UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A group of people honored a former UI coach in a special way Friday.
URBANA -- Big changes are coming to an area park.
CHAMPAIGN -- People came to a memorial at the library Tuesday night.
CHAMPAIGN -- They are role models and an inspiration to those who meet them.
DANVILLE -- A community honors a woman murdered four months ago, because they say, she would have done the same.
RAYMOND -- A Central Illinois rest stop has a new name.
URBANA -- Carle Hospital is being recognized as one of the top in the nation.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI campus is leading the way when it comes to keeping students safe.
CHICAGO -- Journalists honored Roger Ebert Tuesday night.
ILLINOIS -- A bill being proposed in the state legislature would honor a fallen officer.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI is honoring late film critic Roger Ebert.
MATTOON -- A teacher is being honored for getting her community's noses in the books.
URBANA -- Not all of us are lucky enough to have a day in our honor. Michael Pollock is one of the lucky ones.
NATIONAL -- President Obama issued a notice Friday to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela.
ILLINOIS -- State Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman is receiving another big honor.
Update: 5:05 pm, 11/8/13, Friday URBANA -- People said a final goodbye to a musical member of their family Friday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is being honored for his work improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities.
CHARLESTON -- Two firefighters from the same department are considered some of the best-trained in the state.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are making sure the memory of Coach Gary Hembrough lives on.
KEWANEE -- Another honor for Illinois. Kewanee has been named the Friendliest Town in America.
CHICAGO -- A music prize will be named in honor of a UI students killed in an accident.
CHICAGO -- The Chicago International Film Festival kicked off the weekend with a tribute to one of the country's most beloved film critics.
SPRINGFIELD -- A local American Cancer Society staff member is getting national recognition.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- A grand jury indicted a Watson man on three counts of murder.
CHAMPAIGN -- Roger Ebert may be gone, but his spirit will stay alive at the Virginia Theatre.
DECATUR -- The Annual Cruise 11 Car and Bike Show honors veterans, but Sunday, it remembered a well-loved pastor.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Park District was awarded a big honor.
SPRINGFIELD -- Each day during the State Fair, one person is chosen to be the Illinoisan of the Day.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area street has a new name. Part of Washington Street was dedicated as Honorary Erma Bridgewater Way.
RANTOUL -- A local man who spent most of his life making a difference, is getting a special honor.
CHAMPAIGN -- An Urbana man is one step closer to honoring his late father.
DECATUR -- Five teens were recognized for trying to save a life.
FAIRBURY -- A Livingston County Community is making history. Ground is being broken on a state-of-the-art fire safety complex.
LASALLE COUNTY -- Saturday, plenty of people showed one man's family his memory will live on forever.
WAVERLY -- A 4-year old boy got quite the honor Monday.
CHAMPAIGN -- A city street got a new name Thursday.
BROWN COUNTY -- The oldest active EMT in Illinois was awarded for her long-standing dedication.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thursday, hundreds of police officers from around the state paid tribute to those who've lost their lives in the line of duty.
CHAMPAIGN -- People were honored for being a STAR in the community.
CHAMPAIGN -- The city is honoring some local heroes Thursday night for the Annual STAR Awards.
CHARLESTON -- EIU is celebrating a national honor.
STREATOR -- A Central Illinois man is about to receive the highest distinction France can give.
MAHOMET -- A teacher got the surprise of a lifetime.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area investigator got an award from the U.S. Department of Justice.
DANVILLE -- "Downtown Danville Incorporated" revealed its Volunteer of the Year.
URBANA -- Sixteen people from in and around Urbana got a big thank you Thursday for helping keep the city safe.
CHAMPAIGN -- A woman is being recognized for her work in the community.
DECATUR -- The park district is being honored by the state as a "Distinguished Accredited Agency."
CHAMPAIGN -- The "Flag Man" is heading to the Capital to be honored for his service.
CHAMPAIGN -- WBGL is inviting you to remember Robert Reese and help support his family in the process.