CHAMPAIGN -- They're known for being colorful and making you smile and laugh, but clowns are becoming part of a dying breed throughout the country.
ILLINOIS -- One of the state's top leaders says our budget is a ticking time bomb, and unless everyone comes to the table in the next few weeks, there could be some problems.
NATIONAL -- The demand for chocolate is rising and so are the prices.
NATIONAL -- Nearly two million pounds of Kraft Velveeta Cheese Skillet Singles are being removed from store shelves.
CHAMPAIGN -- Grocery stories are playing catch up to refill empty shelves.
NATIONAL -- The world is headed for a wine shortage.
SPRINGFIELD -- A vaccine kids are required to get could be hard to find. There is a shortage of the T-dap vaccine.
OREANA -- The wells are drying up fast for folks in the village, costing people a big chunk of change.
EAST PEORIA -- The extremely mild weather earlier this spring has taken a toll on Central Illinois' strawberry crop.