SANGAMON COUNTY -- An area man has pleaded guilty to murder.
Update: 3:54 pm, 10/16/14, Thursday FORD COUNTY -- A Paxton man is acquitted of second-degree murder.
Latest: 6:03 pm, 10/9/14, Thursday MACON COUNTY -- An area man was sentenced Thursday for his part in a murder.
LEE COUNTY -- The Rockford man accused of killing two people, including a Monticello woman, was in court Thursday.
DANVILLE -- An area man faces 85 years in prison after being found guilty of murder.
CLINTON -- The woman convicted for her role in the death of her three children at Clinton Lake is now in a battle with the state.
Latest: 3:45 pm, 9/24/14, Wednesday MACON COUNTY -- A Decatur man faces decades in prison for murder with intent to kill.
Update: 10:04 pm, 9/20/14, Saturday DECATUR -- People who've been following a murder case closely say the killer got off too easy.
MACON COUNTY -- A trial is underway for a Mt. Zion man accused of murdering his wife.
HARRISTOWN -- A trial date has been set for a woman charged with murder.
Latest: 1:20 pm, 9/12/14, Friday ADAMS COUNTY -- A former UI football standout and prosecutor is scheduled to appear in court Friday to face arraignment on the murder of his wife on Valentine's Day, 2006.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- After confessing to killing his brother four years ago, a Savoy man is taking back his guilty plea.
SPRINGFIELD -- Three people were arrested in connection to a murder.
MACON COUNTY -- Murder charges against a Decatur man have been dropped.
DECATUR -- Months after a 2-year old is killed, one woman is still pushing for justice.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR -- A man wanted for murder in Champaign is captured.
Update: 4:37 pm CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Three people are accused of intimidating witnesses in a murder in Champaign.
ILLINOIS -- Police are searching for a wanted man near Arkansas.
Latest: 4:20 pm, 7/23/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- A man accused of killing two people, including a Monticello woman, pleaded not guilty in Lee County Court Wednesday.
Update: 10:01 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Yet another non-violence walk after a second man is murdered in less than a month.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man is dead after being shot in the middle of the day.
Latest: 10:05 pm, 7/11/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- The man arrested in connection with two murders in the state, could be involved in a third. .
Update: 6:01 pm, 7/10/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- An area mother is one step closer to getting justice.
Latest: 1:44 pm, 7/10/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- A suspect has turned himself into police.
BLOOMINGTON -- Three men are accused of killing another.
Latest: 10:02 pm, 6/30/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Police make their first arrest in connection with last week's murder on Hedge Road.
Update: 4:24 pm, 6/25/14, Wednesday SANGAMON COUNTY -- A Springfield woman was sentenced to 78-years in prison.
Update: 10:04 pm, 6/18/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A former University of Illinois student is sentenced to 46 years in prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend.
Update: 10:06 pm, 6/16/14, Monday CHICAGO -- A man who was set free after doing time for a Rantoul murder is now accused in another killing.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a murder. It happened about 10:20 pm, May 25, in the back parking lot in the 300-block of East Washington. 59-year old James Goin was stabbed in the chest with a sharp object.
MACON COUNTY -- Evidence from a 1996 murder will be tested for DNA.
CHICAGO -- The Champaign Police Department helped officers in Chicago find a man they say murdered someone.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- A Watson man won't get a lighter sentence after pleading guilty to murdering his niece.
Latest: 4:10 pm, 5/27/14, Tuesday MACON COUNTY -- A trial date has been set for a Decatur man accused of killing his girlfriend's toddler.
MACON COUNTY -- A Decatur man is sentenced to 100-years in prison.
CAIRO -- Two women are dead, one is hurt and a suspect is in custody after an armed bank robbery.
Update: 10:01 pm, 5/14/14, Wednesday DANVILLE -- An area woman wants answers to her best friend's murder.
SPRINGFIELD -- The debate continues over whether a University of Illinois professor, who served time, should continue teaching.
COLES COUNTY -- A Charleston man pleaded not guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend.
Update: 10:33 pm GEORGETOWN – Gone, but not forgotten. That’s the message behind a new memorial that’s being put in this week at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High.
MACON COUNTY -- An area family finally gets justice. Tracey Scaggs was killed 27-years ago, in Guam.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- A Watson man may not serve the rest of his life in prison.
Update: 4:32 pm, 4/25/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Rantoul man made his first court appearance Friday.
MACON COUNTY -- A Decatur man has been sentenced to 20-years in prison for the killing of an area teen.
VERMILION COUNTY -- An Indiana man may be connected to a couple crimes in Hoopeston.
Update: 6:11 pm CHARLESTON -- It's hard to say how often orders of protection are violated because they have to be reported by victims or witnesses.
Latest: 6:01 pm CHARLESTON -- People in Coles County say they're not surprised to see someone they know behind bars.
DANVILLE -- A community honors a woman murdered four months ago, because they say, she would have done the same.
Update: 4:57 pm, 3/18/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Champaign man who stabbed his mother to death is still in the county jail.
URBANA -- A man accused of murdering a UI student was in court Tuesday.