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Jefferson Students Donate Blood

Updated: 11/18/2014 - More than 4,500 lives have been saved by blood donations from Rockford High School blood drives over the last two years, according to the Rock River Valley Blood Center.

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Brad Paisley to Perform at NIU Convocation Center

Posted: 11/18/2014 - Country music superstar Brad Paisley has announced the extension of his Country Nation World Tour which will include the NIU Convocation Center in February 2015.

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IDOC Releases Report On Dixon Warden Who Resigned

Posted: 11/18/2014 - DIXON, Ill. -- The Illinois Department of Corrections has released a report detailing a prison warden's attempts to inform officials about a sex offender living in her home.

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Illinois-Run Insurance Marketplace Final Try Ahead

Posted: 11/18/2014 - CHICAGO -- Illinois lawmakers may have one more chance to approve a state-run health insurance marketplace during the fall legislative session that starts Wednesday. But it could be an uphill slog despite new forces that change the political calculations.

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Lawmakers Discuss State's School Funding

Updated: 11/18/2014 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois House lawmakers are considering a proposed school funding formula that would direct more state money to poorer rural districts at the expense of wealthier suburban Chicago ones.

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Escaping a Life of Prostitution

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Human trafficking, which can include prostitution, is the second largest, fastest growing criminal industry in the world behind drugs. And we're seeing a lot of the crime on our own Stateline streets.

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UPDATE: Plan for Former City Hall in Freeport Coming By 2015

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Neighbors in Freeport weigh in on what should be done with the century old city hall building in downtown that's sat empty for three years. A recent study commissioned by the city found many people don't want the structure torn down but neighbors are split on city hall's future.

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Police Warn of Winter Car Thefts

Posted: 11/17/2014 - It's tempting to warm up our car before we leave home, but police warn if we're leaving our car unattended, even if it's in our driveway, there's a good chance it could be stolen.

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Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputies Test Body Cameras

Posted: 11/17/2014 - The August shooting in Ferguson has spurred police departments around the country to act fast and equip their staff with body cameras and here in Winnebago County, the Sheriff’s Office is following suit.

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Horse Drill Team Helps Veterans Heal

Updated: 11/16/2014 - Horse shoes are clackin' at the Bravehearts Therapeutic Riding Center in Harvard and veterans like Tim Stratton are using their spare time to heal.

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