Winnebago County - Program will deconstruct and repurpose usable parts from vacant homes, and teach people construction skills.
DeKalb County - Drunk driver arrested after hitting motorcyclist.
A 22-month old child was struck by car on Ashland Avenue Friday night. And even though there are a lot of kids that play in the street in that area daily, concerned parents say it could of been avoided.
Police confirm child was sent to the hospital in serious condition. They are now looking for an older black Chevy Avalanche with tinted windows and shiny rims.
Hours away from the biggest and most spectacular fireworks show in the area. But what does it take to put on a show like that?
Now that the Fairdale zoning was approved residents can finally start building. And for one tornado survivor she hopes she can spend her last day where it all started.
Army Veteran Nick Parnello visits the LZ Peace memorial to heal his wounds from the war. But he wants to bring awareness to a new memorial that helps remember agent orange victims.
Woodward CEO Tom Gendron talks new facility in Loves Park.
As the state budget expires many who have the most to lose were out protesting Tuesday night.
Loves Park - Police say she ran a red light, hitting a truck head on.
Belvidere’s Heritage Days Celebration wrapping up in a big way. Stateliners lined the streets in downtown Belvidere for the parade this afternoon.
Winnebago County - Syverson Dells Forest Preserve holding a live Bats Encounter with bat expert Rob Mies.
Belvidere - Residents of all ages pick up a brush and put their thoughts on the pavement.
Rockford - 400 people participate in the 30th running the event.
Machesney Park - Joins over 300 national location in the Healthy Mouth Movement
Breast cancer survivor, Peggy Schmidt, is using her victory to help others beat the deadly disease. A victory that's bringing awareness through a special 3 day fundraiser.
A project to clean up the west side Rockford neighborhood has become so successful its expanding.
BELOIT - 69-year-old Percy L. Oliver is now charged with first degree intentional homicide in the death of David Banks.
Sublette - Officials credit good timing and ample warning for saving lives during tornado
A man flees police and crashes into a tree. A Neighbor who witnessed the crash says the car almost hit her.
Witnesses say the car was traveling fast down Yonge Street when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree.
Rockford - Happened in the 2500 block of Clifton Ave. around 10:30 Saturday night.
Local gamers converge on the Hoffman House to test their skills.
Stateliners enjoying the weather… all while benefitting a local club. Today marked the fourth and final day of Old Settlers Days in Rockton.
The BMX Midwest nationals is not only bringing in thousands of different competitors. It's bringing in extra capital for the forest city.
Beloit - Now facing attempted murder charges in shooting at gas station in 1800 block of Shopiere Rd on June 4th.
Dixon - Happened on Rt. 2 near Grand Detour Rd. Saturday just after 1.
A group of Stateline history buffs re-enact a 200 year old battle… with miniature figures.
Several stateline fire departments get hands on training for water rescues.
WTVO/WQRF - Would be the first change to U.S. currency in over a century.
The Rockford Fire Department has a youth program where teenagers install free smoke alarms to residents. They say this experience taught them important skills and helped them decide their future.
Rain is posing a real threat for farmers recently, with several saying the flooding may keep multiple crops from being harvested.
One foundation to help families pay for their funeral costs and another for youths that give back to the community.
ROCKFORD - Nicole Reynolds, 33, of Poplar Grove faces charges of driving under the influence and failure to reduce speed in an accident Friday morning that left a motorcyclist fighting for his life.
Rockford's Latino Community came together today for the Annual Sundays in the Park event.
Rockford - The flag, adopted in 1915, was designed by a Rockford woman, Lucy Derwent.
Beloit - Crash shut down I-39 for nearly 8 hours.
The NAACP put together a program that brings awareness to child obesity. They say programs like these bring the whole community together.
Symphony Saturdays is a summer concert where musicians teach kids the instrument families. Organizers feel this will help them learn the instruments they play.
Machesney Park residents are concerned after an elderly man is stabbed to death. Some feel they're being targeted.
A new program allowing kids lessons to be taught online could spell the end of snow days in Illinois.
State employees have less than a month to negotiate a new union contract with Springfield. So they rallied downtown Rockford to raise awareness
When it's blazing outside Magic Waters attendance numbers increase. In fact, they've had more people at the park over the past few days since it's been open.
Rockford -- Blue Angels return to Airfest after an 8 year absence, and military recruiters hope to benefit.
Despite the weather conditions thousands of fans showed up at the Airfest.
A special duo showcase their talents to the people of Airfest.
The Airfest is big in Rockford but it's even bigger for the people who are performing here.
The skies will be busy this weekend when Rockford's Airfest kicks off. But there's one jet that has a special connection to the forest city.
Tracy Hatcher, 47, was arrested around 6:30pm last night after she was found lying outside of her vehicle in the 1800 block of S. River Rd. in Janesville.
Rockford - Alderman layover vote on amendments for further clarification in committee.