Sandy Mason from the U of I extension joins us to talk about plants you can begin growing now as we head into fall.
Jonathon Manuel from the Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District joins us to talk about maintaining your pond.
Update: 4:24 pm, 6/25/14, Wednesday SANGAMON COUNTY -- A Springfield woman was sentenced to 78-years in prison.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was a big night for WCIA-3 News colleagues as the Illinois Broadcasters Association hosted its annual Silver Dome Awards.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a murder. It happened about 10:20 pm, May 25, in the back parking lot in the 300-block of East Washington. 59-year old James Goin was stabbed in the chest with a sharp object.
URBANA -- A victim opens up about her near-death experience.
Latest: 10:02 pm CHAMPAIGN -- People can't believe what happened at a high school Friday.
Latest: 4:16 pm, 3/28/14, Friday EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- The man who confessed to killing his 7-year old niece is now registered as a sex offender.
CHAMPAIGN -- City council members are considering a bill which could fast-track city street repairs.
SPRINGFIELD -- A watchdog group says lawmakers should learn a lesson from ADM's move earlier this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- Meanwhile an Illinois hotline set-up for people who need to sign up for the new federal health insurance program is extending its hours.
SPRINGFIELD - A woman will spend the next thirty years behind bars for killing her daughter.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Saturday, we opened our studios for people to take a look around.
CHAMPAIGN -- Next weekend, WCIA-3 News turns 60, but Saturday, we'll be celebrating.
Update: 3:56 pm CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Mahomet man was killed in a rollover crash Thursday morning.
CLINTON -- An unlikely combination has people hungry in DeWitt County.
If you missed today's fundraising drive at WCIA-3, it's not too late.
MONTICELLO -- A man who disappeared from Piatt County three weeks ago is alive and well.
RANTOUL -- A shining reminder of a ground-breaking military squadron is on display.
URBANA -- Police are investigating a large fight which happened outside the high school.
CHAMPAIGN -- As we continue our back-to-school coverage, we have a special treat.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police hope you recognize a suspect.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- County officials are investigating the appointment on the Champaign County Housing Authority's Chairperson.
In this week's Do-It-Yourself, Michelle Madaras shows us how to make an old lamp new again.
PETERSBURG -- A Decatur man is dead after an accident on Illinois 97.
Update: 5:36 pm
URBANA -- Neighbors heard a bang which turned out to be a gunshot.
SPRINGFIELD, MO -- An American Airlines flight made an emergency
landing at the Springfield-Branson National Airport Monday evening. It
happened around 9:15 pm.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn may have lost one battle with gun control, but he's still fighting the war on gun crime in Illinois.
On today's on Do-It-Yourself, Michelle Madaras shows us how to spruce up your garden with these unconventional planters.
DANVILLE --Teachers could get a raise next year.
CHAMPAIGN -- County Market, on Kirby Avenue, hosted a large bake sale.
URBANA -- Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center held a open house Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Another man is charged in connection with a string of shootings earlier this month.
SHELBYVILLE -- Shelby County has joined the list of Illinois counties which won't prosecute gun owners who carry a concealed weapon.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY -- One woman was killed when the motorcycle she was a passenger on was struck by a semi.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Crews are on the scene of a fire in Hoopeston.
SPRINGFIELD -- Wednesday House Speaker Mike Madigan made some changes to a pension bill which passed out of the Senate.
CHAMPAIGN -- People all over Central Illinois showed just how big their hearts are, donating thousands in a matter of hours Tuesday.
RANTOUL -- A man is fighting to get his reputation back.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hundreds got a chance at a fresh start Tuesday.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- April 28 is a special date to the WCIA-3 family.
Update: 11:15 am
MANCHESTER -- The Scott County Coroner has officially released names and relationships of the five murder victims.
DECATUR -- School District Superintendent Gloria Davis is leaving her post.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you want to spruce up your garden, there are plenty of people to help.
URBANA -- The Urbana Police Department's investigating a stabbing.
URBANA -- City leaders might ease the cost for homeowners dealing with sewer problems.
ILLINOIS -- A watchdog group is giving power suppliers high marks but says there's more that can be done.
SPRINGFIELD -- People with disabilities may have more housing options in Illinois thanks to a federal grant.
MACON COUNTY-- A sex offender wanted here was arrested in Virginia.
CHAMPAIGN -- New buildings are popping up all over the city.