Updated: 06/24/2005 - Ex-gang members speak out on how the city is going in the wrong direction when trying to solve the violent crime problem.
Updated: 06/23/2005 - A later morning wreck involving a truck vs. motorcycle killed two at the intersection of Route 11 and Hanover Road.
Updated: 06/23/2005 - Thousands of Illinois students will soon have to take state writing exams again.
Updated: 06/23/2005 - People convicted of a crime using a firearm will get tougher prison sentences under two bills Gov. Rod Blagojevich signed into law Thursday.
Updated: 06/23/2005 - A new strategy being used in Chicago will put the faces of men charged with soliciting prostitution on a public website. Could this come to Rockford?
Updated: 06/22/2005 - The Winnebago County Health Department is offering meningitis shots Thursday.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - There's only one way to describe it; it's hot outside! Temperatures aren't expected to let up for days, but the heat isn't likely to keep our kids from venturing outside. Here are some tips to keep our kids cool.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - One man is injured in a two-car accident at the intersection of Bypass 20 and Irene Road in Boone County.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - A man who once led the state Board of Education is running for Governor of Illinois next year.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - The Village of Roscoe is still in the running for a Staples office supply distribution center.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - An accident early Wednesday morning sends two people to the hospital.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - Rockford Police say Elise Baker was a passenger in a car driven by 23-year-old Austin Davies.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - A Tennessee soldier who went to high school in Illinois has died during combat operations in Iraq.
Updated: 06/22/2005 - Rockford schools administration tries to keep truancy down by seeking the help of truant students.
Updated: 06/23/2005 - Over the next five years, it's estimated that 50,000 new visitors will come to Rockford with one exhibit in mind: Jane.
Updated: 06/21/2005 - A federal judge in Washington Tuesday ruled four elephants out of a herd of 12 can be transferred from a McHenry County circus-training facility to an animal foundation in Oklahoma.
Updated: 06/21/2005 - A former business executive who once led the State Board of Education says he's running for governor in 2006 with a focus on fiscal responsibility and ending what he calls "pay-to-play" politics.