CHAMPAIGN -- It's a sea of green at the University of Illinois as Unofficial St. Patrick's Day continues.
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: 4:18 pm, 3/7/14, Friday MACON COUNTY -- Starting Monday, same-sex couples here will be able to get married.
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.
URBANA -- Picking up students from Wiley Elementary will be different.
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 -- Two area moms are trying to fill a need. They saw hungry kids sitting side-by-side with their own in class. So they're Taking Action to give those kids something to eat.
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.
CHAMPAIGN -- For a smoker, quitting can be one of the hardest things to do. But, a class could help.
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.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The United Way of Champaign County will able to help more people.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group of students held a science fair Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thursday's weather continued to be a problem for commuters Friday morning.
CHAMPAIGN -- After challenging himself to become a better person, one veteran is now leading the way for others to do the same.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Getting around town will soon be a little easier.
Latest: 10:02 pm CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Driving was dangerous Thursday night on some area roads after the storm.
CHAMPAIGN -- Mayor Don Gerard is urging residents to help prevent flooding.
CHAMPAIGN -- Performing at a competition like the Winter Games takes a lot of confidence.
TOLONO -- Unity West Grade School students got to rock out at a special concert Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN -- The roller coaster temperatures and wet weather have made it harder for workers to fill potholes this week.
URBANA -- Someone could be $400 million richer after Wednesday's Powerball drawing.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at Parkland College will pay more for class next year.
CHAMPAIGN -- Mattis Avenue needs major repairs after cold weather caused potholes to get worse.
CHAMPAIGN -- They're known for being colorful and making you smile and laugh, but clowns are becoming part of a dying breed throughout the country.
URBANA -- Mayor Laurel Prussing is pushing for new legislation when it comes to 911 calls.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Wednesday morning's commute was a bumpy one thanks to a pothole on I-74 westbound.
RANTOUL -- It's one of the most historically well-known sports for the Summer Games.
URBANA -- Urbana Middle School may soon allow students to have personal electronics in the classroom.
Latest: 10:06 pm, 2/18/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- A plan to excavate a retention pond will move forward.
RANTOUL -- A dangerous apartment building could be demolished.
CHAMPAIGN -- Small energy companies are asking UI students to hand over personal information.
CHAMPAIGN -- Warmer temperatures are also causing some concerns in the air.
CHAMPAIGN -- Temperatures may have felt better Tuesday, but the streets and sidewalks are now becoming a slushy mess.
Update: 4:29 pm, 2/18/14, Tuesday NATIONAL -- After weeks of uncertainty, thousands now have their tax refunds.
CHAMPAIGN -- No matter which sport we're highlighting for Winter Sports Spectacular, a good health regimen is usually behind it.
SIDNEY -- Two Kids to Know are taking up the cause of homelessness by sleeping outside.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Three people were taken to the hospital after an accident.
RANTOUL -- Everyday life for one high school senior consists of perfecting her sport.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an attempted robbery.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's been under construction for just eight months, but the Champaign Park District's new Leonhard Recreation Center is almost finished.
RANTOUL -- You may not see wrestling in the Winter Games, but it's one of the most historically well-known in the Summer Games.
CHAMPAIGN -- The heat of Valentine's Day may be over, but the cold is not.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at Centennial High School held their annual African-American Talent Show.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is only a few months away and, for many, now is the time to start getting ready for the 26 mile run.
Update: 10:05 pm, 2/14/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- Heroin abuse is becoming a bigger problem in the state, so lawmakers are looking for solutions.
Update: 6:00 pm, 2/14/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- There's a new face representing education in Unit 4.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many people in Central Illinois are aspiring to one day, go to the Winter Games, like this 12-year old.
URBANA -- When you think about Valentine's Day, there's probably a special someone who comes to mind.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some students at Centennial High School are on a mission to make sure everyone feels the love this Valentine's Day.
ST. JOSEPH -- Tensions were high at the state title game.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A lot of plastic is landing in landfills and waterways. How about it landing in your car?
CHAMPAIGN -- Millions of dollars have been raised through a "naming" fundraising campaign at the State Farm Center.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Unit 4 School District is selling a former school building.
GIFFORD -- As many of us struggle to shake off the winter chill, some families are more anxious than ever to get rid of this weather.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A St. Joseph man will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to bank robbery.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new after-school program is teaching kids about art.
Update: 10:02 pm, 2/12/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- Cars are being banged up around town because potholes cover the roads.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area retention pond has frozen over.
NATIONAL -- A winning dog at Westminster came from Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- For the past few years, Indiana has taken businesses away from Illinois. But now, developers from Indiana are bringing a national business to Champaign.
URBANA -- The Champaign County Humane Society is hoping you take home a "luv-a-bull" pet for Valentine's Day.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The average for a gallon of gas around Champaign-Urbana is close to $3.50, but one man got a pleasant surprise when he went to fill up Tuesday morning.
CHAMPAIGN -- Archery is a sport typically seen during the summer. But, this winter, it's marking another big stepping stone for an area team.
CHAMPAIGN -- This Kid to Know makes sure those in need, know they're not alone.
CHAMPAIGN -- An influx of children and growth in the community mean more money is needed for the school district to keep up pace.
URBANA -- A Missouri football player has dropped 70 spots in the CBS NFL draft projections after announcing he's gay.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area restaurant is using health inspection ratings to its advantage.
CHAMPAIGN -- The roads are clear, but there's still something blocking drivers.
CHAMPAIGN -- Millions rely on their tax refunds to pay bills. Some filed early to get it as soon as possible.
URBANA -- If you're tired of the cold and dreary weather, there's something to brighten your day.
RANTOUL -- A high school senior got a big surprise last Thursday.
URBANA -- The way people buy groceries is changing around the U.S.
CHAMPAIGN -- All of Unit 4's 18 schools opened their doors to parents Monday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Classes in Unit 4 are overcrowded and a solution will come at a price.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- More people called 911 last month, compared to January 2013.
Update: 4:51 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Two men are accused of a pair of armed robberies Sunday night, but they're not the only ones police tracked down at a traffic stop.