Latest: 6:30 pm, 5/18/15, Monday COLES COUNTY -- David Slightom says he's guilty for his role in last month's standoff with police.
COLES COUNTY -- A former Charleston police officer was sentenced to 18 months in prison for illegally having prescription medicine.
CHARLESTON -- Abraham Lincoln's funeral train rolled into town this week.
CHARLESTON -- In two months, college campuses in the state will be smoke-free and Eastern is getting ready.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is slashing tuition for some students and those cuts could make a big difference for those looking for an education.
CHARLESTON -- Students will soon pay more to go to Eastern Illinois University.
COLES COUNTY -- Some students got a reality check ahead of prom.
CHARLESTON -- When this Kid to Know guesses, she's guessing right, a lot!
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University has struggled with declining enrollment in the past few years, but there's a program that's growing: a minor in entrepreneurship.
Update: 10:23 pm, 3/2/15, Monday CHARLESTON -- It's been more than a year of searching for a new leader.
CHARLESTON -- A strong incoming class could help Eastern Illinois University get out of a budget crisis.
Latest: 12:02 pm, 2/12/15, Thursday CHARLESTON -- EIU is now in 2nd place and getting closer to winning $150,000 prize to make campus safer!
Update: 6:04 pm, 2/11/15, Wednesday CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University's sports department was a million dollars over-budget last year.
Update: 4:36 pm, 2/2/15, Monday NATIONAL -- An EIU football coach came in second for a nationwide prize.
CHARLESTON -- The arts center at Eastern Illinois University is getting a $3 million gift from the Tarble Foundation.
CHARLESTON -- The name of a man whose body was found frozen has been released.
CHARLESTON -- City leaders are going to keep bars open a little later a few days a week, but they're going to try it out, before making it permanent.
EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY -- EIU is looking for a new president and leaders are giving you the chance to learn more about the candidates.
Charleston Bars staying open later
CHARLESTON -- For almost 30 years a fraternity at Eastern Illinois University has honored Martin Luther King Jr.
COLES COUNTY -- 13 people had to be taken to the hospital after an accident.
CHARLESTON -- A Coles County woman is charged with aggravated battery with a weapon.
CHARLESTON -- A family has had a rough couple of months, but despite the bumps in the road they're still thankful for what they have.
Update: 2:36 pm, 11/6/14, Thursday EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY -- Police arrested a Mt. Vernon woman for property damage caused during a hit-and-run accident.
CHARLESTON -- Bullying is an issue which hits home for many kids and adults across Central Illinois. That's why community leaders are teaching new ways to help stop the problem.
Update: 10:24 pm, 10/14/14, Tuesday CHARLESTON -- After being diagnosed with cancer, a high school football player got some great news Tuesday.
CHARLESTON -- Police are asking for help identifying a burglary suspect.
CHARLESTON -- Two dentists gave away free dental care to the community.
CHARLESTON -- When it comes to the best colleges for veterans, Eastern Illinois University is right up there.
CHARLESTON -- A driver hit two kids riding their bikes Wednesday morning.
Update: 10:03 pm CHARLESTON -- Police are still searching for the suspect in a hit-and-run.
CHARLESTON -- Authorities are warning people to be suspicious of anyone trying to have you switch your electric supplier.
CHARLESTON -- Four people were arrested for hosting underage drinkers.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Some trips around the track are paying off for wounded veterans.
Update: 10:09 pm, 8/27/14, Wednesday CHARLESTON -- City leaders are doing what they can to keep the memory of an area tree alive.
CHARLESTON -- Park officials are worried about bugs taking over their trees.
CHARLESTON -- People honored fallen soldiers this weekend.
CHARLESTON -- Construction at an area school is complete.
CHARLESTON -- Some area dentists are giving away a new smile.
CHARLESTON -- A husband and wife stop for an accident on the highway and the husband pulls a man from an SUV seconds before a semi-truck smashes into it.
CHARLESTON -- Summer's about over and some schools are preparing for the upcoming year with safety drills.
COLES COUNTY -- A former Charleston Police officer, charged with sexual assault, missed his court hearing.
Latest: 4:47 pm, 7/17/14, Thursday COLES COUNTY -- A Charleston woman wants her trial moved to another county.
CHARLESTON -- Police are asking for help identifying a woman suspected of theft. Surveillance video shows the woman at Walmart.
CHARLESTON -- An area man faces charges of indecent solicitation of a child.
CHARLESTON -- Coles County is cracking down on stray cats after the shelter rescued more than 40 from an area home.
Latest: 6:07 pm, 6/9/14, Monday CHARLESTON -- Leaders at EIU need to make about $10 million in cuts during next year.
CHAMPAIGN -- A Charleston teen owes her life to a volunteer firefighter.
CHARLESTON -- A program which has helped many under-privileged students will continue.
COLES COUNTY -- A Charleston man pleaded not guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend.