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Construction to Start Soon on Bypass 20

Updated: 03/11/2015 - According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, all traffic this summer will go on the new eastbound bridges, while the two westbound bridges are replaced as part of the $20 million project

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40 Rockford Cops Could Lose Jobs Due to State Budget Cuts

Updated: 03/10/2015 - Rockford's Police Department and other city services faces major cuts because a proposed decrease in state funding, but Mayor Larry Morrissey says he's doing everything he can to avoid that.

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BBB Warns "Malicious Tagging" Still a Danger for Facebook Users

Posted: 03/10/2015 - In recent months, several thousand Facebook users have been the victim of a scam called “malicious tagging”. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) urges everyone using Facebook to use caution when opening unexpected or suspicious posts, due to of the nature of the scam and the damage it can cause.

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Survey Ranks Top 10 Happiest Jobs in 2015

Posted: 03/09/2015 - Jobs site CareerBliss did the research and asked the questions of over 25,000 workers, coming up with the 10 happiest jobs in America in 2015.

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Healthy Rockford: Group Fitness Beneficial

Updated: 03/09/2015 - Now that we finally have some warm weather, we may soon be able to get outside and walk and that could be even more beneficial if we grab a friend.

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Building Being Demolished Catches Fire

Posted: 03/09/2015 - Investigators are trying to figure out how an abandoned Rockford building caught on fire while it’s being demolished.

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Man Stabbed at Rockford Public Library

Updated: 03/10/2015 - A 33-year-old homeless man is expected to survive after he was stabbed multiple times in the bathroom of the Rockford Public Library.

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The Literacy Council and Jersey Mike's Subs Team Up for March Month of Giving

Posted: 03/09/2015 - The Literacy Council (TLC), a local nonprofit serving adults working on improving their reading skills and English as a Second Language, has been selected as the benefactor by Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants located in Rockford and Machesney Park for the 5th fundraising campaign.

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Freeport Schools Pick New Superintendent

Updated: 03/09/2015 - FREEPORT (WIFR) -- The Freeport School District Board of Education voted to select Michael Schiffman as the new superintendent at a special meeting Monday afternoon to succeed Dr. Peter Flynn.

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