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.
Stephenson Service Company shows how they ensure the safety of their employees and clients while more anhydrous ammonia scares are reported in the Stateline.
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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.
One local business opened their doors Sunday, for those who were not able to celebrate this Easter Sunday at home with family. Lucha Cantina in Rockford served more than 50 homeless veterans a completely free Easter feast that they'll never forget, and all they had to do was show up.
Nearly 100 residents and volunteers swept, dusted and shoveled the city streets of Freeport today to keep their area clean.
WTVO/WQRF - The security breach lasted eight months and affected about three million customers.
LOVES PARK - Police say 45-year-old Jeff Franta was found dead from an apparent suicide.
ROCKFORD - The fire taking place at 2906 Hillside Court.
WTVO/WQRF - The classic pony car debuted on April 17th, 1964.
ROCKFORD -- Winnebago County takes a stand against heroin by fighting back with a drug called Vivitrol.
From a strange hornet attack on a pro golfer, to a wild roller coaster ride upside down, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
Currently there are dozens of brand new Illinois State Police cars parked down in Springfield, but they are not leaving the parking lot, and tax payers paid for those cars.
Rockford- Step by step dozens walk the streets of downtown Rockford praying to end poverty, disease, and violence in the Forest City.
ROCKFORD - Stateline students and staff come together to create a 2,200 mosaic mural.
ROCKFORD - A problem with a National Weather Service radio tower is causing weather radios in the Rockford area to go silent.
ROCKFORD - The Rockford Cosmopolitan Club giving thanks by way of a luncheon to those helping transform the city.