A Belvidere boy with a serious heart condition is recognized for his generous heart.
Five finalists have been named for the unexpired 67th District State Representative term that was formerly held by Chuck Jefferson. More>>
The Rockford University's Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence received a check for $22,950 from the Barber-Colman Management Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. More>>
A new program will help provide more options to people with developmental disabilities. More>>
More than 30,000 people in Boone, Winnebago and Stephenson Counties do not have their high school diploma or GED, according to recent data. More>>
The state of Illinois' pilot medical marijuana program is expected to get underway in 2015, but it might be several months in to the new year before qualified patients will be able to buy anything.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing voters to weigh in on whether Illinois millionaires should pay more income tax.
The Better Business Bureau has a warning for prospective job-seekers: Pay close attention to the jobs you might be applying for.
Project Facelift brings together about a dozen Rockford organizations including Kids Around the World, CCS Youth Build, Engage, and a variety of churches. More>>
Police in the Illinois capital are trying to find who put an improvised explosive device in downtown. More>>
A Rockford man faces an aggravated criminal sexual assault charge and other charges after being discovered by a Loves Park police officer with a teenager in a motel room. More>>
Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato gave an important message to students at Haskell Elementary — don't bully. More>>
The mother and father of a Beloit baby testify they were given "pain pills" by Kristen Smith, before authorities say Smith kidnapped the infant and made an ill-fated attempt to escape with the child. More>>
The Janesville Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying suspects in an armed robbery at the Baymont Inn, located at 616 Midland Road.
Wisconsin school districts have spoken out against Gov. Scott Walker's recent statement asking the state Legislature to repeal Common Core. More>>
A spokesman for Hamas is rejecting the claim by a senior PLO official who said he was speaking in the name of Hamas when he proposed a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza.
According to GasBuddy.com, it's down over a nickel just over the past week.
A Kane County judge has ordered a fitness test for a prisoner who escaped while being transported from a mental health facility. More>>
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