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Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Beloit

Updated: 02/11/2015 - Two people were arrested on drug charges after the Rock County Sheriff’s Office searched a home as part of an investigation into the sale of heroin in Beloit.

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Rockford Native Serves Aboard USS George Washington

Updated: 02/11/2015 - A 2013 Hampshire High School graduate and Rockford native currently serves aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington, stationed at a U.S. Navy base located 35 miles south of Tokyo.

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Parolees Changing Their Lives

Updated: 02/10/2015 - There are still a large number of parolees who are released to the streets of Rockford and find themselves right back in jail. However, there are efforts to help these people get back on track.

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Celebrate the Snow with Rocktown Adventures

Posted: 02/10/2015 - With a grand total of 11.9 inches of snow for the Rockford region this past weekend, and likely more on the way, there’s no better time than the present to check out Rocktown Adventures.

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NBC Suspends Brian Williams for 6 Months Without Pay

Posted: 02/10/2015 - NBC says it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War.

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Teen Reunited with Guitar

Updated: 02/10/2015 - “Guitar Hero” is no longer just a video game for a Rockford teen after his instrument goes missing, lost while driving across town.

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UPDATE: Teen Found Guilty in 2013 Murder

Updated: 02/10/2015 - A Stephenson County jury finds 18-year-old Traveontaye Berry guilty of first degree murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm in the 2013 shooting of Carl Green Jr.

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Workshops Scheduled on Vacant Property Assistance

Posted: 02/09/2015 - ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The city of Rockford and HomeStart will be hosting two free informational workshops this week on transforming a vacant house into a new home.

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Sports Complex Demo Work Begins

Posted: 02/09/2015 - Work on a $24 million sports complex is getting underway in Rockford. It’s a project that’s expected to improve the downtown area for families.

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Sports Facility Breaks Ground in Loves Park

Updated: 02/09/2015 - Ground was broken on a 16,000 square foot building on Windsor Lake Parkway that will be used primarily as a training complex for Bison Baseball, an Illinois traveling youth baseball team.

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Healthy Rockford: Learning to Plank

Updated: 02/09/2015 - Trainers at FitMe Wellness say we can shape up our stomachs by trying a hover or a plank during commercial breaks.

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