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Rockford University celebrates President Head's retirement

Rockford University's 17th president took over when things were at their worst, and now, Dr. Robert L. Head says goodbye as things are at their absolute best.


In a special experiment, what happens when we take a group of pre-school age kids and show them old technology?


Democratic leaders in the Illinois General Assembly are congratulating their colleagues for adopting a partial-year budget plan but warn that serious work remains.



A man has been charged in connection to the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl back in May.


Construction begins in July on controversial South New Towne project


UPDATE: Man charged with first degree murder in woman's death


Fighting fires, doing time: The women’s inmate firefighting crew


Three arrested after search of Loves Park motel


Local leaders prepare for severe weather season


Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop


Neighbors on edge after woman murdered on Lapey Street


UPDATE: Man accused in fatal Loves Park stabbing pleads not guilty


The places where seeing a doctor costs the most


Gustafson's $5000 Shopping Spree Giveaway


Police reach out to locals with block party


UPDATE: Missing man found safe


Gorman & Company closes on financing for New Towne Drive residential community


Injuries soar during 4th of July weekend


Police find 12 puppies during search of Rock County home


Freeport Police reach out to community over pizza


Healthcare providers hope for budget agreement on eve of "Raunerversary"


14-year-old arrested after allegedly stealing car, fleeing from police


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