Latest: 10:05 pm, 7/11/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- The man arrested in connection with two murders in the state, could be involved in a third. .
CHAMPAIGN -- A college golf team is getting some big recognition after qualifying for the national championships.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police hope you recognize a suspect.
PETERSBURG -- A Decatur man is dead after an accident on Illinois 97.
A tragic grain bin death in Sidney has people looking at how farmers can better protect themselves in dangerous situations.
You'll notice some changes to the 2014 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, we ask the race directors how they'll affect your run.
The Urbana Free Library and it's director decided to cut ties after a controversial book "weeding" process drew criticism from patrons.
State Senator Chapin Rose (R) representing Illinois' 51st district, says Governor Quinn is to blame for delaying a plan on pension reform.
Congressman Rodney Davis (R) stops by the studio to talk about immigration reform, gay marriage, and the future of the 13th district.
HOOPESTON-- The fire continues to burn in Hoopeston, and people from all over are coming together to help the community.
ILLINOIS-- Governor Quinn is hoping to break a stalemate over pension reform.
Senator Jason Barickman joins The Morning Show live to tell us more about what's happening at the capitol.
Step up your grilling game with this smoked chicken recipe from L.A. Gourmet.
Berries are in season, and what better way to use them than in a sweet treat?
L.A. Gourmet shows us how to make berry cobbler.
Each year between 20 and 25% of all children in the United States suffer an injury that is bad enough to require a trip to the doctor, and young children can be particularly susceptible to injury.
Our family expert tells us what parents can do to keep their kids safe.
CHAMPAIGN-- Police have updated information on their investigation into five shootings in four days.
Deputy Chief Troy Daniels explains why people shouldn't be afraid to come forward and share information.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY-- Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem, and a Champaign County Probation Officer sees the addiction to pills up close.
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season, but with some planning and a great recipe- you can make the long weekend, a healthy one.
ILLINOIS- Prescription drug abuse is a problem that's grown over the years.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There's a new drug hitting Central Illinois, and experts at the Illinois Poison Center say it's more dangerous than other well-known drugs on the market.
There's a new housing option in Champaign that lets people living with autism also live with independence.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY-- Your spring cleaning could help the Champaign County Humane Society get cash.
GIBSON CITY--A kindergarten teacher at GCMS Elementary School in Gibson City is carrying on her mother's legacy.
ILLINOIS-- When there's a knock at the door and you're not expecting guests, it can catch you by surprise.
CHAMPAIGN-- The YMCA is helping more families sign up children for activities, but they're looking to help even more.
URBANA, IL-- On a cold and grey spring day, David Godwin works to bring life to thousands of resting souls in Woodlawn Cemetery.
ILLINOIS--- Farmers are anxious to get into the fields, but the recent heavy rain is pushing back the start date for planting.
As police searched for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and put the city of Boston on lockdown, a woman who lives in the city joined The Morning Show live by phone in the 8:00 hour.
As you get ready to take your place on the starting line of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, don't forget that proper preparation starts at breakfast.
Maura Kennedy from Christie Clinic shows us the best way to fuel up for a strong finish.
Dr. Nathan Walker from Christie Clinic answers your questions about how much water you should drink, when you should be concerned about thyroid problems, and whether a gluten-free diet is right for you.
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, your plants may need some help from the professionals.
Sandy Mason shows us what services are available.
ILLINOIS-- If you're still wiping the sweat from your brow over your 2012 taxes, you may not want to start thinking about 2013's tax day just yet.
But getting the ball rolling now could translate into big savings.
ILLINOIS-- Thousands of runners and fans are about to descend on Champaign-Urbana for the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, and that means a lot goes into making sure people are safe.
Summer break is now just weeks away for students.
Some will fill their time with soccer games, trips to the pool, and family vacations.
Others will be looking for ways to fill their bellies.
A new program hopes it has a solution for those students suffering from child hunger.
Laura Weis started her running journey as a way to keep in shape and keep the pounds off.
Now, she says she's starting to enjoy running as she looks ahead to race day.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY-- More than 1,000 voters in Champaign County have cast their ballots.
County Clerk, Gordy Hulten, tells us what that means for Tuesday's turnout.
The Supreme Court's decision about the definition of marriage could mean big financial changes for same-sex couples.
WCIA 3's Cynthia Schweigert puts it in perspective.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY-- The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will bring thousands of people to Champaign-Urbana at the end of the month. That crowd translates to dollar signs for local businesses.
It's a different twist on milk and cookies.
Bob Rowe from Classic Events Catering shows us how to make an adult version for your Easter brunch.
CHAMPAIGN-- A top military official is in Champaign-Urbana to meet with University of Illinois ROTC students.
When people think about Easter, candy usually comes to mind, but how much do you really know about the Easter candy you feast on?
Face of the Race runner Laura Weis wanted to know more about "carb-loading" while running.
We brought in an expert to help explain, what it is, if it works, and who should try carb-loading.
ILLINOIS--Diabetes affects millions of people each year, many don't even know they have the condition.
It's a big problem for people everywhere, including in our communities.
WCIA 3's Cynthia Schweigert puts it in perspective.
CHAMPAIGN--Runners and volunteers are signing up for The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
ILLINOIS-- This winter weather is a reminder to homeowners to make sure someone can take care of their home even when they're away.
ILLINOIS-- There's a state-wide hotline that puts panicked parents at ease, keeps people out of the emergency room, and even saves lives.
People who work there, though, are worried the state's budget crisis could eventually mean they'll have to shut down.
WCIA 3's Cynthia Schweigert puts the Illinois Poison Center in perspective.