SPRINGFIELD -- A man stole a purse from a handicapped woman after knocking her to the ground outside a store.
Update: 5:03 pm, 3/3/14, Monday SANGAMON COUNTY -- More information is being released about two men charged with murder and armed robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- Friday the state honored this Hometown Hero for being a veteran who helps make this a better country.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're looking for something to do this weekend, here's an idea. The Department of Agriculture is hosting its 16th Annual Illinois Products Expo at the State Fair Grounds.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been a year since one woman lost her niece to a killer. Now, the family is asking for the public's help to catch a killer.
ILLINOIS -- This year's Best Country Music Vocal Group is coming to the Illinois State Fair.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers say figuring out next year's budget is going to be their biggest challenge this spring.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a purse theft. It happened at Walmart in the 3400-block of Freedom Drive.
SPRINGFIELD -- Many streets are bogged down with thawing snow and ice, but as WCIA-3's Alex Davis shows us, the Public Works Department is trying to stay one step ahead of flooding.
SPRINGFIELD -- Wicked road conditions mean big business for tow companies.
SPRINGFIELD -- One of Central Illinois' own is competing in this year's Winter Games.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you've been on the roads, you've seen potholes and cracks.
SPRINGFIELD -- An ex-inmate says he was mistreated behind bars. Now, he's filing a lawsuit against guards at the Sangamon County Jail.
ILLINOIS -- Could your lawmaker be a drug user?
SPRINGFIELD -- One man is dead after an overnight accident.
SPRINGFIELD -- Wednesday would have been President Lincoln's 205th birthday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Kids are making axles, spins and jumps looking elegant on the ice.
URBANA -- A Paxton man is on trial, accused of distributing large amounts of drugs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers say they'll get to work on the state budget without an idea from the governor.
SPRINGFIELD -- A newly proposed bill in the Illinois Senate could be a money saver.
SPRINGFIELD -- We're less than two months away from the Affordable Care Act's health insurance deadline, yet young people still aren't signing up at the rate needed.
SPRINGFIELD -- A really famous photographer is showing off her work in a new exhibit at the Lincoln Museum.
SPRINGFIELD -- Not all businesses are struggling with the cold weather.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating the theft of a wallet and credit cards from a purse.
SPRINGFIELD -- CVS is calling it quits on tobacco sales.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some working parents got a helping hand from the YMCA Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- The annual budget address has been rescheduled.
Update: 12:11 pm, 2/4/14, Tuesday SPRINGFIELD -- Police have released the name of a man killed Friday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Here at WCIA-3, when we Dig Deeper into issues for you, we often have to file Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
SPRINGFIELD -- Ace Sign Company has been servicing Central Illinois for more than 70-years.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating an armed robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- You could call it a crime against Honest Abe. It was the biggest break-in ever taken place against the Lincoln Home.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's first hand transplant program has launched at the Institute for Plastic Surgery at the SIU School of Medicine.
SPRINGFIELD -- Spring legislative session is right around the corner.
ILLINOIS -- Congressman Rodney Davis (R) is here to tell us what projects he's working on in the legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol City next week.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some people who need help filing their income taxes can get a hand for free.
SPRINGFIELD -- Usually, anyone is welcome at the hospital, but now, some are asking people to stay home.
SPRINGFIELD -- History buffs and Hollywood enthusiasts have a new reason to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
SPRINGFIELD -- Business at this Central Illinois ice skating rink is heating up.
SPRINGFIELD -- State leaders say the state is getting close to 1,000 new applications for concealed-carry permits each day, but that kind of workload has some people worried about processing delays.
Update: 6:03 pm SPRINGFIELD -- The Catholic Diocese says it's found sexual misconduct claims against a Neoga priest credible.
SPRINGFIELD -- School districts in our area say they don't get as much state funding as they should, so a group of lawmakers is trying to make a change.
SPRINGFIELD -- The application process for concealed-carry permits is now in full swing.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tuesday was the first day many ventured outside and onto the roadways after treacherous winter weather conditions.
SPRINGFIELD - A woman will spend the next thirty years behind bars for killing her daughter.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are looking at all options to solve an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant.
SPRINGFIELD -- A local business is boosting holiday spirits this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD -- Authorities are investigating a fatal fire.
SPRINGFIELD -- An effort to fight fraud in Illinois is off to a successful start.