DANVILLE -- Many believe things happen for a reason and that people are brought together for a purpose.
CHARLESTON -- A Hometown Hero is using social media to honor fallen soldiers.
Update: 10:12 pm GEORGETOWN -- Parents feel helpless. They're hitting brick walls trying to end cyber-bullying in their small town.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3's weather graphics are going viral!
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A teacher is doing her part to make sure people in Gifford have a Merry Christmas.
ILLINOIS -- Social media is saving lives during disasters and helping salvage them afterwards.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- A Facebook page has been created to reunite owners with pets lost during the storm.
NATIONAL -- You may want to take a closer look at your kid's Facebook and Twitter pages before they send out college applications.
CHAMPAIGN -- Something as simple as a "like" or "follow" on Facebook can help people in your community.
CHAMPAIGN -- Local police say they are connected to the public like never before, thanks to social media.
NATIONAL -- A U.S. court ruled "likes" on Facebook are protected as free speech under the constitution.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Unit 4 School District has rules for Twitter, text and Facebook.
URBANA -- Police are doing more than patrolling the streets to keep people safe.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area businessman is using his trade to support a good cause.
TAYLORVILLE -- A Christian County school bus driver is accused of luring teens online to have sex with them.
URBANA -- City leaders ask you to show your love.
CHAMPAIGN -- Watching destruction unfold on TV miles away, can sometimes make you feel helpless.
FINDLAY -- A man's April Fool's joke went horribly wrong and nearly put him behind bars.
CHAMPAIGN -- A simple like on Facebook could help stop hunger.
CHAMPAIGN -- When the snow started falling, we asked you to share your snow pictures with us and you answered our call.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- One of the county's own is in New Jersey helping in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy.
DECATUR -- Facebook is a good way to catch up with old friends, and it's also a good way to catch a thief.
CHAMPAIGN -- It is a little bug, but a big problem.
URBANA -- A woman is banned from her gym after posting on its Facebook page.
FARMER CITY -- It lost its newspaper but that's not keeping the town from sharing stories.
URBANA -- For some families, one of the hardest things about starting the school year is buying supplies.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' employers may have a tougher time looking up potential candidates online.
SPRINGFIELD-- The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum wants to know how well you know "Honest Abe." It's asking for pictures of you and the 16th President for its "Good Morning From Mr. Lincoln" series.
SPRINGFIELD -- A blog claims Abraham Lincoln is the real inventor of Facebook.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are using social media to fight breast cancer.
URBANA -- A Facebook page is stirring up controversy at the University of Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN - A father is upset with Unit 4 Schools and his daughter after she bypassed the school's firewall and got a Facebook account. He said he doesn't allow his children on the social media site ,and said she was using it to have inappropriate conversations with boys during school.
One Angel Among Us is using Facebook in a genius way to help people in need.
Some police departments are turning to the web to solve crimes and it's proving to be a success.
HOMER--Pictures of so-called criminals and first hand accounts about crimes are all being plastered on Facebook.