Posted: 11/21/2013 - In appreciation of the excellent care given to LaVada Johnson by Wesley Willows staff, three $1,000 educational scholarships have been established in memory of LaVada Johnson by husband Bill Johnson and daughter Lori Burke.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - One of the largest free Thanksgiving dinners in the Rockford area takes place at Court Street United Methodist Church every year. To make the feeding of hundreds of the homeless possible again in 2013, the Church is looking for volunteers and donations.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - At its November 19 meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the 2013 tax levy.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - A known member of the Vice Lord street gang has been arrested after police executed a search warrant in the 800 block of Royal Avenue in Rockford.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - Another man is charged with failing to report abuse or neglect after a teacher at a Dixon school allegedly sexually abused a 16-year-old boy.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois unions are planning an intensive lobbying push in opposition to a developing plan to deal with the state's $100 billion pension crisis.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - EVANSTON, Ill. -- A group pushing to establish term limits for Illinois lawmakers says it's more than halfway to its goal of putting the measure on the 2014 ballot.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - Wildlife biologists will examine the remains of a cougar found on a farm near Morrison in rural Whiteside County in an effort to learn more about the animal’s recent history and origin, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois horse racing industry is presenting a plan to save its 2014 racing schedule.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - ROCKFORD- Videos from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania show teenagers partaking in a game that is being called "knockout".
Posted: 11/21/2013 - DETROIT -- Kia Motors Corp. is recalling nearly 80,000 minivans in the U.S. because a suspension part can break and cause drivers to lose control of the vehicles.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - WASHINGTON -- President Obama has written a letter to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, saying the U.S. will continue to respect "Afghan sovereignty" under a new security agreement.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - With a unanimous vote, the Oregon District 220 School Board voted to approve a resolution that should lead to increased safety and an improved learning environment at District 220 schools.