The forecast for the next few hours.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's a sea of green at the University of Illinois as Unofficial St. Patrick's Day continues.
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: 4:18 pm, 3/7/14, Friday MACON COUNTY -- Starting Monday, same-sex couples here will be able to get married.
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.
GIFFORD -- State leaders are taking action after bad news from the federal government. FEMA isn't giving money to any Illinois communities to help rebuild infrastructure after the tornado.
CHAMPAIGN -- Workers have spent thousands of dollars filling potholes so far this season, but with money from the city's sales tax, there's a new plan on the table.
CATLIN -- A woman says a service dog will help her and her son live better lives.
ILLINOIS -- The Centers for Disease Control says many hospitals are over-prescribing antibiotics which is putting patients at risk.
SPRINGFIELD -- Ash Wednesday is when Christians get the sign of the cross marked on their foreheads with ashes.
DECATUR -- The city is staying busy with projects totaling more than $200 million.
DECATUR -- The new phase of the Streetscape Project is underway.
MATTOON -- Being green was the focus at Lake Land College Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES, CA -- The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban electronic cigarettes in some areas of the city.
ILLINOIS -- Drivers who smoke behind the wheel could get a ticket if they have kids in the car.
ILLINOIS -- The state's second-in-command says she supports independent redistricting.
ILLINOIS -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan is encouraging counties in the state to move forward with same-sex marriages.
This year's festival will have a cajun flare.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is releasing a $45 million dollar relief package for areas affected by the November tornadoes.
$1,000 available for students pursuing higher education
DANVILLE -- These friends won a contest to walk the red carpet at the Oscars.
GIFFORD -- You might see a lot of homes of a particular design popping up around town.
GIFFORD -- A FEMA appeal denial was just one topic at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.
ILLINOIS -- For the second time, FEMA has denied the state's appeal for funding to help towns affected by November's tornadoes.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state is facing a heroin epidemic.
Update: 10:04 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday RANTOUL -- Residents want know know why their village administrator was fired.
Latest: 10:03 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday DANVILLE -- Firefighters' jobs are safe, but it looks like you'll have to pay to have them come to your home.
WESTVILLE -- No parent wants to live longer than their child, but this mother is finding it in her heart to forgive.
ILLINOIS -- The primary election is two weeks away. All four GOP candidates discussed their platforms.
Update: 5:58 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday GIFFORD -- The last time kids here heard sirens, it was the real thing.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new program is ready to take off at Parkland College.
VERMILION COUNTY -- If you're looking for a way to give back to the community, CASA might be it.
NORMAL -- Getting to state this past weekend wasn't just a dream for the high school basketball players on the court.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at Centennial High School are giving kids on the other side of the world a piece of home.
ILLINOIS -- The National Weather Service (NWS) is urging all of us to prepare for the worst during Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
GIFFORD -- One Champaign County community, hit by November's tornadoes, didn't hear sirens Tuesday.
Update: 4:28 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It was a once-in-a-lifetime trip for UI student, Tad Logullo.
SULLIVAN, IN -- A child is dead after an early morning fire at a daycare.
DECATUR -- Police arrested one man after executing a search warrant on a home in the 800-block of South Stone.
CHARLESTON -- An area family is getting help after a fire destroyed their home.
DECATUR -- A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling cross-country was arrested on an outstanding murder charge from Sutter County, California.
CHAMPAIGN -- Business leaders are looking to Republicans to help get the state back on track. To help you make your decision, WCIA-3 hosted a live debate Monday night with three candidates for governor.
RANTOUL -- A daycare will be closed again Tuesday and maybe longer.
Latest: 10:02 pm, 3/3/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Two men accused of robbing a home store twice last summer have been arrested.
ILLINOIS -- State leaders say they're doing a better job of paying the state's bills.
URBANA -- Police are looking for vandals.
DANVILLE -- In just over two weeks, March Madness will take over Danville Area Community College.
SPRINGFIELD -- Voters who don't want to wait until the March 18 primary don't have to.
CHAMPAIGN -- As your Local Election Headquarters, WCIA-3 is teaming up with the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce to keep you informed for the upcoming primary.
URBANA -- Diabetes is a growing problem in the U.S., especially adult-onset diabetes.
DECATUR -- A trip to Lake Decatur could be more expensive.
GIBSON CITY -- Residents say things are finally getting back to normal after a day without power.
Update: 5:03 pm, 3/3/14, Monday SANGAMON COUNTY -- More information is being released about two men charged with murder and armed robbery.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 is gearing up for its Schools of Choice program.
URBANA -- Picking up students from Wiley Elementary will be different.
Update: 4:26 pm, 3/3/14, Monday DANVILLE -- Preliminary autopsy results show a man killed during a shootout with police may have come from a weapon fired by one of two other suspects in the car rather than police.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- This week's Most Wanted is Frankie Sutton.
RANTOUL -- Police are investigating two home burglaries in the Golfview neighborhood.
An area organization is working to make sure everyone has an education.
Here's a look at the current snowfall and ice totals from Saturday night and Sunday morning.
SAVOY -- The Oscars were Sunday night and what better way to watch it than on the big screen?
TAZEWELL COUNTY -- Three months have passed since tragedy struck Pekin, East Peoria and Washington.
Latest: 10:04 pm, 3/2/14, Sunday MAHOMET -- Road crews are glad the snow forecast didn't prove true.
ARROWSMITH -- A Bloomington man is dead after being hit by a truck while walking down the road.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Students at UI want gender reconstruction surgery to be a part of their health insurance.
Latest: 5:48 pm, 3/2/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- If you applied for a concealed-carry license, you might want to check your mailbox.
MAHOMET -- Almost 500 people took a dip in 30-degree water to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Latest: 5:05 pm, 2/28/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- The so-called revenge porn proposal is a step closer to becoming law.
URBANA -- It was a day filled with fun for children interested in reading.
CHAMPAIGN -- Education seems to be a big theme in Campaign County.
CHAMPAIGN -- Candidates for governor are entering the final stretch before the March 18th Primaries.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some up-and-coming bands in Chambana rocked out to see who is the best.
FARMER CITY - The city called in the Illinois American Water company to fix the pipes.
CHAMPAIGN -- Changing a city ordinance could bring new opportunities for hungry people.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI College of Engineering is joining forces with the Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center in Peoria.
Update: 10:05, 2/28/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- Gas prices are back on the rise and analysts say they'll only get higher.
KINCAID -- A police chief in Christian County has been arrested.
COLES COUNTY -- The Coles County Farm Bureau Mall Show takes place this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD -- Friday the state honored this Hometown Hero for being a veteran who helps make this a better country.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're looking for something to do this weekend, here's an idea. The Department of Agriculture is hosting its 16th Annual Illinois Products Expo at the State Fair Grounds.
MATTOON -- No one was hurt in a fire. Crews were called to General Steel and Metals, a scrapyard, on Logan Avenue.
CHAMPAIGN -- With another round of winter on the way, supplies to survive the snow are dwindling.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Every child has a "love language."
DANVILLE -- Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing woman.
Update: 4:40 pm, 2/28/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Students are ending Black History Month on a positive note.
CHAMPAIGN -- The fire department is getting safer.
8 Tornadoes were confirmed across central Illinois on February 20th, 2014. Flooding was also an issue for the day.
MACON COUNTY -- A former health department employee was arrested for felony theft and official misconduct.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a 23-year old Danville man on charges of criminal sexual assault.
Join us in learning healthy habits and cheering on the "Transformation 3" winners, Laura and John!
Join us in learning healthy habits and cheering on the "Transformation 3" winners!
Latest: 10:36 pm, 2/27/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Danville man died from a gunshot wound to the head after a shooting incident with police.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many times when a person is looking for a job, they don't know where to start. But, the state says it's working with local organizations to change that.
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.
CHAMPAIGN -- We've been suffering through frigid temperatures all winter long, but there could be a silver lining to all the snow and ice.