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High Taxes in Tough Times

Updated: 05/12/2009 - While home prices are coming down, property taxes are going up. 23 News Reporter Adam Behrman shows us why we're paying more money for cheaper houses.

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Police Week honored in stateline

Updated: 05/13/2009 - Police officers throughout the country and here in the stateline are honored for their service today.

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Cheerios Health Claims Criticized by FDA

Posted: 05/12/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators are scolding the maker of Cheerios, saying it made inappropriate claims about the popular cereal's ability to lower cholesterol and treat heart disease.

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Jarrett Says Olympics Waiver Allows Transparency

Posted: 05/12/2009 - A senior adviser to President Barack Obama says a White House waiver allows her to lead the federal government's efforts to bring the 2016 Olympics to Chicago with transparency.

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Dropping Tax Revenue Equals Growth in Huge State Deficit

Posted: 05/12/2009 - It's no big surprise that state tax collections are dropping because of the economic recession. A new report says that means Wisconsin's massive budget deficit is even bigger than recently reported.

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Civic Group Criticizes Quinn Spending Plan

Posted: 05/12/2009 - A respected Illinois civic group has announced its opposition to Gov. Pat Quinn's budget proposal. The Chicago-based Civic Federation says the plan would take more money from taxpayers without fixing state problems or spelling out the details of a massive public works program.

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Illinois Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

Posted: 05/12/2009 - Officials say a 23-year-old Illinois Army National Guard soldier has died of a non-combat related injury in Afghanistan.

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Changes to the Nursing Shortage

Updated: 09/04/2009 - We've been hearing for years about the dangers of a nursing shortage, as the demand for medical services grows. But right now, the economy is driving down the need for nurses. However, in the long run the problem may become much worse.

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Freeport School Plan Update

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The vote's been taken and now the wheels are moving on a plan to re-shape the majority of Freeport schools.

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MetroCentre Gets More Help

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Rockford's financially-strapped MetroCentre gets another financial bailout at City Hall despite previous limits set by the city council.

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Woman to testify in Sheley case

Posted: 05/11/2009 - A terminally ill woman will testify this week against a man accused of going on a killing spree in Illinois and Missouri.

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