Latest: 6:05 pm, 9/3/14, Wednesday URBANA -- An area teen is sentenced to probation after shooting his younger cousin with a flare gun.
MACON COUNTY -- Murder charges against a Decatur man have been dropped.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area teen faces prison time for having a loaded gun in a public park.
NATIONAL -- Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers, but teens in Illinois are better drivers.
Update: 5:47 pm, 5/20/14, Tuesday CHICAGO -- A Philo teen is on her way to breaking into the modeling industry.
DECATUR -- An area man who decided to take the law into his own hands is arrested.
GIBSON CITY -- They're Taking Action in hopes of finding a cure for a rare disease.
Latest: 3:52 pm, 3/7/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Family and friends are remembering a teen killed in a car crash Thursday night.
COLLINSVILLE -- An Illinois girl is on her way to becoming the next teen sensation.
URBANA -- A Champaign man was in court Friday after being accused of raping a runaway teenager.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police arrested an Urbana man on several charges.
ROBBINS -- A Cook County teen is being hailed a hero after saving his nephew's life.
CHAMPAIGN -- A local teen is fed up with crime, so he's putting an emphasis on faith instead of fighting through music.
Update: 10:25 pm, 1/15/14, Wednesday PAXTON -- Some medical bills for a teen battling cancer will be paid in full thanks to support from her community.
MACON COUNTY -- The 15-year old charged with Junisha Cummings' death pleaded "not guilty" in court Wednesday.
EFFINGHAM -- Police want help finding a missing teen.
Update: 5:04 pm, 10/7/13, Monday URBANA -- An accused bank robber makes her first appearance in court.
MATTOON -- Police arrested a man accused of battering a teenager.
URBANA -- A Champaign man was arraigned on four counts of criminal sexual assault after an investigation.
PEKIN -- A Tazewell County teen will spend 35-years in prison for beating an elderly military veteran.
PARIS -- An Edgar County teen convicted of stabbing and killing his mother is released from prison.
EDGAR COUNTY -- A teen convicted of murder is out of jail.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill allowing some 17-year olds to vote is heading to the governor.
VERMILION COUNTY -- A 19-year old from Oakwood was killed in a crash early Thursday morning.
CHAMPAIGN -- Teens interested in learning what it's like to be a police officer now have a chance.
SPRINGFIELD -- A man faces multiple charges for allegedly pimping three girls under the age of 17.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill to ban tanning for teens is moving onto the Senate.
DANVILLE -- A 14-year old student was arrested for aggravated battery, accused of hurting a school resource officer.
URBANA -- The park district is helping build students' resumes.
RANTOUL -- A teen pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a 15-year old boy.
URBANA -- A softball coach is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a teenager.
FISHER -- A 15-year old boy faces charges for aggravated assault after allegedly holding a knife to the throat of a 14-year old classmate.
TUSCOLA -- One organization is helping make prom night magical for teens.
DECATUR-Officals in Macon County are trying to battle this trend. The Macon County Health Department says the teen pregnancy and STD rate are among the highest in the state.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police and a local family are trying to find a 16-year old girl.
NORMAL -- Prosecutors want a 14-year old who opened fire in a classroom to be tried as an adult.
CHAMPAIGN -- Busey Bank is teaching teens how to balance their budgets.
WABASH COUNTY -- A former youth softball coach faces charges of having unlawful sexual contact with a player.
DANVILLE -- After spending weeks fighting for her life, an area teen has lost the fight.
RANTOUL -- It's the last thing people in a local neighborhood wanted to hear.
Update: 11:03 am, 8/17/12, Friday
CHAMPAIGN -- Police say an endangered runaway has been located and returned home.
CHAMPAIGN -- Investigators say they know who's responsible for spray-painting vehicles in southwest Champaign.
MACON COUNTY -- A man is behind bars after police say he had sex with a runaway teen.
URBANA -- A 14-year old was released into the custody of his mother today, over objections of the state's attorney's office.
URBANA -- A tragic accidental shooting that left a 3-year-old dead and his teen uncle currently behind bars, now has another teen facing charges. Urbana Police arrested 17-year-old Dequan Fenderson Thursday afternoon. Police said he was arrested for unlawful use and possession of a firearm, and also violating probation.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some teens are getting a chance to break all the rules of the road.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Sheriffs' Association is the principal sponsor of the Illinois Teenage Institute on Substance Abuse.
Five boys, ranging from 13-15 years old, and an adult female were arrested after an incident at Eastland Mall in Bloomington.