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Rockford Murder Victim Identified

Updated: 05/13/2016 - The Winnebago County Coroner's office has identified the latest murder victim as 36-year-old Percel Bruce. The coroner says he apparently died from a gunshot wound to the head.

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Grant to Food bank Helps Stock Shelves

Posted: 05/20/2009 - A 10,000 grant to the Northern Illinois Food Bank is helping local feeding sites stretch their budgets and stock their shelves.

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Belvidere Chrysler Plant Layoffs

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Chrysler announces the indefinite layoff of nearly 1,000 employees at the Belvidere Assembly plant.

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Hurdles for an All-Boys Charter School

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Debate over Rockford's fourth charter school proposal takes a surprising turn Tuesday night as a state law may make it more difficult for the Sigma Beta Leadership Charter School to educate boys only.

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Rockford Casino & Local Business

Updated: 05/19/2009 - State lawmakers continue to debate adding three new casino licenses in Illinois, including one for Rockford. Some local business leaders have mixed opinions on what a Rockford casino would mean for area businesses.

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A Look at Illinois Swine Flu Cases

Posted: 05/19/2009 - The tally, as time goes on, will show largely the most serious cases because doctors are following the state's recommendation to test only severely ill patients. The virus has turned out to be milder than initially feared, so many mild cases may not be counted.

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Obama Wants Increased Fuel Efficiency, Less Smog

Posted: 05/19/2009 - President Barack Obama has announced a new fuel and emission standard that he says will, at last, put the United States on the road to a cleaner environment and better fuel efficiency.

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Teen Shot in Beloit

Updated: 05/19/2009 - A 17-year-old woman was shot last night in the 1400 block of Randall Ave. in Beloit.

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Rockford Leaders Rethinking Agency Funding

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Rockford city council members are worried the 2010 budget year will be even worse than 2009 and Monday night some aldermen issued a warning that all city-funded agencies can expect fewer dollars next year.

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Woodward Eliminating Jobs in Rockford, Rockton

Updated: 05/19/2009 - A local business has moved from job attrition to job elimination. Woodward Turbine Systems says its 1,400-member local workforce has been reduced.

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Finding Jobs

Updated: 05/19/2009 - As thousands here in the Stateline search for jobs in this tough economy, many are hitting hurdles when it comes to the requirements.

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