Beer could become the new identity of the Rockford region. The industry is growing and so is the demand. More>>
A Kane County judge has reduced the sentence for a DeKalb County man convicted of aggravated DUI in the 2013 crash that killed 11-year-old Matthew Ranken of Sycamore.
A Freeport man accused in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend pleads not guilty. More>>
This weekend, you can help make the greater Rockford area a better and cleaner place to live. The annual Great American Cleanup starts Saturday, April 26.It's an anti-litter campaign that people across the world participate in. Last year more than 1,000 people in the Rockford area pitched in to pick up trash and plant trees. There are cleanups happening all across northern Illinois. Click Here for more information on helping the Great American Cleanup in your area. More>>
Rock Valley College has been hosting events throughout the week to take a stand against racism, wrapping things up with an open mic at the Stenstrom Center Thursday afternoon. More>>
The Health Care Council of Illinois hosted an event in Rockford Thursday to call for the creation of a bill of rights for nursing home residents. More>>
Corn farmers in Illinois and other key grain states are off to a sluggish start. More>>
Students in North Boone CUSD 200 put their athletic skills to the test during the Special Olympics Young Athletes program Thursday. More>>
A 44-year-old Beloit man was arrested Wednesday for his seventh Operating While Intoxicated offense. More>>
The $2.5 billion I-90 Rebuilding and Widening Project is continuing with a shift of westbound traffic to the eastbound side of the road between the Elgin Toll Plaza and I-39 in Rockford.Work on that stretch of road is 50 percent complete and work on the eastbound lanes was completed last year. More>>
Unemployment rates fell last month in ten of 12 metropolitan areas in Illinois, and one of the larger decreases happened in Rockford. More>>
Health officials say measles is up — again — in the United States. More>>
A 32-year-old Freeport man was sentenced Wednesday to 51 months in federal prison for the preparation of fraudulent federal income tax returns. More>>
A controversial gun bill is making headlines in Georgia and around the country. More>>
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