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Search and Rescue Volunteers Train in Boone County

Updated: 10/18/2014 - There's a downed helicopter somewhere outside of Belvidere and Jim Wresch and his team are in search for the fallen chopper and it's beacon. This is just a drill, but Wresch says these exercises are crucial for when something real happens.

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Illinois Unemployment Falls again, to 6.6%

Posted: 10/17/2014 - The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment in the state continued to drop in September, falling to 6.6 percent.

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WI Gov. Walker requests Ebola travel ban

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Republican Gov. Scott Walker is calling on the federal government to institute a commercial travel ban for West African countries affected by Ebola.

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Illinois to Create Statewide Ebola Task Force

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Illinois' public health chief says Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered the creation of a statewide task force meant to strengthen the state's response to any arrival of the Ebola virus.

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Balloon Launch for Student with Cancer

Posted: 10/17/2014 - A Stateline girl has been battling cancer for the last year and for her efforts, her school is declaring today “Samantha Day.”

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Liberian Speaker Talks Ebola at School

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Doctors at special facilities are treating two Ebola patients right now, while other cases are being monitored to make sure the disease hasn’t spread.

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1st Dallas nurse with Ebola arrives in Maryland

Posted: 10/16/2014 - The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man at a Dallas hospital has arrived in Maryland for treatment at a specialized isolation unit.

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Freeport Leaders Looking Into Limiting Video Gaming

Updated: 10/17/2014 - As video gaming continues to grow in the Stateline, more local governments are looking at ways to control the growth so there isn’t a gaming parlor on every street corner.

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