ROCKFORD - The Winnebago-Boone county Integrity Task Force completes its investigation into a fatal car accident involving police.
Pope Francis declared Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II saints today during a canonization ceremony in Rome. This is the first time in over 2 thousand years that 2 popes have been elevated to sainthood, and with a large catholic community in the Stateline hundreds came together at St. Stanislaus Kostka in Rockford to celebrate
There are an estimated 12 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. and here in Rockford, a debate raged on Friday about whether steps should be taken to grant them legal status.
ROCKFORD - Residents who've been running their water non-stop to avoid freezing pipes can breathe a sigh of relief.
Although it is vacant right now, the Fran Kral building could be transformed into a healthcare clinic and wellness center for city employees by the summer of 2014.
City of Rockford aldermen met today at city hall to talk with Gorman and Company CEO, Gary Gorman. He discussed the process of the proposed Amerock renovation project and said re-developing the deteriorating building would drastically improve downtown Rockford. Although Gorman sees the benefits, he ran into some resistance during his presentation.
Illinois Democrats are making a big push for raising the state's minimum wage. Governor Quinn visited the retail store the GAP. Which has raised it’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. While Congresswoman Cheri Bustos made a similar pitch here in Rockford.
Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreens and Wal-Mart Stores, to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. to end sales of tobacco.
Low revenue and struggling businesses are words that describe the Stateline economy, but it was a different story at the RoRo Expo in Rockton, where over 150 business vendors flourished.
Transforming the City of Rockford has become a hot topic these days, and one local film maker said he has an interesting way to do it, by capturing the culture of the Forrest City through the eye of the camera lens.
First the good news, violent crime is down in Rockford. The bad news is domestic disturbances are still a huge problem. Domestic Abuse was the central focus of the cities monthly meeting Thursday.
MACHESNEY PARK - Round two of the road widening project along 173 is about to begin..
Heroin use is on the rise here in Winnebago County and that means more heroin overdoses. One attorney general wants to fight the addiction, and stop the rise of overdoes
Voters who will be casting their ballots in the Ogle county primary election on March 18th were able to get an up-close look at who the candidates are, and what they want to do for their county.
Stateline home foreclosures are up, while the prices of homes are down, leaving the Rockford housing market with the lowest average sales price since the1990's.
Kody Walsh found guilty of first degree murder in the death of Lori Daniels
The Rockford City Council proposed a winter sidewalk ordinance to keep the walkways clear or snow and ice. The city would fine residents who do not shovel the sidewalks on their property. If passed, the ordinance would not take effect until next winter.
The Rockford Fire Department conducted an ice rescue training squad for members of the MABAS Division 8 Water Rescue Team. Eyewitness News reporter Alexis McAdams, joined in to find out more about what the team does to save a victim.
The Rockford Police department is warning the Stateline of one popular website to be aware of a dangerous situation. Craigslist has thousands of posts for items right here in the Stateline area.
Todd Swanson, a 47 year old man who lives in the Rockford area. He has harassed several women all over the city of Rockford in the past couple of months. Rockford police have received many complaints about Swanson and his bizarre behaviors.
Temperatures are finally warming up outside, but this is not good for the Rockford roads. Eyewitness news spoke with one auto body shop that says the thaw is costing stateline drivers big money in car repairs.
The latest case is at Carlson elementary. The child was sent home to recover, but the district wants parents to be alert. While covering this story, Eyewitness News spoke with a father who said his son also caught the whooping cough from a classmate at Carlson last Fall.
MCHENRY COUNTY - A Crystal Lake teenager is accused of threatening to kill Harvard High School students via a rap video.
The Rockford International Airport had some exciting news Monday, telling locals that one of the city’s biggest summer events will be back and bigger than ever this year.
Statliner's who are sick and tired of seeing snow and cold temperatures, stopped by the Rockford Boat Show today to warm up their spirits and get ready for summer.
Stateline animal lovers seem to get younger each year. Some are even dedicating their favorite day of the year to Stateline shelters.
It’s been a roller-coaster two days for the family of the newborn. Family telling us there was never a doubt in their mind who took the child.
Four hundred crusaders packed the Rockford Lutheran gymnasium on Friday to talk about different ways that they can help transform the community.
We are learning more about the man shot and killed by police while stabbing his family.