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.
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ROCKFORD - City Council members make some changes to its dog barking law.
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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.
That nation wide manhunt ended in a severe car crash at a residence in Beloit. Eyewitness News talked with the couple who watched in horror as Doddy crashed into their trees.
ROCKFORD - Illinois State Police have released three new photos, one of which includes a surveillance photo of Terence Doddy walking out of a Rockford store.
It’s not the final call, but Monday’s revision by the Rockford facilities task force will play a big role in the school closing plan in District 205.
Bullying has become a major problem in schools around the Stateline, and although some incidents are reported, parents say nothing seems to be getting better, but one local mom has made it her mission to stop the abuse.
Main Street District Block Party Had Food, Fun, And Great Music, Including Country Star Rodney Atkins.
ROCKFORD - A bad day gets even worse for a shooting victim.
Stateline storms pushing through the area leave local crops Green, and healthy. Although local farmers know that too much rain can lead to big problems.
Rockford police officers are issued subpoenas, requesting information into the complaint filed against Chief Chett Epperson, but police union president Terry Peterson says Epperson’s lawyer isn't allowing them to comply.
The Woodward Corporation expansion project in Loves Park is set to be finished by Fall, and with so many jobs available in the area, the city of loves park is hopeful it will boost the local economy. Eyewitness News has more on the impact the expansion will have on the Rockford area.
Soccer is a sport for all ages and abilities, and also a great spectator sport. Whether watching in person or on T.V. With the kick off to the world cup, soccer has become a hot topic around the Stateline.
Weekend violence began with a shooting on Rockford's East Side. Hours later, a group of teens were shot, 2 were wounded, but there were no serious injuries. Also, a senior citizen is wounded when she attempts to fight off a robber.
A 3-year-old Rockford boy who accidentally drowned in a swimming pool, is laid to rest. 3-year-old Liam Vaughn died after taking off his floaties and jumping back into a relative's pool.
Governor Quinn comes to Rockford to sign legislation to help make schools safer.
ROCKFORD - A memorial fund is established for Liam Vaughn.
The breast yard sale ever has now collected more than 100 thousand dollars to donate to Cancer research, putting Oregon Illinois on the map in a big way
Rockford was buzzing with sounds and smells of Swedish culture Saturday, as the Swedish Historical Society kicked off yet another successful year of Midsommar Fest.
Stateline superintendents are pleading with local legislators for dollars, saying years of cuts are hurting our kids. Some even writing a letter detailing shameful patterns of school funding.
A 24-year-old woman was found dead in her apartment on Rockford’s East side Saturday morning after Rockford police responded to a disturbance call.