ROCKFORD - Police believe they could be related to gangs, say offenders will be brought to justice.
From the world's first underwater bar to an Alaska moose taking his first steps, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
NEPAL - An Illinois Marine, Cpl. Sara Medina of Aurora, was one of six Marines killed when their aircraft crashed during a relief mission last week.
CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be sworn into his second term in office today at the Chicago theatre; President Bill Clinton expected to be in attendance.
ROCKFORD - An autopsy completed Monday revealed Mark Farrar, 41, died due to a gunshot wound to his chest.
ROCKFORD - Until August 31st, more than 60 local Subways will participate in the "You Share. We Share." campaign to help support Rockford Rescue Mission.
ROCKFORD - Heavy fire and smoke causes tens of thousands of dollars in damages to an unoccupied home on School Street.
ROSCOE - Construction will close down a leg of the road for no longer than 90 days.
ROCKFORD -- A tip from the public lands two Rockford men behind bars.
ROCKFORD -- Rockford Police find a shooting victim on the city's east side.
ROCKFORD -- Rep. Litesa Wallace announces the creation of a new task force to help find the root causes of all the violence in Rockford.
Rockton - In its 6th year, VetsRoll will bring its 1100th Vet to the nation's capitol.
Rockford - Competing for right's at best dish, with all proceeds benefiting the Rockford Literacy Council.
While investigators continue to piece together the events that unfolded Friday night. The neighbors are still concerned because they thought the area they lived in was a quiet place.
Janesville- Police say it was the first time the two had ever met, Robinson allegedly using social media to lure a young woman into his home.
A student is given a new car and a teacher was awarded a special plaque for helping out tornado victims.
From amazing video of a train slamming full speed into a truck to a bumbling crook, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
BOSTON - Convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been handed the death penalty for killing 3 people and injuring 264 others during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.
LOVES PARK - Nicole Warren has been cited for an accident she caused that led to nearly 500 residents to temporarily lose power; ComEd has since restored all electricity.
WTVO/WQRF - ZipRecruiter names Rockford as the 16th best Midwestern job producing city in 2015.
WTVO/WQRF - The city of Rockford was ranked the 18th best place in the U.S. for teachers by GoodCall research.
GENOA - Kendra Burno is not being called a suspect, she was the other subject involved in a domestic dispute that ended in the stabbing death of Jene M. Burno.
DES PLAINES - Jacques Anderson, 27, of Chicago faces a variety of charges including Armed Violence.
BELOIT - Andre Robinson has now been officially charged with the murder of 19-year-old Brandy Carroll; police say the two met online.
The graduating class of 2015 will be entering a job market that has seen unemployment fall drastically.
'Stairway to Heroin' event held in Rockford
ROCK COUNTY -- A two car crash has one man fighting for his life.
Freeport- It's been nearly two months since 150 dogs and cats were found neglected in a house in Freeport. Some were dead and some were still alive.
ROCKFORD - A house is hit after two cars exchange gunfire in the 1200 block of 5th Avenue.
From a unique wedding proposal to an incredible horse rescue, we've got your Thursday Hot Shots.
SPRINGFIELD - Legislation requiring Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices to be installed on all vehicles used by DUI offenders was approved today by the State Senate.
ROCKFORD - As part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's ongoing efforts, 17 convicted criminal aliens were arrested during an operation carried out this week in northern Illinois.
ROCKFORD - A vehicle crashed into a building on Rockford's west side; several subjects then burglarized the business.
ROCKFORD - Authorities looking for two men who forced their way into a home at gunpoint.
Want to crack down on animal abuse with law involving kids.
Tyler Lybert, a recovering Heroin addict, gives his testimony on the effects of drug abuse.
ROCKFORD -- A lot of tickets without a lot of explanation: A Rockford woman finds herself sinking beneath a pile of fines thanks to Chicago's red light cameras.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Schedules Right To Work Vote for Thursday
Belvidere- After two years a stateline family learns the sentence of the man that took part in their son's death.
City officials have formed a long term relief committee to help put back the pieces of Fairdale together. Meanwhile, outside support continues to pour in.
BELVIDERE - Deontae Murray has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the April 2012 killing of Richard Herman.
ROCKFORD - Doreen Johnson, 43, of Rockford is the city's newest millionaire after winning the top prize on an Illinois Lottery Millionaire ticket.
BHAKUNDE, NEPAL - Rockford based First Love International Ministries' children's home was damaged by the May 12th 7.3 magnitude earthquake.
DEKALB - Authorities are seeking information regarding suspicious activity and trespassing at a ComEd substation.
ROCKFORD - A blue Mitsubishi Eclipse was pulled from Levings Lake this morning, authorities say it has been reported as stolen.
Law Enforcement discloses various evidence obtained from the fight against the heroin epidemic.
Photos show what Pitzen would look like four years after gone missing.
Cherry Valley - Someone sprayed a stink spray in the elevator as a prank.
Rockford- A fire call in the 2800 block of Summerdale Avenue started as a reckless driver call after Winnebago County Sheriff Deputies spotted a brown van driving erratically in Machesney Park.
From a bus explosion caught on tape to a shopping seal, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.