Police arrested 57 year-old David Wenzel on charges of sexual assault of a child, possession of child porn.
1,500 athletes will pack the BMO for the Illinois Wrestling Tournament. Locals are worried this could cause traffic delays.
Belvidere Police search for a suspect who committed an alleged smash, and grab. officers have the license plate, and images of the driver.
Former Rock River Academy Staff React To Eyewitness News Investigation.
EXCLUSIVE: A local facility for troubled girls will close, after the state refuses to send them patients. The move comes after serious allegations of physical and sexual abuse within the Rock River Academy. Eyewitness News reporter Alexis McAdams followed this story for weeks. She talked with former patients, about what they say was worse than being in prison.
Dozens of people march through the streets of downtown Rockford, chanting for change and rallying to bring an end to racial profiling and police brutality.
Rockford Fire spokesman says they are investigating possibly marijuana grow farm sparked fire in vacant building.
Below zero wind chills and frigid temperatures can wreak havoc on vehicles. Why mechanics say it is best to fix the problem right away.
Lena Police Department Takes Off Christmas Day, Does Not Respond To Home Invasion Call. Stephenson County Sheriff's Police Take Over Investigation.
Rockford police continue their search for a gunman who damaged a Rockford home with bullets.
Two Vehicles Exchange Gun Fire Driving Down Auburn Street
Two Men Arrested After Allegedly Pulling Hand Gun On Family At Rockford Apartment Complex.
Man fires 6 to 8 shots standing near a Rockford police officer. Flees scene on foot. No arrests made.
Combined services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Rockford First Church. The burial will be at Will-Wood Burial Park. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Arrangements are being completed by Carl E. Ponds funeral home.
Garage Fires Can Destroy An Entire House In Minutes. Fire Officials Say You Need To De-clutter The Garage To Avoid Issues.
50+ Cats Rescued From Condemned Home In Loves Park. Neighbors say the odor was so strong, they needed to call emergency personnel. According to police reports, the home was in horrible condition.
Shots Fired On Rockford's West Side, police investigating.
Rockford police have 3 men in custody in the shooting of 26 year-old Joseph Devlieger.
The City of Rockford topping another negative list, ranking number two in the country as the most dangerous small city in America according to an analysis of 2013 FBI crime data. But crime is down overall so far in 2014.
Police Keep A Close Eye On Sex Offenders This Halloween
Stateline Real Estate Agents Focus On Safety
ROCKFORD - Mary Danielson, better known to friends and family as Susie, has died.
Celebrating Rockford's Downtown Dining
Sycamore Teacher Allegedly Had Sexual Relations With Student
ROCKFORD - City officials condemn parking deck after partial collapse.
Police Find Explosives Inside A Rockton Residence
Controversial Bar Will Now Have Indoor Entertainment
Locals Work To Clean Up Rockton To Help Save Wildlife
How does shopping at locally owned businesses help the regional economy?
ROCKFORD - City Council members make some changes to its dog barking law.
New Grocery Store For Rockford's West Side
Rockford Home Damaged By Gunfire
Friday Night Flix Canceled Yet Again For Severe Weather Conditions.
Rockford Summer Murder Rate Drops Significantly
Lawyers representing Rockford Police Chief Chet Epperson, The Police Union, and Rockford’s Board of Fire and Police Commissioners now have a chance to argue in open court which party has final authority over the Chief of police.
RPS 205 Closing Plan Now In Hands Of The Rockford School Board.
Rockford police had several reports of aggravated discharge of guns early Saturday morning.
A group of Northern Illinois are fire fighters revved up their engines Saturday at a special event to benefit a local burn ward.
Governor Pat Quinn signs legislation to help ensure fair hiring practices across Illinois.
The Rockford Fire Department and Com Ed both had very busy Saturday nights, with calls from a Rockford couple whose home was struck by lightening and others who were without power for hours.
The Rockford fire department responded to a commercial fire Saturday afternoon. Crews arrived to the Rocknel Fastner Corportation building on 11th street to see smoke coming from the inside of the building.
A bank was robbed Saturday morning on Rockford’s East side.
A man is behind bars after reportedly walking into the Citgo gas station on Auburn Street with two hand guns.
Rockford police had a busy Friday night, with several overnight shootings, Two of them near liquor stores.
New details are emerging about the connection between accused killer Terence Doddy, and the death of a Stateline teen.
DEKALB - Friends of family of a Sycamore man who tragically died this week will honor his memory tonight.
BOONE COUNTY - Two people are now confirmed dead from last Friday's crash.
The search is on tonight for a local man who tumbled into the Rock River this weekend off of a canoe, and never resurfaced. Eyewitness News talked with rescue crews about the search.
A van and a motorcycle collide in DeKalb County, leaving one man dead.
Families in Oregon now have an ambulance service after being without one for nearly two weeks.