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2nd Workshop To Train on Heroin Overdose Revesal Drug

Updated: 11/09/2014 - Heroin overdoses continue to take lives in the Stateline; there have been at least two dozen heroin related deaths in Winnebago County this year. One local group has kicked off an ongoing program to help families avoid losing a loved one to an overdose.

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Blackhawk Technical College Helps Job Hunters

Posted: 11/08/2014 - A lot of adults and teens are searching for a job, and on Saturday a local college offered job hunters a chance to develop skills to use on their search.

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Janesville SWAT Team Holds Practice Drill at City Hall

Updated: 11/08/2014 - Officers sweep the five floors of Janesville City Hall on Saturday looking for an active shooter and treating wounded victims along the way. It’s all a drill for first responders to practice tactics, in case of a real emergency.

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Dixon Man Arrested for Child Porn

Posted: 11/07/2014 - A 38- year-old Dixon man is in jail after police say he tried to meet young girls on the internet to sexually abuse.

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Solar Plant Opens in Rochelle

Updated: 11/07/2014 - ROCHELLE (WIFR) -- The Earth's resources are not unlimited and businesses around the world are coming up with new ways to cut back and save money. One local government is thinking ahead and adding renewable energy to help power some of its utilities.

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Three Plead Not Guilty in Fatal Crash

Posted: 11/07/2014 - ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The three men accused of killing a Rockford attorney while running from police say they aren't guilty.

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Former Village Trustee Sentenced for Sexual Assaults

Posted: 11/07/2014 - BOONE COUNTY (WIFR) -- A former Poplar Grove village trustee has been sentenced to over four decades in prison for sexual assault charges involving a victim under 13 years old.

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Loves Park Man Arrested on Harassment Warrants

Updated: 11/08/2014 - Several local families breathe a sigh of relief knowing the man who's allegedly been taunting their teens on Facebook is off the internet and in a jail cell.

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Uber Car Service Looking to Come to Rockford

Posted: 11/17/2014 - An alternative to taxi service that’s been spreading worldwide could soon make its way to Rockford, that is if lawmakers don’t enforce more regulations on company drivers.

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Shooting Suspect Arrested in Beloit

Posted: 11/06/2014 - Three local agencies work together to arrest a man they say is to blame for several shootings in South Beloit and Beloit over the past two months.

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Burglar Busted By Bar Owner

Posted: 11/06/2014 - A local bar owner stands up to the man police say was trying to steal from his business.

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Machining Shop Earns Green Award

Posted: 11/06/2014 - A new wildlife reserve is just one way a Rockford machining company is working toward becoming more environmentally friendly.

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