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BELVIDERE – New developments today regarding a Boone county dog breeder who is under fire by animal rights activists. She had her hearing today and protesters were at the court house.
ROCKFORD - Police arrest a man after a drug raid on the city's west side.
WTVO/WQRF - They've been dubbed "cop-in-a-box," but supporters argue, speed enforcement cameras are an added tool for law enforcement. But, some changes to the speed camera law could be coming.
OGLE COUNTY - A body is found in Kyte Creek near Rochelle.
JANESVILLE - A truck catches fire and it takes firefighters nearly 30 minutes to put it out.
MACHESNEY PARK - An era for the Harlem School District comes to an end.
SOUTH BELOIT - Investigators have identified the man killed in an accident Monday night.
16th Congressional Republican Primary race offers voters a clear choice on NSA spying on Americans.
Don't know how to sign up for Affordable Healthcare? Don't worry, we'll help you.
CORTLAND - A Maple Park man is dead after a car accident early Tuesday morning.
ROCKFORD – A12 year old boy was pistol whipped while waiting at a bus stop after a man demanded money from him. Neighbors are not only outraged, but also disappointed.
ROCKFORD - Kinzinger explaining that Rockford has large appeal to manufacturing businesses.
From an around the world sail gone wrong to incredible pictures of a small plane crashing into a skydiver, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
Heroin use is on the rise here in Winnebago County and that means more heroin overdoses. One attorney general wants to fight the addiction, and stop the rise of overdoes
Poor sales numbers for the Dodge Dart hurts plant workers.
ROCKFORD - The city's former energy director learns how long he'll stay in prison after being convicted of fraud.
... and it's a lot according to University of Illinois report.
ROCKFORD - A man takes an unusual stroll Monday morning.
ROCKFORD - A grown man pistols whips a child.
ROCKFORD - Water main breaks keep the city busy.
ROCKFORD - A family is temporarily without a home after a fire.
ROCKFORD - Gas prices continue to go up.
JANESVILLE - A man who's no stranger to alcohol is in trouble for allegedly driving drunk.
ROCKFORD - Police urge drivers to make extra sure their license plates are secure on their cars.
BYRON - The nuclear plant is scheduled for a refueling outage, which is good news for local businesses.
Tax season can be a lot to take on and taxing on your wallet as well
A 17-year old girl from Roscoe is recovering from osteosarcoma.
A baby elephant gets stuck and FOX takes you on a wild ride through space and time
A Jeep runs off the road hitting a utility pole, killing the driver and passenger.
Voters who will be casting their ballots in the Ogle county primary election on March 18th were able to get an up-close look at who the candidates are, and what they want to do for their county.
Police say victim was found shot in the head.
Stateline residents got the chance to cast their vote early today.
Robert Wilson, a 17 year old boy from Rockford, was laid to rest Saturday at the Kingdom Authority Church. Wilson was ejected from a vehicle on March 4, 2014 after an alleged police chase, he died from severe head trauma.
The recent attempted abduction of three young girls has a local business owner doing something about preventing kidnappings.
ROCKFORD - The man claiming his cheesy goodness was tampered with.
Parents say they're still saddened by the events
ROCKFORD - The study shows how much R.U. creates to the general economy each year.
The Rockford Police Department has asked for an investigation into the accident.
A local police department uses new technology in the Stateline to fight crime.
Stateline home foreclosures are up, while the prices of homes are down, leaving the Rockford housing market with the lowest average sales price since the1990's.
WTVO/WQRF - A Machesney Park father learns how long he'll be in prison for shaking his baby.
WTVO/WQRF - The Jefferson J-Hawks will be short five players and their coach after the IHSA comes down on the team for its fight against East earlier this week, plus new footage of the fight.
WTVO/WQRF - We're just four weeks into the tax season and the IRS says more than 48 million refunds have been issued.
WTVO/WQRF - A Snack-food icon turns 102 years old.
WTVO/WQRF - Parts of two Stateline counties will get a combined $1 million facelift.
Guess how much this model costs?
ROCKFORD - The Illinois "Kids Count 2014" report is released Thursday.
Young professionals weigh in on making some serious changes in Rockford.
One local restaurant says their delivery drivers have had their tires damaged from Rockford potholes
From kite snowboarding across a frozen lake to a brazen atm robbery, we've got your Thursday Hot Shots.
Local election officials said the upcoming March primary election will be the most tax referendums that they have seen on the Winnebago County primary election ballot in decades. Local counties, cities, and school districts, are all starved for cash, and are looking to voters for some extra help.
Members of Save-A-Vet and students from NIU join forces to give forgotten soldiers a second chance.
WTVO/WQRF - A two car accident leaves one teenager dead.
Nicor Gas warning customers of a rate hike on top of their likely already high March gas bills.
LOVES PARK - With the March 31 enrollment deadline approaching, volunteers are stepping up to get people on board.
WTVO/WQRF - Things go from bad to worse for Kristina McNutt.
Icehogs netminder talks about Autism Awareness and previews a big night at the BMO.
A minor power outage Wednesday became a major problem for Nexstar stations WTVO and WQRF - knocking the morning newscast off the air. Eyewitness News Anchor Matt Rodewald shares the timeline of "dramatic" events.
Administrators from District 205 spent Wednesday sorting through what happened following the East-Jefferson basketball game.
Stateline counties are scrambling after Illinois' Attorney General orders an early go ahead on gay marriage licenses.
FREEPORT - Cedric Winston is charged with first degree murder in the death of 48-year-old Victoria Strong back in 2012.
ROCKFORD - A stateline church announces one of its members will walk from Rockford to Washington, D.C. for an honorable cause.
From a wild hit and run caught on camera in California to a pop-superstar trading in her singing mic for a weather job, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD - A 15 year-old girl with mental disabilities is missing and her mother needs your help to find her.
ROCKFORD - Alleged thieves may have figured it's easier to steal the money, rather than win it.
WASHINGTON - Gov. Pat Quinn (D) announces a $45 million relief package to help the central Illinois towns devastated by a series of tornadoes in November.
Newest poll shows millionaire businessman pulling away in four man race. Click on story to learn why.
WINNEBAGO COUNTY - Attorney General Lisa Madigan approves of counties issuing gay marriage licenses, however many counties like Winnebago aren't ready to do that yet.
Find out what authorities and neighbors are saying about this tragedy.
A post game brawl overshadowed Jefferson's dramatic 51-49 win against East in the Class 4A Belvidere North Regional Semifinals Tuesday Night.
WASHINGTON, IL - Aid is on the way for towns ravaged by the November tornadoes.
ROCKFORD - IHOP's National Pancake Day raises money for Children's Memorial Hospital.
Jeep and Ram Truck sales increase as Dodge Dart sales decline.
From a snowman so large it has tires as eyes, to a weather reporter getting snowed over by a drive-by plow, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
Media reports say the Byron Nuclear could shutdown impacting hundreds in Illinois, but Exelon denies the allegations.
BELOIT - City leaders declare a snow emergency in ancipation of some snow.
'Cool' satellite images tell the tale of our endless winter.
ROCKFORD - The city unveils its latest idea to relieve downtown's parking problem and it could be the key to getting the Ingersoll Project passed too. But, the idea's impact could reach so much further.
Reportedly tried to pay witness not to tesitfy against him at sexual assault trial.
WTVO/WQRF - A disappointing holiday season will lead to over 1,000 RadioShacks closing up shop.
Meet a Stateline businessman who operates on both a national and international scale.
Slavic Gospel Association hoping for an end the conflict.
From a wild homemade backyard luge run to an orchestra made of sea shells, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
Kody Walsh found guilty of first degree murder in the death of Lori Daniels
ROCKFORD- Fixing one of the Forest City water mains breaks will cost the city more than $200,000.
ROCKFORD - It's up to jurors now whether or not accused killer, Kody Walsh, will walk.
BOONE COUNTY - A former Rockford Police Officer pleads guilty to driving drunk and causing an accident that left one paralyzed from the neck down.
AURORA - A truck driver is charged in the death of an Illinois Tollway worker.
SYCAMORE - Three people are hurt, including two kids after a rollover accident Monday morning.
ROCKFORD - Icy conditions and snow piles delay trash pick up for some residents.
ROCKFORD - A teen who went missing in January is found, but is now in jail.
ROCKFORD - Despite plummeting temperatures, gas prices continue to rise.
ROCKFORD - We know who won the Oscar's, but who won our 2014 Red Carpet Movie Awards contest?
LOVES PARK - We called in an expert to help us learn how to live life a little happier.
ROCKFORD - Eyewitness News Morning Anchor Matt Rodewald has a message for Boylan basketball.
A teenage boy is killed in what officials called an accidental shooting at the home of an Illinois State Police trooper.
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.
Every year drug overdoses continue to be a problem in the Stateline and now one local Illinois State Representative is working towards a solution.
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.