Posted: 05/02/2006 - Back in 18-58 Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were heating things up in their debates for the U-S Senate.
Posted: 05/02/2006 - An early spring brought happiness to some but misery to the estimated 40 million people suffering with allergies, and here in the stateline the wheezing and sneezing began weeks ahead of schedule.
Updated: 05/02/2006 - Hundreds of thousands showed up for a protest in the streets of Chicago Monday. Closer to home, a march in support of fair immigration laws fell through.
Updated: 05/02/2006 - He is a third generation Marine who signed on the dotted line immediately after graduating from Harlem High School in 2003.
Updated: 05/02/2006 - One of the top five experts, in regards to student achievement, gives advice.
Updated: 05/02/2006 - Rival gangs in Rockford are flexing their muscles.
Updated: 05/02/2006 - America's immigrants were making their voices heard by protesting in huge numbers all across the country.
Updated: 05/02/2006 - It's the 5th murder in Rockford in eight days. A cab driver was shot in the head and killed around 10 p.m. Sunday night.
Posted: 05/01/2006 - On Monday the city of Belvidere felt the effects of a nationwide economic protest.
Updated: 05/01/2006 - There's a growing shortage of qualified skilled workers who are applying for manufacturing jobs in the stateline. Now, a new initiative called "manufacturing boot camp" is creating an opportunity for potential employees to get the skills they need to get hired.
Posted: 05/01/2006 - ROCKFORD – Building on efforts to reduce mercury emissions and protect the public health, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Doug Scott announced a new initiative to expand the collection and recycling of climate control thermostats that contain mercury switches.
Posted: 05/01/2006 - As a company that traditionally makes products for the metal working industry, Deveco did not have a clear idea of how to introduce its new bio-based cleaning product to the general public.
Updated: 05/01/2006 - Police say a man shot in Rockford Sunday night is lucky to be alive
Updated: 05/01/2006 - A taxi driver is shot and killed on Rockford's west side Sunday night.
Updated: 05/01/2006 - Officials gear up for a massive event to support immigration reform.
Updated: 05/01/2006 - A Rockford man learns his fate.
Posted: 04/30/2006 - Gunfire and squealing tires interrupt an otherwise peaceful evening. Nobody was injured, however according to local residents, today's shootout was indicative of a larger problem in the area.
Posted: 04/30/2006 - A gas station on Auburn Road in Rockford is no longer open. Police say it is a haven for illegal activities such as drug dealing as well as a recent shooting. Police say for every step forward the station took in making itself a safer place, it took two steps backward.
Posted: 04/30/2006 - Rockford police conducted alcohol compliance checks at 18 different gas stations. The checks were to determine whether or not the stations were following local laws prohibiting minors from purchasing alcohol.
Updated: 04/30/2006 - The Winnebago County Board voted this week to allow an ethanol plant to be built on the southwest side. This has some residents fearful for their safety.
Updated: 04/30/2006 - Badges, bikes and bars, that's how many see the Police Department, but new Police Chief Chet Epperson wants to change that. He wants a department that works closely with its residents.
Updated: 04/28/2006 - Two more people have died from suspected heroin overdoses in Rockford this week.