Updated: 05/16/2005 - Illinois is one of three dozen states proposing substantial changes to the education requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Posted: 05/16/2005 - Loft and town home projects in the Mid-Town district are being made possible thanks to tax incentives.
Updated: 05/16/2005 - Former Illinois governor may run again.
Updated: 05/16/2005 - A former alderman's dream came true when a fire station was built in his ward.
Updated: 05/16/2005 - Hundreds of mourners filed past her open casket.
Updated: 05/15/2005 - A new movie theater opens in Machesney Park. The problem is the main entry is not open and movie-goes are forced to weave through a residential area.
Updated: 05/15/2005 - The body of one of two second grade girls stabbed to death in Zion this week was laid to rest Saturday.
Updated: 05/15/2005 - Area Republicans join forces to discuss the next election, which isn't even until next March.
Updated: 05/13/2005 - The Doyle administration says it could have been worse.
Updated: 05/13/2005 - A Freeport resident who recently won $37.5 million could be going to jail.
Updated: 05/13/2005 - Many Winnebago County residents would like to lift the two-year-old ban on burning leaves. Others say it is unhealthy.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - One man is behind bars charged on drug and weapons charges.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - Gov. Rod Blagojevich says new technology could be the deciding factor in whether Illinois' military bases stay open.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - Players could win $3.75 million in the Illinois Lotto Saturday because no one claimed Wednesday night's prize.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - A new business could bring 300 new jobs to our area.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - Chicago bans the use of cell phones while driving. Is Rockford next?
Updated: 05/12/2005 - Organizers are pushing to revamp and expand the site of the famous 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debate in Freeport.
Updated: 05/11/2005 - A Fortune 500 company is looking to build a new distribution center and Roscoe is on their radar map.
Updated: 05/11/2005 - Prosecutors say a 34-year-old man has admitted beating and stabbing his eight-year-old daughter and her best friend to death in the northern Illinois community of Zion.
Updated: 05/11/2005 - Fisher Price says two of its toys may be dangerous for children.