Rockford resident used thousands of holiday lights to get his entire neighborhood in the Christmas spirit.
Lashawn Thurman agrees to plea deal that will get him 20-year-sentence for 2nd degree murder.
Justin Jones, a Wisconsin Resident who allegedly sexually assaulted a girl he met on Facebook, knew she was 14.
Local postal offices' say there's an increase in packages from last year. So with that, comes a lot of walking, processing and a lot of overtime from our mail carriers.
Drivers are filling up and they're not cringing when it comes time to pay.
From home video showing a wild tornado touching down in Los Angeles to a Grinch stealing a bit of holiday cheer, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
Two girls who were the subject of an Amber Alert have been found safe.
Move celebrates completion of 37-miles stretch from Rockford to Elgin.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan says Governor-elect will have ability to pick full-term successor for late Comptroller.
GasBuddy.com predicts falling gas prices will hit an important milestone on Tuesday.
Police found a woman in her vehicle outside of the Rosecrance Rehab center after she took dozens of pills.
Police say a man stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brakes, slamming into a Rockford building.
Luke Somers was killed in Yemen by ISIS militants. He graduated from Beloit College, and the staff says they will never forget him.
Men placed their hands on each others shoulders.
The officer was patrolling in the 800 block of Linden Avenue around 2:50 a.m. Saturday. Three suspects were robbing a home, saw the cop, and fled the scene.
Three cars collide on Route 20. Traffic backed up for miles while first responders work to clear the scene.
After the recent gang related violence in Freeport, a anti violence group out of Chicago says they can help make a difference in the area.
Janesville Police have found Justin Jones, a Wisconsin resident who allegedly assaulted a 14 year old girl that he met on Facebook.
Shopping carts were filled with toys and clothes for kids.
Rockford - A third man dies from his injuries suffered in November shed fire.
A Rockford Pastor is organizing a rally to stop police brutality, and take part in a nation wide effort to stop violence against African Americans.
A Belvidere business is packing up heading north to Beloit, and taking many of its employees with them.
From a strip club holiday window display to a house falling into the ocean, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
All 32 students evacuated safely.
Sentenced to jail time and ordered to pay restitution
Rockford firefighters battle fire at abandoned home on Woodruff Rd. Thursday night.
A memorial service for political trailblazer, Judy Baar Topinka, is planned for next week.
ROCKFORD -- A stateline man convicted of murder learns how long he'll spend behind bars.
Sportspage Bar gets liquor license back under strict conditions.
ILLINOIS - A Harvard University study ranks Illinois 3rd for "legal" corruption, behind Kentucky and New Jersey.
City officials presented their new proposed flood maps that will impact more than 900 households in the City of Rockford.
Many cans will help feed many hungry mouths--mouths state line food pantries say are growing by the day.
Ventra cited by OSHA for serious safety violations, handed proposed $93K fine
When shots are fired and an officer goes down, and SWAT teams are called in, they have to know exactly what to do and act quickly. It's a task that requires special training to help Emergency Responders save lives.
ROCKFORD (WTVO) -- Two people are dead and one man was severely burned when they were found trapped in a burning shed Friday morning.
ROCKFORD - Seven men from across the Stateline area caught in police sting.
ROCKFORD - A 17 year-old appears in court for allegedly hitting three teenagers with her car in Roscoe.
ROCKFORD - The $450,000 man comes forward.
WTVO/WQRF - A man gets the minimum sentence for sexually abusing a child.
Belvidere-Auto dealership Jack Wolf saving money by going green.
POPLAR GROVE - A 6 month investigation leads to the bust worth an estimated $100,000.
Garage Fires Can Destroy An Entire House In Minutes. Fire Officials Say You Need To De-clutter The Garage To Avoid Issues.
(VIDEO) Two more people are now charged in the death of a Dekalb County man more than a year after it happened. To see the full story click on the link.
UPDATE (12/10/14) - WTVO/WQRF - The pension crisis returns, this time in front of the State Supreme Court.
From a family who figured out how to do a massive holiday display for six bucks to a car that plunged into a roof, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
WTVO/WQRF - Two people are in custody for allegedly using heroin to kill a man in 2013.
BELOIT - Beloit College will honor one of its own killed in Yemen.
Both Republicans and Democrats remember late state official fondly.
Complications from stroke take politician's life at age of 70.
BELOIT -- Public outcry forces Beloit Police to no longer inspect homes for illegal weapons as part of a voluntary program.