WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The University of Illinois is getting a new addition.
VILLA GROVE -- The city is preparing for flooding after receiving a $350,000 grant from FEMA.
ILLINOIS -- The state is expanding what it calls the "Welcome Home Heroes" program.
CHAMPAIGN -- A Unit 4 hall monitor turned himself into police after they say he inappropriately touched a 13-year old student.
GIFFORD -- People met Monday night to discuss how recovery is going.
ILLINOIS -- The state is rolling out good news form some homeowners who need repairs.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A UI program is getting $3 million to boost research.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some teachers are getting extra help to fund special projects this year.
SPRINGFIELD -- The University of Illinois Springfield is getting more than a half million dollars from the state.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Millions of dollars will be headed to victims for relief. It's part of a new grant.
SPRINGFIELD -- Schools around the country could soon be rewarded for keeping kids safe from allergies.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new federal grant could help keep millions of your tax dollars from ending up in the wrong hands.
GIBSON CITY -- Teen drivers are working to spread an important safety message and you could help them win a grant by voting online.
DANVILLE -- Part of an area hospital will be closed for six weeks.
CHAMPAIGN -- The police department will put more emphasis on catching drunk drivers.
URBANA -- Governor Pat Quinn stopped by the area to announce millions of dollars worth of new funding as part of a program to fix roads and bring news jobs to the area.
SPRINGFIELD -- More students will now be able to visit the Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum.
DANVILLE -- An area hospital is about to get a facelift.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state will get nearly $540,000 to make fresh, locally-grown produce available to all.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area agency is glad to have more money to help people get a new home.
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.
FISHER -- People here need your help crossing the finish line on their stadium renovation project.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Veterans are getting relief from the state.
DANVILLE -- The city is back to square one when looking for ways to pay for new police officers.
MONTICELLO -- The Allerton Public Library is going high-tech.
CHICAGO -- Illinios hopes to be at the forefront of helping kids at risk.
CHAMPAIGN -- After being forced to cut millions from schools, district leaders for Unit 4 have some good news on the horizon.
SPRINGFIELD -- State officials are looking into whether a group took advantage of a huge grant.
SPRINGFIELD -- Almost half the state's budget goes to grants.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A new grant will help UI better diagnose breast cancer.
URBANA -- Provena is going beyond the hospital and into the community.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- $100 million. That's how much the UI Engineering department is getting as a gift in honor of alumni William Grainger who graduated in 1919.
URBANA -- University of Illinois researchers got a big boost from the American Heart Association. It gave the university more than $1.5 million to help with cardiovascular research.
URBANA -- Two schools got some great news Thursday.
DECATUR -- Richland Community College is getting a state grant to build a new student center.
URBANA -- Upgrades at Crisis Nursery will keep kids safe.
DECATUR -- The Decatur Area Arts Council is giving some community projects a little extra help.
COLES COUNTY -- Two area colleges will get grant money to help fund high-speed internet and find creative ways to use it.
DECATUR -- If you're looking for a job, Richland Community College can help.
NATIONAL -- The federal government is giving the UI $3.5 million to fund a nuclear innovation project.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault is getting some extra help from the government.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport also gets $250,000 from the grant to bring in more service.
DECATUR -- The city is offering grants up to $5,000 for repairs of "life-threatening" or "sanitation" situations for residents.
ILLINOIS -- Those in need may get some help beating the summer heat.
CHAMPAIGN -- Your child may have healthier foods to pick from on the lunch menu at school.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The state's making a major investment in training the firefighters of tomorrow.
URBANA -- A long-awaited grant for the Urbana Park District has finally come through.
DANVILLE -- The school board is trying everything it can to get money for much-needed building maintenance.
Danville city leaders hope a federal grant will help pay to remove two dams in Vermilion County.
Illinois American Water announced its 2012 Firefighter Grant Program.