Updated: 04/29/2005 - Dave Matthews Band will pay $200,000 to settle a lawsuit filed after one of its bus drivers dumped 800 pounds of human waste onto a sightseeing boat on the Chicago River.
Updated: 04/29/2005 - A Beloit woman was found dead by the cable man. Her two young children were still in the apartment.
Updated: 04/28/2005 - A seven-year-old girl cared for her baby brother for as long as two days while her mother lay dead in the family's apartment in Beloit.
Updated: 04/28/2005 - Alliant Energy reports a big drop in first-quarter net income Thursday.
Updated: 04/28/2005 - A man is in serious condition after being stabbed Thursday night.
Updated: 04/28/2005 - A Freeport man won $37.5 million on a lottery ticket, while the store who sold the ticket received $175,000.
Posted: 04/27/2005 - The statistics are startling: one in five teenagers who log in to an Internet chat room will receive unsolicited sexual communication.
Updated: 04/27/2005 - An alarming 9-1-1 tape is released, and the caller was found dead in Rockford.
Updated: 04/26/2005 - One stateline resident is now a new multi-millionaire.
Updated: 04/26/2005 - Imagine being told that your child may never be able to talk. That was the reality for a Rockford family when they learned their son had autism.
Updated: 04/26/2005 - Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey’s title is now official. The independent was sworn into office at City Hall Monday night.
Updated: 04/25/2005 - Mayor Morrissey starts working to fill campaign promises.
Updated: 04/25/2005 - Leaders at various city departments are unsure about their job security with mayor-elect Larry Morrissey taking over Monday night.
Updated: 04/25/2005 - Residents in Cherry Valley have to watch out for flushing signs this week.
Updated: 04/25/2005 - The era of Pope Benedict the 16th began Sunday.
Updated: 04/24/2005 - Police and fire departments are back to a house that has had numerous fires over the past few days.