Posted: 03/06/2006 - CHICAGO (AP) -- A former right-hand man for state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka claims she told him she wanted documents relating to a controversial hotel deal shredded.
Posted: 03/06/2006 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Closing arguments are under way in the racketeering and fraud trial of former Gov. George Ryan.
Posted: 03/05/2006 - According to court documents, a veteran Rockton police officer instructed a 17-year-old girl to lie.
Posted: 03/05/2006 - BMX, Lexus earn top honors in crash test.
Posted: 03/05/2006 - Former Governor George Ryan's racketeering and fraud trial heads into a new phase this week.
Posted: 03/05/2006 - Sunday events cancelled due to snow.
Posted: 03/04/2006 - Two Chicago papers endorse Republican candidate's for Governor.
Posted: 03/04/2006 - A rural Kingston resident is forces to hit the panic button.
Posted: 03/04/2006 - There's a different kind of school that's gaining popularity throughout the country. On Saturday local residents worked on starting a charter school in Rockford.
Posted: 03/03/2006 - It may seem like just a little thing a flight from the Chicagoland area to Denver. It happens every day, but it's much more than that. It's the Rockford Airport stepping out a bit from the shadows of Midway and O’Hare.
Posted: 03/03/2006 - The mayor announced new leadership to bring more people and more money to the forest city.
Posted: 03/03/2006 - DELAVAN, Wis. (AP) -- The Geneva Lakes Greyhound Track will end simulcast racing April first.
Posted: 03/03/2006 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- A third member of the Illinois hate crimes commission has resigned over a Nation of Islam official's membership on the panel.
Posted: 03/02/2006 - One man takes two shots to the upper torso while another man's house is caught in the cross fire.
Posted: 03/02/2006 - Last Friday, we told you about one Rockford neighborhood on the southeast side that's been the target of increased gang graffiti, buildings, fences and street signs heartlessly spray painted. But this week, Rockford Police nabbed five suspects.
Posted: 03/02/2006 - FREEPORT AQUIN HIGH SCHOOL IS VANDALIZED OVERNIGHT AND ALL 160 STUDENTS weRE SENT HOME Thursday morning.
Posted: 03/02/2006 - Festival Airlines says it will begin commercial flights later this year to vacation destinations in North and South America.
Posted: 03/02/2006 - The EPA says a local feedlot is polluting local streams.
Posted: 03/01/2006 - While Winnebago County residents debate the proposed ethanol plant for their county, construction is well under way on an even bigger ethanol plant in Rochelle. The Rochelle plant, however, did not create as much controversy as the proposed plant in Winnebago County.