SPRINGFIELD -- The National School Lunch Program has undergone some major changes in the past year, but it's leaving some kids still hungry during the day.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some people took part in a national protest to raise the minimum wage.
CHAMPAIGN -- Millions around the world are remembering an iconic leader.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois tops a list your mom might not be too happy about.
NEW YORK, NY -- The Chairman, President and CEO of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Perry Sook, rang the NASDAQ opening bell Tuesday morning to celebrate ten years of trading.
NATIONAL -- Authorities have a warning if you sit in your car to stay warm during the winter.
SPRINGFIELD -- Low credit ratings, high unemployment and a soaring pension liability are just some of the reasons why a new study ranks Illinois as one of the worst run states in the country.
NATIONAL -- There's a voluntary recall for a baby monitor after the deaths of two children.
SPRINGFIELD -- The White House is finally releasing figures of how many people signed up for healthcare reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- When disasters happen, lots of people want to help, but if you're not careful, your good will could go to waste.
NATIONAL -- Iowa's governor slammed Obamacare and the State of Illinois Tuesday night.
NATIONAL -- The House Oversight Committee made it clear the President's healthcare system wasn't ready to launch.
NATIONAL -- A study says older people are texting while driving as much as teenagers.
NATIONAL -- You may want to take a closer look at your kid's Facebook and Twitter pages before they send out college applications.
NATIONAL -- Honda is recalling 344,000 Odyssey minivans for a sensor issue.
NATIONAL -- The cost of child care is so high in some parts of the country, it's now more expensive than tuition at some state colleges.
SPRINGFIELD -- Almost 50-million people in the country rely on federal help to feed their families.
NATIONAL -- There is some good economic news to report. The federal deficit is at its lowest level since 2008.
NATIONAL -- The world is headed for a wine shortage.
NATIONAL -- Since President Obama took the oath of office, his approval ratings have declined significantly.
NATIONAL -- Congressman John Shimkus (R) was part of a heated hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill.
NATIONAL -- Some of the smartest workers in the country are in Champaign-Urbana.
NATIONAL -- Landing a good job is much easier for those who are fluent in foreign languages.
NATIONAL -- The world's largest retailer plans to promote more than 25,000 of its workers by the end of January.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Last year more than one million deer-car collisions were reported nationally.
SPRINGFIELD -- Students around the country embraced differences at school Tuesday.
ILLINOIS -- The nation's healthcare website is undergoing major repairs.
NATIONAL -- The holiday season is around the corner and, for many, it's time to get started on gift shopping.
Update: 4:38 pm NATIONAL -- The FDA is investigating a popular pet treat which has been linked to hundreds of dog deaths.
NATIONAL -- When shopping at the grocery store, men should be wary.
Update: 10:01 pm UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A student pulled out a gun and killed his teacher at a Nevada school Monday.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- If you like to hit the pavement in CU, you're not alone. Walking is getting the cities some national attention.
NATIONAL -- Women around the country are suing the maker of a popular hair smoothing product.
NATIONAL -- Harley-Davidson is recalling 29,000 motorcycles over a clutch problem.
NATIONAL -- Toyota is recalling 870,000 vehicles. Part of the reason for the recall; spiders.
NATIONAL -- The deal ending the government shutdown may not have put a dent in Obamacare, but the battle over implementing the healthcare coverage law is not over.
SPRINGFIELD -- Twenty-four hours after the U.S. Senate and House reached a deal to re-open the government, we have an idea of how much the shutdown cost.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hours after praising lawmakers for reaching a deal to end the shutdown, President Obama delivered another message.
SPRINGFIELD -- Even though lawmakers raised the country's debt ceiling in time, our state's top financial advisers say they're still keeping a close eye on U.S. finances.
SPRINGFIELD -- The crisis is over. Congress agrees to a deal with just an hour to spare.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have just hours left to raise the national debt ceiling before a default.
NATIONAL -- With only two days to go until a possible default, Congress is no closer on a deal to raise the debt ceiling.
Update: 6:07 pm, 10/15/13, Tuesday NATIONAL -- U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis (R) will serve on a committee working on finalizing the farm bill.
NATIONAL -- The partial government shutdown is causing a ripple effect that's being felt from coast to coast.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of thousands of Americans are outraged over the government shutdown.
SPRINGFIELD -- More Americans are delaying retirement or thinking about working a different job after they do retire.
BARTONVILLE -- Area veterans worry the government shutdown could keep them from getting paid.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The national demand for blood has dropped nearly 10%.
NATIONAL -- The government shutdown is keeping most IRS workers home, but that doesn't mean you're off the hook for your taxes.
NATIONAL -- Doctors and law enforcement officials are warning about a cheap heroin knock-off that's surfaced in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been almost two weeks since the partial government shutdown.
CHAMPAIGN -- UI political science professor Brian Gaines is here to discuss the history of shutdowns, how it compares to previous ones and answers viewer questions.
NATIONAL -- Day 11 of the government shutdown. Polls show Americans are sick and tired of the bickering.
Update: 6:06 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Raising the national debt ceiling is the next big hurdle lawmakers will have to tackle.
ILLINOIS -- Home heating bills are expected to increase this winter for most Americans.
CLINTON -- Day ten of the government shutdown sends thousands more home.
SPRINGFIELD -- More than 20 state workers are back on the job.
NATIONAL -- Families who've lost loved ones serving our country are now being hit with another blow.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're a retired state worker and haven't finished verifying dependents on your health insurance, don't worry.
CHAMPAIGN -- The government shutdown could hurt area home builders.
CHAMPAIGN -- Housing experts recommend potential buyers get pre-approved for a mortgage since the process is slowing down as a results of the government shutdown.
SPRINGFIELD -- Our state's biggest business is feeling the impact of the government shutdown, now entering its second week.
SPRINGFIELD -- One of the biggest ripple effects of the government shutdown has been in the tourism industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The government is shutdown for the fifth day. Congress is having a tough time reaching an agreement while thousands are out of work.
SPRINGFIELD -- House and Senate lawmakers have proposed legislation to help furloughed workers.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of federal workers thought they'd be back on the job by now, but as days go by, their hope for a quick resolution to the shutdown is starting to fade.
Update: 9:33 pm WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Police are still trying to sort out the dramatic moments of a police chase near the nation's Capitol.
PEORIA -- An area woman was one of the first in the state to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Update: 1:42 pm, 10/3/13, Thursday NATIONAL -- President Obama went on the offensive Thursday against house republicans.
SPRINGFIELD -- Days after the new Health Insurance Marketplace opened in Illinois, hundreds of counselors are still waiting for a green light.
SPRINGFIELD -- With about a year before a big election, a government agency monitoring elections is also closed because of the federal shutdown.
Latest: 10:08 pm ILLINOIS -- In the midst of the government shutdown, the state launched its new Health Insurance Marketplace, GetCoveredIllinois.gov.
SPRINGFIELD -- A lot of federal workers were sent home Tuesday because of the government shutdown.
NATIONAL -- Gas prices have now fallen 29-days in a row.
SPRINGFIELD -- The government shutdown could also change your travel plans.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of federal workers stayed home Tuesday without pay.
NATIONAL -- Employees around the country at some businesses, like Safeway, may not think of ACA as a bonus.
CHAMPAIGN -- The healthcare marketplace is primarily aimed at people who are uninsured.
CHAMPAIGN -- Nancy Greenwalt, executive director of Promise Healthcare, which operates the Frances Nelson Clinic, is here to explain how many low-income people will benefit from ACA.
CHAMPAIGN -- Small businesses which offer healthcare can soon see a tax break.
SPRINGFIELD -- One concern a lot of people have about the new healthcare law is the cost.
NATIONAL -- Here are some key dates to keep in mind for ACA.
NATIONAL -- Just hours before the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace opens, the federal government is staring down the barrel of a shutdown.
CHAMPAIGN -- You may think, if you already have insurance, the Healthcare Act doesn't affect you.
NATIONAL -- If you don't get enrolled by March 31, 2014, it could cost you.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Starting Tuesday, you can enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
NATIONAL -- Every health insurance plan sold in the marketplace will offer ten essential health benefits.
SPRINGFIELD -- In two days, sign ups will begin for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
SPRINGFIELD -- Come Tuesday, October 1, 2013, Illinois residents can start enrolling in health insurance plans as mandated by the Federal Affordable Care Act.
NATIONAL -- New research states being married may help improve your chances of surviving cancer.
NATIONAL -- We are one week away from a possible government shutdown.
NATIONAL -- House republicans passed another controversial bill Friday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Many Americans are rallying for lawmakers to come to a compromise and avoid a government shutdown.
NATIONAL -- A national legend with local roots has passed away.
NATIONAL -- A U.S. court ruled "likes" on Facebook are protected as free speech under the constitution.
NATIONAL -- Tuesday marks the 1,000th consecutive day the average price of gasoline is $3.00/gallon.
NATIONAL -- 15% of Americans are living in poverty according to a report released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.
CNN -- What do furs and a guitar signed by Michael Jackson have in common?
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Victims of the Navy yard shooting are being remembered.
NATIONAL -- Illinois ranks fifth in the nation in the battle against methamphetamine.