Latest: 5:04 pm, 12/17/13, Tuesday URBANA -- A former teacher at Rantoul Township High School now faces criminal charges.
Update: 10:01 pm, 12/4/13, Wednesday RANTOUL -- A teacher at Rantoul Township High School was put on administrative leave after a former student filed a complaint with police.
Update: 10:06 pm HUMBOLDT -- A string of vandalism is being investigated.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thousands of students across Central Illinois count on buses to get them to and from school. We wanted to see how our districts kept kids safe.
DECATUR -- Investigators reveal exactly how an inmate managed to escape from jail and what they're doing to make sure it never happens again.
CHAMPAIGN -- Autopsy results show a couple had high levels of carbon monoxide in their blood.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's no secret the fire department has been working overtime.
Latest: 4:13 pm, 10/22/13, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- A recent fire has been ruled arson.
Update: 6:02 pm, 10/18/13, Friday MACON COUNTY -- A former captain in the Macon County Sheriff's Office says he did not steal funds from the department.
CHAMPAIGN -- Crews responded to a house fire in the 2100-block of Sumac Drive.
Update: 1:04 pm, 9/19/13, Thursday URBANA -- Police say reports of possible attempted abductions of a middle school child were apparently a misunderstanding.
Update: 12:09 pm, 9/10/13, Tuesday FARMER CITY -- Police arrested a Paxton man in connection with Sunday's shooting of a Danville man.
Latest: 8:30 pm, 8/22/13, Thursday PONTIAC -- We have learned the name of the second victim in a double homicide.
SPRINGFIELD -- Last month a Chicago business group said it lobbied credit rating agencies to lower the state's rating. Now that group denies any involvement.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- Autopsy results on a recently-discovered torso determined the person was murdered.
SPRINGFIELD -- The chairman of the board for a Chicago rail line is stepping down amid a political investigation.
CHAMPAIGN -- The cause of a fire is under investigation.
URBANA -- Police say they're looking for witnesses who may have seen a crash.
URBANA -- Police are investigating shots fired overnight.
SPRINGFIELD -- House Speaker Michael Madigan will be investigated by the Legislative Ethics Commission.
CHICAGO -- A meeting that could have sparked an independent investigation has been cancelled.
CHICAGO -- Illinois politics are coming under the microscope again. This time, it involves a Chicago rail line.
TAYLORVILLE -- Police charged one man for growing marijuana plants at his home.
DECATUR -- People have cold cases on their minds after investigators started digging in an empty lot this week. Now police want your help with another investigation.
MATTOON -- Authorities are investigating the possibility recent fires have been intentionally set.
DECATUR -- An investigation is at a standstill after two days of digging.
DECATUR -- A mother's son vanished 28-years ago but a new development could give her some answers.
Update: 5:06 pm
DECATUR -- Families in one neighborhood woke up to a surprising scene.
URBANA -- The Urbana Free Library's board is trying to get to the bottom of a "weeding" issue.
RANTOUL -- Police are looking for the suspect who started a fire last week.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are speaking out saying violence in their city is not okay.
CHAMPAIGN -- The recent series of shootings is taking place in one area of the city.
SHOBONIER -- A man was found dead Thursday night in a corn crib.
DANVERS -- Police don't usually investigate dog deaths, but one case in McLean County has officials looking for answers.
WATSEKA -- The Attorney General's office won't take action after a public health investigation.
FORSYTH -- Just one day after the Boston bombing, a Central Illinois town had its own bomb scare.
CHAMPAIGN -- No one was hurt when a vacant house caught fire Tuesday afternoon.
DANVILLE -- 26-year old Jamaal Sampson was killed in an early morning shooting Saturday.
WATSEKA -- The Attorney General is now involved in a public health investigation.
SPRINGFIELD -- State officials are looking into whether a group took advantage of a huge grant.
Update: 11:48 am, 3/29/13, Friday
NORMAL -- Authorities have made an arrest in the death of a 3-year old boy.
PIATT COUNTY -- One person was killed after a two vehicle accident.
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- The state's attorney is now investigating the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department after the Iroquois County Board found, what it considers, "red flags."
Latest: 3:51 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- Two bank robberies happening only minutes apart and police are still searching for suspects.
DECATUR -- A business owner says he feels cheated because of a deal cut by the city and ADM.
Update: 3:50 pm
COLES COUNTY -- An inmate was found dead in his cell Thursday.
POTOMAC -- A house fire is still under investigation.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Some extra money from the federal government went a long way to keep an area treatment plant going strong.