SPRINGFIELD -- A man stole a purse from a handicapped woman after knocking her to the ground outside a store.
Update: 5:03 pm, 3/3/14, Monday SANGAMON COUNTY -- More information is being released about two men charged with murder and armed robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're looking for something to do this weekend, here's an idea. The Department of Agriculture is hosting its 16th Annual Illinois Products Expo at the State Fair Grounds.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been a year since one woman lost her niece to a killer. Now, the family is asking for the public's help to catch a killer.
ILLINOIS -- This year's Best Country Music Vocal Group is coming to the Illinois State Fair.
MECHANICSBURG -- A survey team from the National Weather Service (NWS) is busy looking at damage caused by Thursday's storm.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a purse theft. It happened at Walmart in the 3400-block of Freedom Drive.
SPRINGFIELD -- Many streets are bogged down with thawing snow and ice, but as WCIA-3's Alex Davis shows us, the Public Works Department is trying to stay one step ahead of flooding.
SPRINGFIELD -- Wicked road conditions mean big business for tow companies.
SPRINGFIELD -- One of Central Illinois' own is competing in this year's Winter Games.
LOWDER -- Crews are cleaning up a big mess after a train derailment.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- A high school is coming together after vandals tore apart a concession stand.
SPRINGFIELD -- An ex-inmate says he was mistreated behind bars. Now, he's filing a lawsuit against guards at the Sangamon County Jail.
ASHLAND -- A sport you won't see in the Winter Games, or Summer Games, is tractor pulling.
SPRINGFIELD -- One man is dead after an overnight accident.
SPRINGFIELD -- Kids are making axles, spins and jumps looking elegant on the ice.
SPRINGFIELD -- A really famous photographer is showing off her work in a new exhibit at the Lincoln Museum.
SPRINGFIELD -- Not all businesses are struggling with the cold weather.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating the theft of a wallet and credit cards from a purse.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some working parents got a helping hand from the YMCA Wednesday.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- Authorities are warning the public of a phone scam.
Update: 12:11 pm, 2/4/14, Tuesday SPRINGFIELD -- Police have released the name of a man killed Friday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Ace Sign Company has been servicing Central Illinois for more than 70-years.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- You could call it a crime against Honest Abe. It was the biggest break-in ever taken place against the Lincoln Home.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's first hand transplant program has launched at the Institute for Plastic Surgery at the SIU School of Medicine.
RIVERTON -- Police are investigating the theft of an ATV and snow blade.
GLENARM -- A young couple from Central Illinois says their dog saved their lives.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some people who need help filing their income taxes can get a hand for free.
SPRINGFIELD -- Usually, anyone is welcome at the hospital, but now, some are asking people to stay home.
SPRINGFIELD -- History buffs and Hollywood enthusiasts have a new reason to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- Police are investigating burglaries at multiple storage units.
SPRINGFIELD -- Business at this Central Illinois ice skating rink is heating up.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tuesday was the first day many ventured outside and onto the roadways after treacherous winter weather conditions.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are looking at all options to solve an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant.
SPRINGFIELD -- A local business is boosting holiday spirits this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD -- Authorities are investigating a fatal fire.
SPRINGFIELD -- The University of Illinois Springfield is getting more than a half million dollars from the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating the theft of a Club Golf Cart.
SPRINGFIELD -- Whether you call it "swag" or "sag," Springfield Mass Transit District (SMTD) wants nothing to do with it.
Update: 10:04 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Hope Institute says it's reviewing safety procedures after accusations of abuse and neglect.
SPRINGFIELD -- Historical preservationists have added some Christmas spirit to the Lincoln Home.
SPRINGFIELD -- As we get deeper into winter, it can be more difficult for families to find and afford fresh produce, so a local group is stepping up to help.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are warning of a text scam.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of local 1st graders wanted to do their part to help tornado victims.
SPRINGFIELD -- Washington Community High School football players and fans will get a warm welcome Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating an assault and robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- As Governor Quinn signed the Marriage Equality Bill into law, a bishop was saying prayers of exorcism at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
SPRINGFIELD -- As Washington residents move forward from Sunday's storms, one thing they can look forward to is football.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tuesday marks the 150th Anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in U.S. history; the Gettysburg Address.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- There's a buzz in Illinois. The Ag Department says more people are becoming beekeepers; 38% more in the past year.
SPRINGFIELD -- Every year the city celebrates Veterans Day with a parade, but this year, organizers decided to do it a little differently.
Update: 1:57 pm, 11/8/13, Friday SANGAMON COUNTY -- Police arrested a Virden man for armed bank robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is being honored for his work improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities.
SPRINGFIELD -- Authorities are investigating a series of arsons.
SPRINGFIELD -- High school students have a chance to give and receive.
CHAMPAIGN -- If support is your thing, whether it's a bra or to help a good cause, an area salon is urging you to act fast.
SPRINGFIELD -- A beautiful, crisp fall evening in Central Illinois is colored by a bright orange sunset.
ROCHESTER -- Police are investigating a murder.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police bust a man with 24 marijuana plants in his home.
Update: 10:12 pm SPRINGFIELD -- The explosion didn't go as planned, but the work is finally done.
SPRINGFIELD -- The city is known for its rich history, but city leaders say there's a big part which is often overlooked.
SPRINGFIELD -- Twenty-four hours after the U.S. Senate and House reached a deal to re-open the government, we have an idea of how much the shutdown cost.
SPRINGFIELD -- A mother faces charges after police say she stabbed her adult daughter.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating and aggravated robbery and battery.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police arrested brothers for drugs and weapons.
SPRINGFIELD -- If the federal government does not raise the debt ceiling, it will run out of money to pay its bills and Illinois could take a big hit.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you've got any painting projects to do in the near future, you may want to get them started sooner rather than later.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you've watched television lately, you've probably seen the impact the shutdown is having on Congressman Rodney Davis (R).
SPRINGFIELD -- Teachers have a new tool to help students stay healthy.
SPRINGFIELD -- Each time Governor Quinn talks to reporters, you are bound to hear something about pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- The push is on state lawmakers to approve same-sex marriage.
Update: 9:23 am, 10/10/13, Thursday SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a home invasion and aggravated battery with a weapon.
SPRINGFIELD -- Three students got the surprise of a lifetime Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of state lawmakers want the state's highest court to throw out a case involving their pay.
SPRINGFIELD -- The stage is set for the Republican primary in March. Each of the four candidates has picked their potential second-in-command.
SPRINGFIELD -- The government shutdown may be impacting businesses which cash in on the traffic at National Historic Sites.
SPRINGFIELD -- There is good news for our state's biggest business. Illinois saw fewer farm-related deaths last year than in previous decades.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn says more layoffs could be on the way if the government shutdown continues.
SPRINGFIELD -- A Sangamon County man driving the wrong way down the highway caused a three-car crash Monday morning.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating an attack on a jogger.
SPRINGFIELD -- The classes are approved, and you can now start training to get your concealed-carry permit.
SPRINGFIELD -- A key piece of the Affordable Care Act, the Health Insurance Marketplace, goes live Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- A vaccine kids are required to get could be hard to find. There is a shortage of the T-dap vaccine.
CLEAR LAKE -- Life experience has trained this veteran to help those who've died serving our country, but as a Hometown Hero, the job doesn't stop there.
Update: 9:22 pm SPRINGFIELD -- The Comptroller says she is already processing paychecks for lawmakers.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a string of car break-ins.
Update: 8:35 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Chicago city leaders say they do not need the state's help to stop the violence.
SPRINGFIELD -- Before anyone can learn how to carry a concealed weapon in Illinois, trainers must first know how to teach them.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn says the rates of healthcare plans are about 25 percent cheaper than the federal government predicted.
Update: 6:08 pm SPRINGFIELD -- The price to pay for health insurance in Illinois might be lower than expected.
SPRINGFIELD -- Chicago is now the murder capital of the country.
SPRINGFIELD -- A change in one law could mean big problems for a popular charity event.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois State Police say they will have a list of approved concealed-carry classes soon.
SPRINGFIELD -- One state lawmaker wants to force the governor to spend more time in Sangamon County.
RIVERTON -- Police are investigating an expensive case of vandalism.
SPRINGFIELD -- An area pastor temporarily resigned from the ministry pending the outcome of an investigation into a report of sexual misconduct with a minor.
SPRINGFIELD -- The woman holding the state's purse strings wants to keep holding on.
SPRINGFIELD -- A proposal to shrink the State Senate may hit hard south of Interstate 80.