PAXTON -- A Ford County light show just started Friday night. Victor Johnson has been working on it for a month.
PAXTON -- A family is being forced to move from their home and they're not sure why.
FORD COUNTY -- A correctional officer has been arrested and is accused of inappropriate conduct with a female inmate.
FORD COUNTY -- A group of firefighters from Central Illinois is bringing a new organization to town.
FORD COUNTY -- A long-time school board member and township supervisor was arrested.
FORD COUNTY -- Authorities are investigating an armed robbery.
Update: 10:13 pm PAXTON -- Downtown used to be filled with signs honoring those who served our country.
RANTOUL -- An 8-year old, from Paxton, went to Hardy's Reindeer Ranch for the reindeer. She never imagined what else she'd see, all the way from Afghanistan.
Update: 3:54 pm, 10/16/14, Thursday FORD COUNTY -- A Paxton man is acquitted of second-degree murder.
Update: 10:50 am, 10/6/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A man found hanging in his Ford County jail cell last Monday, has died.
PAXTON -- The city had a special visitor from a reality TV star Saturday.
FORD COUNTY -- The county gets about 11,000 calls to 911 each year, but how they're handled is a problem.
FORD COUNTY -- An area high school was put on lock-down after a bullet was found in a locker room.
PAXTON -- Two area companies are working together to help the less fortunate.
FORD COUNTY -- An autopsy was completed Monday on a Chatsworth man who died in a car crash over the weekend.
FORD COUNTY -- County leaders are getting ready to auction off some abandoned properties.
FORD COUNTY -- A judge dismissed charges against one suspect in a December kidnapping.
FORD COUNTY -- Lightning strikes are causing problems at the county courthouse.
FORD COUNTY -- The 911 system is down. If you have an emergency, call the Ford County Sheriff's Department.
PAXTON -- Often, one man's junk is another man's treasure, but it may not be the case here.
PAXTON -- An area store which has been around for decades is closing its doors.
FORD COUNTY -- People could take home a piece of history.
FORD COUNTY -- Thanks to the internet, an area woman was able to send a message to her family and friends while she's serving overseas.
PAXTON -- The summer is off to a great start for an area teen.
FORD COUNTY -- Across the state this weekend, many same-sex couples will be able to get a marriage license for the first time.
FORD COUNTY -- A Paxton man is sentenced to 30-years in prison for selling drugs.
PAXTON -- Firefighters needed a lot of water when the All-Star Gas Station went up in flames early Wednesday morning.
PAXTON -- Room by room, a special visitor is bringing smiles to this senior living center.
FORD & IROQUOIS COUNTIES -- The Ford and Iroquois health departments got what they wanted.
MONTICELLO -- Farmers know there are dangers which come with their jobs.
PAXTON -- Some students at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School are getting ready to make history.
PAXTON -- The fire department has added a new truck to its fleet.
GIBSON CITY -- People say common courtesy in one neighborhood is missing.
PAXTON -- People are Taking Action to warn others in the neighborhood.
GIBSON CITY -- They're Taking Action in hopes of finding a cure for a rare disease.
GIBSON CITY -- Fundraising efforts are ramping up for a new pool in town.
GIBSON CITY -- Residents say things are finally getting back to normal after a day without power.
ROBERTS -- They're called man's best friend for a reason. They're great listeners, never judge and they're pretty cute to boot!
Update: 6:03 pm, 2/24/14, Monday FORD COUNTY -- A convicted murderer was sentenced to 17 years in prison Monday.
PAXTON -- A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and attempted extortion of an area businessman.
Latest: 4:40 pm, 2/14/14, Friday GIBSON CITY -- Students at GCMS High School are getting back into their regular schedules.
Update: 10:03 pm, 2/12/14, Wednesday ROBERTS -- A Ford County town is reaching out to its residents after its 11th water main break in the past two weeks.
Update: 10:01 pm PAXTON -- The FBI, police and sheriff's department waited more than a month to catch these guys.
Update: 10:25 pm, 1/15/14, Wednesday PAXTON -- Some medical bills for a teen battling cancer will be paid in full thanks to support from her community.
GIBSON CITY -- Town leaders are considering a change to downtown they hope will light the way for new business.
PAXTON -- Four people in central Illinois are a combined million dollars richer.
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- The partnership between two counties is ending.
PAXTON -- A party with a purpose. This mom hopes some fun can help raise awareness about bullying.
FORD COUNTY -- Up to 20-acres of crops were burned in a fire, but the majority had already been harvested.
ELLIOT -- The village is under a boil order because of water main break. Residents should boil their water before using it. The boil order is in effect until further notice.