CHAMPAIGN -- A mother and her two children now have a home of their own, all thanks to several area churches.
In 2011, the law regarding adoption in Illinois changed, letting thousands of people see their original birth certificates.
Around the world, there are about 18 million orphans looking for homes. They're at risk for disease, malnutrition and, sometimes death.
She may have your eyes or your smile and share your love of chocolate-peanut butter ice cream, but, if you're raising a daughter, there are days when you wonder who that familiar-looking "stranger" is hiding behind a slammed door in an upstairs bedroom.
Year-to-year, autism spectrum disorders can take vast tolls on a family.
Update: 4:50 pm, 10/3/14, Friday ROBINSON -- A Central Illinois family got a big boost to honor their son who died from a rare disease.
Update: 10:02 pm, 9/28/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN -- The need for foster parents in Central Illinois continues to grow.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- It's hard to believe, but in the U.S., there are 1.3 million homeless school children.
ATWOOD -- It kills more babies than any other genetic disease.
ARCOLA -- A family festival which promises fun for everyone starts Friday.
GEORGETOWN -- Working on the family farm is a tradition for many people, but it holds special meaning for some in Our Town.
URBANA -- People enjoyed quality family time at the pool.
CHAMPAIGN -- On average, parents will go through 2,500 diapers in the first years of a child's life.
Latest: 10:02 pm, 4/12/14, Saturday EFFINGHAM -- Sergeant Timothy Owens lived Missouri, but was originally from Effingham.
NATIONAL -- It's National Siblings Day; a chance to remember the good times, not all the fighting.
Update: 10:42 pm, 3/22/14, Saturday ILLINOIS -- When a couple gets divorced, the dispute over who gets the kids and when, can turn ugly.
NORTHBROOK -- Three members of one family appeared in federal court Thursday.
From spa treatments and delicious food to diapers, family members of Olympic athletes are being well cared for inside Olympic Park.
The journey of an athlete is shared by their fans as well. Family members have a front row seat to the wins and the unfortunate moments of defeat.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area family is cheering for Seattle, but it's for a reason.
CHICAGO -- A 14-year old girl admitted killing her 11-year old half-sister.
CHAMPAIGN -- A common problem for parents is assigning and holding kids accountable for weekly chores.
Update: 6:01 pm, 1/13/14, Monday RANTOUL -- Firefighters responded to a call in the 1700-block of Eater Drive Sunday.
WASHINGTON -- A family is holding out hope.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Children, directly and indirectly impacted by the tornadoes, need help coping with what they're going through.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Family clashes come out more strongly during the holidays than other times of the year.
SPRINGFIELD -- Families in Illinois and around the country are changing.
Weight Watchers shares some great 5 Minute Meals to help the family on the go!
Today in Do-It-Yourself, Michelle Madaras is showing us how to make a homemade bug spray.
DECATUR -- 19-month old Zyonne Cooper died in a hit-and-run crash just after midnight Thursday morning. The man police say was behind the wheel is now in custody.
DANVILLE -- Some TV stars stopped in Central Illinios to show their support for charity.
URBANA -- There were thousands of smiling people at graduation.
SIDNEY -- As fire rips through a family's home, crews struggle to battle the blaze because of the snow.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many families are spending time together gathered around the dinner table. But that doesn't mean it has to happen at home.
CHAMPAIGN -- A family is turning their loss into a chance to help others.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Tensions are high as Hurricane Sandy inches closer to the East Coast.
PARIS -- Kurly Q has been owned by the Majors family for more than 30-years.
CHAMPAIGN -- Families gathered to discuss bullying Thursday night.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign County United Way has noticed a new trend.
MATTOON -- The town's Cal Ripken baseball team is competing at an international tournament in Maryland.
DANVILLE -- East Park Church of Christ is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
ROCKFORD -- It's not just runners in Central Illinois getting excited for this weekend.
Governor Quinn introduces a tax credit aimed at helping families.
Sheryl Bautch, with Family Services, is here to discuss limiting your child's TV time.