Posted: 7:34 PM - Bishop David Malloy said today he was not surprised that Time Magazine would select Pope Francis as its 2013 Person of the Year.
Posted: 7:31 PM - The Northern Illinois Workforce Alliance, in partnership with the City of Rockford, has been awarded a $1.2 million dollar grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to provide accelerated training in manufacturing tailored to the specific needs of area employers.
Posted: 7:15 PM - The Rockford Housing Authority has approved a 5-year contract to keep Metro Enforcement as the security for RHA’s complexes.
Posted: 5:15 PM - It’s the first bi-partisan budget agreement in over 20 years and local lawmakers just got a chance to look at the compromise.
Posted: 2:39 PM - BYRON, Ill. -- Officials with Exelon Nuclear are asking Ogle County to cut their tax assessment on its nuclear plant in northern Illinois.
Posted: 2:29 PM - Two people are in jail after police searched a residence in the 1000 block of Summit Avenue in Beloit.
Posted: 1:57 PM - The Community Snow Sculpting Contest has officially begun!
Posted: 1:53 PM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A study by a group of health organizations puts Illinois 32nd in spending tobacco-lawsuit money on smoking-prevention programs.
Posted: 9:46 AM - CHICAGO -- Illinois' child welfare agency says a spike in the number of children reported to have died of neglect might be the result of a change in reporting guidelines.
Posted: 8:45 AM - CHICAGO -- Federal officials say more than 7,000 Illinois residents applied and selected health insurance plans through the HealthCare.gov website in the first two months.
Updated: 2:19 PM - NEVADA-- A family is now safe after being stranded in the sub-zero temperatures of Nevada's northern mountains for nearly 2 days
Posted: 12/10/2013 - Illinois is among the states trying to land Boeing's new aircraft manufacturing plant.
Posted: 12/10/2013 - Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.
Posted: 12/10/2013 - Officials are gearing up for more snow on top of dangerously low temperatures in the Chicago area and north central Illinois.