Police arrived to learn that a 20-year-old man was shot and had been taken to a nearby hospital by a friend.
Dezarae Sewell, 19, has died 10 days after being shot in the head on Oakley Street. Her boyfriend told Eyewitness News that he was the intended target since he was a gang member.
SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers take aim at your child's bedding.
Rockford - Four friends fed up with talks of how dirty and crime ridden the Forest City is start 'Clean the Rock' movement.
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Machesney Park - Flames erupt at a shop on Product Drive. The cause is under investigation.
Disaster relief efforts end Saturday but team members feel the town is slowly getting back to what it once was.
Team Rubicon leaving Saturday, DeKalb County leaving Monday
One tornado victim reached out to the Chicago Bears to see if they could come lift their spirits. They came and did much more.
Using data to devise better ways to cut down on repeat offenders.
ROCKFORD - U.S. Cellular announced today they'll donate $10,000 to the local Boys & Girls Club to focus on science, technology, engineering and math programming for area youth.
BELOIT - The delivery driver was hit in the head by a handgun by one of three suspects during the robbery in the 1000 block of Summit Ave. early Friday morning.
After more than 5 years doing mornings, the Chief Meteorologist for 'Eyewitness News' will be making a transition to the evening broadcast.
Residents slowly starting to rebuild after EF4 tornado
A dua ceremony, part of Muslim tradition, was held for Moheb Diab to honor his memory while his accused killer James Doyle was in Winnebago court.
FAIRDALE - The Chicago Bears have announced that the team will donate $100,000 to local tornado relief and three players will come to the stateline to support victims tomorrow.
From an incredible nature show involving a volcano to a wild animal rescue of an elephant stuck in mud, we've got your Thursday Hot Shots.
Rockford region about to pass 150,000 residents employed.
SYCAMORE - Timothy Barber, 51, is charged with criminal sexual assault and has been banned from Southeast Elementary where he worked as a custodian.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The White House announcing today that two innocent men were killed during a counterterrorism raid in January.
CHAMPAIGN - Biden will be on campus celebrating the "It's On Us" campaign.
ROCKFORD - An opening date for the grocery stores is set for May 19th, but today the gas stations located at the stores open for business.
Four men from the Chicago area are charged for operating a marijuana growing operation at the old Asher Tools warehouse in Rockford.
ROCKFORD -- Picture after picture shows the faces of those who died at the hands of violence in Winnebago County.
With the new money available, the Beloit Police Department plans to hire more officers for their impaired driver program.
From a dramatic subway rescue to a unique and playful online cat camera, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
Prosecutors confirm fire was started by marijuana grow operation.
MACHESNEY PARK - James Doyle, 25, has been charged with the murder of Moheb Diab.
WTVO/WQRF - 95,000 children studied for more than 11 years reveals no link between vaccines and autism.
OREGON - The 2015 Most Endangered Historic Places list is made to focus attention on sites threatened by deterioration, lack of maintenance, insufficient funds or inappropriate development.
WTVO/WQRF - The event is celebrated by more than a billion people in 192 countries around the world today.
Stateline protesters take to Rockford streets to make what they call a visible stand against racism, in the light of more incidents involving black men being killed by police.
A tornado victim shares his experience when the 1967 tornado hit Belvidere, in which he lost everything he had except his family.
Oregon -- Ogle County Board give a special thank you to Ava Mirtoski, making May 7th 'Ava Mirtoski Day'
23-year-old male was a victim of prank known as "swatting."
Search warrant revealed drugs, weapon and cash according to Sheriff's Office.
WTVO/WQRF - Blue Bells Creameries is recalling all of its products over lisertia fears.
ROCKFORD - The new restaurant that that will open in June will be called "Fresco at the Gardens."
Rockford-State Representative John Cabello pushing an amendment that would put that solely in hands of board of fire and police commissioners.
FAIRDALE -- A Stillman Valley man was caught stealing nearly $2,000 worth of donations
ROCHELLE - A GoFundMe page raised over 11 thousand dollars. But it's not too late to donate!
From an amazing chopper sea rescue to a photo bombing Dad, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
BOONE COUNTY - A woman killed in a crash near mile marker 29 on I-90 on Saturday has been identified as Shavon Smith, 29, of Rockford.
FAIRDALE - Richard Burtch, 44, of Stillman Valley was caught in possession of loads of items that were donated to Fairdale residents.
DEKALB COUNTY - The Illinois Department of Transportation has reopened Route 72 through DeKalb County and the Village of Fairdale.
CHAMPAIGN - The Vice President will travel to the University of Illinois to deliver remarks about the importance of preventing sexual assault on college campuses.
UPDATE -- The Winnebago County Coroner has completed an autopsy on Ivan Torres-Espinoza.
ROCKFORD - Due to increased calls for open burning complains every Spring, the Rockford Fire Department has released guidelines for what's allowed within the city.
BOSTON - Security is expectedly tight at this year's "Super Bowl for runners."
WTVO/WQRF - A new CNN poll suggests Clinton holds a commanding lead for the Democratic nomination while Bush leads Republican candidates.