"I was diagnosed in June 2006 with stage two,” said Jamie Evans, the Chief of Police for the Roscoe Police Department.
From Chris Christie and John McCain--and Monday, Vice President Joe Biden--some big political names have been making Rockford a popular spot to campaign.
“I'm running on no sleep and it's worth every penny,” said record collector, Josh Richter.
Chad Johnson sees them almost every night.
Thousands of ballots are ready for registered voters--voters now able to register Election Day and vote that same day.
A former Belvidere North High School history teacher, Jenee Blackert, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of criminal sexual abuse.
State liners were taking steps to help fight hunger.
The Ebola crisis has shaken Americans confidence in their government.
For the close-knit town of Ashton, Police Chief Darrell Farringer was larger than life.
Illinois lawmakers gathered for a ceremonial scoop to welcome a new facility that will be coming to the Chicago-Rockford International Airport.
This junior rower gets his oars in preparation for the race.
State Representative Litesa Wallace is frustrated by the police-involved violence in recent weeks. The 67th District lawmaker took to Facebook to show her concerns.
The autopsy table, and everything else inside the morgue, will soon need a new home.
It's been a dream of Bill Kleiman and Cody Considine's to work with bison--and now years of planning and hard work has made that dream a reality.
Dozens of kid racers took to the runway for a good cause.
Heroin deaths in the U.S. doubled from 2010 to 2012 according to a report by the CDC.
A ghost bike on East State Street is missing the front tire—and others have missing parts too.
(Updated with Video) A Rockford dog saved his family's life by taking a bullet, and now many are calling him a hero.
At a special Saturday morning budget session, city council members expressed concern over declining property values.
There are many vacant lots in the cities of Rockford and Freeport.
Guns fired and soldiers positioned themselves-it was a battle in the streets at World War II Days.
Stephenson County emergency crews had a school bus accident drill Saturday morning.
“It saved my life and now I’m out there trying to help people save their lives,” said Matthew Albano.
It's the third annual Academy Expo and this event is designed by Alignment Rockford in partnership with Rockford Public Schools.
A Stateline child who has been physically abused may end up at the Carrie Lynn Children’s Center.
Kids were all smiles riding ponies and seeing the nurses that took care of them.
City council voted 11 to 3 in favor of purchasing the old post office on New Towne Drive.
This bright and colorful mural reflects the people inside, according to Linda Wiggs.
An empty grocery store is a common sight in the forest city.
Construction is everywhere along IL 173, and starting Monday, there will even be more.
District 100 Superintendent, Dr. Michael Houselog, admits there's a heightened awareness among he and his staff following recent incidents.
The Anderson Japanese Gardens celebrated the third annual Japanese Summer Festival.
There are seven Rockford fire stations without emergency fire sprinklers.
What's typically a quiet neighborhood had residents worried last night, when a bomb squad showed up at their neighbor's home.
Lou Ness walked from Rockford to Washington, D.C. to deliver a message to the capitol.
An analysis by the Chicago Sun-Times found just one-half of one percent of Winnebago County residents have obtained a concealed carry permit.
Bundles of babies are on the way after record low temps last winter.
Over 100 cycle enthusiasts biked to support military veterans this Sunday in Janesville.
The consulate of Mexico from Chicago brought their mobile consulate to Rockford this week.
The Boone County fair adds trick riding to its roster of acts this year.
Volunteers from Korean Central United Methodist church in Mount Prospect come to Rockford to help a woman in need.
A Milwaukee firm claims that Russian hackers have stolen over 1.2 billion passwords and user names from internet users.
UPDATE (8/4/14) - Police have identified the victim as 16 year-old Jose Carruthers-Paramo of Beloit.
Women were trying to break a record this morning....by breastfeeding!
Thursday was a chaotic scene, with police cars and crime tape cordoning off the area, where 27-year-old Ramone Bowen was shot in the chest and killed.
A conversation which was billed as a discussion about manufacturing starts off on a much more controversial topic.
The Winnebago county democrats have made a decision. Of the five finalists, they've chose Litesa Wallace.
One man is singing his way into the lives of many.
Now that the Stephanie Johnston case has been reopened, her friends say it's time to talk about the person she really was, not who some have speculated her to be.