Posted: 5:27 PM The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Updated: 4:44 PM A majority of the conditions which resulted in the implementation of the No Wake order on the Rock River north of the Auburn Street Bridge in Winnebago County have subsided.
Posted: 4:27 PM The Senate has approved a plan that would ban the use of cell phones while driving.
Posted: 3:51 PM Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced today that 33-year-old Jamie Dock was sentenced today to 375 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections in front of Judge McGraw after being found guilty after a jury trial on July 11, 2012 of charges of Armed Robbery (2 Counts) and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault (4 Counts).
Posted: 3:44 PM Habitat for Humanity Boone County proudly broke ground on their fifth house at 707 Chicago Street on May 22nd.
Posted: 3:27 PM Attorney General Lisa Madigan today urged Illinois residents who want to donate to charitable efforts to help the victims of Monday’s devastating tornado in Oklahoma to watch out for fundraising scams by con artists seeking to exploit the disaster for their personal profit.
Posted: 1:48 PM The Obama administration has named a private attorney and former federal prosecutor to head the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago.
Posted: 1:38 PM Stateline couple, Brad and Sarah Lewis, are coordinating a donation drive for the victims of the recent tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
Updated: 12:30 PM Der Rathskeller restaurant says their gnome has come home.
Updated: 9:54 AM Former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson is being given an honorary law degree by Northern Illinois University.
Updated: 9:54 AM Wisconsin motorists won't have to worry about possible traffic delays when traveling during the Memorial Day weekend.
Updated: 9:28 AM Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says legislation allowing the carrying of concealed guns will get a vote Friday.
Posted: 8:53 AM WAUKEGAN, Ill. -- A substitute teacher accused of making a threatening telephone call to a school board member during a teachers' strike has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.
Updated: 12:50 PM ROCKFORD (WIFR) - Westbound traffic is closed at the intersection of Interstate 90 and East State Street due to a car accident.
Posted: 8:06 AM MANITOWOC, Wis. -- The city of Manitowoc has received a $1 million grant from the federal government to clean up properties with environmental contamination.
Posted: 7:30 AM CHICAGO -- The population of Chicago has climbed but it climbed slower than any major city in the United States.
Posted: 5:45 AM WOODSTOCK, Ill. -- A 50-year prison sentence was handed a man convicted of killing an unarmed man lured to a McHenry County home for sex.
Updated: 7:51 PM The Illinois State Police (ISP) has released enforcement figures from the Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols which were conducted from May 16th through May 21st in District 16.
Posted: 4:07 AM MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Governor Scott Walker has announced a nearly $13 million effort to boost walleye production.
Updated: 7:49 PM The Rock County Sheriff’s Office recognizes that while the water levels on the Rock River are declining, questions remain about current road closures and sandbag disposal. At this time, residents of Rock County will be responsible for their own sandbag disposal efforts. Residents