARLESTON -- A teen faces charges of aggravated battery.