Posted: 11:22 AM A Freeport store sold a winning ticket for the Thursday Lucky Day Lotto drawing, meaning someone in the area is going to be $375,000 richer!
Posted: 8:52 AM ROCKFORD (WIFR) - Police are recommending drivers avoid North Church Street from Reynolds to Salem streets after 12 p.m. due to the funeral of bishop emeritus Arthur O'Neill.
Posted: 8:17 AM WEST BEND, Wis. -- Felony charges have been filed against a Germantown man after more than 1,000 handmade explosives were found in a relative's home.
Posted: 7:43 AM WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than first thought. The gains trimmed the unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.5 percent.
Posted: 7:32 AM BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- A Black River Falls woman is charged with threatening Gov. Scott Walker's family.
Posted: 7:29 AM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is encouraging lawmakers to create a committee to study how Illinois funds education and recommend ways to improve it.
Posted: 5:35 AM OGLE COUNTY (WIFR) - A central Illinois man has been arrested after a rollover accident on Route 2 Thursday night.
Updated: 6:59 PM Jeremy Huart, 26, Westchester, Ill., was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 121 months in federal prison, to be followed by 25 years supervised release, for a second federal conviction of possession of child pornography.
Posted: 3:41 AM MADISON, Wis. -- An Illinois fugitive was arrested Thursday evening on a Madison highway after a daylong manhunt in south-central Wisconsin that drove several local schools to lock down for hours and left neighbors on edge, police said.
Updated: 6:55 PM University of Illinois Extension will be conducting emerald ash borer (EAB) homeowner workshops throughout northern Illinois. Extension educators will be presenting options available to homeowners to manage the threat of EAB.
Posted: 1:22 AM ROCKFORD (WIFR) - A Taco Bell in Rockford was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night.
Posted: 9:50 PM According to the University of Illinois Crop Sciences Professor Emerson Nafziger, corn that has been planted is struggling to survive because of soil conditions.
Posted: 6:18 PM An Oregon school district principal is living up to his word and sleeping on his school’s roof tonight.