The United States Department of Education has granted the state of Illinois a waiver for No Child Left Behind. More>>
Two heroin overdoses within two hours of each other in Janesville spark concern. Janesville Police warn there might be a stronger batch in the Rockford-area. More>>
Public health officials are investigating a recent spike in mumps cases reported in central Illinois. More>>
Those hitting the road this holiday weekend didn't seem to run into many issues in their travels. More>>
A Rockton business wants to pay tribute to a local hero, but needs the community's help. More>>
While many may be traveling for the Easter weekend, some Rockford churchgoers made time to stop at a Good Friday service here in town. More>>
Rockford police apprehended six people during a prostitution sting on Friday. More>>
A voluntary, pilot program addressing heroin and other opiate addiction in Winnebago County is showing promising results, officials say. More>>
Illinois prison officials use an effective, but expensive, new drug to treat inmates suffering from hepatitis C, but aren't sure of the effort's total cost. More>>
More than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government to run their health insurance markets under President Barack Obama's health care law must decide if they want to take a crack at it themselves. More>>
A Stillman Valley High School student has been named the winner of the State Environmental Science and Natural Resource at the State FFA Proficiency Awards. More>>
For the 29th year, Rockford Urban Ministries held its Good Friday Walk for Justice, which visits 14 stops around Rockford to call attention to the plight of the city's less fortunate. More>>
The top ethics officer for the Illinois General Assembly is calling for stronger rules to govern lawmakers, including open records on when they recommend a constituent for admission to a university or for a job. More>>
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