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.