Cheryl Bautch of Family Services joins us to talk about ways to help your children deal with the loss of a pet.
Update: 4:32 pm, 4/25/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Rantoul man made his first court appearance Friday.
Update: 12:11 pm, 4/7/14, Monday EFFINGHAM -- Charges have been upgraded for at least one suspect in the death of an area woman.
ILLINOIS -- A police officer is charged with an elderly man's death a year after it happened.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY -- A 61-year old man was found dead at a rest area.
Update: 4:14 pm, 2/18/14, Tuesday COLES COUNTY -- An area many says he's not guilty after police say he was involved with a drug-related death.
Latest: 4:28 pm, 2/14/14, Friday MACON COUNTY -- A man pleaded guilty to murdering a Maroa man in 2012.
Update: 4:12 pm, 1/27/14, Monday BLOOMINGTON -- Preliminary autopsy results show an ISU student may have died of exposure.
URBANA -- The first few moments of life are sometimes the most memorable for new parents. But all too often, things can take a turn for the worst.
The investigation continues into a baby girl's death.
SPRINGFIELD -- Authorities are investigating a fatal fire.
Update: 10:16 am, 12/10/13, Tuesday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- After reviewing medical documents, the Menard County Coroner's Office determined the cause of death for Kenneth Baumgarten to be from a pulmonary embolism.
CHAMPAIGN -- An early morning fire claims the life of an elderly woman, leaving neighbors in shock.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Flags at the police department are flying half-staff in honor of fallen officers.
URBANA -- Family and friends honored a girl who died suddenly with a school concert.
LEXINGTON -- A McLean County toddler has died.
Update: 4:38 pm NATIONAL -- The FDA is investigating a popular pet treat which has been linked to hundreds of dog deaths.
RANTOUL -- One woman was killed in a house fire in the 100-block of Letchworth Friday afternoon.
PHILO -- A 19-year old died Sunday morning after an ATV crash.
MACON COUNTY -- An inmate is dead after being found unresponsive in his cell.
NATIONAL -- A national legend with local roots has passed away.
MACON COUNTY -- A man has died and it could be from West Nile virus.
Update: 4:42 pm, 9/9/13, Monday FARMER CITY -- Two brothers from Wisconsin face murder charges for the death of a local man.
RANTOUL -- It's been a year since her son died in a fire and no one's been charged for his death.
PEORIA -- Police recovered the body of an 8-year old boy who was reported missing Wednesday night.
RANTOUL -- Authorities say heart problems were the reason a man was found dead last week.
HANCOCK COUNTY -- An Illinois family is helping their son stay true to himself even in death.
SHOBONIER -- A man was found dead Thursday night in a corn crib.
CHAMPAIGN -- Seeing images of the Boston Marathon attacks, and even hearing about the deaths, could be a lot for a child to understand.
SPRINGFIELD -- Monday is the 148th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination.
RIVERTON -- A man has died nearly a week after being hit by a car.
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Sun-Times reports film critic Roger Ebert has passed away.
Update: 11:48 am, 3/29/13, Friday
NORMAL -- Authorities have made an arrest in the death of a 3-year old boy.
URBANA -- New numbers show fewer people died at the Champaign County nursing home during the past three months.
URBANA -- Leaders at the Champaign County Nursing Home are trying to determine why dozens of residents have died in the past three months.
VERMILION COUNTY -- The coroner reports autopsy results in the death of Amanda Walters-Pentecost are complete.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- A child's death is a reminder flu season is not yet over.
SANGAMON COUNTY-- A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a train.
DECATUR -- A family isn't satisfied with the investigation into their son's death.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students and staff at Champaign Central High School are in shock after finding out one of their assistant football coaches passed away on Thursday.
BLOOMINGTON-- A Champaign County man is dead after being hit by a car.
DANVILLE - Danville police are investigating the death of a Danville resident found lying on the street Sunday afternoon.
COLES COUNTY -- A former group home worker will spend three years in prison for his role in the death of a developmentally-disabled man.
CHAMPAIGN -- A teen admitted to illegally owning a weapon.
DANVILLE -- After spending weeks fighting for her life, an area teen has lost the fight.
Update: 5:14 pm
MATTOON -- A man facing robbery charges is now accused of beating his victim to death.
Update: 6:10 pm, 8/29/12, Wednesday
JOLIET -- A mother trying to cope with her son's death gets news she was dreading.
Latest: 4:00 pm
MONTICELLO -- Police want to know how a man ended up dead in a city parking lot.
DUPAGE COUNTY -- An elderly man is dead, and public health officials are pointing to West Nile Virus.
BLOOMINGTON -- Police say the body of a man, who was thought to be homeless, was found under the Main Street overpass near the city's downtown.