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Killeen New U of Illinois President

Updated: 11/19/2014 - CHICAGO -- University of Illinois President Robert Easter says he looks forward to trying to retire for a second time now that his replacement has been named.

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Legislators Expected in Springfield For Session

Posted: 11/19/2014 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois lawmakers are expected in Springfield for one of two remaining legislative sessions under outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn's tenure.

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Lawmakers Discuss State's School Funding

Posted: 11/19/2014 - Illinois school officials are speaking out in both support and opposition of a proposal overhauling the state's school funding formula for the first time since 1997.

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Rockford Church Group Battles Prostitution

Posted: 11/18/2014 - There have been more than 75 prostitution arrests in Rockford this year, which is higher than the last two years. That's why a local church group is taking on the battle, to get victims of prostitution help.

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Rockford Police Need Your Help to Solve a Murder

Posted: 11/18/2014 - Rockford Area Crime Stoppers and the Rockford Police Department need your help to solve a murder which took place in the 4700 block of Javelyn Drive, at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 14th.

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Coalition Calls for Higher Minimum Wage

Posted: 11/18/2014 - After Illinois voters supported raising the minimum wage in an advisory referendum, a local group is calling for the Illinois legislature to take action.

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Jefferson Students Donate Blood

Updated: 11/18/2014 - More than 4,500 lives have been saved by blood donations from Rockford High School blood drives over the last two years, according to the Rock River Valley Blood Center.

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Brad Paisley to Perform at NIU Convocation Center

Posted: 11/18/2014 - Country music superstar Brad Paisley has announced the extension of his Country Nation World Tour which will include the NIU Convocation Center in February 2015.

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IDOC Releases Report On Dixon Warden Who Resigned

Posted: 11/18/2014 - DIXON, Ill. -- The Illinois Department of Corrections has released a report detailing a prison warden's attempts to inform officials about a sex offender living in her home.

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Illinois-Run Insurance Marketplace Final Try Ahead

Posted: 11/18/2014 - CHICAGO -- Illinois lawmakers may have one more chance to approve a state-run health insurance marketplace during the fall legislative session that starts Wednesday. But it could be an uphill slog despite new forces that change the political calculations.

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