SPRINGFIELD -- Police departments are using more than just squad cars and guns in the fight against crime. Now, many are stepping up their game and going military.
Update: 5:06 pm, 8/18/14, Monday SPRINGFIELD -- Numbers at the State Fair were down.
SPRINGFIELD -- Sleepy Creek Vineyards, in Fairmount, is with ciLiving here at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Enjoy this photo montage of images from the Illinois State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Scott Tucker, with the Lake Springfield Marina, is with ciLiving here at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- In its second year, a new recycling program continues at the Illinois State Fair with the help of inmates.
SPRINGFIELD -- Bruce Morgenstern, with Pheasant Hollow Winery, of Whittington, in Franklin County is with ciLiving here at the State Fair.
ILLINOIS STATE FAIR -- The Antique Agricultural Expo celebrates the history of farming in Illinois through a display of historic farm equipment.
SPRINGFIELD -- Devon Falcon, with Bubba's Bacon is with ciLiving here at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Teresa Mavis, with the Illinois Wine Experience is with ciLiving here at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tradition is an important part of the Illinois State Fair and one candy company has been making generations of families smile for decades.
SPRINGFIELD -- While people enjoy rides and music at the State Fair, its main focus remains agricultural education.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thursday was Republican's Day at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's one for the history books. A special first-of-its-kind wedding took place at the state capitol.
PETERSBURG -- It's the story of a couple torn between the love they share and the ideals they embrace. Theatre in the Park at Lincoln's New Salem Historic Site opens the classic musical "Pajama Game" this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- On the Spot takes us to 17th Street Barbecue where ciLiving meets up with a Hall of Fame Pitmaster.
SPRINGFIELD -- Each year the State Fair Museum selects eight winners as Illinoisans of the Day.
SPRINGFIELD -- All this week, visitors are Making Memories at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a robbery. It happened at Sno-Biz, on West Laurel, at about 10 pm.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois State Museum could be getting a new name.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Fair is the Super Bowl for many Illinois competitors. It includes the Masters of the Kitchen who face off in culinary competitions this week.
ILLINOIS --The ACLU Says minority drivers are stopped twice as much as others when it comes to routine traffic violations in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- We're getting up close with nature in Critters Uncaged in Conservation World at the State Fair with ciLiving.
SPRINGFIELD -- Musician Liz Bentley, of Quincy, is performing this week at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Harness racing is a long-standing tradition at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Marc Miller, director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is here with ciLiving at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Many go to the State Fair for fun and games, but some groups take the opportunity to help spread awareness of different issues.
Update: 10:11 pm ILLINOIS -- Guess who placed the winning bid on a champion steer at the State Fair?
SPRINGFIELD -- Normally getting stuck behind a tractor means a slow drive down the road, but at the State Fair, you'll find some high-powered haulers which could compete in any road race.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Fair is finally seeing some sunshine after five straight days of rainy weather.
ILLINOIS -- Changes are coming for those who want to teach driver's education.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of local children got a set of new wheels.
SPRINGFIELD -- Joe Barlow takes us behind the scenes at the State Fair cattle show.
SPRINGFIELD -- Dr. Jim Painter with Eastern Illinois University is with ciLiving here at the State Fair to give us tips on fabulous fair food.
Latest: 10:07 pm SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois State Fair celebrated "service" Monday. It honored Boys and Girl Scouts as part of Scouting Day.
ILLINOIS -- The application process for medical marijuana is getting underway.
SPRINGFIELD -- Children of military members who've died will be able to apply for gold star license plates.
SPRINGFIELD -- Betsy Dollar with the Springfield Art Association joins ciLiving here at the State Fair.
Update: 10:04 pm, 8/10/14, Sunday SPRINGFIELD -- The State Fair is all about fun and games, but sometimes accidents happen.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's that time of year when our diets seem to go out of the window. And it's all thanks to the State Fair.
Latest: 10:12 pm, 8/8/14, Friday SPRINGFIELD -- A big crowd showed up for the official kick-off at the State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Many will be rushing to see concerts with Steely Dan and Robin Thicke at the fair this year, but some of the fair's most pampered guests don't speak a word.
Update: 10:32 pm SPRINGFIELD -- A 92-year old State Fair tradition continued Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Soggy weather cancelled the Twilight Parade, but the rest of the fair went on as planned.
SPRINGFIELD -- People were disappointed the Twilight Parade was canceled at the fair Thursday night, but another program did go off without a hitch.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating two incidents where counterfeit cash was passed at area businesses.
ILLINOIS -- The State Fair kicks off Thursday. Wednesday, all rides were reviewed to make sure they're ready to go.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds turned out for several block parties across the state capital as part of the National Night Out.
SPRINGFIELD -- The FBI is reaching across state lines to keep you safer.
SPRINGFIELD -- A man was killed after being hit by a car.