Update: 12:00 pm MATTOON -- Crews are still pouring water on hot spots after two buildings burned down Sunday night.
ILLINOIS-- University of Illinois police are teaching people how to survive a shooting.
Sandy Mason shows gives us some information on rooftop gardens and takes us to a place where you can see one for yourself.
Janice Hunt bought her hometown newspaper and is winning awards for her work.
Latest: 5:43 pm URBANA -- Grief is what people are feeling after learning an area woman and her daughter were killed in an accident outside Chicago.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Police are responding to a rollover accident.
Mike Atchison of Vermilion County Animal Shelter joins us to talk about upcoming events and give us some information on adoption prices and more.
C-U Public Health supports Cutting Government "Waist," a new program to encourage a healthy work environment. Parkland College is one of the agencies on board.
Bob Rowe from Classic Events Catering prepares rosemary-infused lemonade, cheese and bacon filled tarts, and marinated steak with grilled, blue-cheese topped peaches.
A great meal for grilling weather with a cocktail recipe to go with the summer theme. cocktail rosemary honey lemonade rosemary infused simple syrup ( 2 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 sprigs rosemary , simmer and let set ) 7 lemons 1/2 cup illini honey water vodka Tarts crusts...shortening , flour ( or pre-made ) filling...1 cup ricotta, 1 egg ....caramelized onions cooked in bacon drippings, crispy bacon, Parmesan cheese Steak marinade of sweet soy...grill.. bake till desired doneness peaches, sliced dipped in sugar and broiled ... finish cooking peaches ( while roating steak ) , last minute top wit blue cheese slice steak and serve with the blue cheese topped peaches Transcript: ( cocktail rosemary honey lemonade rosemary infused simple syrup ( 2 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 sprigs rosemary , simmer and let set )7 lemons 1/2 cup illini honeywater vodkaTarts crusts...shortening , flour ( or pre-made )filling...1 cup ricotta, 1 egg ....caramelized onions cooked in bacon drippings, crispy bacon, Parmesan cheeseSteakmarinade of sweet soy...grill.. bake till desired doneness peaches, sliced dipped in sugar and broiled ... finish cooking 3 peaches ( while rotating steak ) , last minute top wit blue cheese slice steak and serve with the blue cheese topped peaches
Congressman Rodney Davis invites all women to a special event.
Our family expert explains the most effective ways to punish children with time-outs.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY- Organization sees spike in calls from victims in the summer.
Part Two: Vermilion County CASA Royal Ball Preview
Part One: Vermilion County CASA Royal Ball Preview
Zucchini Pizza Boats.
With recent flooding we will be talking about mold, and when it becomes a serious health risk. Also, there have been outbreaks of "hand, foot, mouth disease" and we'll be talking about common causes and ways to prevent it.
Chicago band previews their show at the Mariposa Festival in Champaign.
URBANA- The Sweetcorn Festival brings more than 55,000 people to town each year, but organizers need your help to keep it fun and free.
The Champaign County Humane Society joins us with a special guest, Gumball. There's information on how to adopt him or any of the other animals at the Champaign County Humane Society yours.
People in Gifford need skilled volunteers to help people rebuild.
A new study shows sunshine may be as addictive as heroin. Dr. Jeremy Youse from Christie Clinic explains what researchers found out about tanning.
Kathy Sweedler from the U of I Extension joins us to give us some tips on finding and using community resources throughout different stages of our lives. She'll also talk about the advantages of 2-1-1 to help point you in the right direction.
Teaching Lab Specialist Jesse Miller joins us to talk about a science experiment involving milk and dye that can help teach about surface tension. It's also a colorful fun experiment that can be done with the whole family. Check it out.
OAKWOOD -- The "Kickapoo Karvers" spruce-up the "Spooky Hallow" trail at Kickapoo State Park.
We are joined by Christie Clinic to help take kick some calories from a summer favorite -- frozen yogurt.
Dr. Dawn Brunner from Christie Clinic joins us to answer your medical questions. One viewer is having trouble with flexibility on their left side, and they want to know the cause. Check out this video to hear her expert advice.
Courage Connection helps women escape domestic abuse, find homes, and learn professional skills. The organization needs your help to keep helping others.
Gives ADM the ability to offer food and beverage companies a comprehensive suite of systems to enhance and improve their products.
Film critic Chuck Koplinski tells us whether the holiday weekend is a hit or a miss at the box office. He reviews Tammy, Deliver Me from Evil, and Earth to Echo.
A healthier option for your holiday cookout.
July 4th Hosting Ideas: Music & Technology
The amount of children living with grandparents is increasing. Cheryl Bautch of Family Services joins us to talk about about some the special challenges grandparents might face -- and some places they can get help in dealing with them.
ILLINOIS -- Summer is the most dangerous time on the roads in Illinois.
Our Drew Wilder had the chance to sit down with the organizers of the freedom celebration and talk about the festivities that will take place on July 4th.
In this editon of Why's Guys, Physics Professor Mats Selen explains the physics behind bending or curving a ball -- in sports including soccer, golf, and baseball.
Sandy Mason gives us some tips on plants that are good for creating privacy.
We are joined by Dermatologist Jeremey Youse for a special edition of "Ask Your Family Physician." One viewer wants to know if there is a way to prevent skin tags. Find the Answers to this and much more.
Host at Home: 4th of July Ideas
Hillary Devenanzio from PRP Wine International shares summer wine ideas and a fun dessert so you can host at home!
MONTICELLO -- It's that time of year again, the rodeo is here in Monticello.
The milkshake is a summer staple, but it can pack a lot of calories and fat. But now, the recipe is rescued.
ILLINOIS--School is out for the summer, but with the fun of summer break comes a serious problem. For some children, school is the only place where they get regular meals.
"Whys Guys" Special Edition: Arthur Fireworks Show
Dollar Signs - Financial Soccer - Teaching Kids about Money - 6/25
Being out and about can lead to quick hunger fixes that derail diets. But packing a cooler yourself, can help you stay on track.
Females, more than any other group, suffer ACL injuries in their knee. But a way to prevent it is gaining popularity.
Friday Jam - Elis Artz Quintet
The film version of a Broadway smash, the year's funniest comedy are on area bigscreens this weekend. Here to give us the scoop is film critic Chuck Koplinski.