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Protestors Voice Out in Rockford

Posted: 10/15/2011 - Rallying for government change, more than 120 members of Occupy Rockford took to the streets this afternoon. The group has held protests all week, but this time around, they had an opponent on the other side of the street: the Rockford Tea party.

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Mount Morris Clinic Holds Open House

Updated: 10/11/2011 - Ownership of a health care clinic in Mount Morris has switched hands, strengthening a partnership between a hospital and medical school.

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Six Injured in Saturday Morning Shooting

Posted: 10/08/2011 - Homes and cars were struck by gunfire early this morning in the 3300 block of Sunnyside Ave. in Rockford, as a violent confrontation resulted in gunshot wounds to several men and concerns for a local community.

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Ziosk Arrives at Chili's Bar and Grill

Updated: 10/04/2011 - The future of restaurant service has arrived at Chili's Bar and Grill, giving the customer control of their visit with the touch of a button.

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Local Swimming Pools Facing Shutdown

Updated: 10/03/2011 - Licensed swimming pools across the state are in danger of being closed. The reason: their suction systems.

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On Parole, Out on Bail; Burglar Continues to Strike

Updated: 10/11/2011 - A Rockford man has spent more than thirty years behind bars for burglarizing area businesses, but since he was released from prison Aug. 1 police say he's been involved in six more burglaries.

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Job Cuts Looming for Beloit Police, Fire

Posted: 09/26/2011 - Six firemen and six police officers are scheduled to be cut, as a part of Beloit’s 2012 budget. And neither department is going down without a fight.

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Drug Bust Update

Updated: 09/26/2011 - New information on the massive drug bust we first told you about on Friday. We now know Mexican drug cartels are involved in transporting $9.5 million worth of pot to Rockford.

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Churchill Park Demolitions Begin

Updated: 09/25/2011 - The demolitions of houses in the Churchill Park neighborhood continue this week, stemming from devastating floods in 2006.

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Kroger, Hilander Donate to Local Food Pantry

Updated: 09/25/2011 - Before the Kroger chapter of Hilander supermarket's history closes, the company had one more gift to give back to the Stateline community, approximately 12,000 to 15,000 pounds of food to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

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Angel Food Ministries Closes After 17 Years

Updated: 09/24/2011 - For the past 17 years, angel food ministries provided groceries to thousands of needy families, including hundreds in Rockford. That all came to an end this week as the non profit company closed their doors for good.

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Freeport Ahead of New Electricity Curve

Updated: 09/23/2011 - Buying electricity directly from suppliers may soon be an option in Illinois, and one local town is already ahead of the curve.

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Rockford Airfest Reacts to Deadly Air Show Crashes

Updated: 09/19/2011 - In a span of less than 24 hours, plane crashes claimed a combined 11 lives at Nevada and West Virginia air shows, leaving those in charge of Rockford's Airfest to take a close look at their own safety precautions.

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