Posted: 03/21/2014 - Lawmakers in Springfield are considering whether to require prescriptions for some common medicines as they look to solve the methamphetamine problem in Illinois.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - After nearly eight and a half years Executive Director for the Rockford Public Library, Frank Novak, will be leaving to assume the duties as the new Director for the Huntley Area Public Library District in Huntley, Illinois.
Updated: 03/21/2014 - A government watchdog says more than 20,000 taxpayers have been targeted by fake IRS agents in the largest phone scam the agency has ever seen.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois education officials say districts could be forced to lay off thousands of teachers and borrow money to stay afloat if proposed budget cuts take effect next year.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - SPRINGFIELD (WIFR) -- Two Illinois state senators are introducing legislation to make another Illinois university a Big Ten school. They say it will keep tuition low and retain home-grown talent in Illinois.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - CHICAGO -- A new survey by a Chicago-based nonprofit group finds Illinois has more than 96,000 people working in clean-energy jobs, and the number should top 100,000 this year.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - CHICAGO -- Illinois officials are reminding people without health insurance to sign up for coverage before the end of the month to avoid facing a tax penalty.
Posted: 03/20/2014 - If you think your grocery bill is higher than normal, you’re right.
Posted: 03/20/2014 - Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling children's bed canopies because of a strangulation risk.
Updated: 03/20/2014 - Hononegah student Sam Collins was named to the 2014 Illinois High School Association’s All-State Academic Team.
Updated: 03/20/2014 - An Illinois Supreme Court ruling may mean more than 100 inmates serving life sentences without parole may be released early from prison.
Posted: 03/20/2014 - WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says the United States is levying a new round of economic sanctions on individuals in Russia, both inside and outside the government, in retaliation for the Kremlin's actions in Ukraine.
Posted: 03/20/2014 - ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The city of Rockford is looking for a new contract to buy electricity.