Posted: 5:17 PM - A 24-year-old man is going to prison after robbing a Machesney Park man at gunpoint earlier this year in response to a Craigslist ad.
Posted: 5:15 PM - A small amount of mercury was spilled this afternoon at Flinn Middle School when a teacher dropped a handheld mercury thermometer in a classroom
Updated: 5:53 PM - The North Boone Education Association will announce whether it will issue a “Notice of Intent to Strike” on Thursday, December 12, 2013.
Posted: 1:43 PM - Officials at OSF HealthCare have announced that the new OSF Medical Group – Rockton/Roscoe office is now open.
Posted: 1:29 PM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A major credit-rating house has taken a more positive outlook on Illinois debt than it has in years after last week's pension-reform vote.
Posted: 12:35 PM - A Rockford man is in jail after a police investigation into reports of several drug sales on the city’s east side.
Posted: 11:37 AM - A Rockford man, 34-year-old Robert Gray was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.
Posted: 9:54 AM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Pat Quinn went without a paycheck for months to make the point that lawmakers needed to pass a pension reform bill. Now he's seeking to make sure the successful effort will pay off for his re-election bid.
Posted: 8:27 AM - SPRINGFIELD (AP)-- Illinois fire officials are offering tips for a safe holiday season.
Updated: 8:15 AM - JOHANNESBURG-- World leaders and joyous South Africans have gathered to honor Nelson Mandela at a Soweto soccer stadium
Posted: 2:55 AM - The Arc’s Great Home Giveaway has evolved into the Great Dream Machine Sweepstakes!
Posted: 12/10/2013 - he Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) will award a $10,000 each to the Discovery Center Museum, Klehm Arboritum and Botanic Garden, and the Natural Land Institute for completing the Carroll H. Starr (CHS) Endowment Challenge Incentive Program at a press conference this Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Discovery Center Museum, 711 North Main Street in Rockford.
Posted: 12/10/2013 - The Boone County Sheriff's Office recently completed extra patrols for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - Gary Caruana's campaign has challenged the petition turned in by fellow Republican Dave Fiduccia.
Updated: 10:08 AM - A Rockford man has been sentenced to 17 months in Federal Prison for wire fraud.