As your kids head out to trick or treat next Friday, it's nice to have peace of mind they're out of harm's way. You can have that by simply using your smart phone.
Sometimes you don't even have to leave your home to become a victim.
Protecting yourself is something a start-up company in Champaign is working to make as easy as pushing a button.
There are some red flags to look for when it comes to autism. Knowing the indicators can keep your child's development on track.
As we continue the conversation about breast cancer, we wanted to share the story of a survivor.
Breast cancer is something many associate with a negative connotation right away, but one victim didn't want it to be that way for her.
Homeschooling is a way of teaching which is becoming more popular.
Homeschooling in Illinois is considered a form of private school and there really is no regulation.
Social media is something many of us use on our cellphones. A recent study says college students may be addicted to using theirs.
Several central Illinois nursing homes were given a "much below average" rating by Medicare.
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URBANA -- Eating right starts with making the right decisions and one woman is proving that making them, doesn't have to be so hard.
RANTOUL -- Timing is everything to a farmer but some ignored their own crops to take someone else's out.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some people are slipping through the crack when it comes to getting food.
ILLINOIS-- The latest numbers show more than 2 million Illinoisians use SNAP benefits each month.
Firefighter Rhonda Foster is showing her community why she can do the job just as well as any man, despite the stereotypes.
CHAMPAIGN -- A school makes sure every student gets a taste of STEM everyday.
CHAMPAIGN -- 70-75% of car seats are installed wrong.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you struggle to get organized, a central Illinois group can help. They're called Organize My Clutter.
CHAMPAIGN -- Lauren Murray Miller and Anne Murray started putting their business plans together about eight years ago.
SIDNEY -- Research shows more women are making their presence known on the farm.
CHAMPAIGN -- A husband and wife waited years to finally get their wish, a family.
PANA -- School leaders tell us how they've been implementing the new standards of learning.
Current: Hunger Action Month
CHAMPAIGN -- The first day of school can bring out a range of emotions for your kids.
A new program coming to area schools is teaching students about sex abuse.
LONGVIEW -- A woman wasn't going to let mistreated dogs live alone.
A women's volunteer organization is looking for more people who have a passion for giving back.
ILLINOIS-- Researchers say 40% of parents are giving their children the wrong dose of medicine. Experts say the kitchen spoon is a big reason why.
ILLINOIS-- University of Illinois police are teaching people how to survive a shooting.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY- Organization sees spike in calls from victims in the summer.
A new study shows sunshine may be as addictive as heroin. Dr. Jeremy Youse from Christie Clinic explains what researchers found out about tanning.
ILLINOIS -- Summer is the most dangerous time on the roads in Illinois.
ILLINOIS--School is out for the summer, but with the fun of summer break comes a serious problem. For some children, school is the only place where they get regular meals.
Obesity is currently a big problem in our country. But research shows, some of the most popular beliefs about why, are wrong.
A new study finds volunteering can keep teens from becoming depressed and may stop them from making risky decisions.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS--Three of four central Illinois middle school students say they're being touched inappropriately at school.
ILLINOIS-- More Illinois children live in poverty and the organizations that help them are running out of money.
The Current marriage trends show fewer people are getting married.
DECATUR -- A Central Illinois high school uses a controversial teaching approach in hopes of raising grades and confidence.