URBANA -- Police are looking for vandals.
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 -- We've been suffering through frigid temperatures all winter long, but there could be a silver lining to all the snow and ice.
ILLINOIS -- We've told you about the problem: distractions behind the wheel causing dozens of police officers to crash each year. Now, what's the solution?
ILLINOIS -- Distracted police officers have caused dozens of crashes in Illinois over the past three years.
ILLINOIS -- Starting the first of the year the state drew the line; no more distractions behind the wheel. Drivers must put down their phones. But there's an exception. Police don't have to follow the rule, even though they may have more fighting for their attention than the rest of us.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY -- A 61-year old man was found dead at a rest area.
Update: 3:40 pm ILLINOIS - The Amber Alert for Drake Whitker has been canceled.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI police arrested four people in connection with an $80,000 drug bust.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- People are getting fewer tickets. It's good news for drivers, but it means less money for at least one county.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are learning more about what goes into policing the streets.
Update: 10:03 pm URBANA -- The Urbana City Council is Taking Action to investigate concerns about racial profiling.
Update: 10:06 pm LINCOLN -- City leaders are not saying much about accusations involving its police department after two women filed a lawsuit in federal court.
SPRINGFIELD -- State leaders say the state is getting close to 1,000 new applications for concealed-carry permits each day, but that kind of workload has some people worried about processing delays.
DANVILLE -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- As social media grows, police and first responders are using it more to connect with people in the community. But there are some things you shouldn't use it for.
MACON COUNTY -- Police and firefighters went head-to-head to help families in need.
URBANA -- Someone is slashing tires on parked cars in one neighborhood.
EFFINGHAM -- Police want help finding a missing teen.
DECATUR -- Police are looking for two men involved in an armed robbery.
CHAMPAIGN -- An Urbana driver did some damage to a police car Monday night; about $2,000 worth.
ILLINOIS -- It’s one of the most frightening moments a parent can experience: Your child disappears and you have no idea where he or she could be.
CHAMPAIGN -- Victims and recycling centers are doing what they can to stop copper theft.
PALMER -- Police need information about a possible scam. They say a man offered to pave a driveway for free.
Update: 5:56 pm, 11/12/13, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- City officials are waiting for a lawsuit involving a police officer to be served.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are fighting back against aggressive panhandling.
Update: 5:34 pm CHAMPAIGN -- No arrests were made after a planned sweep at two high schools Wednesday morning.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Security camera are helping UI Police solve crimes and keep campus safer.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Security camera are helping UI Police solve crimes and keep campus safer.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Flags at the police department are flying half-staff in honor of fallen officers.
SAVOY -- UI Police joined friends and family to remember a former lieutenant.
Latest: 10:01 pm PONTIAC -- An Illinois police department is trying to cope with the deaths of two beloved officers.
DANVILLE -- Concealed-carry in Illinois will be a big change, but at least one police department says the training out there for the public isn't enough.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- More people at UI are signing up for active shooter training.
Update: 10:01 pm UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A student pulled out a gun and killed his teacher at a Nevada school Monday.
Latest: 10:07 pm, 10/16/13, Wednesday URBANA -- A man involved in a domestic dispute at a Champaign apartment complex was charged in court Wednesday.
CHAMPAIGN -- The police department will put more emphasis on catching drunk drivers.
URBANA -- Police are investigating a car accident involving a pedestrian.
Update: 7:13 pm URBANA -- The coroner has released the name of a man murdered Sunday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Drivers are learning the hard way they need to slow down near schools.
DANVILLE -- Residents in one neighborhood hope to keep it safe.
Latest: 12:06 pm, 9/19/13, Thursday DANVILLE -- Police say a man sought for rape was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals Thursday morning.
Update: 4:56 pm, 9/18/13, Wednesday MONTICELLO -- An emotional day as Officer Rich Bowman was laid to rest, but not before his final call.
Update: 5:21 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Locally, people took time to remember the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
CHAMPAIGN -- Two police officers can now call themselves "iron-men."
Update: 4:42 pm, 9/9/13, Monday FARMER CITY -- Two brothers from Wisconsin face murder charges for the death of a local man.
URBANA -- A homeowner says the police department crossed the line.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 officials are warning parents about the third stranger danger incident in three weeks.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police remind drivers to be careful as Labor Day weekend wraps up.
URBANA -- Football Fever gets underway Friday night, but with the night lights, could come security concerns.
COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA -- A Moultrie County man was killed by police in Georgia.
DANVILLE -- Heroes faced off at the mound to raise money for one of their own.
CHAMPAIGN -- A UI police officer is helping give the Gift of Life.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Two large police departments in the area don't use tasers.
CHAMPAIGN -- Officers are being recognized for tracking down a suspect in a bank robbery last month.
Update: 10:23 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Police and firefighters put their skills to the test at the dinner table.
PERU -- LaSalle County law enforcement is mourning the loss of one of its own.
CHAMPAIGN -- One police officer proves there's a lot behind the badge.
URBANA -- Police say they're looking for witnesses who may have seen a crash.
URBANA -- Police are investigating shots fired overnight.
BLOOMINGTON -- Police are warning people to not walk alone at night.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police want information on an armed robbery.
CHAMPAIGN -- Champaign and University of Illinois police were at Texas Roadhouse Friday morning, but they weren't there to fight crime.
SPRINGFIELD -- A home search led to the arrest of two men for possession of drugs.
BROCTON -- Village leaders voted to reinstate their police department after a two-year hiatus.
Update: 5:06 pm
DECATUR -- Families in one neighborhood woke up to a surprising scene.
DANVILLE -- Violence in the city is flying by last year's pace, and that has police and community members trying new tactics to stop it.
CHAMPAIGN -- The 4th of July is less than a week away. Police are preparing for one of the highest crime nights of the year.
CHAMPAIGN -- The police department is in the process of hiring new officers with a plan to add eight in the next three months.
Update: 5:47 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- The fourth shooting in the city this weekend happened in an IHOP parking lot early Sunday.
CHAMPAIGN -- A police officer shot and killed a dog after it attacked a pedestrian.
Update: 2:33 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- Police released a description of a suspect believed to be involved in a shooting early Monday morning.
DANVILLE -- The city is back to square one when looking for ways to pay for new police officers.
DECATUR -- A man is charged after punching a police K-9.
SPRINGFIELD -- A WCIA-3 News Investigation in partnership with the Better Government Association is getting action at the state capitol.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's clearly wrong for police officers to be drunk on duty, but what about one or two drinks before clocking in?
CHAMPAIGN -- Police arrested three people in connection with a shooting Monday night.
RANTOUL -- Wind and rain damage is still a problem in one community but crews are working round the clock to get it fixed.
DANVILLE -- Police are warning about a phone scam.
URBANA -- Police are looking for a shooting suspect.
CHAMPAIGN -- Officers are teaching people how to handle an "active shooter" situation.
Update: 4:32 pm
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A man accused of using drug money to get out of jail is back in custody.
NORMAL -- Police want you to be on the lookout for a suspicious man.
CHAMPAIGN -- Schools in one neighborhood were put on lock-down as police searched homes and yards for an armed suspect.
Latest: 3:51 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- Two bank robberies happening only minutes apart and police are still searching for suspects.
DANVILLE -- The police department is offering its 2013 Junior Citizen's Police Academy class for students in 6th - 8th grades who live or go to school in the city.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- Authorities have released two sketches of suspects believed to have impersonated a police officer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are warning churches to be on high-alert.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are searching for two suspects who beat a man with a baseball bat.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A taser is something some, but not all, law enforcement officers in Champaign-Urbana have in their holsters.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Police warn students out partying this weekend, more than 100 officers, deputies and troopers will be working Unofficial St. Patrick's Day.
URBANA -- The Urbana Police Department's investigating a stabbing.
URBANA -- BB guns cause more damage near the UI campus.
DECATUR -- An 18-year veteran with the police department resigned the day after being arrested for theft.
URBANA -- Sixteen people from in and around Urbana got a big thank you Thursday for helping keep the city safe.
DECATUR -- City leaders are moving forward with plans for a new police station.
BLOOMINGTON -- The city's assistant police chief has been suspended in light of a car crash last fall.
URBANA -- Investigators said a University of Illinois student damaged school property, hacked into university email accounts and collected private information from school computers.
URBANA -- Born and raised in Central Illinois, he's a hero that's come back from touring around the world to protect and serve his hometown.
CHAMPAIGN-It's been nearly three weeks since the community learned the Champaign County Freedom Celebration would be moved to Urbana, but they still aren't sure where. However, city leaders say the move will make it easier for taxpayers.