Update: 6:03 pm, 2/24/14, Monday FORD COUNTY -- A convicted murderer was sentenced to 17 years in prison Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- When you walk through the Capitol, you can get a history lesson on our state.
Update: 10:43 am, 1/17/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A man will spend 15 years in prison for beating his 2-month old daughter.
VERMILION COUNTY -- A new bill at the capitol could make it harder for animal abusers to adopt pets.
CHAMPAIGN -- More than a year after Desirae Austin was killed, her family is getting what it needs to go on.
URBANA -- A second man convicted of first degree murder will be sentenced in December.
SPRINGFIELD -- It could soon be easier for people with criminal backgrounds to get state jobs.
CHAMPAIGN -- A man convicted of robbing two banks was sentenced to 120 years in prison.
CHAMPAIGN -- A man was convicted of robbing two banks last year.
EDGAR COUNTY -- An area city will pay thousand of dollars for its involvement in the wrongful conviction of Randy Steidl.
RANTOUL -- It's hard to imagine spending decades in prison for a crime you didn't commit.
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URBANA -- A complicated trial came to an end Thursday.
NORMAL -- A man may be declared innocent after spending more than 13-years in prison.
CNN -- There's a new chapter in the Casey Anthony case.
SPRINGFIELD -- A Champaign man may be free after being behind bars for more than 30-years.
WASHINGTON -- Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled former Governor George Ryan will have a chance to appeal for a new trial.
CHAMPAIGN -- A man accused of trying to kill someone at Marketplace Mall is sentenced to 55-years behind bars.
A man convicted in the 1980 rape and murder of a 3-year old Rantoul girl, gets a new trial.
Two Cass County grandparents have little relief after heading to court today.
Illinois and Chicago rank at the top of the list when it comes to leaders involved in public corruption.