DANVILLE -- An area man is getting recognition for his lifelong commitment to schools. He's tonight's Hometown Hero.
DANVILLE -- Crews responded to a business fire Friday morning at Automotive International.
DANVILLE -- A new development could be cause for a new road in town.
Update: 4:43 pm, 3/6/14, Thursday DANVILLE -- Mayor Scott Eisenhauer has been getting concerned calls and messages lately.
DANVILLE -- Farmers are putting a face to their products.
DANVILLE -- These friends won a contest to walk the red carpet at the Oscars.
Latest: 10:03 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday DANVILLE -- Firefighters' jobs are safe, but it looks like you'll have to pay to have them come to your home.
VERMILION COUNTY -- If you're looking for a way to give back to the community, CASA might be it.
DANVILLE -- In just over two weeks, March Madness will take over Danville Area Community College.
Update: 4:26 pm, 3/3/14, Monday DANVILLE -- Preliminary autopsy results show a man killed during a shootout with police may have come from a weapon fired by one of two other suspects in the car rather than police.
DANVILLE -- Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing woman.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a 23-year old Danville man on charges of criminal sexual assault.
Latest: 10:36 pm, 2/27/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Danville man died from a gunshot wound to the head after a shooting incident with police.
DANVILLE -- Some say a neighborhood is a dead end, but a development plan could put it on a new path.
DANVILLE -- Veterans, particularly young ones, need mental health help now more than ever before according to a new report.
DANVILLE -- The Danville Dashers may not play in Georgetown, but it didn't stop nearly 15% of the city from turning out to show support for the team Sunday night.
DANVILLE -- Firefighters are staying busy. They've fought seven building fires in eleven days.
DANVILLE -- Some public housing could soon be demolished.
DANVILLE -- The Humane Society of Danville held its first ever open house to showcase its new space.
DANVILLE -- Many believe things happen for a reason and that people are brought together for a purpose.
VERMILION COUNTY -- A Hoopeston tire business which burned to the ground wants to rebuild, but it's not getting any support from its potential new neighbors.
DANVILLE -- Aside from rain and melting snow, wind was another major problem Thursday.
DANVILLE -- The Danville Mass Transit Department wants to increase safety on buses.
DANVILLE --The Vermilion County Museum said Happy 205th Birthday to Abraham Lincoln.
DANVILLE -- School district administrators might have to move closer to the district.
Latest: 10:07 pm, 2/11/14, Tuesday DANVILLE -- The director of the humane society has been fired.
DANVILLE -- Authorities are investigating ten burglaries in the past month.
DANVILLE -- An attempt to thaw frozen pipes ended with a fire.
TILTON -- Pitbulls and American bulldogs are sometimes known as "bully breeds" and often have a bad reputation.
DANVILLE -- A local company hopes to avoid a strike as it negotiates contracts with school bus drivers.
CHAMPAIGN -- A sport well-known to the Winter Games is hockey, but its presence in Central Illinois may be hard to see.
Update: 10:05 pm DANVILLE -- Mayor Scott Eisenhauer wants to raise $1 million for upgrades to the fire department.
Update: 10:01 pm, 2/2/14, Sunday DANVILLE -- The director of the Danville Humane Society, Glen Laird, was suspended indefinitely Sunday.
DANVILLE --- Gracie Hernandez was diagnosed with diabetes last September and as a 4-year old, finds it hard to know when her blood sugar is too high or too low.
DANVILLE -- The person families trust to keep them healthy is under investigation.
DANVILLE -- A local man is hitting the big time. Mike Boedicker directed the film, House of Thaddeus.
DANVILLE -- Mayor Scott Eisenhauer got to see the State of the Union in person.
DANVILLE -- A group which has a mission to help homeless veterans is revving up its efforts to get them off the streets.
DANVILLE -- Police are investigating two armed robberies.
DANVILLE -- This fall, students will have to wear uniforms. The school board voted in favor of the change Wednesday night.
Update: 10:53 pm DANVILLE -- After an emotional debate, the school board voted in favor of uniforms for all students.
DANVILLE -- Ryan Brigman is set to face a jury next month. He was charged with aggravated cruelty to an animal.
DANVILLE -- Sewer and waste bills could be going up, but it might save jobs.
Update: 4:15 pm, 1/20/14, Monday DANVILLE -- A boy is fighting for his life.
DANVILLE -- The community came together to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Update: 5:33 pm, 1/19/14, Sunday DANVILLE -- Voting at the Humane Society stopped because a candidate's name was left off the ballot.
Update: 5:32 pm, 1/19/14, Sunday DANVILLE -- Shopping for school clothes may be a little different for some parents this year.
DANVILLE -- A few families went home with new mouths to feed.
VERMILION COUNTY -- A new bill at the capitol could make it harder for animal abusers to adopt pets.
DANVILLE -- Some people will have to travel a bit farther to go to court.
DANVILLE -- Mayor Scott Eisenhauer is here to discuss his goals and top priorities for 2014.
Update: 10:07 pm DANVILLE -- A war hero who started the area's veterans museum has died.
DANVILLE -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
DANVILLE -- Police are investigating a shooting which sent one man to the hospital.
DANVILLE -- After months of debate, Danville's City Council voted to remove two dams.
DANVILLE -- Through the frigid week, local people have been making sure to check on the elderly in their neighborhoods.
DANVILLE -- City transportation leaders are working to get back on the road.
DANVILLE - A woman was shot inside her home over the weekend.
DANVILLE -- An area woman is checking off a fun, winter activity from her bucket list.
DANVILLE -- It's not your typical high school curriculum, but a new class at Danville High School is getting students excited.
DANVILLE -- With all the cold air and snow in the forecast, kids from the area need coats.
DANVILLE -- Pure adrenaline and love of family sent one man into action.
Latest: 6:05 pm, 12/11/13, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- It took two locations and hours in the cold, but WCIA-3 News viewers stepped up to the plate again.
DANVILLE -- The "Toys for Tots" drive is bringing holiday cheer across our area.
DANVILLE -- Amy Hawker died from traumatic brain injury while barrel-racing, but her legacy lives on through her family and friends.
DANVILLE -- People around Central Illinois are helping kids get Christmas presents this year.
DANVILLE -- Blades from a wind turbine also fell to the ground the day of the storms.
DANVILLE -- Former NBA player Keon Clark is going to prison.
DANVILLE -- Four people face charges in connection with an armed robbery.
DANVILLE -- Best friends will do a lot for each other, but a girl took that to a new level by saving her friend's life, all while risking her own.
DANVILLE -- A Vermilion County group is making sure kids get what they want, and what they need, this holiday.
DANVILLE -- Small Business Saturday has come and gone, but some local stores say they're still cashing in.
DANVILLE -- A church which caught fire after getting hit by lightning this past spring is being rebuilt.
DANVILLE -- Students are doing what they can to help people -- and their pets -- in Gifford.
DANVILLE -- Some homeowners in Vermilion County woke to a scary sound, but storms weren't in the area.
DANVILLE -- School bus drivers are working without a contract.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Illinois State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting.
DANVILLE -- Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run.
DANVILLE -- A global company will shut down its plant in Vermilion County.
DANVILLE -- A campaign to raise money for students went above and beyond a school's goal.
DANVILLE -- Drivers are frustrated because a new store is tying up traffic.
DANVILLE -- An elderly man, found dead in his home Monday, died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
DANVILLE -- There's new help in town if you're out of work.
DANVILLE -- Rita Garman was congratulated by members of the community on her new position.
DANVILLE -- Her son was murdered nearly a year-and-a-half ago. Now, she's finally getting the answers she's been fighting for.
Update: 4:13 pm DANVILLE -- Police arrested a man for murder.
DANVILLE -- An alderman was arrested for DUI. Mike Puhr was stopped by police just after 2 am Sunday.
DANVILLE -- Police arrested a man suspected of a shooting in Rantoul.
DANVILLE -- An owner is accused of hanging his dog from a tree. Ryan Brigman is charged with aggravated cruelty to an animal.
DANVILLE -- A drug court program, started by Judge Michael Clary, has a record of success.
DANVILLE -- Concealed-carry in Illinois will be a big change, but at least one police department says the training out there for the public isn't enough.
DANVILLE -- A woman died in a car crash early Tuesday morning.
DANVILLE -- Chief Justice Rita Garman and her staff have been getting ready for Monday's big ceremony for a while now.
Update: 4:59 pm, 10/28/13, Monday DANVILLE -- The state has a new Supreme Court Chief Justice.
DANVILLE -- The Danville School Board may ask taxpayers to chip in a little more for the next school year.
DANVILLE -- Part of an area hospital will be closed for six weeks.
DANVILLE -- A local middle school is working to stop violence.
DANVILLE -- Mayor Eisenhauer is fighting to keep some state jobs in the city.
Update: 5:01 pm, 10/21/13, Monday DANVILLE -- People here are demanding cameras in Fair Oaks, a public housing facility.
DANVILLE -- Gas prices in town dipped below $3.00 per gallon.