URBANA -- Most police agencies around Champaign County have tasers. Now Urbana officers are asking for them as well.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was just five dollars, but university police officers say the the person working spotted the fakes and could tell right away.
GIFFORD -- Five months after the tornado, people are getting some help cleaning up.
CHAMPAIGN -- Justin Timberlake is giving some love to students on Twitter.
URBANA -- If you've been itching to start planting this spring, a group of engineers have made a gadget you may want to get.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign School Board is looking to redo Dr. Howard Elementary School.
CHAMPAIGN -- Mayor Don Gerard is here to discuss what's making news in Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 School District leaders are trying to decide what all is needed as they plan for a new Central High School.
CHAMPAIGN -- The school day ended early for some students.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Boston bombing had a direct impact on last year's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
Latest: 12:20 pm, 4/15/14, Tuesday URBANA -- More students are walking to school.
CHAMPAIGN -- Investigators are trying to determine what started a fire inside an area store.
CHAMPAIGN -- A mid-April dip in temperatures means the soil is too cold to plant crops. Now, farmers around the state are playing the waiting game.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Unit 4 School District is moving forward with a new high school.
CHAMPAIGN -- A popular field trip for students of Robeson Elementary School isn't happening this year, but one parent is taking matters into her own hands.
URBANA -- Home and business owners will save on their electric bills.
Update: 4:58 pm, 4/14/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- People are trying to help neighbors get back on their feet.
CHAMPAIGN -- This year's Schools of Choice Program is being considered a success.
URBANA -- Police say a K9 Officer helped them track a FedEx package which led to a drug arrest.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Police named two men as this week's Most Wanted.
URBANA -- Police are investigating the theft of a purse which was followed by fraudulent activity on the victim's credit and debit cards.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- There's a state-of-the-art invention at UI. It's a health monitor about the size of a quarter.
CHAMPAIGN -- A rainy day didn't stop kids from collecting thousands of Easter eggs.
URBANA -- A family's pet died in a house fire.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Cyclists will now have more room to roam after a grant they've been waiting for finally comes through.
CHAMPAIGN -- A county-wide recycling event had traffic backed up on Bradley Avenue.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- There was some more cleaning happening around town.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- While some are taking advantage of the weather by being outside, others are spending their entire weekend in front of a computer screen.
CHAMPAIGN -- A former Centennial High School student was killed in a campus shooting seven years ago. Saturday, students honored her through a day of service.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating a call for shots fired.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was something straight out of the roaring 20's.
Update: 10:22 pm HOMER -- It's a competition unlike any other.
CHAMPAIGN -- Guests from all over the world stopped in Champaign County this week.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is just about two weeks away.
Latest: 5:45 pm, 4/11/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- It was an unusual day for one Champaign County Court case.
CHAMPAIGN -- Old computers, TV's, small kitchen appliances.
CHAMPAIGN -- A police officer is thankful a scary call had a good outcome.
URBANA -- People can expect to see a building on fire Friday, but it's all been planned.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's expensive to raise a child, but this may make it a little easier.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Champaign County Humane Society may be looking for you.
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN -- It's not the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, but Thursday's race called the 5 OH 5K still gave runners a chance to lace 'em up.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man is in custody, accused of sex crimes with a boy.
URBANA -- A committee will now monitor who gets pulled over and determine just how many traffic stops are based on race.
CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois is helping Champaign rank high when it comes to a new study.
CHAMPAIGN -- A cellphone camera captured a fight between a police officer and suspect.
RANTOUL -- Repairs need to be made to keep the town's water safe and village leaders want a meat processing plant to help foot the bill.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group took to the streets Wednesday, hoping to inspire change.
RANTOUL -- Police are hunting a man they say touched a 5-year old girl several times.
CHAMPAIGN -- if you haven't eaten already, you're probably thinking about what to have for dinner tonight.
URBANA -- Although most of us are glad spring has arrived, we're not so happy about the allergies which come with.
Latest: 4:09 pm CHAMPAIGN -- A stabbing is under investigation.
URBANA -- One of the 12 Best Restaurants Outside Chicago is right here!
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- CUMTD is taking to social media to spread the word about ridership.
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN -- A recent survey shows black students are more likely to be disciplined.
URBANA -- Police are increasing efforts to make the roads a safer place for everyone on them.
CHAMPAIGN -- Traffic was backed up after an accident Tuesday afternoon.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man is accused of trying to steal a cello from a downtown music store.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Rantoul man was arrested after reportedly stabbing his roommate.
CHAMPAIGN -- As the weather slowly gets warmer, more and more people are hitting the pavement and getting some exercise.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There's some good news when it comes to selling homes in the area.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area restaurant has closed. Owners of Prairie Fire Steakhouse say it's because of a lack of business.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students were rapping for a reason Monday.
URBANA -- Combining video games and math problems can be fun and educational.
Update: 3:55 pm, 4/7/14, Monday GIFFORD -- Eighth-graders are getting their trip to Washington, D.C., just as they planned.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Brandon Friend.
RANTOUL -- A man was arrested after police say he was caught with a loaded gun and drugs.
Update: 10:06 pm, 4/6/14, Sunday URBANA -- Books from Central Illinois are heading to state prisons because of a few small donations.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Science and art combined this weekend. The result is some interesting photos.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- An area organization hopes to raise awareness about child abuse.
Update: 10:21 pm, 4/5/14, Saturday URBANA -- People learned a little more about farming this weekend.
SAVOY -- Kids got a head start on egg hunting Saturday. A few weeks remain until Easter, but they're already collecting.
Update: 10:06 pm, 4/5/14, Saturday GIFFORD -- Since the November tornadoes, it's not common to see a tree in town anymore.
Update: 10:04, 4/5/14, Saturday CHAMPAIGN -- An area park is halfway to getting a makeover this summer.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- It's a problem the Champaign County Humane Society has been seeing for about a year.
URBANA -- The 10th Annual Cunningham Children's Home Festival of Quilts got underway Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police have two men in custody for car burglary.
ST. JOSEPH -- Her son was at Ft. Hood when a shooter opened fire. Now, she's dealing she's dealing with the tragedy which hit so close to home.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new bookstore opened in town this week and the owner says there's not another one like in anywhere in the country.
MAHOMET -- A home on the market is the talk of the town.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Thomasboro man is sentenced to life in prison.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you were downtown about lunchtime Friday, you may have noticed some people standing outside in the cold.
VERMILION COUNTY -- A Champaign man was killed after being hit by a car.
CHAMPAIGN -- Two Parkland College students are considered two of the best in Illinois when it comes to floral design.
CHAMPAIGN -- It has been a busy year for the Champaign Unit 4 School District.
URBANA -- Millions of dollars are going into building a new road.
URBANA -- Neighbors in one area say they've been battling broken pipes.
Update: 6:30 pm CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Four people were hurt in an accident on I-74 Thursday morning, just east of Ogden.
URBANA -- Students are being honored for their creativity.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Promise Healthcare will soon offer more choices for medical needs.
GIFFORD -- People are still trying to pick up the pieces after the devastating tornado.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man, charged with unlawful possession of weapon by a felon, pleads guilty.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Supporters kicked off Autism Awareness Day with a message to state lawmakers.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A new strategy to fight fires is starting to pay off for Champaign and Urbana firefighters.
CHAMPAIGN -- A former Champaign County official is in trouble with the law.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Gerber family is getting support from all over Central Illinois.
SAVOY -- A piece of history in the village of Savoy may get the wrecking ball.
URBANA -- DNA helps with two arrests in two different cases.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Champaign man is in prison for shoving a police officer.
URBANA -- It looks like the Easter Bunny arrived a little early at Presence Covenant Medical Center.
CHAMPAIGN -- A third man has been arrested for guns stolen from an area store.
Latest: 10:02 pm, 3/31/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- The picture for the future of Unit 4 School District is a little clearer.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was a gorgeous day Monday and what better way to enjoy it than at the ballpark?
CHAMPAIGN -- A sign spring has sprung; many restaurants and cafes set up outdoor seating areas. Even though it was warm enough to use them, the wind kept most customers inside.
CHAMPAIGN -- Each year, 200,000 people are diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Latest: 5:21 pm, 3/31/14, Monday NATIONAL -- The deadline to sign up for the national health insurance program is less than six hours away.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- High winds fanned a brush fire. It broke out Monday afternoon between St. Joseph and Ogden.
Update: 4:41 pm CHAMPAIGN -- New security measures at an area store helped keep a rifle out of the wrong hands.
PHILO -- An area woman was in court Monday and faces five years behind bars for a fatal accident.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Authorities say two women are this week's Most Wanted.
SAVOY -- An area church is making sure people in the community don't go hungry.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- People living in parts of Central Illinois are paying some of the lowest rates in the state for car insurance.
Update: 7:23 pm, 3/29/14, Saturday CHAMPAIGN -- If you're looking to do some spring planting or just make some improvements to your house, then the WCIA-3 Home and Garden Expo is the place for you.
Latest: 11:47 pm, 3/28/14, Friday SPRINGFIELD -- The brutal winter did a number on nature.
URBANA -- More signs the economy hasn't totally recovered; 31 jobs are being cut at the Dart Container Company.
ST. JOSEPH -- Presence Medical Group is closing its practice in St. Joseph, and with that, the town is losing its only doctor.
CHAMPAIGN -- Firefighters go through countless hours of training to be ready when the calls come.
CHAMPAIGN -- 70% of us are suffering "digital eye strain" and most don't even know it.
GIFFORD -- It's been over four months since a tornado ravaged the town.
URBANA -- An area man's dream came true this week and the whole thing was a complete surprise to him.
Update: 5:34 pm, 3/27/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- Neil Street just reopened downtown after being closed for the day.
URBANA -- Some people are looking for a more exciting experience when coming downtown.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- It's been more than a week since Illinois' primary election, but ballots are still being counted.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Terry Brownlee, of Champaign, was found not guilty by reason of insanity for killing his mother. It took the courts two months after the judge's decision to get him transferred.
Update: 5:20 pm, 3/26/14, Wednesday URBANA -- The Urbana Public Arts Commission is giving out thousands of dollars to artists and art programs.
SAVOY -- Village leaders are trying to figure out what to do with some open land.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating a stabbing. It happened about 1:15 am, Wednesday, at Walmart, on North Prospect.
URBANA -- One of Champaign County's Most Wanted, accused of shooting someone months ago, turned himself into police.
Update: 10:04 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Tuesday night, the city council voted down a request to allow video gaming at gas stations.
Latest: 6:17 pm, 3/25/14, Tuesday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Even though the Illini basketball team wrapped up for the season, construction at the State Farm Center is in high gear.
Update: 5:09 pm, 3/25/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- Public health officials have asked landlords to ban smoking in apartments.
Update: 5:09 pm, 3/26/14, Wednesday NATIONAL -- Open enrollment for the national healthcare plan ends Monday, but some Americans may get extra time to finish their applications.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Interstate 74 eastbound, near Mahomet, will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday nights for bridge work.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The calendar says March 25, but apparently Old Man Winter just isn't ready to leave.
CHAMPAIGN -- Parents across Central Illinois are trying to entertain kids during spring break.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Some over-the-counter drugs are used to make methamphetamine. Now, a new bill on the Senate floor could make it harder to buy allergy medicine.
URBANA -- Blood clots affect hundreds of thousands of Americans each year, yet many of us are in the dark on the commonly occurring, and potentially fatal condition, deep vein thrombosis, or DVT.
Update: 4:07 pm, 3/24/14, Monday GIFFORD -- There are some new faces in town this week.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are looking for the driver of a car who crashed into an apartment building on West Springfield Avenue.
Latest: 12:04 pm, 3/24/14, Monday SPRINGFIELD -- A Champaign man was upgraded to serious condition after sustaining burns over the majority of his body.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Michael Anderson.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police need help identifying a woman wanted for burglary to a car and deceptive practices.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Some of the most famous and talented saxophonists on the planet were in Urbana-Champaign this weekend.
CHAMPAIGN -- After years of overeating, Champaign Police clerk Teri Weens' weight spiraled out of control.
CHAMPAIGN -- Firefighters want you to be careful when starting backyard fires.
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN -- MTD service is reduced during the University of Illinois Spring Break.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Basketball fans got a scare when power to nearly 6,000 homes went out.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was so spring-like, the golf course at Lincolnshire Fields Country Club was open.
Update: 11:37 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Authorities say the 81-year old driver of a semi, lost control at the I-57, I-74 interchange.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police are looking for a thief they believe stole two security cameras.
GIFFORD -- An area woman has gone through some horrific things in her life.