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Protecting Dogs from the Heat

Updated: 07/17/2015 - We are in the midst of what could be our hottest stretch of weather in years. That's why one local animal shelter is keeping dogs inside where it's cool.

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Walmart Employee Protects Family

Updated: 07/11/2015 - Angelica Meraz didn't know if fireworks or gunshots were going off while shopping with her family at the Walmart near east state street Thursday night..

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Local McDonald's Sets 30-Minute Dine-In Time Limit

Updated: 07/11/2015 - Customers using drugs, people fighting, telephone harassment. Police say those are just some of the calls they're responding to at a local McDonald's. Now the restaurant is firing back, telling customers they aren't allowed to spend more than thirty minutes inside the business.

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Black-Faced Lawn Jockey Creating Controversy

Updated: 07/02/2015 - There have been calls from multiple people, including the city's mayor, for a Black lawn jockey to be removed from the Oregon City Commissioner's yard.

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Meeting to Hear Education Concerns

Posted: 06/27/2015 - The Illinois State Report Card says almost 50 percent of kids across the state are ready for college, but only 28 percent are ready here in Rockford.

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Janesville Police Host Block Party to Improve Relationships

Posted: 06/25/2015 - Some local families say they fear the police and as officer involved shootings cause tensions to rise across the country. Departments nationwide and here at home are trying to improve their relationships with the people they serve.

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Local Nonprofit Helping Foster Kids

Posted: 05/10/2015 - There are about 1,300 kids currently in foster care in Winnebago county. That's according to the Department of Child and Family Services.

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