ROCKFORD - Stateline students and staff come together to create a 2,200 mosaic mural.
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ROCKFORD - A problem with a National Weather Service radio tower is causing weather radios in the Rockford area to go silent.
ROCKFORD - The Rockford Cosmopolitan Club giving thanks by way of a luncheon to those helping transform the city.
JANESVILLE -- Two overdoses within two hours have Janesville Police sending out a strong warning.
From groundbreaking ear surgery using bone from a young girl's ribs to a brazen hot tub robbery, we've got your Thursday Hot Shots.
Rockford- Winnebago County Chairman Scott Christiansen lays out the state of the county.
Many Stateline school districts are scrambling to shore up their budgets in the wake of more state funding cuts. Some districts like Freeport are pushing for a change in state funding which would benefit them, while others will ask voters to increase taxes. Eyewitness News talked to one struggling district that is planning on doing both.
WTVO/WQRF - With the annual race just days away, scammers are taking advantage of people's generosity.
A delayed emergency vehicle response time leaves Stephenson County’s Tri-District Fire Board demanding answers.
WTVO/WQRF - A Rockford man is free after spending nearly two decades in prison.
JANESVILLE - Investigators believe a stronger batch of heroin may be invading the city.
WTVO/WQRF - Russian President Vladimir Putin said today he hopes Russia will not have to use force in eastern Ukraine.
MACHESNEY PARK - A stretch of Harlem Road will be fixed after a damaging winter.
As manufacturing jobs find their way back to America, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R) is hoping a new push for workers will take hold in the Stateline.
Packers fans listen up, there's a new dating site just for you!
Six years after a Rockford attorney was gunned down in front of his home police say they have the evidence to prove who pulled the trigger.
ROCKFORD -- A new movement in Rockford brings new meaning to a very old virtue, "Do unto others as you would have done unto you."
Illinois' I-Cash program racking in $30 million of previously unclaimed money to residents.
ROCKFORD - The program is designed to get skilled workers into manufacturing jobs in Rockford.
From runaway horses leading a wild carriage ride through city streets to an over-the-top prom proposal involving a phony traffic stop, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
Rockford- The celebration continues for the Rockford Rescue Mission celebrating its 50th anniversary.
They say aggressive plan to upgrade to a smart meter will cost customers in short term, but save money in long term.
ROCKFORD - Six years after the murder of Gregory Clark, a suspect is finally named.
JANESVILLE - A local doctor learns abusing his power is not a good idea.
ROCKFORD- The future looks bright for bicycle riders.
FREEPORT - School leaders ask for residents to send a message to legislators.
ROCKFORD - Hospital makes sure patients are taken care of after being discharged.
State school board says it costs about $14 million each year to administer test to all high school juniors.
WINNEBAGO - Students of Winnebago High School getting the eye-opening experience as prom night approaches.
WINNEBAGO COUNTY - The $1.5 million grant announced by Governor Quinn will extend Pecatonica Trail Path.
ROCKFORD -- A new proposal in the General Assembly could finally land Rockford a casino, but not everyone is happy about that.
From a massive puzzle that took more than 6 years to finish to an amazing sight of nature in the heart of San Francisco Bay, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD- Cars fill the parking lot at the Harrison Avenue post office as hundreds of stateliners rush to submit their taxes on time.
A Rockford book seller gives away thousands of books, instead of selling them. It was all a part of the 16th Annual Half Pint Library Book Drive.
JANESVILLE - Three suspects are in custody following a drug raid.
WISCONSIN - One of the few governors in U.S. history to face a recall election announces he wants to stay on the job.
ROCKFORD - Scammers use bogus e-mails to access personal information.
A dozen democratic lawmakers release a report proving electronic cigarettes are being aggressively promoted to youth.
CHICAGO - Police say an elderly man fell down a trash chute and died. The man died at a senior living facility.
WINNEBAGO CO. -- A trip to the grocery store is costing stateliners more and more.
LOVES PARK - The local woman won $200,000 on a scratch-off bought at a stateline gas station.
From the crazy things people will do on a snowy mountain for ski passes, to a rodeo with snakes instead of steer we've got your Monday Hot Shots!
ROCKFORD- A new state program could help many Americans reach their dream of being homeowners.
UPDATE: Charges are issued against a Freeport man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend.
ROCKFORD - A Chicago man is under arrest after police raid a home on the city's southeast side.
Latest polling shows incumbent Governor may be in the toughest fight of his political life.
BOONE CO. - A Belvidere man learns getting behind the wheel after a few drinks is a very bad idea.
ROCKFORD - Trial begins for prime suspect allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting
ROCKFORD - As we get closer to summer, gas prices are trending upwards.
MACHESNEY PARK - Roadwork on IL-173 will make it harder for some residents to get in and out of their neighborhood.
After deadly shootings at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City authorities have taken a suspect into custody.
After Saturdays storm ripped through the Stateline area it left some residents with major property damage. Now locals are left to pick up the expensive piece that mother nature ripped down.
Today’s severe storm caused damage to a Rockford neighborhood near Jefferson High School.
A Rockford house catches fire tonight.
The council discussed potential payment plans for a new parking structure in the downtown area and also talked about the positive economic impact the Ingersoll complex and the Amerock building could have on Rockford.
ROCKFORD -- If it isn't dodging snow plows in the winter, It's swerving through cones and barrels once the weather warms up.
Cops 'N Kids program gives books to kids needing them most.
Rockford is going through a foreclosure crisis, but a local bank is giving homeowners the information they need to not lose their properties.
Three pounds reportedly found in trunk
UPDATE: ComEd officials determine the cause of Friday morning's power outage.
A child was hit by a bus Friday morning.
ROCKFORD - A local program involving artists and volunteers is changing the lives of abuse women and ex-addicts.
At a press conference in Rockford on Thursday, Governor Pat Quinn announced passenger rail service from Rockford to Chicago.
From a battle over cattle in Nevada caught on tape to a food truck catering to dogs, we've got the wild & crazy in another edition of Hot Shots.
31 year-old Melissa Nickel has died from a gunshot wound to the head from her ex-boyfriend 31-year-old Kevin Scott. The shooting happened during an alleged domestic dispute in front of their home in Freeport. The Illinois State Police are investigating the incident.
FREEPORT - A woman dies after being shot in the head.
ROCKFORD -- Police are on the scene of a shooting on the city's west side.
Residents gathered to hear Rockford Mayor Morrissey’s annual State of the City Address.
WTVO/WQRF -- Windy, dry weather forced firefighters to snuff out several grass fires that started as controlled burns, Wednesday. Now, departments are starting to feel the heat on their resources.
From purple toilets showing up mysteriously on homeowners' front lawns, to a subway rat's scamper seen around the world, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD - A 20 year-old is accused of attempted murder after allegedly shooting a teen.
ROCKFORD - Two charter schools get an extension to continue educating kids.
WTVO/WQRF - Wednesday marks an important day for Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey.
WTVO/WQRF - The WWE says one of its superstars, who just days ago was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, has died.
Today, the Bishop of Rockford is extending a very special invitation to Catholics throughout the diocese. It's an invitation to come back to the church.
As many as 20 people were injured after a stabbing spree inside Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., at the start of the school day, emergency management officials said.
Today is being dubbed “Equal Pay Day.” A Stateline group aimed at advancing women in the workforce explains how legislation could help close the earnings gap between genders.
NIU purchases The Goosinator to scare geese away
ROCKFORD - Lydia Urban Academy students getting a dose of the real world.
Rockford City Council approves the revamp of the vacant Amerock building downtown, and business owners seem optimistic about it.
From a strange tribute to King Tut, to the mystery of dead cows, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD - A year long search comes to an end.
WTVO/WQRF - Illinois takes a step forward in gaining back the public's trust.
WTVO/WQWRF - A proposal to help law enforcement agencies investigating cases of rape passes the State Senate.
WTVO/WQRF - Poll says majority of Illinois voters want fresh faces in Springfield.
ROCKFORD - Residents who've been running their water non-stop to avoid freezing pipes can breathe a sigh of relief.
The latest home groundbreaking will have many in the area talking.
A burglary investigation turns into an arrest of a felon after he takes off from police questioning.
ROCKFORD - The agreement, which passed 13-1, could change the future of downtown.
A new wireless provider arrives in Rockford.
Two homeless men die of smoke inhalation when an abandoned building they were sleeping in, went up in flames. Eyewitness News talked with fire officials to find out more.
From a politician hoping to get votes by climbing up tall buildings in a superhero suit, to an alien light mystery we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD: Kody Walsh learns his fate.
ROCKFORD - A vacant home goes up in flames claiming two lives.
DeKalb - Four NIU fraternity members plead not guilty to a hazing incident that left a 19 year-old pledge dead.
ROCKFORD - Stateline drivers are paying a premium to fill up their tanks.
WTVO/WQRF - The state announces $16.5 million to be distributed to parks across Illinois.
ROCKFORD - Expect some delays as AT&T performs repairs on city's southeast side.
March 20th was the first official day of spring, but Stateline residents say it did not feel like it, until today. Eyewitness News talked with locals who were ready to enjoy the spring weather.