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First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Sidewalk improvements

The Regional Planning Commission got a 250 thousand dollar grant last fall and since then they’ve been collecting a lot of data.They’re looking at the condition of the sidewalks in Champaign, Urbana, and Savoy trying to find out if they're deteriorating ... [Published WCIA 3 - 36 mins ago]
First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Arcola, 8-0, eyeing undefeated season

ARCOLA, Ill. - When Zach Zehr was named head coach at Arcola two years ago the Deer Creek native knew all about the Purple Riders' rich football history.  Now he is part of it.Zehr has Arcola back in the spotlight - much like the program was in the 1970s ... [Published WCIA 3 - 36 mins ago]
Entities: Arcola, Steve Thomas
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Cub Scouts injured during experiment

RAYMOND -- A science experiment gone wrong sends several Cub Scouts to the hospital. Three children and an adult suffered extensive burns to their arms and faces. WCIA-3's Kelsey Gibbs has more.Scout leaders were mixing laundry detergent and anti-freeze ... [Published WCIA 3 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Elijah Thomas picks Texas A

LANCASTER, Tex. - Illinois basketball fans were on edge Tuesday as five-star power forward Elijah Thomas made his college decision. The talented big man from Dallas, Tex. had a group of finalists that included Illinois, but Thomas instead announced Tuesday ... [Published WCIA 3 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

What's the difference between sleet and hail? - Ask Your Meteorologist

Derick is talking about this week's upcoming eclipse as well as differences between sleet and hail.To submit your science or weather question to Derick Fabert, you can do so via facebook, twitter, or by e-mailing him at dfabert@wcia.com ... [Published WCIA 3 - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Twitter
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

A peek past Election Day

ILLINOIS -- With the November election fast approaching and the chance for office-holders to change, taxpayers may be wondering what the fall veto session will be like.ILLINOIS -- With the November election fast approaching and the chance for office-holders ... [Published WCIA 3 - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Election Day, Elections
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Search for suspect lasts hours

Update: 5:03 pmVERMILION COUNTY -- Police spent much of the day searching for a man who fled authorities on foot. It started Tuesday morning with a man wearing a stocking cap, driving a green Jeep, near Route 136.Police were in pursuit of the driver and ... [Published WCIA 3 - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Kid to Know shares coach's character at heart

CHAMPAIGN -- Central High School will be covered with all the good memories of Coach McClain thanks to this Kid to Know. Wayne McClain ended his long coaching career at Central. He was only there for one year before his death, but his influence will be ... [Published WCIA 3 - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola training reaches area first responders

CHAMPAIGN -- First responders are undergoing Ebola virus response training.CHAMPAIGN -- First responders are undergoing Ebola virus response training. 100 firefighters are attending a two-hour training session on what the virus is, how it spreads and ... [Published WCIA 3 - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Increased patrols work to keep campus safe

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- During the past two weeks, a dozen incidents of mob action and robbery have taken place on campus.UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- During the past two weeks, a dozen incidents of mob action and robbery have taken place on campus. Police ... [Published WCIA 3 - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Robbery, Strategy, Crime, Officer
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Manhunt underway

VERMILION COUNTY -- Authorities are searching for a suspect in a northeast rural area near Potomac.VERMILION COUNTY -- Authorities are searching for a suspect in a northeast rural area near Potomac. What the suspect is wanted for is unknown. It is known ... [Published WCIA 3 - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Acquisition, Police
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Farmers' futures look dim

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Farmers have seen record profits the past four years. But the future looks dim, especially for farmers who rent land. Right now, an acre rents for around $250 dollars in Champaign County. In the coming years, renters might see a loss ... [Published WCIA 3 - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: farmer, Soybean, Corn

Quotes

"For me it just goes back to other people before me," Zehr said of Arcola's football tradition.  "Everybody that's still around here who were part of building all that up."
"Something happened when it erupted in a ball of fire."
"The object was a rock the size of a baseball."
"Means testing so that Bill Gates who I'm sure would give up his social security benefits would be allowed to do so should be part of that debate,” Davis said."

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Elijah Thomas picks Texas A [Published WCIA 3 - 1 hour ago]
Cub Scouts injured during experiment [Published WCIA 3 - 1 hour ago]
A peek past Election Day [Published WCIA 3 - 1 hour ago]
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Kid to Know shares coach's character at heart [Published WCIA 3 - 2 hours ago]
Manhunt underway [Published WCIA 3 - 6 hours ago]
Ebola training reaches area first responders [Published WCIA 3 - 6 hours ago]
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