Urbana Restaurant Week: Attie's Bar and Grill
Drew Wilder takes us into the kitchen of Cafe Zojo to see what goes into their quiche!
This year's festival will have a cajun flare.
Jesse Miller shows us how to gather finger prints.
$1,000 available for students pursuing higher education
Don't settle for a quesadilla that packs on pounds, try this lightened up version instead.
Learn how to make a dessert that will set your event apart from the rest. Bob Rowe from Classic Events Catering shows The Morning Show how to make bananas foster.
The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon races are filling up.
Restaurant Week is underway in Urbana.
An area organization is working to make sure everyone has an education.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY- Champaign County Clerk, Gordy Hulten, decided to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. WCIA 3's Cynthia Bruno puts his decision In Perspective.
Latest: 6:18 pm, 2/26/14, Wednesday DELAND -- A Piatt County school is $10,000 richer.
Mardi Gras revolves around food, but there's a way to enjoy the holiday and keep your waist in check.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS-- Soon, people will be heading to prom in an effort to solve central Illinois' hunger problem.
Carol Ammons answers questions about the issues and addresses controversy over her candidacy for the state's 103rd district.
Cynthia, Drew, Lisa, and Jillian get an ice skating lesson at the U of I's Ice Arena in honor of the winter games.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY: Champaign County is the most educated county in Illinois, yet many students aren't ready for their classes at the local community college.
Champaign County is the most educated county in Illinois, yet a study shows that more than half of first time students at the local community college aren't ready for college classes.
ILLINOIS- Brown County has the lowest unemployment rate in the state, and it has a big business to thank for its good statistics.
Doughnuts may be your guilty morning pleasure, but giving them a healthy make-over will satisfy your hunger and your sweet tooth.
A local group needs you to help area students tap into their potential.
Rachel Zubricky is looking for her 4th straight 10K win. But the reigning two-time runner up is hoping to finally catch her.
Chuck previews Robocop and The Monuments Men
Michael's Catering shows us how to make a sweet treat for your sweetheart.
MACON COUNTY-- High unemployment is plaguing Macon County.
Cattle Bandits play the Friday Jam!
Greg Boldt was denied health insurance because of his weight and high blood pressure. He was determined to get coverage for his family, and that meant getting in shape -- using any motivation he could.
Make sure you have enough money for retirement with these simple tools.
You probably use a mirror every day, but how often do you think about how mirrors are made? Our chemistry expert shows us how to make your own silver mirror.
There's a sweet day coming up, but The Morning Show learned how to make a dessert for the holiday that doesn't come with a sugar high.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS- You can help put a healthy smile on the faces of children in central Illinois.
Colin started running to lose weight, and now his motivation is growing -- a little more each day.
The 959 page Farm Bill contains a lot, but Steve Ayers breaks down the most important parts in Ag Answers.
How to refuel your body after working out.
GIFFORD- In the aftermath of November's tornado, one woman in Gifford says she was called to step forward and help others.
Four day festival to bring tens of thousands of people to Vermilion County.
Film Critic Chuck Koplinski previews Her, August: Osage County and Inside Llewyn Davis.
Film Critic Chuck Koplinski reviews Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Ride Along and Devil's Due.
Immigrants in Central Illinois need help learning English, finding jobs, and adjusting to their new home. You can help by giving back.
Parkland College students are getting ready for a big competition that gets them ready for the workforce.
Heart disease is the number one killer of women, but a group is trying to change that statistic.
The Third Wheels play a few songs for the Friday Jam
CHAMPAIGN -- Part Two: Pinewood Derby Preview
Update: 10:02 am, 1/20/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- After stepping down as chair of the Champaign County Republican Party, Habeeb Habeeb says he would like to see Kyle Harrison fill the position.
Keep your spirits bright this winter by being bold with your wardrobe.
CHAMPAIGN-- The Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club needs volunteers to help make sure area students have a positive influence in their life.
A few secret ingredients set this chili apart from the rest!
Lou DiBello and David Howie play your requests
During these long winter months, farmers have several opportunities to learn more about new innovations, techniques, and possible areas of concern in agriculture.
There's a shortage of mentors in Champaign- Urbana, but you can help solve that problem by giving back.
Update: 6:00 am, 1/13/14, Monday URBANA -- Police arrested five men in connection to an armed robbery and carjacking.
Crews have been working around the clock to clear snow, but those efforts cost the city a lot of money.
Rob Smith is donating his time to clean up snow around Clinton.
Saving for your retirement may mean you get more money in your pocket now.
Come home to a homemade, warm, and healthy slow cooker meal with this recipe.
Illinois police are ready to enforce a slew of new laws that went into effect on Jan. 1st. WCIA 3's Cynthia Bruno puts how they get ready to implement the laws in perspective.
Police were called to an accident on I-72 near Decatur Wednesday night.
Drew and his "Little," Ari, give an inside look into a mentoring session with Big Brothers Big Sisters
A man is taken to the hospital after a late night fire.
FILM CRITIC CHUCK KOPLINSKI PREVIEWS "THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMOG AND BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR
Big Brothers and Big Sisters need help this holiday!
Blood donations are needed now, more than ever as students get ready to head home for the holidays.
The Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District is looking for your help to raise money for an education center to go along with its wetlands project.
PRP Wine International helps us with seasonal beverages.
RANTOUL -- A Dollar General and a Family Video were hit by robbers with guns.
Friendly reminders while braving the icy roads.
ISP District 10 reports 32 accidents in storm.
From a casual get together to a fancy party, Apricot Lane in Champaign shows us how to make sure we are party perfect.
Area volunteers are hoping to put on a Christmas meal for nearly 500 people, but they need your help to make it happen.
School board members will be voting on Central High School's new location tonight. President, Laurie Bonnett, tells us what goes into making the decision.
Treat yourself to a holiday favorite without putting on the pounds with this low calorie pumpkin pie.
There has been such a generous outpouring of support for people in Gifford affected by November's devastating tornadoes. But could all that generosity mean there's not enough to go around for others who need it?
Throw your cookie swap for a loop with these cookies with a kick!
Slayton's 4th birthday present is going to a bigger cause.
Whys Guy, Mats Selen, explains why your house gets so dry in the winter.
Chuck reviews holiday weekend movies.
GIFFORD- It may take some families months or even years to fully recover from the devastating tornadoes that ripped through central Illinois. When it comes to needing long term help, families have a place to turn to help them get through the tough times.
Kids in Gifford may have a hard time emotionally recovering from Sunday's tornado that ripped through town. Our family expert tells us how to help children deal with the disaster.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS- As people rush to volunteer and clear debris, doctors are reminding us that we need to be careful around the destruction.
Many in Gifford are without homes. Representative Chad Hays tells us how that will impact area schools.
Senator Mike Frerichs explains how the people of his hometown may be getting financial help with their relief efforts.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Champaign County United Way's CEO explains how to help storm victims.
The Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District is helping farmers learn more about cover crops.
LA Gourmet puts a unique spin on entertaining for the holidays.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS-- Police officers, former addicts, and state lawmakers all saw there's been a dramatic increase in heroin use in central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN--Students were evacuated from a U of I Chemistry lab after a container of chemicals burst open. The man in charge of the lab explains what happened.
Thanksgiving gives us a time to remember what we are thankful for and Michelle Madaras is showing us how to get into the spirit with today's D.I.Y. project.
Traditional coleslaw is full of fat and calories, but a few substitutions can turn it into a healthy side.
A new Urbana store will get you thinking while you're having fun.
The morning team goes back to the infancy of WCIA 3 for an old recipe.
This Local Leader plays in the band and keeps the show going for dozens of older music fans.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS- Mentors are making a big difference in central Illinois, but there aren't enough of them.
Just because something is broken doesn't mean it’s not useful. Michelle Madaras shows us how to make a mosaic mirror frame in today's Do-It-Yourself.
Make over your macaroni and cheese by sneaking in vegetables and fiber.
A comedy with an all-star cast and an import from Saudi Arabia hit area screens this weekend. Her to tell us about Last Vegas and Wadjda is film critic Chuck Koplinski.
Doctor and patient discuss the benefits of this new breakthrough procedure.
The Morning Show Team takes on a ghost hunt in Onarga.
A horror remake and an action flick with two veteran stars are on area screens. Here to tell us about Carrie and Escape Plan is film critic Chuck Koplinski.
In a couple of days many of us will be stock piled with enough candy to last the entire year. In this morning's Do-It-Yourself Michelle Madaras is showing us what we can do with it.
Give fall the boot with cute boots from Macy's.
There are some new and unique clubs for your kids to join.
Part One: "The Haunt at Bone Saw Mill" at the New Fluid Event Center
Getting back to your "pre-baby" weight can be difficult. Weight Watchers shows us how you can make healthy choices, keep some treats in your diet, and still shed pounds.
Halloween is a little more than a week away and there’s no better way to get the kids excited than decorating pumpkins. Michelle Madaras has a few ideas for us in today's D.I.Y.
Keep your office style trendy as the weather gets colder.
Area kindergarten students got a lesson in agriculture complete with live animals.
Colleen Hatton from Dish Passionate Cuisine shows us how to host a creepy Halloween party.
Our agriculture expert says the woolly worm forecast shows a mild winter. He also gives us an update on harvest.
The JMT Trio plays The Morning Show.
Two intriguing independent films come to town this weekend. Here to tell us about Short Term 12 and Escape from Tomorrow is film critic Chuck Koplinski.
Maura Kennedy from Christie Clinic shows us how to make Halloween a healthy holiday.
Brian and Jill preview "The Art Mart Food and Wine Event to Benefit CASA of Champaign County"
Our science expert, Mats Selen, answers your questions. He explains the God particle in a haiku and tells us how a Thermos works.
Dana Camble needs a little help reaching her fundraising goal.
A gripping true life story and a charming comedy are on area screens this weekend. Here to tell us about Captain Phillips and Enough Said is film critic Chuck Koplinski.
If you’re trying to find a last minute costume for Halloween or are just trying to save a few bucks, Michelle Madaras tells us to look no further than your own closet.
ILLINOIS -- A new state program will help veterans get civilian jobs.
URBANA -- Police are investigating a report of shots fired.
The Citizen's Utility Board explains ways to help curb utility costs this winter.
Dots dresses our body type with the latest fall fashions.
Part Two: Fire Prevention with Tolono Fire Department
Part One: Fire Prevention with Tolono Fire Department
Round out a perfect fall meal with a soup and side dish sure to please.
The Ex-Bombers play the Friday Jam
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY-- Children who used to be homeless are telling their story through art. It's all to benefit a local shelter that gives families a place to stay.
The Morning Show Team about the chemistry behind making slime.
Flu season is here, and doctors say one of the best ways to stay healthy is to get a flu shot.
Arugula Pesto Recipe
Prescription drug abuse is a problem that is all to often left unaddressed. Many americans struggle with this addiction, but there could be a solution.
From how much sleep you need to the best treatment for acne scars, Dr. Dawn Brunner from Christie Clinic answers your questions.
Cut back on sugar and bad-for-you oils with this homemade pumpkin granola.
Fall is the perfect time to get cozy and pile on the layers. Coldwater Creeks shows off the best of their fall line.
CHAMPAIGN-- It's time to celebrate fall and help an important organization at the same time.
After a dry season, farmers don't see this weekend's rain as welcome relief.
LA Gourmet shows us how to make a sweet treat to top off a delicious pasta meal.
The Parrish Brothers play on The Morning Show.
Make your Halloween party a hit with guests by scoring these scary good deals that come at a delicious price.
ILLINOIS-- Rep. Rodney Davis from the 13th district answers viewers' questions about how they will be impacted by the government shutdown.
Sweet potato casserole is a tasty dish to satisfy your comfort food cravings.
Spoiling your grandchildren can make everyday life harder on the parents.
People in Champaign County can start checking their mailboxes for something new. What they're going to find is the first of its kind in the country.
Hundreds of students in Champaign-Urbana are on a waiting list for a mentor.
From gluten free diets to knowing whether you have the flu or food poisoning, our doctor answers your health questions in our Ask Your Family Physician segment.
New recipes from Weight Watchers may mean you never have you hear your kids complain about boring chicken again!
CHAMPAIGN -- Kenwood Elementary School is leading the way in technology education, but it's not just for its students.
We're getting you closet ready for fall. Michelle Madaras is showing us how in this morning's Do-It-Yourself.
Celebrating our Wonderful Ones on 9/13/13.
The temperatures are dropping, so it's time to start thinking about staying warm.
Future agriculture leaders in the area have been busy teaching their friends about leadership.
Learn how to make a comfort food that keeps you on track with your diet!