Latest: 6:26 pm, 5/28/15, Thursday MATTOON -- An area homeless shelter is out of room and organizers say the city is to blame.
MATTOON -- A Coles County elementary school is keeping a closer watch on its walkways after a crossing guard was hit by a car.
Latest: 10:05 pm, 5/20/15, Wednesday MATTOON -- Getting to school is a gamble for some high school students.
LERNA -- David Letterman's last day at CBS is Wednesday.
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 Mattoon home was broken into while the homeowners were asleep.
COLES COUNTY -- A former Charleston police officer was sentenced to 18 months in prison for illegally having prescription medicine.
COLES COUNTY -- An Urbana woman was arrested for cutting a man with a knife.
COLES COUNTY -- A 19-year old was arrested for domestic violence.
OAKLAND -- Lightning destroyed a family business. It happened at Hanner Farm, on Eastfield Road Sunday night.
MATTOON -- The public works director says they're planning more projects to keep pedestrians safe.
CHARLESTON -- Abraham Lincoln's funeral train rolled into town this week.
COLES COUNTY -- The name of a woman killed after a motorcycle collision with a deer has been released.
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.
Update: 5:23 pm, 5/1/15, Friday CHARLESTON -- Friday, a special Olympian got to compete in area games.
COLES COUNTY -- A Mattoon man has been arrested for trying to kidnap two young girls.
Latest: 6:01 pm, 4/28/15, Tuesday MATTOON -- The last words a father said to his son before he died was that he loved him and would see him later.
CHARLESTON -- Students will soon pay more to go to Eastern Illinois University.
MATTOON -- A generous family donation is giving the town a new state-of-the-art park.
COLES COUNTY -- Some students got a reality check ahead of prom.
COLES COUNTY -- 65-year old David Angel was arrested Friday, in the 1500-block of Shelby Avenue, in Mattoon.
COLES COUNTY -- A Mattoon man was arrested for using a machete to hit a woman.
MATTOON -- Lake Land College's athletic teams are known as the Lakers and now they have a new logo to go with it.
COLES COUNTY -- A Mattoon woman is accused of punching an Amtrak operator.
COLES COUNTY -- The county is celebrating a major moment in history.
MATTOON -- Travis Hendrickson started by painting his car pink, but he didn't stop there.
COLES COUNTY -- Billboards for EIU are popping up all over the central part of the state.
COLES COUNTY -- An area man is single-handedly tackling his neighborhood watch.
COLES COUNTY -- A Mattoon man was arrested for stealing money from his job.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a woman for multiple drug charges and driving with a suspended license.
ASHMORE -- This mother is grateful to those who saved her daughter's life.
COLES COUNTY -- Students and educators at an alternative school don't think everyone has an equal chance for a good education, so they're doing something about it.
CHARLESTON -- When this Kid to Know guesses, she's guessing right, a lot!
MATTOON -- A new regional cancer center is approved for Coles County.
MATTOON -- A woman was arrested for failure to register as a violent offender against youth.
MATTOON -- An area man was arrested early Thursday after being caught with meth.
COLES COUNTY -- A Mattoon man will spend more time in prison after trying to escape.
MATTOON -- The Gentas share a special bond and over the years, their time together means even more.
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.
MATTOON -- Historic and new tractors are on display already at the Cross County Mall.
MATTOON -- A Coles County group is trying to bridge gaps in the community.
Update: 10:23 pm, 3/2/15, Monday CHARLESTON -- It's been more than a year of searching for a new leader.
COLES COUNTY -- A 24-year old faces charges for beating up a teen.
MATTOON -- Police are trying to find the suspect in a stabbing.
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.
MATTOON -- What once started as an ice cream shop is now an icon.
COLES COUNTY -- Multiple law enforcement agencies made more than a dozen arrests in just a few hours.