MAHOMET -- An area church has been honoring veterans for the past decade.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A UI alumni honored veterans Sunday with music.
Update: 10:13 pm PAXTON -- Downtown used to be filled with signs honoring those who served our country.
DANVILLE -- Car lovers spent the weekend supporting our nation's heroes at the VA. It was the first ever Vettes for Vets; Corvettes that is.
DANVILLE -- While serving in the military moved his life down a rocky road, this veteran is not letting tough times keep him out the game.
DANVILLE -- Millions of people spend their lives in nursing homes. One family's commitment is changing the life of an Illinois veteran forever.
MATTOON -- Many places have war memorials in town with names of men and women who died serving our country.
DECATUR -- This veteran is upset with the way the VA has treated him and now his voice is joining thousands of others who feel the same way.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was 70 years ago was a day one area World War II veteran still remembers.
CHAMPAIGN -- Out and about Thursday, you may have noticed a guy pushing a cart with a sign "Walking Across America."
DECATUR -- A Vietnam veteran finally received his medals two years after his death.
HONOLULU, HI -- The remains of more than 20 US service members have gone unidentified for years.
GEORGETOWN -- People surprised one of their own Wednesday.
Update: 10:07 pm DANVILLE -- A war hero who started the area's veterans museum has died.
RANTOUL -- The community is remembering a World War II veteran who died Monday.
SHELBYVILLE -- Veterans Day is a chance to say an extra "thank you" to service men and women who fought and made sacrifices for our country's freedom.
CHAMPAIGN -- A local soldier is home and giving back to the community.
ARTHUR -- One Eagle Scout's big idea to honor veterans became reality.
SPRINGFIELD -- It will soon be easier for some Illinois' veterans to get jobs right after being discharged.
SPRINGFIELD -- A Hometown Hero helps veteran organizations keep going to help vets and their families.
URBANA -- This Hometown Hero uses his heart and his hands to make other people's lives a little more fun.
ATWOOD -- World War II vets are becoming harder to find.
SAVOY -- For the second time, this Korean War veteran returned home from overseas.
TILTON -- Our Town is a close-knit community. but everyone seems to know this Hometown Hero.
STEWARDSON -- A Shelby County man turned his truck into a moving memorial for Our Town Iraq War veterans.
PEKIN -- A Tazewell County teen will spend 35-years in prison for beating an elderly military veteran.
STEWARDSON -- A Shelby County man turned his truck into a moving memorial for Iraq War veterans.
ILLINOIS -- Veterans returning from war are getting more help from the state to get back on their feet.
DANVILLE -- Even though he didn't graduate high school, you could never call this student a dropout.
SPRINGFIELD -- A disabled combat veteran from Champaign was given the gift of a lifetime Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- It could soon be easier for out-of-state veterans to go to school in Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- Parkland students are selling gag gifts to raise money for veterans.
STREATOR -- A Central Illinois man is about to receive the highest distinction France can give.
DANVILLE -- One Hometown Hero uses her spare time to help those who've served.
DANVILLE -- The VA says it will continue making veterans the number one priority, even after having to downgrade its medical services.
GEORGETOWN -- Resilience is the word many would use to describe one area veteran.
DANVILLE-Its hard to count the number of things a local veteran has accomplished, however, his most recent accomplishment is helping others in Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- A wounded vet says UI got him back on track and now a new center will do the same for hundreds more.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- They're called the Illini Veterans.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thousands in Central Illinois are writing to make veterans' holidays a little brighter.
QUINCY -- Hundreds lined downtown streets in waves of red, white and blue.
SPRINGFIELD -- There's a new feature
for veterans on the Attorney General's website.
MATTOON -- A local veteran is getting a new lease on life thanks to a WCIA-3 News viewer.
WESTVILLE -- People took time out of their day to go to Zamberletti Park and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
ILLINOIS -- Just in time for Veterans Day, Illinois launched a new website to help military veterans and their families.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thousands came out to support the orange plus the red, white and blue Saturday.
URBANA -- Some of Central Illinois' own heroes stepped into the spotlight today.
MATTOON -- College students are pitching in to make sure soldiers have a Merry Christmas.
ILLINOIS -- The state launches its newest Veterans Cash Instant Lottery ticket Wednesday.
MAHOMET -- After fighting in Afghanistan, a Central Illinois soldier is back home.