URBANA -- If you thought someone was hanging from the top of Hendrick House, you were right. It was all in the name of safety.
COLES COUNTY -- Two people escaped injury after the truck they were in got stranded in high water.
More than one million dogs are euthanized in shelters every year.
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, about 40% of pet owners learned about their pet through word-of-mouth.
Many people are afraid of shelter dogs thinking they're bad or broken, but that's not the case.
Update: 10:21 pm, 9/10/14, Wednesday VERMILION COUNTY -- An off-duty officer is being called a hero.
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.