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'Granny Hair' Trend Growing

Posted: 05/20/2015 - While many people try to hide their gray hair, others are going gray on purpose. It’s all part of a growing trend known as “granny hair.”

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Brass Vases Vanishing from Cemeteries

Updated: 05/20/2015 - It’s a problem many cemeteries across the country have to deal with – people stealing metals from graves in order to make a quick buck.

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Rock County Offering Life Jacket Loaner Station

Posted: 05/20/2015 - The Rock County Sheriff’s Office has teamed up with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to offer the “Kids Don’t Float” life jacket loaner station.

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Tax Policy Groups Support Services Tax in Report

Posted: 05/20/2015 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Two tax policy organizations with distinct views have released a joint report explaining why taxing more consumer services would help stabilize Illinois tax revenue.

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Two Attempt To Rob Rockford Bank

Updated: 05/20/2015 - ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Police are searching for two men who they say attempted to rob a Rockford bank.

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Guilty Plea in Janesville Homicide

Updated: 05/20/2015 - A man charged with killing his girlfriend in Janesville a year ago has pleaded guilty to the homicide in an agreement with prosecutors.

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Findings of Report on Medical Care in Illinois Prisons

Posted: 05/20/2015 - CHICAGO -- A new report by a court-approved medical panel sharply criticizes health care at Illinois prisons, though the state Department of Corrections disputes many of its conclusions. It was filed in Chicago federal court late Tuesday night in a class-action suit against the agency that oversees 49,000 inmates at 25 prison facilities. Here some of its findings:

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Cancer Donations Didn't Go to Patients

Updated: 05/19/2015 - Disturbing allegations are out surrounding a handful of cancer-related charity organizations run by a Tennessee man and his family.

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UPDATE: Winn. Co. Board Members Oppose RHA Proposal

Updated: 05/22/2015 - UPDATE (WIFR) -- Three Winnebago County Board members stand up against the Rockford Housing Authority, saying they're against a plan to bring a government-funded development to a neighborhood just off East State Street.

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UPDATE: Meijer Opens in the Stateline

Posted: 05/19/2015 - More than 500 workers officially clock in at the area’s first Meijer store with dozens of families filling up their carts with items from the retailer.

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