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Pack the Parks Preview

Updated: 10/31/2008 - The fight to save nearly a dozen state parks in Illinois heats up again this weekend with rallies across the state.

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Prescription Drug Card

Updated: 10/31/2008 - Winnebago County just announced a new program to help all of us cut down on prescription medication costs.

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Former Mayor of Niles Pleads Guilty in Scam

Posted: 10/31/2008 - The former mayor of the Chicago suburb of Niles has pleaded guilty to taking more than $420,000 from an insurance agency in a kickback scheme.

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Halloween Nutrition

Updated: 10/31/2008 - For a parent, Halloween can be fun but stressful all at the same time especially if we're trying to watch our kids weight.

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Rockford Police Bust Two with Crack Cocaine

Posted: 10/31/2008 - During a search at 928 8th Ave., officers recovered suspected crack cocaine, cannabis, money, drug packaging material and other items indicative of drug sales. Two of the subjects were arrested and lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

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Byron Station and Twelve Taxing Bodies Reach Tentative Agreement

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Exelon Generation and the twelve taxing districts that receive property tax revenues from Exelon's Byron Station agreed on a tentative plan that can provide the tax districts $122.7 million dollars for the 2008-11 tax years.

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Halloween Drunk Driving Spike

Posted: 10/31/2008 - With Halloween falling on a Friday this fall, AAA is warning that can lead to what it calls a "frightening" spike in the number of drunk driving deaths.

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Rockford Movie Theaters Closing

Updated: 11/02/2008 - Two Rockford theaters are closing, one of them Thursday night, that's the most affordable ticket in town.

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Targeting Rockford Parole Violators

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Right now there are about 800 criminals out on parole in Rockford, more than a thousand in the whole county. Many of them will reoffend while on parole. Rockford's police chief believes cracking down on those violations is key to our safety.

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Rockford Early Voting

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Thousands of stateline voters have taken advantage of casting their ballots early and tonight early voting comes to an end.

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Loves Park Mock Elections

Updated: 10/30/2008 - If it was up to students at Loves Park Elementary, Barack Obama would be the next President of the United States.

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Alpine Construction Complete

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Resurfacing of parts of Alpine Road started in September and the city announced today construction is complete.

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Chrysler-GM Update

Posted: 10/30/2008 - With car sales across the country slowing down, American automakers could soon find themselves running on empty. Two of Detroit's "Big Three," General Motors and Chrysler, are still in merger talks as they struggle for survivial.

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Lobbyist Connected to Rezko is Indicted

Posted: 10/30/2008 - A lobbyist connected to convicted political fundraiser tony rezko, has been indicted. Seventy-three-year-old William Cellini Sr. is accused of conspiring with rezko to extort money for an unnamed public official.

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Police Release Identity of Man Killed by Train

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Police tell us 37 year old Robert Crimmins was walking along the railroad tracks just north of 11th Street, when he was struck by a Canadian National freight train.

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Voters Flood Polls on Last Day of Early Voting

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Illinoisans have been lining up all day to cast ballots on the last day of early voting. Election officials estimate nearly 10,000 people voted in Chicago and suburban cities during the first hour polls were open.

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Exxon Mobil Breaks Record

Updated: 10/30/2008 - One company that is holding strong in a struggling economy is Exxon Mobil. The oil giant set a record-breaking profit, earning nearly $15 billion last quarter.

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Springfield Insider Cellini Indicted

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Lobbyist-businessman William F. Cellini Sr. has been indicted on charges that accuse him of conspiring with convicted influence peddler Tony Rezko to extort money for an unnamed public official.

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