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.
SPRINGFIELD -- 24-year old Juatasha Denton-McCaster was found guilty of killing her husband.
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.
Latest: 3:49 pm, 3/11/14, Tuesday MACON COUNTY -- Defense attorneys successfully motioned the court to continue the pretrial hearing for Manuel Gonzales until May 27.
DECATUR -- A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling cross-country was arrested on an outstanding murder charge from Sutter County, California.
Update: 5:03 pm, 3/3/14, Monday SANGAMON COUNTY -- More information is being released about two men charged with murder and armed robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been a year since one woman lost her niece to a killer. Now, the family is asking for the public's help to catch a killer.
Update: 6:03 pm, 2/24/14, Monday FORD COUNTY -- A convicted murderer was sentenced to 17 years in prison Monday.
DECATUR -- Police say a man they arrested is wanted for a 2012 murder in Saginaw, Michigan.
Latest: 4:28 pm, 2/14/14, Friday MACON COUNTY -- A man pleaded guilty to murdering a Maroa man in 2012.
Latest: 4:26 pm, 2/10/14, Monday DECATUR -- An area mom says she's not guilty of putting her son in danger leading to his death.
ROBBINS -- A Cook County teen is being hailed a hero after saving his nephew's life.
MACON COUNTY -- An area man agreed to life in prison without parole for pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree murder.
Update: 12:11 pm, 2/4/14, Tuesday SPRINGFIELD -- Police have released the name of a man killed Friday.
URBANA -- A judge ruled a son was not guilty of killing his mother even though he admitted doing it.
DECATUR -- A murderer is sentenced to 16 years in prison.
CHICAGO -- A 14-year old girl admitted killing her 11-year old half-sister.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- An Urbana man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend has a new lawyer.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- The mother of a murdered 7-year old was granted a continuance Thursday.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- A lawsuit filed by a Bloomington man was dismissed by a federal court.
DANVILLE -- A woman was shot inside her home over the weekend.
SPRINGFIELD - A woman will spend the next thirty years behind bars for killing her daughter.
Latest: 1:17 pm, 12/18/13, Wednesday EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- The State's Attorney says an anonymous tip led to the arrests of three people in a murder case.
CHAMPAIGN -- The man behind a mother's death will spend 65 years in prison.
MACON COUNTY -- The 15-year old charged with Junisha Cummings' death pleaded "not guilty" in court Wednesday.
Latest: 5:52 pm, 12/10/13, Tuesday EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- The Watson mother whose daughter disappeared and was found dead in September was in court Tuesday.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's a night they planned as a cry for justice, but all that changed after a sudden breakthrough in their family's murder case.
CHAMPAIGN -- An Urbana man faces murder charges for the September stabbing death of a former girlfriend.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- The man charged in the murder of his 7-year old niece won't face a jury until next year.
Latest: 10:03 pm, 11/14/13, Thursday DECATUR -- A family is having a tough time coming to terms with the murder of a 15-year old girl.
CHICAGO -- A grandfather was gunned down and surveillance video captured his last moments.
DANVILLE -- Her son was murdered nearly a year-and-a-half ago. Now, she's finally getting the answers she's been fighting for.
Update: 4:13 pm DANVILLE -- Police arrested a man for murder.
CHAMPAIGN -- More than a year after Desirae Austin was killed, her family is getting what it needs to go on.
URBANA -- A second man convicted of first degree murder will be sentenced in December.
COLES COUNTY -- A man who was acquitted of murder and moved on with his life is being brought back for a new trial, years after the original one.
PAXTON -- A man is charged with 2nd degree murder.
URBANA -- Jury selection began Monday for a murder trial.
DECATUR -- A man charged with murder takes a plea deal.
URBANA -- The man accused of murdering a UI student pleaded not guilty.
Update: 7:13 pm URBANA -- The coroner has released the name of a man murdered Sunday.
PANA -- A local man will spend 15 years in prison for murder.
URBANA -- New details are developing about a murder and UI students are finding out their friend is dead.
URBANA -- After losing their daughter to gun violence in Chicago, these parents are asking people across Illinois to get involved.
PARIS -- An Edgar County teen won't get a lesser sentence after being convicted of murdering his mom.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- It will likely be months before a Watson man goes on trial for murder.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- A grand jury indicted a Watson man on three counts of murder.
URBANA -- A trial date has been set for a man accused of murder.
EFFINGHAM -- 7-year old Willow Long was laid to rest Monday.
DECATUR -- A jury trial is set for an area man accused of murder.
Update: 4:26 pm WATSON -- Investigators are in Effingham County searching for more evidence in the murder of Willow Long.
Latest: 6:01 pm EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- New details emerged in court Wednesday about the disappearance and death of 7-year old Willow Long.
FARMER CITY -- A mother is coping after her son was stabbed and strangled.
WATSON -- It's been an emotional three days for the entire community.
EFFINGHAM -- Willow Long was a 2nd grader at Southside Elementary.
DANVILLE -- A man faces three counts of first degree murder for the July 5, killing of 35-year old Charles Price.
Update: 4:42 pm, 9/9/13, Monday FARMER CITY -- Two brothers from Wisconsin face murder charges for the death of a local man.
DANVILLE -- A man faces three counts of first degree murder in connection with the shooting of a woman.
DANVILLE -- Police arrested a man for the murder of another.
Update: 10:04 pm, 9/4/13, Wednesday DECATUR -- A man accused of killing his wife pleaded not guilty Wednesday.
DECATUR -- Police need your help identifying the car in these images.
SPRINGFIELD -- A man accused of a Decatur murder two weeks ago was part of an early release program from an Illinois prison.
URBANA -- A Champaign man was sentenced to 50-years in prison for murder.
DECATUR -- Police are investigating a murder in the 1200-block of North Union.
Latest: 2:32 pm, 8/15/13, Thursday MT. ZION -- New information is being released in a domestic murder case.
DECATUR -- A Macon County mayor is setting the record straight when it comes to a Millikin professor linked to three murders.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- Autopsy results on a recently-discovered torso determined the person was murdered.
DECATUR -- Two years ago, Michaela Kirby's brother, Caleb Witty, was killed walking home from the Decatur Celebration.
DECATUR -- Police are offering a reward for help with an unsolved murder case.
DECATUR -- A seven-month murder investigation has resulted in an arrest.
DECATUR -- One family refuses to give up hope. They're making sure their loved one's cold case is never forgotten.
LOGAN COUNTY -- Five back-to-back life sentences, plus an extra 80-years is what Christopher Harris received for killing five members of a Beason family in 2009.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are asking for more leads in a murder.
URBANA -- Police arrested a man wanted for murder in a Chicago suburb.
BEASON -- A man convicted of killing five people wants a new trial.
URBANA -- A Champaign County judge says a man accused of murder isn't fit to stand trial.
PARIS -- An Edgar County teen convicted of stabbing and killing his mother is released from prison.
EDGAR COUNTY -- A teen convicted of murder is out of jail.
GILMAN -- An Iroquois County judge rules search warrants used to arrest a murder suspect are valid.
DANVILLE -- People in one neighborhood say recent changes the past few years have not been good.
DECATUR -- An area man denies killing another man.
CHARLESTON -- A man is sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for beating another man to death during a motel robbery.
McLEAN COUNTY -- The coroner has ruled the death of a 3-year old as homicide.
CHAMPAIGN -- A man accused of attempting to kill his father is set to be in court Tuesday for a pretrial hearing.
CHAMPAIGN -- The man accused of killing his mother and setting her body on fire will be in court Tuesday.
Update: 5:05 pm
MATTOON -- A woman arrested in connected with a murder pleaded not guilty.
BLOOMINGTON -- Police made an arrest in a deadly shooting.
URBANA -- A man has been found guilty in a 4th of July murder in Champaign.
COLES COUNTY -- A murder victim's family says it has the strength move on now that the killer is officially in prison.
Update: 4:05 pm, 5/9/13, Thursday
CHAMPAIGN -- A jury is deliberating a murder case from the 4th of July.
RANTOUL -- A man is fighting to get his reputation back.
Update: 4:24 pm
DECATUR -- After nearly two years of uncertainty, one father may be a step closer to knowing who killed his son.
Update: 11:15 am
MANCHESTER -- The Scott County Coroner has officially released names and relationships of the five murder victims.
MANCHESTER -- People are in shock after a mass murder takes place in their town.
MANCHESTER -- 43-year old Rick Smith, of rural Morgan County, has been in trouble with the law before.