Senator Dick Durbin wants to make sure it does not become a huge problem.
Rockford- Bruce Whitehead takes ice bucket challenge.
Village says they're monitoring how many video gaming facilities open there.
Rockford-a vigil was held in her honor, as she fights for her life at a hospital.
Rockford- City market will have to move vendors who used the top park of the water street parking deck.
ROCKFORD - A judge rules against the Rockford Police Chief in jurisdiction case.
ROCKFORD -- Investigation reveals police not responsible for crash that killed 17 year old Robert Wilson back in March.
Belvidere-A vote to put building a new shelter on November's ballot passed at a vote of 7-5 at Monday's county board meeting
Rockford- It's part of Home Depot's annual Celebration of service
Beloit-Rally was held at Summit Park. The site of where two recent shooting happened.
Man stole undisclosed items from store Friday morning.
ROCKFORD - Doddy won't be tried separately for the two murders he's accused of.
WTVO/WQRF - Illinois residents who suffer from seizures will soon have a new treatment option.
Rockford residents express concern about the Malaysian passenger jet crash in Ukraine. Brovery is in Ukraine and is one of the Forest City's sister cities.
A prominent local leader who helped change the face of the Forest City is remembered by family and friends.
Rockford-Dot Turner does not want three people selecting the next 67th District State Representative.
Two time suspected murderer Terence Doddy was found at the Old Sand Trip building in Rockton
DEKALB CO. - Wildlife experts guess why the bear is on the move.
Genoa- A soldier from DeKalb was reportedly killed while searching for Bergdahl
A new Legislative bill could make your farmer's market experience a little healthier
Rockford-Once again this year Eyewitness News is holding a community baby shower. It’s our way of helping out new moms in need all across the Stateline area.
Rockford-Truck drivers in high demand around the Stateline
Nelson Elementary is slated to close under 2 of 3 Rockford Public Schools consolidation plans. Parents say they're ok with that.
15 year old boy discovered Mary Coulthard's body in the Rock River Friday. Coulthard had been missing for a week.
Eyewitness News investigates if "social promotion" is being used to pass certain students who did not make the grade.
Union workers from AFSCME Local 473 protest for circuit clerk workers to get fair pay
The Fordham Dam Power Plant site will be closed to public access for cleanup the next five months.
GENOA - Investigators reveal Leon Madey's autopsy results.
FREEPORT - A decision by MetLife to close its Freeport location will lead to layoffs.
Local animal right activists hope action gets taken on puppy mills in Winnebago County
Donald Sterling Banned for life from NBA after making racist remarks.
Matthew Hart is running out of options to prevent his son from being bullied
Rockford - A man reaches a plea deal with prosecutors for first degree murder.
ROCKFORD- The future looks bright for bicycle riders.
NIU purchases The Goosinator to scare geese away
ROCKFORD: Kody Walsh learns his fate.
A proposed bill could decriminalize marijuana.
JANESVILLE - Six Rock County Jail Inmates were hospitalized after eating jimson weed
Many young people say they don't get injured, so they do not need health insurance.
ROCKFORD - The man accused of accidentally killing his wife and stepson receives his prison sentence.
Local doctors talk about the all-too-common cause of CTA Subway crash.
Some Stateliners say they pay nearly 3,000 dollars a year for flood insurance.
Legislation passed by Gov. Quinn letting certain seventeen year olds vote tomorrow.
the police department gets three new vehicles to help keep drugs out of their town.
A proposed dual credit program between Rock Valley and Belvidere North would let students take college credit courses.
One local restaurant says their delivery drivers have had their tires damaged from Rockford potholes
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.
Illinois EPA investigating a smell coming from the Belvidere Assembly Plant