Rockford-State Representative John Cabello pushing an amendment that would put that solely in hands of board of fire and police commissioners.
FAIRDALE -- After a Stillman Valley man was caught stealing nearly $2,000 worth of donations
ROCHELLE - A GoFundMe page set to expire tonight, has nearly reached its goal of raising $10,000 for tornado victims
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.
Dominic Williams, 21, is charged with armed robbery after police say he and an accomplice tried to rob three men in a driveway Sunday night.
ROCKFORD -- A fire causes hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to a Rockford business.
BELVIDERE - Thanks to an outpouring of support and donations, zoo officials say they'll open on time beginning Saturday, April 25th.
Rockford -- Holding out hope that their killer will one day be caught
Poplar Grove - Believed to have started in tree out front, quickly spread to attic.
Rockford-19 year old shot in the head on Rockford's west side.
Governor Bruce Rauner visited the city of Fairdale to console the tornado victim, asking them how he could get them back on their feet. He even helped feed the volunteers.
Rockford- A stateline doctor is facing more than two-dozen sexual abuse charges against him. On Friday the Winnebago County States Attorney held a press conference to inform the public of this case hoping that if there's more victims they come forward.
Police now say teen who reported sex assault in Turtle Creek Floodplain filed false report..
An amazing rescue on a subway platform caught on camera and a promposal by the police. We've got your Friday Hot Shots.
FREEPORT - Gregory Wortham, 49, faces domestic battery charges after locking a woman in a closet at this Freeport home.
78-year-old former leader of Chicago Archdiocese died of cancer.
ROCKFORD - Rockford Public Schools announce the appointments of three RPS 205 administrators to lead schools in the 2015-16 school year.
JANESVILLE - Sheli Ripp, 43, is recovering in the hospital after suffering injuries in a one-vehicle crash that led to her 5th OWI offense.
ROCKFORD -- Victims from the Stateline tornados getting a lot more support, all thanks to our viewers.
BELOIT - Pearlie Jackson, 50, a registered sex offender from Beloit was arrested after being found in the company of a 15-year-old runaway from Mt. Pleasant.
Machesney Park man not seen since Sunday.
New allegations add to growing list of charges against Dr. Charles DeHaan
A 19-year-old woman was shot in the head on Oakley St. around 8pm last night. She's currently in critical condition.
FAIRDALE -- Chilling new 911 phone calls lend a voice to the unimaginable scene after a tornado nearly wiped Fairdale off the map.
Thank you Stateline for your unbelievable generosity!
Rockford- Hundreds gathered at Giovanni's on Thursday to listen to the State of the County address. And, while Chairman Scott Christiansen admits there's room for improvement things are better than a year ago.
58-year-old Donna Osoria embezzled nearly $25,000 from county.
From a donut shot into space to a haircut artist you have to see to believe, we've got your Thursday Hot Shots!
WINNEBAGO COUNTY - Brandon Jansen, 23, of DeKalb was arrested for DUI after causing an accident Wednesday night.
WTVO/WQRF - The price of a barrel of oil hits its highest level all year.
ROCKFORD - An early morning fire leaves a local family without a home.
'Hub Strong' t-shirts and signs can be found all across Rochelle.
The EF4 Tornado was a crisis that tested first responders across the region. But they say educational conferences like the one on Wednesday helped them be prepared.
From a large message of love written in sand to a police chase involving a man on horseback, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
SPRINGFIELD - Governor Rauner announcing that residents affected by last week's tornadoes and severe weather will have extended time to file their taxes.
WTVO/WQRF - Click here for additional details on Red Cross outreach and volunteer sign up opportunities. Also included, where to drop off found victims' personal items.
ROCKFORD - A narcotics search in the 2000 block of 18th Avenue leads to the arrest of Peter Bryant, 31.
LOVES PARK - Joshua Meador, 27, of Westmont, Illinois was arrested after leading police on a foot chase through the North Suburban Library.
LOVES PARK - Zachary Rodriguez, 24, of Loves Park has been arrested after possessing nude photos of a 14-year-old girl.
WASHINGTON - A small helicopter landed on the Capitol's West Front this afternoon; the pilot has been arrested.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty this morning of first-degree murder.