URBANA -- A local sports program could be in jeopardy if it can't get the funding it needs.
ILLINOIS -- A new coalition has formed to save Illinois education.
Update: 5:01 pm, 9/12/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Soon, patrons may have to pay for some things they want to borrow from the library.
Update: 10:09 pm ILLINOIS -- The state loses millions when teachers leave the job early and a program designed to help keep teachers on board has been eliminated in most districts.
MACON COUNTY -- A lack of money is a problem for a lot of schools and students are dealing with the sacrifices being made.
ILLINOIS -- Some wonder if lawmakers are doing enough for education. One state senator took to Twitter Thursday night.
ILLINOIS -- More funding is on its way to help military programs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Schools are finally getting money owed to them on time. It's the first time it's happened since 2007.
Update: 3:46 pm, 6/19/14, Thursday ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Poison Center will remain open.
ILLINOIS -- A bill to fix the state's education funding system passed the Senate Tuesday.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers hit another bump as they work on how to pay for schools.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Police are on their toes, ready for anything. One thing taking officers by surprise is the thought federal funding for bulletproof vests could be cut.
ILLINOIS -- A group of Illinois' superintendents is voicing its support for a new school funding formula.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are getting an earful from citizens on a variety of issues.
CHAMPAIGN -- The debate over the future of the Champaign Public Library and its financial woes continues.
DANVILLE -- A lack of school funding across the state isn't getting any better. Now another central Illinois district is trying to make ends meet.
ILLINOIS -- State Senator Chapin Rose (R) wants to make sure every school district gets their fair share of funding.
ILLINOIS -- School districts could face more challenges if lawmakers pass deep budget cuts.
GIBSON CITY -- Fundraising efforts are ramping up for a new pool in town.
DANVILLE -- A new development could be cause for a new road in town.
ILLINOIS -- For the second time, FEMA has denied the state's appeal for funding to help towns affected by November's tornadoes.
NATIONAL -- A massive bill to help veterans was introduced on the Senate floor Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are taking aim at school funding saying the current system is unfair.
SPRINGFIELD -- State school officials are asking the legislature for a more than $1 billion increase in funding.
SPRINGFIELD -- School districts in our area say they don't get as much state funding as they should, so a group of lawmakers is trying to make a change.
SPRINGFIELD -- UI officials are keeping a close watch on budget talks in Washington, D.C.
Update 6:00 pm MAHOMET -- School leaders say trying to fill the funding gap isn't anything new, but they hope state leaders do something about it before it's too late.
NATIONAL -- There is some good economic news to report. The federal deficit is at its lowest level since 2008.
SPRINGFIELD -- Schools around the state are again preparing for less state funding.
URBANA -- Lack of funding has forced the Urbana Adult Education Center to cut programs.
NATIONAL -- We are one week away from a possible government shutdown.
LONGVIEW -- People usually turn to first responders when they have an emergency, but one Champaign County Fire Department is sending out a call for help for problems of its own.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hospitals strive to provide the best care for their patients. Now a state grant will help.
URBANA -- Urbana Middle School is getting some funding for its before- and after- school programs.
DECATUR -- A safe haven is in danger of closing.
CHAMPAIGN -- Dozens took part in a heated debate over funding for the public library.
CHAMPAIGN -- The police department is sending a plea to city leaders.
DECATUR -- Nelson Park is getting some extra money for a facelift.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are at odds over school funding and a new report adds heat to the fire.
ILLINOIS -- Pension reform was the big theme at Governor Quinn's budget address.
CLARK COUNTY -- An area school is closing.
ROYAL -- Parents are stepping up after finding out teacher positions in the district are on the chopping block.
URBANA -- Some projects for the new Crystal Lake Aquatic Center are being put on hold.
SPRINGFIELD-- Non-profits around Illinois are struggling to make ends meet. The state owes many of them millions of dollars in payments.
Post offices around the country are expected to close next month, but some federal lawmakers are working to keep that from happening.
Hundreds shows up for an Italian feast in the Capitol City.
$261,779 was raised through Springfield Memorial Medical Center's 22nd Annual Festival of Trees campaign for 2011.
Changes are in store for the Champaign County Salvation Army.