CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is trying to deal with a budget deficit.
Update: 3:30 pm, 3/24/14, Monday OAKLAND -- Monday evening, the school board is set to talk about if the Ag and art teacher positions should be part time.
CHARLESTON -- Just a week after Coles County banned synthetic drugs, the city is looking to do the same.
MATTOON -- Police are investigating a home invasion.
MATTOON -- A police response to one block led to four arrests.
COLES COUNTY -- Officials say synthetic drugs are officially banned.
COLES COUNTY -- County officials want to put stricter rules on synthetic marijuana.
MATTOON -- Firefighters saved a dog from a burning home Monday.
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.
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.
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.