The future of sports during the pandemic remains uncertain across the state. That's after the CDC doubled down on its recommendation to cancel close-contact sports in areas with high transmission and when all players are not fully vaccinated. Local athletes say cancelling sports would be a detriment to their school experience.
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During the winter months, many car owners start their car to heat it up before heading out on their morning commute. But when walking away from those running cars, it leaves opportunities for people to take advantage. That's exactly what happened in Belvidere Monday morning.
Temples, synagogues and mosques are considered homes to those who practice Islam or Judaism. Many inside these places of worship say they feel fearful to practice their right especially after the Texas hostage situation.
According to Nicor Gas, its current prices (January 2022 - 61 cents per thermostat) are double than it was a year ago (January 2021 - 29 cents per thermostat). Experts say it's a national and global issue.
Lawmakers and Stateline agencies alike are now asking what can be done so social workers can do their job effectively.
Mayor's Office of Domestic and Community Violence Prevention Director Jennifer Cacciapaglia says about 60% to 75% of juvenile violent offenders have either witnessed or been victims of sexual or domestic violence.
SwedishAmerican Chief Nursing Officer and VP of Patient Services Ann Gantzer says the health system re-evaluates every two hours to see which patients can be moved to free up a bed. She says patients are staying in the emergency department waiting for a room, something the hospital normally doesn't do.
It's out with the old and in with the new for Shorewood Park. The City of Loves Park along with the Rockford Park District will get $800,000 to improve Shorewood's shoreline which sits along the Rock River. The park has suffered from erosion due to flooding for years.
FREEPORT (WREX) — Those in northwest Illinois in need of escaping the below freezing temperatures may have to look for other options. The only…