Update: 4:23 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Before lawmakers met to debate the pension proposal, there were some tense moments across the street.
Latest: 10:53 pm CHAMPAIGN -- About noon, police responded to a welfare check in the 2000-block of Cynthia Drive.
GIFFORD -- Police cleared the town Sunday night after a tornado hit earlier in the day.
GIFFORD -- Emergency responders are evacuating the town after Sunday's devastating storms.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are able to return to work after a gas leak caused an evacuation.
Latest: 6:02 pm, 9/13/13, Friday PIPER CITY -- The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a fire.
Update: 1:58 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Emergency crews were called to an area bar for a report of a large gas leak.
CHAMPAIGN -- The DMV was evacuated for several hours this afternoon.
Update: 8:18 pm
DECATUR -- An unknown, powdery substance has been tested by the Decatur Fire Department and determined to be non-hazardous.
HOOPESTON -- Word of the fire spread quickly. Pretty soon, everyone had to leave their homes and head outside.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students are back in class at Booker T. Washington STEM Academy.
DECATUR -- Authorities investigated a reported bomb threat at the Macon County Courthouse in the 200-block of East Wood Street about 9:45 am Tuesday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Shoppers at Wal-Mart were forced to evacuate Saturday night.
CHAMPAIGN -- A gunfight in one neighborhood led to an evacuation.
Update: 5:21 pm, 9/25/12, Tuesday
CHAMPAIGN -- Investigators are leaving the cause of an apartment fire "undetermined."