Update: 5:20 pm, 6/11/14, Wednesday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Area restaurants are offering up something a little different the next few months.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- It's one of the sounds of summer. The cicadas are back.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn announced $7 million for two local road construction projects.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Too many seniors are getting hurt in their own homes, but some quick and easy fixes could help avoid those accidents.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Storms cause damage and power outages around the area.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Memorial Day is a time when we honor those men and women who died serving our country.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Gas prices are up again. The average price in Champaign is $3.80 Monday; up $0.16 from Sunday.
VERMILION COUNTY -- For several years, the cycle of methamphetamine has been high in Central Illinois; especially in one county.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The National Association of Realtors lists Champaign-Urbana as the second worst market in the country for home value. But some real estate agents in Central Illinois find that hard to believe.
Update: 10:11 pm, 4/13/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN -- Many people spent the warmer days of last week getting as much planting in as possible, but a frost in the forecast is taking a bit of spring out of our step.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There's no doubt bullying is happening in our schools.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- People took advantage of Thursday's warm weather to get out and start cleaning up their yards.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Caffeine is America's favorite drug, but some drinks pack a bigger punch than you may realize.
Update: 4:03 pm, 4/7/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Parks around the state are getting facelifts.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- People living in parts of Central Illinois are paying some of the lowest rates in the state for car insurance.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The calendar says March 25, but apparently Old Man Winter just isn't ready to leave.
MARCH 24, 2013 -- It's hard to believe, but one year ago today, a snowstorm swept across Central Illinois, dropping as much as a foot in Urbana-Champaign.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- After what seems like years, spring has finally arrived!
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- More reason to guard your personal information as another scam is reported.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- One woman wants to bring attention to a problem she'd never heard of until it nearly caused her to crash.
Update: 4:52 pm, 3/13/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Instead of falling asleep quietly in the country, people say they've been waking up to loud noises in the middle of the night.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Since people in the area don't have a second source of water, local leaders continue fighting to keep the Mahomet Aquifer safe.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Fewer than 200 Ameren customers are still in the dark after snow and wind knocked out power.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Very little wind and warm temperatures made for a fantastic Friday.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Judges in Central Illinois say, as soon as a county has the "go ahead," they're ready to marry same-sex couples in court.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- This winter has been brutal on all of us physically, emotionally and financially.
Update: 10:10 pm, 2/24/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- A group met Monday night with concerns about the water supply.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Methamphetamine continues to a major problem, especially in Central Illinois. So, there's a new push to help cut down on product.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- More bad news for hundreds of nurses in Central Illinois. Not only were they fired from Passages Hospice, Friday, they found out they might not be paid for their work.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- State regulators approved the final route for a new Ameren transmission line.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Fog caused a massive pileup on I-57 near Peotone.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Drivers aren't having an easy ride home. The roads are still covered in slush and ice.
Update: 10:02 pm, 2/12/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- Cars are being banged up around town because potholes cover the roads.
CHAMPAIGN -- One of the events people are excited about during the Winter Games is hockey, especially those who are just beginning their careers in the sport.
SPRINGFIELD -- Someone in Central Illinois could be $400,000 richer after buying a winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket!
CHAMPAIGN -- Gold medalist ice sculptor Aaric Kendall, from Central Illinois, has been turning ice into art for years.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- When it comes to plowing and treating roads, area counties have been working around-the-clock to keep them clear and free.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Icy conditions are being blamed for a deadly accident Thursday morning.
Update: 6:02 pm CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- When this weather hits, it's not all about the snow.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The cold weather could take a toll on your pet's paws.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There may be one good effect from all the cold weather. Doctors say the frigid temperatures have indirectly put a small freeze on the flu virus.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The price of gas is also headed higher.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Before the cold kicked in, it was a beautiful day and many people were outdoors taking advantage.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Tuesday is the seventh snow day of the school year for some students.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Getting home from work Tuesday afternoon was much easier than getting to work in the morning.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- A lot of people are still talking about snow rollers.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Bald eagles are making a comeback in the Land of Lincoln.
DECATUR -- There's yet another negative impact from this week's storm.
CHAMPAIGN -- As clean up from the winter storm continues around Central Illinois, the focus is shifting from snow to cars.
CHAMPAIGN -- Roads are not the only concern in these frigid temperatures.