DEWITT COUNTY -- A convicted sexual predator has been taken into custody in Indiana and is awaiting extradition back to DeWitt County.
The forecast for the next few hours.
URBANA -- Crews were called to the scene of an active fire at 201 South Busey just before 9 pm, Monday.
MATTOON -- One mother says medical marijuana can change her daughter's life and she's willing to move out of state to get it.
URBANA -- City leaders have an idea to lure more people downtown.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- An area woman was sentenced for embezzling.
COLES COUNTY -- County officials want to put stricter rules on synthetic marijuana.
LAKE MICHIGAN -- The US Coast Guard chopped its way through Lake Michigan to clear a shipping route.
ILLINOIS -- School districts have a chance to make your child's school safer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many people say a trip to the "most magical place on Earth" is a special time in their lives.
MATTOON -- Firefighters saved a dog from a burning home Monday.
COLES COUNTY -- Parents are worried about cuts which could be coming to their schools' Ag programs.
Update: 5:10 pm, 3/10/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Two area moms are doing what they can to fill a need.
ILLINOIS -- They've been dubbed "cop-in-a-box," but supporters argue, speed enforcement cameras are an added tool for law enforcement.
MAHOMET -- Artifacts recently donated to the Museum of the Grand Prairie, including lice combs, dinnerware, and children's toys, shed new light on life in Central Illinois in the 1830s.
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION -- A UI grad is heading back to Earth after 166 days in outer space.
Update: 5:06 pm, 3/10/14, Monday URBANA -- Parents are dealing with traffic changes when it comes to dropping off and picking up kids at school.
COLES COUNTY -- People are concerned about a proposed one-percent sales tax increase, but it's not because of that one percent.
Latest: 4:03 pm, 3/10/14, Monday MACON COUNTY -- Monday was the first chance same-sex couples could get a marriage license here.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY -- A person is dead after being hit by a train just north of Pontiac.
Update: 3:56 pm, 3/10/14, Monday TUSCOLA -- The name of a man killed by a train has been released.
Update: 2:04 pm HOOPESTON -- An autopsy is set for a man who was shot and killed.
Mike Lindemann is one man, but he's undertaking three very important jobs in the community.
Every year the American Red Cross responds to almost 70,000 disasters in the country. People in central Illinois know how important those volunteers are after tornadoes tore through the area in November.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
URBANA -- Three men are wanted on warrants for failing to register as sex offenders.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 News & Sports has welcomed a new family member.
LOS ANGELES, CA -- A University of Illinois graduate, took home first place at the LA Marathon Sunday.
Update: 10:20 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN -- Bowl for Kids' Sake is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization.
Update: 10:08 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Most smokers will tell you quitting is one of the hardest things to do.
Update: 10:04 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHARLESTON -- A family whose home was destroyed in a fire is getting a break form the community.
CHAMPAIGN -- Prom is a staple high school experience, but anyone who's ever gone knows how expensive it can be.
MONTICELLO -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
CHAMPAIGN -- No matter how fun something might be, everything must come to an end, except for this wiffle ball game.
MOUNT ZION -- There was dinner and dancing at the Lion's Center Saturday night.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It was a day of creative building and fun for kids.
CHAMPAIGN -- Nearly 100 kids in town went home with brighter smiles Saturday.
Update: 10:05 pm, 3/8/14, Saturday ILLINOIS -- This week, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) shared the dangers of antibiotic overuse.
URBANA -- The state says, while taking time to spring your clock forward one hour, take five minutes and check your smoke detectors.
CHICAGO -- It's no secret this winter has been tough on the roads. Potholes are all over the state.
NATIONAL -- A beef recall which started with just six states has jumped to 25.
Update: 10:04 pm, 3/7/14, Friday VERMILION COUNTY -- A mother who wants to help the man responsible for her daughter's death can't do much.
Latest: 6:03 pm, 3/8/14, Saturday CHAMPAIGN -- Unofficial is officially over and city leaders are pleased with how things went.
MACON COUNTY -- A plan to bring turbines to northern Macon County has gotten a second wind.
CHAMPAIGN -- Local film makers have a week to submit their short films for consideration in the New Art Film Festival.
CHAMPAIGN -- With this year's brutal winter, it's a great time to start planning a spring or summer vacation.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- An area toddler celebrated his 2nd birthday Friday with family, friends and even strangers from the community.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Very little wind and warm temperatures made for a fantastic Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- A car and bicycle collided just before 4 pm.
CHAMPAIGN -- Friday's the day, Unofficial St. Patrick's Day at the University of Illinois.
DANVILLE -- An area man is getting recognition for his lifelong commitment to schools. He's tonight's Hometown Hero.
Latest: 4:06 pm, 3/7/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Unofficial is always a busy day for law enforcement in the area, but with the nice weather, Friday was even busier.
Latest: 3:52 pm, 3/7/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Family and friends are remembering a teen killed in a car crash Thursday night.
DANVILLE -- Crews responded to a business fire Friday morning at Automotive International.
ILLINOIS -- Ameren is trying to get back some of the money it's owed.
HONOLULU, HI -- The remains of more than 20 US service members have gone unidentified for years.
SAN DIEGO, CA -- A state lawmaker hopes to ban orca shows from SeaWorld San Diego.
NATIONAL -- The US job market got a boost in February.
CHAMPAIGN -- No one was hurt in an early morning house fire.
URBANA -- Models paraded on the catwalk Thursday showing off their "trashy" sides.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There have been several coyote attacks in the area in recent weeks. Trappers say there are ways to avoid them.
CHAMPAIGN -- A coyote on the hunt found a woman's dog and killed it right in her backyard.
URBANA -- Many people say, to save some hard-earned money, they're cutting back on eating out this year.
NATIONAL -- Many of us are starting to get our tax refunds.
NORTHBROOK -- Three members of one family appeared in federal court Thursday.
BLOOMINGTON -- Workers who lost their jobs could soon find themselves newly employed.
RIVERTON -- A fatal fire is being investigated.
Update: 6:18 pm, 3/6/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- Work at the State Farm Center is underway.
DANVILLE -- A new development could be cause for a new road in town.
Latest: 6:08 pm, 3/6/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- A family has reached out to dozens of others with kids undergoing surgery.
ILLINOIS -- Lottery players can now win, just by playing the newest game to hit the state.
Update: 6:07 pm, 3/6/14, Thursday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Hundreds of UI students made a request and school trustees listened.
OAKWOOD -- A group is concerned about pollution in the Middle Fork River.
CHAMPAIGN -- A national search for a new fire chief is down to three finalists.
URBANA -- The Champaign County Humane Society posted on its Facebook page information about the Humane Care for Animals Act.
URBANA -- An area woman says her real-life heroes are the reason she's still with us.
ILLINOIS -- A loophole some sex offenders are jumping through could soon be closed.
Update: 4:43 pm, 3/6/14, Thursday DANVILLE -- Mayor Scott Eisenhauer has been getting concerned calls and messages lately.
URBANA -- Carle Hospital is being recognized as one of the top in the nation.
URBANA -- Children's health was the topic of discussion Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD -- A man stole a purse from a handicapped woman after knocking her to the ground outside a store.
NATIONAL -- Staples is shutting down 225 stores in North America.
DANVILLE -- Farmers are putting a face to their products.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are moving forward to create an exclusion list of people for the Illinois Gaming Board.
EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- State police are dealing with a tanker rollover.
ILLINOIS -- State police are pushing for zero deaths during Unofficial and are stepping up patrols.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY -- One person was killed when an SUV crossed the median and hit a semi-tractor trailer truck.
Drew Wilder takes us into the kitchen of Cafe Zojo to see what goes into their quiche!
CHAMPAIGN -- Young Professionals are helping even younger professionals.
NATIONAL -- The SAT College Entrance Exam is getting harder.
Latest: 10:07 pm, 3/5/14, Wednesday URBANA -- Artists are trying to turn the demise of an historic tree into a money-maker.
ILLINOIS -- Concealed-carry is now the law in Illinois, but gun rights advocates are still fighting for more rights saying concealed-carry is just a start.
Update: 10:03 pm, 3/5/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A third woman accused of being involved in a tax fraud ring turned herself into authorities Wednesday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students can be hesitant to call police if alcohol is involved when a problem happens.
CHAMPAIGN -- The FDA is proposing changes to nutrition labels.
DECATUR -- A Macon County school is getting a makeover at its athletic facilities.
CHARLESTON -- The mayor is disgusted by a problem plaguing the city park.
DECATUR -- Progress is being made at the new police station.
URBANA -- No one was hurt in a fire at a mobile home.
SOCHI, RUSSIA -- A University of Illinois student has landed for the Paralympic Games.