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Illinois Makes $47 Million on Dillinger Film

Updated: 06/18/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Some 70 years after John Dillinger pumped anybody who got in his way full of lead, a movie about the bank robber's life pumped nearly $47 million into the Illinois economy.

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DNR: Hunters Killed 451,885 Deer in 2008

Posted: 06/18/2009 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin wildlife experts say gun and archery hunters killed just under 452,000 whitetail deer last year.

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Total Jobless Rolls Drop Sharply

Posted: 06/18/2009 - The total number of people on the unemployment insurance rolls has dropped for the first time since early January, while first-time claims for benefits rose slightly.

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Bachman Set for Arraignment

Posted: 06/18/2009 - A suburban Chicago man accused of planning to use deadly puffer fish toxin to kill his wife and collect $20 million in life insurance is headed for arraignment in U.S. District Court in Rockford.

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Roscoe Pond Update

Updated: 07/22/2010 - As summer nears, the Village of Roscoe hopes to avoid another tragic pond drowning that took the life of a local teen last Labor Day.

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Coupon Alert

Updated: 09/04/2009 - A tried and true way to save money in a tough economy is clipping coupons. Because of the Internet, however, a savvy consumer no longer has to wield a pair of scissors in order to reap rewards. The popularity of online coupons is on the rise and the Better Business Bureau offers the following advice for identifying a deal and avoiding deceptive offers.

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Feds Release Details on High-speed Rail Funds

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The Obama administration has released criteria for $8 billion in stimulus money for high-speed rail that appear to give front-runner status to projects in the Midwest and California.

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Cherry Valley Interchange Changing

Updated: 07/23/2010 - The Illinois Department of Transportation, located in Dixon, announces that a lane closure will be installed on I-39/US 20 over Harrison Avenue in Cherry Valley near the tollway in the northbound direction.

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Disability Parking Abuse

Updated: 09/04/2009 - You can now report disability parking abuse through the Secretary of State’s Web site.

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Sweeping Financial Regulation Changes

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The Obama administration has unveiled a sweeping regulatory overhaul that it hopes will restore confidence in the U.S. financial system and prevent a repeat of the worst crisis to hit Wall Street in seven decades.

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Rockford Airport Lands Grant

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The Rockford Airport will get over $1.5 million for master plan updates and cargo apron improvements.

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RFD Gets Major Federal Funding Grant

Posted: 06/17/2009 - [WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $2,738,572 in grants to two Illinois airports. “Today’s grants will allow the airports in Rockford and Marion to make needed improvements and upgrades to help them serve travelers more safely and efficiently,” said Durbin. The following airports will receive funding under today’s announcement: · Chicago / Rockford International Airport, Rockford: $1,680,109 in funding to update the airport master plan study which was last completed in 1973. The funding will also be used toward the costs of airport’s cargo apron needed to accommodate cargo demands at the airport; · Williamson County Regional Airport, Marion: $1,058,463 in funding to begin construction of a west parallel taxiway for Runway 2/20 which will eliminate the need for aircraft to taxi on the runway.

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Winnebago St. Viaduct Closure

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The Winnebago Street Viaduct between Cedar St. and Cunningham St. will be closed to traffic from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM on Thursday, June 18, 2009.

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"Day Trips" return to Rockford Airport

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) announced that “Day Tripping” has returned to the citizens of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.

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NASA Cancels Shuttle Launch

Posted: 06/17/2009 - NASA has called off Wednesday's launch attempt for space shuttle Endeavour because of another hydrogen gas leak.

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Freeport Magnet School Theme

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The focus of curriculum for Freeport’s first magnet school is up in the air as some stateline parents contemplate their decision for the 2010 school year.

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