CHAMPAIGN -- A project to highlight the accomplishments of young, black men is getting a lot of positive feedback.
CHAMPAIGN -- Director Spike Lee is coming to Ebertfest.
CHAMPAIGN -- Winning regionals was an excitement driving these Kids to Know all the way to nationals.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 leaders are looking at new options for grades K - 8 for the future.
Latest: 4:41 pm, 3/11/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- Looks like police and emergency crews were busier during this year's Unofficial than last year.
GIFFORD -- Tornado sirens are up and running again; and could be heard during a drill at 10 am, Tuesday.
URBANA -- Crews were called to the scene of an active fire at 201 South Busey just before 9 pm, Monday.
URBANA -- City leaders have an idea to lure more people downtown.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many people say a trip to the "most magical place on Earth" is a special time in their lives.
Update: 5:10 pm, 3/10/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Two area moms are doing what they can to fill a need.
Update: 5:06 pm, 3/10/14, Monday URBANA -- Parents are dealing with traffic changes when it comes to dropping off and picking up kids at school.
Latest: 4:03 pm, 3/10/14, Monday MACON COUNTY -- Monday was the first chance same-sex couples could get a marriage license here.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
URBANA -- Three men are wanted on warrants for failing to register as sex offenders.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 News & Sports has welcomed a new family member.
Update: 10:20 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN -- Bowl for Kids' Sake is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization.
Update: 10:08 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Most smokers will tell you quitting is one of the hardest things to do.
CHAMPAIGN -- Prom is a staple high school experience, but anyone who's ever gone knows how expensive it can be.
CHAMPAIGN -- No matter how fun something might be, everything must come to an end, except for this wiffle ball game.
CHAMPAIGN -- Nearly 100 kids in town went home with brighter smiles Saturday.
URBANA -- The state says, while taking time to spring your clock forward one hour, take five minutes and check your smoke detectors.
CHAMPAIGN -- With this year's brutal winter, it's a great time to start planning a spring or summer vacation.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- An area toddler celebrated his 2nd birthday Friday with family, friends and even strangers from the community.
CHAMPAIGN -- A car and bicycle collided just before 4 pm.
CHAMPAIGN -- Friday's the day, Unofficial St. Patrick's Day at the University of Illinois.
Latest: 4:06 pm, 3/7/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Unofficial is always a busy day for law enforcement in the area, but with the nice weather, Friday was even busier.
Latest: 3:52 pm, 3/7/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Family and friends are remembering a teen killed in a car crash Thursday night.
CHAMPAIGN -- No one was hurt in an early morning house fire.
URBANA -- Models paraded on the catwalk Thursday showing off their "trashy" sides.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There have been several coyote attacks in the area in recent weeks. Trappers say there are ways to avoid them.
CHAMPAIGN -- A coyote on the hunt found a woman's dog and killed it right in her backyard.
URBANA -- Many people say, to save some hard-earned money, they're cutting back on eating out this year.
Update: 6:18 pm, 3/6/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- Work at the State Farm Center is underway.
Latest: 6:08 pm, 3/6/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- A family has reached out to dozens of others with kids undergoing surgery.
CHAMPAIGN -- A national search for a new fire chief is down to three finalists.
URBANA -- The Champaign County Humane Society posted on its Facebook page information about the Humane Care for Animals Act.
URBANA -- An area woman says her real-life heroes are the reason she's still with us.
URBANA -- Carle Hospital is being recognized as one of the top in the nation.
URBANA -- Children's health was the topic of discussion Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Young Professionals are helping even younger professionals.
Latest: 10:07 pm, 3/5/14, Wednesday URBANA -- Artists are trying to turn the demise of an historic tree into a money-maker.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students can be hesitant to call police if alcohol is involved when a problem happens.
CHAMPAIGN -- The FDA is proposing changes to nutrition labels.
URBANA -- No one was hurt in a fire at a mobile home.
SOCHI, RUSSIA -- A University of Illinois student has landed for the Paralympic Games.
GIFFORD -- State leaders are taking action after bad news from the federal government. FEMA isn't giving money to any Illinois communities to help rebuild infrastructure after the tornado.
CHAMPAIGN -- Workers have spent thousands of dollars filling potholes so far this season, but with money from the city's sales tax, there's a new plan on the table.
GIFFORD -- You might see a lot of homes of a particular design popping up around town.
GIFFORD -- A FEMA appeal denial was just one topic at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.
Update: 10:04 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday RANTOUL -- Residents want know know why their village administrator was fired.
Update: 5:58 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday GIFFORD -- The last time kids here heard sirens, it was the real thing.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new program is ready to take off at Parkland College.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at Centennial High School are giving kids on the other side of the world a piece of home.
GIFFORD -- One Champaign County community, hit by November's tornadoes, didn't hear sirens Tuesday.
Update: 4:28 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It was a once-in-a-lifetime trip for UI student, Tad Logullo.
CHAMPAIGN -- Business leaders are looking to Republicans to help get the state back on track. To help you make your decision, WCIA-3 hosted a live debate Monday night with three candidates for governor.
RANTOUL -- A daycare will be closed again Tuesday and maybe longer.
Latest: 10:02 pm, 3/3/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Two men accused of robbing a home store twice last summer have been arrested.
URBANA -- Police are looking for vandals.
CHAMPAIGN -- As your Local Election Headquarters, WCIA-3 is teaming up with the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce to keep you informed for the upcoming primary.
URBANA -- Diabetes is a growing problem in the U.S., especially adult-onset diabetes.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 is gearing up for its Schools of Choice program.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Frankie Sutton.
RANTOUL -- Police are investigating two home burglaries in the Golfview neighborhood.
SAVOY -- The Oscars were Sunday night and what better way to watch it than on the big screen?
Latest: 10:04 pm, 3/2/14, Sunday MAHOMET -- Road crews are glad the snow forecast didn't prove true.
MAHOMET -- Almost 500 people took a dip in 30-degree water to raise money for the Special Olympics.
URBANA -- It was a day filled with fun for children interested in reading.
CHAMPAIGN -- Education seems to be a big theme in Campaign County.
CHAMPAIGN -- Candidates for governor are entering the final stretch before the March 18th Primaries.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some up-and-coming bands in Chambana rocked out to see who is the best.
CHAMPAIGN -- Changing a city ordinance could bring new opportunities for hungry people.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI College of Engineering is joining forces with the Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center in Peoria.
CHAMPAIGN -- With another round of winter on the way, supplies to survive the snow are dwindling.
Update: 4:40 pm, 2/28/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Students are ending Black History Month on a positive note.
CHAMPAIGN -- The fire department is getting safer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many times when a person is looking for a job, they don't know where to start. But, the state says it's working with local organizations to change that.
CHAMPAIGN -- We've been suffering through frigid temperatures all winter long, but there could be a silver lining to all the snow and ice.
GIFFORD -- Some normalcy is returning to town. The Premier Cooperative Grain Elevator is going to be rebuilt.
CHAMPAIGN -- The dreaded snow has made it an inconsistent year for schools across Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating a traffic accident.
URBANA -- Champaign County became the second county in the state to issue same-sex marriage licenses. It comes just days after a federal judge ruled Cook County could do the same.
Update: 4:32 pm URBANA -- Just days after same-sex couples in Cook County got the green light to get married, Champaign County is following suit.
Latest: 10:15 pm, 2/25/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- It wasn't quite what they were expecting for the C-U at Home event, One Winter Night.
Latest: 10:01 pm CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Public Library didn't get the money it wanted from the city.
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN -- Students will start summer break later than usual.
CHAMPAIGN -- Drivers have been wondering why some of the roughest stretches of road haven't been getting potholes filled.
URBANA -- Drivers are excited about a smoother road in this part of town.
OGDEN -- A Kid to Know is ready to represent the state and spread her message of taking care of others.
Latest: 10:02 pm, 2/24/14, Monday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- City leaders are taking extra precautions for the upcoming Unofficial St. Patrick's Day, but a UI parent wants to do even more.
URBANA -- A large group of students protested on campus Monday afternoon.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating multiple thefts of commercial wireless internet equipment.
CHAMPAIGN -- Spring is nearly here and that means it's almost time to start planting flowers.
FISHER -- Police are investigating a home invasion.
MAHOMET -- A car burst into flames while the driver was changing a flat tire.
CHAMPAIGN -- Political protesters rallied downtown.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Flooding is still a problem after Thursday's storms.
CHAMPAIGN -- Even though he's gone, a legend is living on through his work.
URBANA -- People in Central Illinois are coming to a band's rescue after some of their stuff was stolen.
URBANA -- A Champaign man was in court Friday after being accused of raping a runaway teenager.