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Epperson Talks About Police Response

Posted: 08/30/2014 - Rockford police say they're learning from Ferguson, Missouri. Five years ago Rockford Police were in a similar situation after the deadly officer involved shooting of Mark Barmore.

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Improvements to Pedestrian Safety Along East State Street

Updated: 08/29/2014 - Last week, a 35 year-old man from Scotland was hurt in a hit and run accident in the same area along East State Street. He's in serious condition at OSF. The city of Rockford and Winnebago County are working together to put sidewalks near the intersection of Bell School Road and East State. One hotel manager says it's a crucial decision.

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Still No Arrest in 2012 Fatal Hit and Run

Updated: 08/29/2014 - Charges still haven't been filed in a hit and run that left a Rockford father dead two years ago. The family of Michael Steines says they just want justice for their brother as the anniversary of his death arrives.

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Illinois Halts Roadwork to Speed Labor Day Traffic

Posted: 08/29/2014 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Department of Transportation says it will suspend non-emergency roadwork over the Labor Day weekend to help reduce congestion and speed traffic.

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NFL increases penalties for domestic violence

Updated: 08/28/2014 - NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Obama Weighs Options for Targeting ISIS Group

Posted: 08/28/2014 - President Barack Obama says degrading Islamic State militants is going to require a "regional strategy" and assistance from partners in the Middle East.

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Labor Day Weekend Travel

Updated: 08/28/2014 - More than one million people are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend which means we’ll be paying a little more at the pump. However, experts say it’s still about 10 cents cheaper than what we paid this time last year.

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State of the Schools: Boone County

Updated: 08/28/2014 - Two school districts in Boone County are showing some growth, more students are graduating and fewer kids are dropping out.

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