ROCKFORD - A team of skilled workers coming to the aid of the local Salvation Army.
BOONE COUNTY -- After 42 years of service for Boone County and Belvidere police, one woman hangs up the headset.
ROCKFORD - A Rockford man is found guilty of home invasion and armed robbery.
ROCKFORD -- Illinois temporararily hiked income taxes to help pay its bills and is now even deeper in debt. So, should the tax hike be made permanent?
ROCKFORD -- The holidays are in full swing with folks running out to buy last minute gifts and snagging up some quality time with the family. But one local group wants you to keep in mind the real reason for the season, and their reminder couldn't be more convenient.
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It’s a simple tool to keep warm in winter, but a portable heater proved costly to one Stateline family.
From a woman who lost a bet and had to sunbathe outside in the Minnesota winter, to a camel beauty pageant, we've got your wild Wednesday edition of Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD – Evera Moreland's home has $60,000 worth of damage, and says she can't cover the cost of repairs because she doesn't have insurance.
State and local police will step up campaign to keep drunk drivers off the road over Christmas and New Year's holidays.
CHICAGO - Gov. Pat Quinn (D) wants to increase the state's minimum wage nearly 20%.
ROCKFORD - It's been no secret Rock Valley College President Dr. Jack Becherer is stepping down, but now we know when.
More details about the vehicle involved in a deadly hit and run on State Street have been released by Rockford Police.
Click on story for details on recalled pre-lit Christmas tree.
WTVO/WQRF - The state reverses its positions when it comes online only applications for concealed carry permits.
ROSCOE - Firefighters say a family was inside the home but got out safely.
WTVO/WQRF - Fraught with problems and holes - that's how Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart describes the system for conducting background checks for concealed carry gun permits in Illinois.
A month ago, Joey Davidson had a leveled home and a broken back. He talks about the slow pace of getting back to 'normal.'
WTVO/WQRF - After nearly two dozen drawings without a jackpot winner, two lucky Mega Millions players are America's next millionaires.
WTVO/WQRF - Illinois motorists might want to change their driving habits come Jan. 1 as new laws will go into effect come 2014.
ROCKFORD - A Rockford girl gets to party like a rockstar.
ROCKFORD - The murder trial for a man accused of gunning down a rockford teen is underway.
POPLAR GROVE -- A Poplar Grove puppy breeder is under investigation after some reportedly healthy dogs turn up dead.
From a gingerbread house so large they needed a foundation to hold it together, to a super cool surprise holiday marriage proposal, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
Prosecutors say 57-year-old Reva Vera used her position as a shipping manager to steal from employer
Although officials advise the large-scale project is not yet complete and ask that drivers use care.
WTVO/WQRF - Mega Millions lives up to its name as the jackpot increases again.
JANESVILLE - Quaker Steak and Lube will celebrate Festivus on December 23rd.
WTVO/WQRF - The battle for Iowa is considered a major one for the 2016 Presidential Election and one candidate may have the early nod.
WTVO/WQRF - The longest-running scripted sitcom in television history celebrates another birthday.
VATICAN CITY - The man many describe as a "humble" pope, celebrates his birthday the same way.
WTVO/WQRF - The rate of inaccuracies in the Obamacare Ennrollment website is declining.
FREEPORT - The city announces seven locations where residents can drop off their Christmas trees after the holidays.
WTVO/WQRF - Tollway drivers will get a nice little treat.
ROCKFORD - There's an old joke that starts out, "A pastor walks into a bar..."
ROCKFORD -- The family of a Rockford boy murdered back in the 1970's pleads with the public to keep his killer behind bars. Monday night, the family of Joey Didier got a little extra help from the city.
ROCKFORD - The Rockford Rescue Mission welcomes a prominent face today.
Agency says it's saved taxpayers a cool million in past three months
Head-on crash happened on Route 173 near Capron.
Death of popular DJ outside Rockford club in November remains unsolved.
The 'Des Moines Register' surveyed Iowa Republicans on which potential Presidential candidate is the most popular. The result was surprising.
A Rockford car crash claims the life of a woman.
A large industrial storage building catches fire overnight.
Horizon Supermarket has sold many winning lottery tickets.
NIU's Jordan Lynch takes third place in the Heisman voting.
Sports Director Scott Leber takes to the streets of NYC to see how many people know who Jordan Lynch is.
If you're looking for something to do this New Year’s Eve why not stay local and get a good laugh?
The Second of many Transform Rockford meetings was held Saturday afternoon.
ROCKFORD -- An odd but fun celebration of the holiday season in Rockford, Friday night.
A Rockford apartment complex falls prey to not one, but two attacks.