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Local Hancock Fabrics Stores Closing

Updated: 8:11 PM - Both Hancock Fabrics stores in Rockford and in Machesney Park are closing after the company recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Trump, Sanders Take New Hampshire

Posted: 7:10 PM - The New Hampshire primary winners are Donald Trump on the Republican side and Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race.

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Phone Book Recycling

Posted: 9:18 AM - The delivery of new phone books to Rockford residents is expected to start the week of February 15, 2016 and will continue until April.

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Public Can't Attend Obama's Speech At Illinois House

Posted: 8:08 AM - A spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the public will not be able to attend when President Barack Obama delivers a speech in the Illinois House chamber on Wednesday.

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Rockford Rejects Grant Partnership with RHA

Posted: 02/08/2016 - The Rockford Housing Authority wanted to gain support from city council for a loan it wants to apply for, which could improve the neighborhood surrounding Brewington Oaks, but aldermen say "no thanks".

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Drug Arrest Made after Routine Traffic Stop

Posted: 02/08/2016 - A Rockford man is in custody after a routine traffic stop for registration violation turns into a drug arrest as a K-9 unit is called to the scene this morning.

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Barry Manilow to Perform in Rockford

Posted: 02/08/2016 - Barry Manilow has announced that he is re-launching his multiple-city ONE LAST TIME! Tour and will stop in Rockford at the BMO Harris Bank Center on March 26 at 7:30 p.m.

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Three Teens Arrested After Short Police Pursuit

Courtesy: MGN Online

Posted: 02/08/2016 - Three Rockford teens are in police custody after allegedly stealing a car and Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies say it’s not the first time some of the suspects have been in trouble.

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