A northern Illinois man is dead after a crash in Stephenson County. More>>
13 News has confirmed a Northern Illinois University employee in charge of testing campus water has been placed on paid administrative leave after officials learned he did not test for certain contaminants for almost two years. More>>
Illinois State Police are investigating a semi-truck rollover. More>>
Winnebago County Deputy Chief Dominic Iasparro confirms he is retiring after 43 years in local law enforcement. More>>
A commercial jetliner which disappeared from radar over western Africa just 50 minutes after takeoff this morning, has crashed according to an Burkina Faso airport official. More>>
A Rock Falls man -- wanted for attempted murder in a hit-and-run that injured a Sterling pedestrian -- was arrested in Corpus Christi, TX. More>>
Terence Doddy was arraigned in his second murder case Wednesday.
Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program.
It's the first day of class in Rockford. Don't panic parents you didn't miss it, it's for Haskell Elementary, the year round school. More>>
A Loves Park veteran who gives away free American flags every Memorial Day has raised $4,000 for a fund to keep the tradition going after he dies. More>>
Superintendent P.J. Caposey says students and the community deserve to return to schools that have immaculate facilities despite district-wide budget reductions. More>>
Congress will hear testimony Wednesday detailing how undercover investigators used fake identities to get taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law.
Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.
A promise to help with tuition for a promise to go to college in the community. More>>
The Dick's Sporting Goods chain has laid off 478 Professional Golfers' Association teaching pros months after the company reported that sales of golf gear are dwindling. At least one of those professionals is from the East State Street location in Rockford. More>>
Here in Northern Illinois, an organization called BraveHearts provides life-changing care in a way many have never seen. More>>
Two crashes on an Illinois interstate this week kills five. Although it happened 100 miles from Rockford, a local hospital says it was called in to help. More>>
One Byron family says medical marijuana may save their daughter. More>>
An RV caught fire in the driveway of a Roscoe home Thursday afternoon. More>>
Rockford Police have arrested a man for several break-ins in the city. James Moore is charged with two counts of residential burglary and filing a false report of a stolen car.
Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers. More>>
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has announced his resignation following turmoil in government. More>>
The Rockford Police Department is asking for the public's help to find the person or persons responsible for a shooting on the city's southeast side. More>>
Six members of the same family, including an 18-month-old boy, were killed after an Israeli air strike hit a refugee camp early this morning. More>>
Rockford Police and Fire Departments will hold the 1st annual Rockford Safety Camp for Kids with the Rockford Park District. More>>
A Poplar Grove woman is arrested in connection with a drug related death from 2013. More>>
Rockford Police arrested a man Wednesday for a series of home break-ins in a historic neighborhood. More>>
Twenty additional counties have been removed from the late-winter deer hunting season.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine. More>>
Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.
A new government study says many kids don't have an accurate idea of their own weight, and many of them are obese young people who view themselves as normal.
The man charged with the Colorado theater massacre is returning to court for the second day of hearings about what kinds of experts can testify at his trial.
Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash have left the embattled eastern Ukraine today.
A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of Asia.
A Rockford man has died following a motorcycle crash in Laona Township. More>>
A semi-truck driver involved in a Will County crash that killed four people has been charged.
A Rockford woman who has dedicated her life to helping others gets a special honor for her good deeds. More>>
The hottest day of the summer brings in a season high attendance at Magic Waters in Rockford. More>>
Your dog's love for exploring could lead to some health problems down the road.
This time last year the Rockford region saw 50% more potholes, despite the recent harsh winter. More>>
The cities of Rockford and Loves Park are contracting with a new electricity supplier beginning in September.
Belvidere Police have arrested a man for aggravated battery of a child. A 7-month-old child remains in critical condition.
A $1 billion highway construction program for the state includes money to resurface a portion of Interstate 39. More>>
Two federal appeals courts today have issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue. The rulings came within hours of each other. More>>
The Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times, allegedly by classmates trying to please a fictional online character, has received a military Purple Heart from an anonymous donor.
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