Update: 6:00 pm, 9/19/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- People are concerned police departments are starting to look like military units.
MACON COUNTY -- Phone scammers are back at it.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The sheriff's department is warning of another scam.
FORD COUNTY -- The 911 system is down. If you have an emergency, call the Ford County Sheriff's Department.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is warning of a new scam.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Paychecks for several county employees will grow starting in December.
MACON COUNTY -- Authorities are warning of a scam.
CLARK COUNTY -- Authorities had an unusual task Tuesday night.
URBANA -- The Champaign County Sheriff's Department and Courthouse both reopened Wednesday.
EDGAR COUNTY -- The sheriff is fighting for the support of county board members.
ILLINOIS -- Sheriffs in the state are happy about an appeals court ruling. A judge ruled in their favor.
URBANA -- Dozens of recommendations are on the table for improving Champaign County's Jail, but the sheriff says they're holding off on any big moves for now.
COLES COUNTY -- Ameren workers helped recover a stolen car.
Latest: 10:06 pm, 8/29/13, Thursday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Sheriff's departments in Douglas and Coles counties hope to get unused firearms off the streets.
CHARLESTON -- A detective with the Coles County Sheriff's Office has announced plans to run for sheriff.
MATTOON -- One area sheriff has decided not to seek reelection.
SIDNEY -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) spent Friday investigating Wednesday's fatal grain bin accident.
DECATUR -- The Macon County Sheriff's Department is just starting to use a new vehicle in its fleet.
DWIGHT -- The man with a plan to house inmates at the state's vacant correctional center says he's gaining momentum.
COLES COUNTY -- Two new graduates of the Illinois State Police Basic Training Academy were announced by the Coles County Sheriff's Office.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Police warn students out partying this weekend, more than 100 officers, deputies and troopers will be working Unofficial St. Patrick's Day.
SPRINGFIELD -- At their annual winter training conference, Illinois sheriffs voted unanimously to oppose a bill banning assault-style weapons in the state.
Update: 5:02 pm'
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A former correctional officer is now on the other side of the law.
COLES COUNTY -- The sheriff's office announced a new "deputy."
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The sheriff's office recognized some of its best and bravest Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Authorities want help finding a missing/endangered person who is also wanted for possessing a stolen vehicle.
ALTAMONT -- A man is dead after an accident at the Effingham County Fair.
SHELBYVILLE -- The Shelby County Board has finally reached an agreement with the sheriff's department.
WESTVILLE -- Neighbors are chilled after a fire on their street Friday morning.
TUSCOLA -- The Douglas County Sheriff warns people about a lottery scam.
Update: 10:30 pm
MATTOON -- A 25-year old man drown Sunday afternoon.