Matthew Hart is running out of options to prevent his son from being bullied
SPRINGFIELD - 37,000 taxpayer dollars buys 90 tablets for lawmakers.
From a chicken corsage making prom dates cringe around the country, to amazing pictures of a base jump from the tallest building in the world, we've got your Thursday Hot Shots.
The Young Athletes Special Olympics program celebrates their culminating event, and show how North Boone students benefit from the program.
It’s a mother's worst nightmare finding your three month old unresponsive after parent and baby lay down for a nap. It happened this week to a teen mother in Beloit and now police suspect the infant may have died of suffocation.
ROCKFORD - The tall task of eliminating abandoned properties in the Forest city just got a bit easier.
SPRINGFIELD - Illinois GOP leaders propose putting a cap on how long lawmakers can serve.
WTVO/WQRF - The Food and Drug Administration is making another attempt at regulating electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products.
WTVO/WQRF - Young people who smoke weed may be putting themselves at risk for heart disease.
WTVO/WQRF - GM'S recall crisis has taken a big chunk out of its first quarter profit.
WTVO/WQRF - You could soon see a lot faster access to online content - for a price.
WTVO/WQRF - A Chicago doctor was among three Americans killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning.
Stephenson Service Company shows how they ensure the safety of their employees and clients while more anhydrous ammonia scares are reported in the Stateline.
Help the Winnebago County Animal Services by adopting our pet of the week.
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ROCKFORD -- Six people in Rockford alone have died due to violent crime in these first few months of 2014. That's triple the amount compared to this time last year. Wednesday, the community came together to honor the victims of homicide, past and present, at the ninth annual Carol McFeggan memorial service.
Nearly ten million people took part in Rockford Park District recreational activities.
A failing Freeport middle school forces School Board Members to make a sweeping decision.
WTVO/WQRF - The ex-ISU President faces misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges.
From a reporter getting attacked during an interview to a hot air balloon ride landing in the middle of a street, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
ROCKTON - Dr. Robert Willis is on the move again.
BELOIT - A mother's worst nightmare is realized after she finds her baby dead in the middle of the night.
WTVO/WQRF - House Speaker Michael Madigan isn't leaving his post anytime soon.
CHICAGO - The governor provides a gift for one of baseball's most historic ballparks.
ROCKFORD - The final hurdle in East's bid for a new field house is cleared.
Our bond with pets is so emotional that it can be devastating to lose one. But when a police dog is laid to rest the entire law enforcement community pays tribute as it would to a fallen officer.
ROCKFORD - RVC and the YWCA team up for the 4th annual event.
BELVIDERE - The plant received a $1.3 million dollar rebate for its green efforts.
ROCKFORD -- This beautiful spring weather not only brightens your mood, but it literally improves your health.
From a high jump contest in the produce aisle of an Iowa supermarket, to a shocking big cat capture in India, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
The transportation of anhydrous ammonia could become an issue after 3 leaks in the past 24 hours occurred in Northern Illinois.
Rockford - A man reaches a plea deal with prosecutors for first degree murder.
GENOA - A truck hauling two anhydrous ammonia tanks flips over early Tuesday afternoon.
Transparency in government is State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka's goal. How will she accomplish it? By keeping track of every dollar, following exactly where it goes, and teaching other officials to do the same.
UPDATE: Investigators one step closer to finding out who may have been behind Sunday's deadly hit and run.
WTVO/WQRF - Jack McCullough is making a play to get out of prison early.
ROCKFORD: Investigators declare Beverly Gritzmaker's death a homicide.
ROSCOE - A truck that carries fertilizer for farms tips over.
ROCKFORD - A man is blindsided and shot Monday night.
ROCKFORD -- Airfest unveils new entertainment, Monday after the annual event was canceled last year.
ROCKFORD - Blackhawk Park Avenue joining the construction party by putting closures in place.
The Text-A-Tip program helps Winnebago County with the fight against drugs.
ROCKFORD - A jury reaches a decision in the Lorenzo Kent murder trial.
ROCKFORD - Police provide an update on the 18 year-old victim.
State's heavy tax burden means 'tax freedom' won't come here for another week.
ROCKFORD - An intense situation for a police officer disarms a suspect.
ROCKFORD - The man convicted of killing an 18 year-old at a gas station learns his fate.
ROCKFORD - Drivers get a very small break from high gas prices.
Two of the children critically hurt.
Two of five motorcyclists were struck and killed by a Nissan SUV in a hit and run accident Sunday night.