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Mighty X Ministries Gives Ex-offenders A Second Chance

Updated: 07/02/2009 - For years Rockford has struggled with its crime rate that trails only Chicago among Illinois cities. The Forest City has made some improvements to get violent offenses under control, but there's still work to be done.

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Baby floats recalled due to drowning hazard

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Before you head to the pool with your little ones, we've got an important safety warning. The government has issued a voluntary recall of about four million inflatable baby floats due to a drowning hazard.

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Spokesman: SIU Complies With Admissions Subpoena

Posted: 07/02/2009 - While Southern Illinois University has complied with a federal subpoena from prosecutors investigating ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich, two other schools haven't.

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McFeggan Found in Wisconsin

Updated: 07/02/2009 - After two days at large, Thomas McFeggan is found at a campsite in Wisconsin.

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Budget Stalemate Means Child Care Cuts

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The budget stalemate means big problems for local social service agencies. Many Rockford parents are now facing a serious dilemma, as their child care support gets the axe.

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Dr. Sheffield Takes Over District 205

Updated: 09/04/2009 - There's officially a new leader at the top of District 205. Dr. LaVonne Sheffield took over the superintendent's spot Wednesday.

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U.S. auto sales fall in June

Posted: 07/01/2009 - June was another dismal month for the U.S. auto industry, but analysts say sales were better than expected, which could mean the industry is turning around.

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State Budget Message

Updated: 09/04/2009 - “The State is without a budget for Fiscal Year 2010. Until a budget is in place, the State has very limited authority to pay its vendors and grantees. The State, however, will continue to operate and provide essential services..."

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Youth Services Network

Posted: 06/30/2009 - The budget ax from Springfield is starting to bleed in the Stateline even as Illinois lawmakers hammer out a final budget plan.

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Rockford Papa John's robbed

Posted: 06/30/2009 - The man who police say robbed the Papa John's at 1601 Harrison Ave. is still on the loose.

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