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Therapy dogs bring comfort to children and others in Winnebago County courtrooms

Testifying in a courtroom can be an incredibly stressful and intimidating experience for many people, especially children.  But there's a few new workers at the courthouse hoping to ease this experience one tail wag at a time.


Spring snow for Saturday

A WINTER STORM WATCH will be in effect Friday evening through Saturday morning for accumulating snow, strong winds, and difficult travel conditions at the start of the weekend.


UPDATE: Missing Janesville woman found safe

The Janesville Police Department is asking for the public's help locating 21-year-old Annelise Wolf.


Winnebago County sees decrease of population for the past 7 years

New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau this morning reveals a population decrease in Winnebago County.  


Starbucks unveils 'Crystal Ball' frappuccino

Starbucks has a new sugary concoction called the "Crystal Ball" frappucino. 


John Dowd, lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe, leaves team

President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the Russia investigation has left the legal team. 


Man faces multiple charges after hit and run arrest

A 30-year-old Rockford man faces multiple charges after police catch him after a hit and run, according to a news release from the Rockford Police Department. 


Police: Wisconsin man exceeded 160 mph on Indiana Toll Road

A Wisconsin man faces a reckless driving charge for allegedly driving in excess of 160 mph on the Indiana Toll Road.


2 juveniles arrested after overnight shooting

The Rockford Police Department has arrested two male juveniles after a shooting late Wednesday night.  


Rockford Police respond to shooting on Eastmoreland Avenue

Rockford Police officers respond to a shooting in the 1500 block of Eastmoreland Avenue


Chase Rice and Nelly to headline Old Settlers Day in Rockton

The Old Settler's Days lineup is out. Chase Rice will perform with Steve Moalker at 8:00 p.m.


One hurt in crash on I-39

A driver is taken to the hospital this morning after two trucks collided this morning, but is expected to be OK. The crash has caused traffic delays on I-39 as well. 


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