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Illinois Medicaid Pushes Long-Acting Birth Control

Posted: 09/03/2014 - CHICAGO -- Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor, hoping to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies.

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Rockford Jet Repair Facility Could Become 787 Hub

Updated: 09/03/2014 - ROCKFORD, Ill. -- A jet repair and maintenance facility that Rockford International Airport plans to build will be large enough to handle some of the biggest aircraft flying, including Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.

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3 People Hurt in DeKalb County Crash

Posted: 09/02/2014 - The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on Baseline Road and Five Points Road near Kingston.

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How to Keep Data Secure in the Cloud

Updated: 09/02/2014 - It seems more people are using cloud services. Rockford University IT Director P.J. Way says many of us may not even realize it.

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Deputy Chief Retiring After Four Decades

Updated: 09/02/2014 - WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- A local detective officially says good-bye to a job he's called his life for the last four decades.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss Jobs, Veterans

Posted: 09/02/2014 - CHICAGO -- Illinois gubernatorial candidates are making post-Labor Day appearances with Gov. Pat Quinn publicizing efforts to spend only a minimum wage salary and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner hammering the Chicago Democrat's record on veterans.

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Climatologist Says August Warmed Up in Illinois

Posted: 09/02/2014 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Illinois state climatologist says that after a cooler-than-usual July the summer finally turned warmer in August. And the season has been one of the wettest on record.

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NIU to Honor Brigham Through Athletes' Uniforms

Posted: 09/02/2014 - DEKALB, Ill. -- Northern Illinois University says its student athletes are honoring a former athletic director by wearing his initials throughout the school year.

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