Latest: 6:01 pm, 1/27/15, Tuesday URBANA -- There was no limit to the things people had to say about Rusty Chism, but the main sentiment is they will miss him. Chism served on the Urbana and St. Joseph fire departments. He passed away last week after battling a rare form of cancer. WCIA-3's Anna Carrera gets reaction from those celebrating
CHAMPAIGN -- A police officer went above and beyond the call of duty when he fed a group of homeless people. In Monday's freezing rain, a woman captured the moment in a picture. Officer Kelly Walton says he was just doing something for someone else. He was on patrol and when he stopped for lunch, he saw the people outside.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 continues reviewing the School Resource Officer program. Director of Student Services Orlando Thomas reported 62 incidents last semester involving SRO's in middle- and high-schools. Thomas also shared a survey asking parents if they would keep the officers if they were on the school board. The majority answered "yes."
Tense moments at a group home in Urbana, as a car accident puts the building on lock down. Urbana police are still piecing together a bizarre puzzle. It started with a call about shots fired near Country Club and Willow Road. WCIA 3 Anthony Antoine has been following this story and the call for shots fired turned out to be
Update: 5:03 pm, 1/27/15, Tuesday SAVOY -- Willard Airport received high marks for the service it provides to passengers. A study found 2014 brought more passengers through the airport than the year before. Tuesday, the numbers were presented to University of Illinois and city leaders. They showed Willard's delayed fights were better than the national average of 30%. Willard saw
CHAMPAIGN -- Tuesday night, Unit 4 is holding the first of two informational meetings regarding the School of Choice program. The session highlights the process and will showcase each elementary school in the district. The show-and-tell gives parents a chance to ask questions and talk to teachers and staff members. It's at 6 pm, at Stratton Elementary.
Update: 4:32 pm SPRINGFIELD -- The name of a man found shot to death in the street has been released. The coroner says 21-year old Louis Tuttle died from multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. Original: 1:50 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a murder. Authorities responded to the 2000-block of East Edwards about 7
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police are looking for a man who broke a window at the State Farm Center and ran around inside. It happened just before 2 am, New Year's morning. After breaking the window near the northwest entrance, the suspect ran around before leaving. He did not take anything. Police say he's between 19 - 24 years old
Update: 4:10 pm NORMAL -- One student is dead and another faces charges for DUI. 20-year old Benjamin Allison died Tuesday from injuries sustained when he was hit by a car Saturday. 21-year old Joshua Dunn is charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident. His bond is set at $750,000. Original: 1:28 pm NORMAL -- Authorities say
Update: 4:00 pm, 1/27/15, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- The measles has made its way to Illinois. The director for the Department of Public Health confirmed one case Tuesday. They say someone from suburban Cook County got sick mid-January. Test results came back positive for measles. It's highly contagious to those who haven't been vaccinated. Potential exposures in the state happened in