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.
ASHMORE -- Another town hall meeting on concealed-carry legislation takes place next week in Coles County.
OAKLAND -- A family is safe after escaping a fire at their duplex.
COLES COUNTY -- A local group wants to fulfill wishes of cancer patients.
MATTOON -- The story seemed too good to be true, until the special delivery finally arrived.
CHARLESTON -- The family of a man beaten to death in a group home created a memorial park bench in his honor.
MATTOON -- A teen faces charges for unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested two men in connection with a sexual assault.
COLES COUNTY -- A Hudson man was killed in an accident.
Update: 6:14 pm
COLES COUNTY -- Investigators say they can tie 14 fires to one man.
MATTOON -- A man faces charges of domestic battery.
MATTOON -- Lake Land College is dealing with funding cuts.
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.
MATTOON -- Crews are investigating the cause of a house fire.
COLES COUNTY -- Animals are also suffering in the heat.
CHARLESTON -- A 23-year old man faces criminal sexual abuse charges for allegedly having inappropriate contact with an 11-year old girl.
MATTOON -- A man was arrested for throwing a baby against a wall.
CHARLESTON -- Police are looking for a second suspect in a 2010 armed robbery.
MATTOON -- Authorities are investigating the possibility recent fires have been intentionally set.
MATTOON -- A man found guilty of attacking an elderly couple will spend more than 40-years in prison.
URBANA -- One group is in need of donations, but it's not interested in money.
CHARLESTON -- Cyclists are heartbroken to hear about a fatal hit-and-run.
COLES COUNTY -- One person is dead and four others injured after a hit and run over the weekend.
MATTOON -- A sex offender who failed to register with the state is back in custody.
CHARLESTON -- Starting Monday, smokers will need to kick the habit if they want to work at a Coles County hospital.
COLES COUNTY -- One child was killed and another hospitalized after a rollover accident.
LERNA -- After years of waiting, a crew of firefighters finally got their wish.
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.
MATTOON -- A man was arrested after police say he spit on an officer.
COLES COUNTY -- Officials are trying to determine what caused a woman to collapse in her swimming pool.
MATTOON -- A man accused of withholding evidence from police pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested a man and a teen for sexual assault.
HUMBOLDT -- A woman lost her husband in a tragic accident, but a decision he made years ago is helping him and a family friend live on.
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.
MATTOON -- A man faces charges for skipping out on the tab.
CHARLESTON -- If you're looking for a job at Coles County hospital, you might want to put down that cigarette first.
MATTOON -- Lake Land College police say nobody was in danger when an air soft gun turned up on campus.
CHARLESTON -- A man is sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for beating another man to death during a motel robbery.
COLES COUNTY -- A Mattoon woman is accused of hitting a pregnant woman.
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.