Updated: 04/22/2005 - The University of Illinois' newest trustee says the debate over Chief Illiniwek is a "distraction and a waste of time."
Updated: 04/22/2005 - An animal rights group says wild horses rounded up on federal land out West were sold for slaughter earlier this month to a commercial packing plant in DeKalb.
Updated: 04/21/2005 - Buddhists are celebrating the Year of the Rooster.
Updated: 04/20/2005 - The Illinois chapter of the nation's largest teachers union is participating in the federal lawsuit over the No Child Left Behind Act.
Updated: 04/20/2005 - An early morning house fire claims the life of a Rockford woman.
Posted: 04/20/2005 - A 14 and 15-year-old are shot on Rockford’s west side.
Updated: 04/19/2005 - President Bush may have picked up some ideas for his own library and museum after visiting the state's new Abraham Lincoln Museum Tuesday.
Updated: 04/19/2005 - For more than two decades, he has been the cardinal in charge of Vatican doctrine.
Updated: 04/19/2005 - The faithful and the curious are visiting a wall on a Kennedy Expressway underpass in Chicago, where some say they've seen an image of the Virgin Mary.
Updated: 04/18/2005 - Monday's vote by the 115 crimson robed "princes" of the Catholic Church is one steeped in tradition. The world is watching, and one local priest talked to 23 News about the significance of this historic event.
Updated: 04/18/2005 - The manufacturing picture in Rockford is getting rosier. Hamilton Sundstrand landed a multi-billion dollar contract last year to supply parts for Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner.
Posted: 04/18/2005 - An eight hour standoff and police raid fails to uncover a 25-year-old man wanted in connection to the shooting of a North Carolina police officer last week.
Posted: 04/18/2005 - A family member of a man wanted for attempted first degree murder speaks out about Saturday night's unsuccessful police raid.
Updated: 04/18/2005 - The Keye Mallquist Neighborhood Watch Group kicks off their one-year anniversary with a special cleanup.
Updated: 04/17/2005 - City neighborhood groups are opening a storefront for grassroots leaders to share ideas and concerns.
Updated: 04/17/2005 - One man from Caledonia is dead after colliding with a semi truck.
Updated: 04/15/2005 - Two men have been charged with over 27 crimes in relation to the kidnapping and murder of 19-year-old Elgin man David Steeves.