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.
PAXTON -- A man is charged with 2nd degree murder.
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.
WATSEKA -- The Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department may be getting closer to splitting up.
FORD COUNTY -- A Paxton man says he didn't try to kill another man last month in Farmer City.
GIBSON CITY -- A farmer hopes people are more careful after a field fire destroyed nearly 100 acres of his crops.
GILMAN -- This Kid to Know is ready to take on the world.
Latest: 6:02 pm, 9/13/13, Friday PIPER CITY -- The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a fire.
GIBSON CITY -- Local voters got a chance to hear four people hoping to be the next governor.
Latest: 5:03 pm, 8/12/13, Monday GIBSON CITY -- A Ford County man now faces second degree murder.
PAXTON -- A bus company was given the OK to file lawsuits against UI students Tuesday.
PIPER CITY -- Five Ford County teens are charged with breaking into a school.
GIBSON CITY -- Golfers in town are teeing off to help improve a hospital.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A bus company may refile lawsuits against UI students.
GIBSON CITY -- High winds came rolling through town Saturday.
CHICAGO -- A family finally gets some closure following a deadly accident in Champaign County.
PAXTON -- The cheerleading squad from Paxton-Buckley-Loda is here to perform.
PAXTON -- He was driving through another town and got an idea to impact Our Town forever.
PAXTON -- Tribute artist Jimi Cochrane is here with rock and roll from Elvis.
PAXTON -- Tribute artist Jimi Cochrane is here with some soulful sounds of Michael Buble.
PAXTON -- Central Lean specializes in all-natural lean beef, but that's not all this Our Town shop has to offer.
PAXTON -- Our Town is home to a 1921 classic car.
FORD COUNTY -- The Ford County Fair is coming up later this month.
PAXTON -- Have you ever had one of those days when you crave every type of food?
PAXTON -- Arcelia Watson, of Our Town, is in her 80's and is showing people you're never too old to reach your dreams, even if it's one book at a time.
PAXTON -- Hard work by this Kid to Know is paying off in leaps and bounds.
PAXTON -- Dave Champion. Say that name in Our Town and people will know who you're talking about.
PAXTON -- It's something that's always on our to-do list, but a pain to get done; filling up the gas tank. But, it's something people in Our Town Paxton don't have to worry about.
PAXTON -- The history in Our Town Paxton keeps ticking.
GIBSON CITY -- Stars of a big name TV show found hidden treasure in a small, Central Illinois home.
PAXTON -- It's the capitol of Ford County and a pretty cool place to go.
SPRINGFIELD -- The governor announced Thursday the state will spend more than $10 million on road projects in Central Illinois.
GIBSON CITY -- City council members are looking at ways to stop vandalism.
Update: 10:05 pm, 5/29/13, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Police say a wanted man may be armed and dangerous.
HOOPESTON -- A father is trying to get justice for his deceased son.
PAXTON -- Small businesses are doubling their sales and shop owners say it's thanks to a new selling technique.
GIBSON CITY -- Producing, shooting and editing are things we do here everyday at WCIA-3 News.
CHAMPAIGN -- A bus company is dropping charges it filed against more than 100 UI students.
PAXTON -- Singers from the University of Illinois visited a woman to help make her dream come true.
WATSEKA -- The Attorney General's office won't take action after a public health investigation.
WATSEKA -- The Attorney General is now involved in a public health investigation.
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- A public health board which was recently overhauled met with its new members for the first time Tuesday night.
Update: 8:45 pm, 3/29/13, Friday
GIBSON CITY -- The show is going on for the Harvest Moon Drive-In.
GIBSON CITY -- This week's snow pushed back progress at the drive-in.
PAXTON -- It's the kind of surprise any mother wants.
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- The state's attorney is now investigating the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department after the Iroquois County Board found, what it considers, "red flags."
WATSEKA -- Changes are on the way for the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department.
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- Members of the Iroquois County board are taking a closer look at what they believe to be suspicious spending by the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department.
FORD COUNTY -- Two drivers taken to the hospital after a crash in rural Ford County.
PAXTON -- The Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department is undergoing a special audit.
GIBSON CITY -- People in and around town helped cover the cost to save the Harvest Moon Drive-In.
GIBSON CITY -- The show will go on for movie lovers.
GIBSON CITY -- A positive attitude from this Kid to Know inspired an entire school.
MELVIN -- The township's road commissioner put his plowing duties aside after spotting a fire.
MELVIN -- One firefighter was hurt when he fell through flooring to the basement while battling an overnight fire.
GIBSON CITY -- An area doctor has a new title.
PAXTON -- A mom is making sure prom night will be special.
FORD COUNTY -- More turbines could be coming to town.
PAXTON -- A preservation group may take over an historic building.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- High school coaches are worried students may forget about wrestling if it's cut from the Olympics.
PAXTON -- Summertime is going to be even more fun this year, especially for kids with special needs.
GIBSON CITY -- A doctor who was born and raised in Gibson City and has worked there for the past two decades won a nationwide award.
GIBSON CITY -- A small-town city council is going green by going high tech.
PAXTON -- The Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department met Tuesday to discuss its future.
Update: 4:39 pm
ROBERTS -- Two men are accused of running into a Ford County bank waving guns and yelling at customers and tellers.
Update: 10:05 pm
PAXTON -- It wasn't how parents were expecting to start the first day of school.
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- A Champaign man faces charges of criminal sexual abuse and unlawful restraint after an incident at the Lion's Den.
GIBSON CITY -- Two people are dead, including a 6-year old girl, after a 2-car accident.
PAXTON -- An inmate at the Ford County Jail was found dead by correctional officers this morning.
PONTIAC- State Representative Jason Barickman (R-Champaign) has introduced legislation for the upcoming session to allow the Paxton Park District to open and operate its community pool this summer. Last year, the pool was forced to close because it was not up to code.