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Bill Ayers To Speak At FSU

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Vietnam War-era radical and Chicago professor Bill Ayers is scheduled to speak at Florida State University, an invitation that has rankled area conservatives.

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Cheese value drops 40 percent

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Wisconsin's 15,000 dairy farmers are struggling with declining milk prices caused by a dramatic drop in the price of cheese.

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Burris to Stay in Chicago as Attys Head to D.C.

Posted: 01/12/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris plans to stay in Chicago Monday while attorneys head to Washington to urge the Senate to accept his appointment to fill the seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.

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Blagojevich Health-Care Questions

Updated: 01/11/2009 - One issue State Senators will tackle is whether Blagojevich did in fact try to shake down a Chicago hospital executive in exchange for campaign contributions.

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Rockford Pastor Says Farewell

Posted: 01/11/2009 - A local church is bursting with pride of its own, and some sadness as its senior pastor bids farewell.

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Quinn Writes Op-Ed Piece

Posted: 01/11/2009 - Today the Chicago Tribune published an op-ed piece written by Pat Quinn with a few ideas on how he'd like to clean up state government.

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Burris Might Join the Senate After All

Posted: 01/11/2009 - The State Senate will take up the governor's impeachment trial sometime after January 26th. As for the US Senate, Roland Burris may join them soon, after submitting new documents this weekend.

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Illinois Budget Shortfall

Posted: 01/11/2009 - Two days after the Illinois House votes to impeach Governor Rod Blagojevich, lawmakers head back to Springfield. And this time state senators will join them. But the legislature won't officially discuss Blagojevich's future. They're focusing on a nearly five billion dollar budget deficit.

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Shabbona Woman Struck by Train

Posted: 01/11/2009 - DeKalb County investigators are trying to figure out what caused a train to strike and kill a Shabbona woman.

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Morrissey May Appoint New School Board Members

Posted: 01/11/2009 - This vote will be one of the last for several Rockford School Board members. And when a new board is sworn in in the future, there's a chance they'd be appointed by Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey.

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Charter Schools vs. Home-Schooling

Posted: 01/11/2009 - It's decision time this week for the Rockford School Board on whether or not to accept the district's first charter school proposal. Supporters argue charters would draw in new students from private schools and homeschooling. 23 News reporter Alice Barr tested that theory out today with two Rockford homeschooling families.

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BBB to Use New Grading Tool

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The Better Business Bureau is trying to make it easier to determine who's worth our business.

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Rockford City Budget Examined by City Leaders

Posted: 01/10/2009 - All of this snow we've been getting is putting a major strain on the Rockford Department of Public Works. And now, city leaders are trying to figure out how to fix a 4.8 million dollar budget deficit without jeopardizing public safety.

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Rockford Weather Accidents

Updated: 01/10/2009 - Snow showers cause some minor accidents throughout the stateline today.

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Sauer-Danfoss Layoffs

Updated: 01/10/2009 - Another Freeport company falls victim to the failing economy.

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Analysis: Blagojevich Faces Tough Trial in Senate

Posted: 01/10/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich will face long odds, and perhaps some legal twists, in the Illinois Senate trial to decide whether he'll keep his job or be tossed out of office.

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Cell Phone Scam Hits Stateline

Posted: 01/09/2009 - The cons are trying to get valuable information like our social security and bank account numbers. But now the Federal Trade Commission is cracking down and warning callers not to be fooled.

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White Signs Document on Appointing Burris

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Secretary of State Jesse White, has signed a document that acknowledges a copy of the letter appointing Burris to the U.S. Senate is on file with the state.

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Rockford Heroin/Cocaine Bust

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Rockford Police bust three people with 119 grams of heroin and 77 grams of cocaine.

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