Update: 3:55 pm, 4/7/14, Monday GIFFORD -- Eighth-graders are getting their trip to Washington, D.C., just as they planned.
Update: 10:06 pm, 4/5/14, Saturday GIFFORD -- Since the November tornadoes, it's not common to see a tree in town anymore.
GIFFORD -- People are still trying to pick up the pieces after the devastating tornado.
GIFFORD -- It's been over four months since a tornado ravaged the town.
Update: 4:07 pm, 3/24/14, Monday GIFFORD -- There are some new faces in town this week.
GIFFORD -- An area woman has gone through some horrific things in her life.
GIFFORD -- An area building caught fire Sunday.
GIFFORD -- Tornado sirens are up and running again; and could be heard during a drill at 10 am, Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- State leaders are taking action after bad news from the federal government. FEMA isn't giving money to any Illinois communities to help rebuild infrastructure after the tornado.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is releasing a $45 million dollar relief package for areas affected by the November tornadoes.
GIFFORD -- You might see a lot of homes of a particular design popping up around town.
GIFFORD -- A FEMA appeal denial was just one topic at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.
Update: 5:58 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday GIFFORD -- The last time kids here heard sirens, it was the real thing.
GIFFORD -- One Champaign County community, hit by November's tornadoes, didn't hear sirens Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- Some normalcy is returning to town. The Premier Cooperative Grain Elevator is going to be rebuilt.
ST. JOSEPH -- Tensions were high at the state title game.
GIFFORD -- As many of us struggle to shake off the winter chill, some families are more anxious than ever to get rid of this weather.
GIFFORD -- Officials say last year's tornado caused more damage than first thought.
GIFFORD -- People met Monday night to discuss how recovery is going.
Update: 10:05 pm GIFFORD -- It's been a long road for families in this community.
Update: 10:05 pm, 1/18/14, Saturday GIFFORD -- Another woman received help from FEMA.
GIFFORD -- There's a familiar sound in Champaign County, but it's not construction equipment.
GIFFORD -- It's been a windy day across much of Central Illinois, including here.
GIFFORD -- St. Paul's Pantry is looking for volunteers and items to restock.
CERRO GORDO -- This Kid to Know wants people in Gifford to know they're not alone.
GIFFORD -- Residents react to being turned down for federal aid from FEMA.
GIFFORD -- Bad news for towns looking for more help after tornadoes two months ago.
GIFFORD -- Residents are getting extra help to rebuild.
GIFFORD -- The Eagles at Gifford Grade School scored a big win. The 7th grade basketball team won its conference championship.
GIFFORD -- People were playing Santa for kids Monday.
GIFFORD -- In Gifford winter weather has put a stop to much of the rebuilding process, but one man is working overtime.
RANTOUL -- Some teens are being honored for their help after the Gifford tornado.
CHAMPAIGN -- More people throughout the county are stepping up to help kids have a Merry Christmas.
GIFFORD -- Some say the sound of music heals.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some families didn't think they'd have much of a Christmas this year, but thanks to the community, the Christmas tree won't be bare underneath.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A teacher is doing her part to make sure people in Gifford have a Merry Christmas.
RANTOUL -- People needing help after last month's tornadoes can get more information starting Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- People are still picking up the pieces after a tornado ravaged their town.
GIFFORD -- The boil order was lifted Friday, but things aren't completely fixed yet.
GIFFORD -- Snow hasn't hit town yet, but when it does, they'll be ready.
GIFFORD -- The water here is potable for the first time in weeks, but the tower may have to be replaced.
GIFFORD -- The last three weeks have shown what's best about Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Those affected by devastating tornadoes can file for federal aid with FEMA.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce raised $15,000 to help businesses in Gifford get back on their feet.
PAXTON – It’s a season of giving and one area man wants to make sure everyone in Central Illinois has a Merry Christmas.
GIFFORD -- 11 storm survivors were given a gift for a very special reason.
GIFFORD -- It's not just the grownups helping out. A Kid to Know decided she wanted to as well.
GIFFORD -- Pictures are bringing volunteers from all over the state to be a helping hand in town.
GIFFORD -- Donations for the United Way's Area Relief Fund are pouring in.
URBANA -- People learned yoga and supported a great cause.
GIFFORD -- Volunteers are cutting back on serving meals, but it's not because of a shortage.
OGDEN -- While the Gifford community works to get back to normal, others around Champaign County say they feel their pain, literally.
GIFFORD -- Teachers are helping students deal with the trauma of witnessing Sunday's destructive storm.
GIFFORD -- Kids ran to school this morning eager to get back in the classroom.
Update: 10:15 pm, 11/24/13, Sunday GIFFORD -- The storm's devastation couldn't stop a tradition from taking place.
Latest: 10:14 pm, 11/24/13, Sunday GIFFORD -- People wanting to volunteer must register before helping out.
GIFFORD -- There's a lot of work left to do yet, but townspeople are turning to a different foundation to help them rebuild.
GIFFORD -- There's no shortage of volunteers and no age limit either.
RANTOUL -- Some veterans are stepping up and giving back to storm victims.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Students across the area are pulling together to help other students affected by the tornado.
GIFFORD -- Sunday was a day this newly-married couple will never forget. They survived the tornado by just seconds.
MONTICELLO -- An area man is collecting donations for tornado survivors for the second time this year.
GIFFORD -- Another state leader is stepping in to show support for tornado victims.
GIFFORD -- Gifford's school is opening its doors, but not for class.
GIFFORD -- People are starting to get back on their feet.
RANTOUL -- People here are stepping in to support tornado victims.
GIFFORD -- Lights are coming back on around town. Champaign County's EMA says electricity has been restored as much as possible to include homes and businesses around the village.
GIFFORD -- Federal and state EMA crews spent Thursday inspecting parts of town.
Update: 6:01 pm GIFFORD -- The weather looks gloomy, but the people working here say they're not letting the rain dampen their spirits.
Joe Barlow shares the story of a Gifford family that found the lighter side after Sunday's events.
CHAMPAIGN -- Families at St. Matthew's School came together to lend a hand to tornado victims in Gifford.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A main road in Gifford is now open.
GIFFORD -- While everyone works to rebuild, a village staple is opening its doors and providing some comfort.
Update: 10:23 pm CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 News teamed up with the United Way for a Tornado Relief Drive.
GIFFORD -- Six people were taken to the hospital after a tornado swept through town, but one family needs help finding the person they believe saved a life.
GIFFORD -- When the storm touched down, firefighters quickly took care of their families, then switched gears to help the community.
FLATVILLE -- School starts Monday for students in storm-ravaged Gifford.
GIFFORD -- Here's the latest on recovery efforts: 30% of the town now has power.
GIFFORD -- Representatives from Frontier Communication were in town to survey damage and start rebuilding area technical networks.
Update: 10:03 pm GIFFORD -- Relief is a feeling a lot of people here haven't experienced the past few days, but Tuesday was different.
GIFFORD -- A lot of families want to know what happens with school in the wake of this week's devastating storms.
GIFFORD -- Public works departments from Champaign and Urbana are helping with clean-up.
GIFFORD -- The Schluter family was just sitting down for an early Thanksgiving meal when a tornado ripped through their home.
GIFFORD -- Teenagers are helping storm victims. Instead of getting on the bus and going to school, students from Armstrong-Potomac headed here instead.
GIFFORD -- Tornado victims are opening up about what they did to survive.
GIFFORD -- Workers and volunteers were out in full-force around town Tuesday.
Update: 4:19 pm, 11/19/13, Tuesday GIFFORD -- Crews are working around-the-clock to restore power.
GIFFORD -- It's the second night of darkness after a tornado ripped through Sunday. The people who live there say they have a lot to be thankful for.
GIFFORD -- Strength is being seen in many ways around the village.
GIFFORD -- Dave Benton & Derick Fabert spent the afternoon talking with residents who say they're glad no one was killed when the twister went through.
GIFFORD -- Drew Wilder got a chance to fly over the tornado damage Monday afternoon.
GIFFORD -- Neighbors are doing what they can to help storm victims recover and rebuild.
GIFFORD -- People in Central Illinois are waking up to their communities devastated by Sunday's storms. Monday morning, the recovery efforts pick back up, but some areas are still considered dangerous.
GIFFORD -- No one was killed when a tornado rocked the town Sunday and that may have happened thanks, in part, to some vigilant neighbors.
GIFFORD -- Police cleared the town Sunday night after a tornado hit earlier in the day.
GIFFORD -- Emergency responders are evacuating the town after Sunday's devastating storms.
GIFFORD -- The towns of Gifford and Flatville were struck by a tornado according to Champaign County Emergency Management.
GIFFORD -- It was a rough start to the school day for some students.
GIFFORD -- A popular family spot in Champaign County is getting a much-needed makeover.
THOMASBORO -- Fewer and fewer school districts in Illinois are making the grade when it comes to "No Child Left Behind."