Rockford - Ribbon Cutting on (Harold and Marion Carlson) Nordic Culture Center
Rockford - Four friends fed up with talks of how dirty and crime ridden the Forest City is start 'Clean the Rock' movement.
Disaster relief efforts end Saturday but team members feel the town is slowly getting back to what it once was.
One tornado victim reached out to the Chicago Bears to see if they could come lift their spirits. They came and did much more.
With the new money available, the Beloit Police Department plans to hire more officers for their impaired driver program.
A tornado victim shares his experience when the 1967 tornado hit Belvidere, in which he lost everything he had except his family.
Oregon -- Ogle County Board give a special thank you to Ava Mirtoski, making May 7th 'Ava Mirtoski Day'
FAIRDALE -- A Stillman Valley man was caught stealing nearly $2,000 worth of donations
UPDATE -- The Winnebago County Coroner has completed an autopsy on Ivan Torres-Espinoza.
Rockford -- Holding out hope that their killer will one day be caught
Poplar Grove - Believed to have started in tree out front, quickly spread to attic.
Governor Bruce Rauner visited the city of Fairdale to console the tornado victim, asking them how he could get them back on their feet. He even helped feed the volunteers.
The EF4 Tornado was a crisis that tested first responders across the region. But they say educational conferences like the one on Wednesday helped them be prepared.
Imagine everything you own being swept away in a storm. Tornado victims reunite with some of their belongings and the places things are being found is surprising.
DURAND - The driver in a crash that killed a 29-year-old woman following a two vehicle crash has been cited for driving drunk.
Kirkland -- Team Rubicon one of the many who have made their way to area hit by the tornado.
A local radio personality steps up to help support the tornado victims in Rochelle and Fairdale.
Fairdale - Residents begin massive clean up, many just happy to be alive.
Two Grubsteakers employees that were trapped inside the basement explain their tragic experience. Hundreds of volunteers team up with Operation Blessing to help clean up the area
After a brutal fire earlier this year the only thing left standing was an historic entryway made out of Indiana Limestone.
Winnebago - Speed and visibility high on the list of things residents would like to see changed at the corners.
Rockford - The Clan MacAlpine Pipe Band leads the Rockford Tartan Day celebration.
It's no secret that regular golf is having a hard time recruiting new players. The Rockford Park District is hoping this new game will bring new players to the putting green.
After numerous shootings in a short amount of time, including an officer involved shooting Monday night, the neighborhood surrounding Rockton avenue and Bruce speak out against the growing rate of violence.
Sycamore - A dark colored SVU was seen striking a man at the corner of Elm and California, then fleeing from the scene.
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.