Elgin police responded to Harriet Gifford Elementary School just after 10:00 a.m. Thursday morning for reports of a student bringing a handgun inside the building. More>>
Rockford educators hope a push for career readiness might be just what the area needs to transform itself into one of the nation's top cities. More>>
Students at Belvidere North joined an international effort this week to exercise students' technological brainpower. More>>
Shop Downtown Rockford is hosting the second annual Holiday Stamp-ede just in time to finish up your holiday shopping. More>>
Loves Park residents can take advantage of a new online tool that helps them keep track of local sex offenders. More>>
The Coronado Performing Arts Center is going back to its silver screen roots on December 14th. More>>
Illinois State Police have launched a website dedicated to information on the concealed carry application process ahead of the January 5th application posting date. More>>
A defense bill that would cover combat pay, new ships and aircraft, and address sexual assault in the ranks is close to passing the U.S. House. More>>
Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man whose body was discovered along I-88 last month, but say the investigation won't look into why his body was found 12 hours after motorists first reported seeing him along the highway. More>>
According to the recent Service Evaluation Survey sent out to Illinois school district superintendents, 65 percent of them think state funding for education is poor or needs improvement. More>>
A budget agreement between key Republicans and Democrats. Even President Barack Obama was on board. All without anyone threatening to repeal this or shut down that. More>>
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