Update: 10:21 pm, 9/10/14, Wednesday VERMILION COUNTY -- An off-duty officer is being called a hero.
LONGVIEW -- A woman wasn't going to let mistreated dogs live alone.
CHAMPAIGN -- Firefighters put their skills to the test during training at Kaufman Lake.
CHAMPAIGN -- What would you do if you were put in a life-and-death situation?
CHAMPAIGN -- You may have seen an emergency helicopter flying over town Thursday morning. Search crews were looking for a crop duster.
MATTOON -- A disabled man is rescued from a house fire.
MONTICELLO -- Two dogs are finally ready to start their final chapter.
CHAMPAIGN -- A Charleston teen owes her life to a volunteer firefighter.
DANVILLE -- It's a whole new world for stray pets. Animal control is now coming from the Vermilion County Animal Shelter, not the Danville Area Humane Society.
Update: 4:30 pm, 3/13/14, Thursday MACON COUNTY -- A dog is safe at home after two fire departments came to his rescue.
URBANA -- Crews were called to the scene of an active fire at 201 South Busey just before 9 pm, Monday.
MATTOON -- Firefighters saved a dog from a burning home Monday.
ROBERTS -- They're called man's best friend for a reason. They're great listeners, never judge and they're pretty cute to boot!
Update: 10:03 pm, 2/23/14, Sunday ASHMORE -- It took a team effort from several fire departments to rescue people from the Embarras River.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Flooding is still a problem after Thursday's storms.
Latest: 10:02 pm CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Driving was dangerous Thursday night on some area roads after the storm.
ROBBINS -- A Cook County teen is being hailed a hero after saving his nephew's life.
CLARK COUNTY -- Authorities had an unusual task Tuesday night.
CHAMPAIGN -- Who can forget the record-breaking cold last week. An area woman was stranded in it for more than two hours. She still can't believe she survived.
Update: 5:11 pm URBANA -- It was a team effort by firefighters and police to rescue a 9-month old puppy.
Update: 6:16 pm, 12/11/13, Wednesday DECATUR -- One man and his wife camped out for days to try to rescue a pair of abandoned dogs.
DANVILLE -- Pure adrenaline and love of family sent one man into action.
WASHINGTON -- One woman is recovering in the hospital. Just before the tornado hit, her family ran to take cover in the basement.
CISCO -- First responders answered a fire call early Monday morning when a Piatt County woman's house caught fire.
MAHOMET -- Barking dogs didn't stop one Kid to Know from helping dozens find forever homes.
WARREN COUNTY -- Animal control officers in one town rescued 100 cats.
Update: 4:40 pm CHAMPAIGN -- A neighbor's phone call may have saved a man's life.
PONTIAC -- Decades after she nearly died, a woman is reunited with the people who saved her life.
CATLIN -- Two teens spend their time off helping others.
Update: 1:30 pm
SIDNEY -- Authorities say a man is now dead after getting trapped in a grain bin.
PONTIAC -- One family is grateful for quick thinking from the fire department.
CHARLESTON -- A man takes on high waters in his boat and almost drowns.
CHAMPAIGN -- One woman started a rescue effort after five ducklings fell into a storm drain.
SPRINGFIELD -- A National Guardsman is getting recognized for his bravery.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Eleven horses are being nursed back to health after being rescued last week. Those horses were neglected by their owner.
NEW ZEALAND -- An animal welfare group is starting an awareness campaign, so original, you can't ignore it.
URBANA -- Carol Jo Morgan, of the Anita Purves Nature Center, is here to tell us about some recently rescued owls.
Update: 10:30 pm
MATTOON -- A 25-year old man drown Sunday afternoon.
SHELBYVILLE -- We're talking to Search and Rescue Dive Team members in Our Town Shelbyville.
EFFINGHAM -- There's a club in town that's made up of wives and loved ones of firefighters, police officers and EMTs.
CHARLESTON -- People who own a pool probably see June bugs get stuck or maybe even a snake, but a pony is not something that comes to mind. Charleston Fire Department helped rescue one that fell in a pool.