Rockford - Economic Resource Fair held by the NAACP teaches residents important information on how to manage finances and how to grow in the economy.
For almost a decade a Belvidere couple has been sending smiles to our men and women overseas. The two put together care packages every month to show the troops their appreciation. But there's a secret why they do this.
Mary Kaufman of Freeport is battling a serious chronic disorder. But she's not letting that stop her train for one of the biggest races in Chicago.
Amtrak to see funding cut of up to 40% from the State of Illinois, leading to a freeze on all future projects, and cuts to current service.
Fire investigators tell Eyewitness News that as weather gets warmer the number of car arsons will heat up as well. You might be stunned to learn just how often cars are stolen and then ignited.
Rockford - Alex Salgado, 22, still on the loose, after Friday night crash on the city's south west side.
DeKalb - The University would lose nearly $29 million in funding from the state, at 31.5% cut.
Three students traveled to a place that's the closest on earth- to the stars.
Rockford - Two women injured after drive-by shooting on the corner of Montague and Central
Illinois - A new bill would allow easier access to APD prescription drugs, with deterrence in them.
Rockford - New classroom and training equipment for the Tech Works Training Program.
Divers search the Rock River for a murder suspect. While the family members of the murder victim wait for results, all they can hope for is closure.
Rockford - Man shot in the back after a drive by drives himself to the hospital
Students of all ages can now learn how electricity is generated and what it feels like to be in a mini nuclear power plant.
Rochelle - The foggy conditions so bad, local say you couldn't see more than 100 yards in front of you.
Illinois - Experts weigh in on when requirements are so stiff for teen drivers to obtain their license.
Rockford - Accused of stabbing victim and holding him against his will in abandoned building Friday night.
More than a hundred train cars were backed up behind the derailment site. Now the train lines are open but there's still a dozen derailed cars to be dealt with and a lot spilled oil to be cleaned up.
Rockford - Jumpers plunge into icey waters at Olson Lake for the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge for Illinois Special Olympics.
Galena - Eyewitness gives first hand account of what he saw just before the train derailed.
Mayors from around the stateline meet in Dixon to discuss their plans in reaction to Governor Rauner's proposed budget cuts.
The Northern Illinois Food Bank works with 174 different Rockford Food Pantries. They have one goal in mind- feed as many as possible. Now with their new location they feel they can do it.
Rockford - Greg Kowalski pays $10,000 in cash to bond out, after being arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday.
Beloit - Deputies to assist Beloit Police as a part of new agreement.
Belvidere - LT. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinette talks business with local business leaders.
N-I-U basketball players still can't believe all the national attention they're getting from one play. Even though it looked frightening on television school officials say there's a good reason no one was hurt.
The stadium will be auctioned off in about a month. But Aviator fans, don't be scared. Organizers say, this has nothing to do with the team.
Marshmallow suffered a severe injury while he was flying. But he got all fixed up at the Hoo-Haven. A local rehab facility for wildlife animals.
Illinois - New bill would give each candidate 2 hours free.
Rockford - 5 former members to be honored at Veteran's Memorial Hall Sat. the 21st from 1-4 pm
Eleven Tournament Directors could have chosen any city for tournament play, but they chose Rockford. Now local tourism officials say it's proof Rockford can be a sports tourism attraction.
The new ride sharing program allows freelance drivers to use their own cars and work anytime they want.
ROCKFORD - GEO reentry services celebrate 8 parolees graduation from program.
The new owner of Dunkin' Donuts has big plans for Rockford.
ROCKFORD -- Convicted of robbing a Rockford Dollar Store at gunpoint in September 2011.
Eisenhower Middle School students find out that no matter how young they are they can still save the day.
Rockford - Help Rockford Fire Department by clearing snow from in front of fire hydrants.
WTVO/WQRF - Average price in Rockford rises $.10/gal, now sits at $2.07/gal
Rockford - Died from gun shot wounds on Log Cabin Ave., autopsy scheduled for later today
WTVO/WQRF -- Two men were found dead inside a Rockford parking died from using heroin.
ROCKFORD (WTVO) -- A man is shot three times over night -- and survives.
Rochelle - Fire Officials blaming a wood burning stove for a fire that destroyed a building
ROCKFORD -- A man is sent to the hospital after being shot in the face.
Find out which Redbird has Rockford roots.
The Blackhawk Unit had more kids then usual this week, because of the weather. Organizers tell parents, school or not, we're here to keep your kids busy.
The weather shut a lot of things down on Thursday. But for some workers, this is what they do, nine to five, every week.
When we get cold, so do our animals. I caught up with a few Stateliners who say how important it is to keep our animals safe from blistering temperatures.
Illinois - Governor-Elect Rauner announces his choice to replace the late Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka
GM, Phil Emery is out, Coach Marc Trestman is out. Now that Halas Hall is somewhat clean, Bears fans say it's good for the franchise.
The Globetrotters haven't lost to the Washington Generals since 1971. Now the Generals are back for revenge, along with their secret weapon.