CHAMPAIGN -- Some people took part in a national protest to raise the minimum wage.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of thousands of Americans are outraged over the government shutdown.
ILLINOIS -- A congressman and congresswoman had a little trouble with the law recently.
URBANA -- The gun violence in Chicago is miles away, but for several UI students, it still hits close to home.
URBANA -- University of Illinois faculty members rallied outside the Board of Trustee meeting at the Illini Union.
MATTOON -- Not all fast food workers agree with the national protest to raise their wages.
CBS -- Hundreds marched around the country Saturday to protest the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
CHICAGO -- Postal workers around the country are calling on Congress to improve service, not cut it.
Update: 10:22 pm, 2/6/13, Wednesday
PONTIAC -- More than 40-inmates at Pontiac Correctional Center are staging a hunger strike.
DECATUR -- Governor Quinn had some extra visitors during his stop today.
Update: 4:15 pm
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- People are fed up with pollution and say they won't stop fighting until something is done.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn visited the state fair on Wednesday to meet with democratic supporters. Instead he was greeted by angry protesters.
CHICAGO -- An alderman is getting some heat for taking a stand against a national restaurant.
PESOTUM -- State police dispatchers will hold an informational picket outside district headquarters Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN--The governor of Indiana will make his way to Champaign Thursday and thousands of protestors will be waiting for him. Governor Mitch Daniels will be speaking at a Champaign Republican Party event.
Update: 5:18 pm
More than 1,000 union workers protest the visit of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker outside the hotel where he was speaking.
SPRINGFIELD- Governor Quinn wants to slash child care services. Now some families fear they'll lose the help they depend on.
Plant workers want to see better conditions at the Flex-N-Gate company.
SPRINGFIELD- Hundreds of health care workers are fighting for their jobs.
Update: February 23, 12:56 pm
The State Senate is considering a bill to push funeral protestors back 700-feet.
MATTOON- A union battle in Pennsylvania makes its way to the streets of Mattoon.