UPDATE: Friday, December 19, 6:56 PM CHAMPAIGN -- Volunteers handed out love and comfort, in the form of a backpack stuffed with all kinds of stuff. The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen gave them to hundreds in the community on Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- They take care of the people who need it most and they do it where they live. CU Canteen has been running for eight years, but they’re in desperate need of supplies and volunteers to help the homeless.
Latest: 6:14 pm, 10/16/14, Thursday MOWEAQUA -- Community members are coming together to help a family in need.
DANVILLE -- Another cold winter has people worried about paying for heat. But, there is help.
ATWOOD -- It kills more babies than any other genetic disease.
CISCO -- A Piatt County family spent years trying to find out why Kayden Wilhelm wasn't feeling well. The diagnosis was just the first step. Now people in the community are trying to help her feel normal again.
GIBSON CITY -- They're Taking Action in hopes of finding a cure for a rare disease.
Update: 10:06 pm, 1/23/14, Thursday ILLINOIS -- Good news for people trying to rebuild after November's tornadoes.
DECATUR -- People in need got some help Friday.
DANVILLE -- There's new help in town if you're out of work.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is launching a new effort to help stop child abuse and neglect in the state.
URBANA -- The Crazy-K took over a local town this weekend.
HOOPESTON -- The fire chief says it looks like the blaze at J & R Recycling won't be out for at least another day. Crews are still on scene of one of the area's biggest fires.
CHAMPAIGN -- A family is turning their loss into a chance to help others.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's the bare essentials a lot of us take for granted.
URBANA -- Veterans in need of work or assistance had a place to turn today.
CHAMPAIGN -- This couple opened their home to strangers because there was nowhere else for this homeless family to go.
A new "app" helps farmers predict corn yields during the growing process.
Update: 10:00 am Tuesday
Decatur police have announced a missing man has been found.
Area Farm Bureaus are gearing up for Food Check-Out Week.
One Angel Among Us is using Facebook in a genius way to help people in need.
In Athens, a neighbor smelled smoke and jumped into action.