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ROCKFORD - It's not every day you're treated to a celebratory sendoff at the airport.
ROCKFORD -- There's a major breakthrough at Rockford City Council Monday night regarding the city's 2014 budget.
ROCKFORD -- For anyone who's stepped outside lately, you know that within seconds you're shivering and miserable. Now imagine you don't have a place to go to warm up.
From a dangerous shower of ice sheets falling onto a city street, to a wild world record handstand attempt, we've got your Monday edition of Hot Shots.
NIU's Jordan Lynch is one of six college football players who have been invited to New York for the Heisman ceremony.
Rockford Public School District has crews working overtime to make sure buses run properly
ROCKFORD- A local coffee shop joins efforts to put an end to the tough issue of poverty in the stateline.
ROCKFORD - Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the tragic accident that killed three members of the REACT medical helicopter team.
ROCKFORD - The second man involved in the Marie's Pizza armed robbery and shooting is sentenced.
ROCKFORD - A local man will spend 17 months in prison for defrauding big retail stores.
WTVO/WQRF - A spokesperson for Illinois' GOP senator confirms Mark Kirk underwent gall bladder surgery Monday.
Congressman Randy Davis says changes to the school lunch program are leading to too much food being thrown away, and he has a novel idea to fix it.
CHICAGO - In honor of the Chicago Bears' decision to retire the number of Mike Ditka, the Governor honors "Da Coach" in his own way.
ROCKFORD - The price to fill up your car is going down, leaving your wallets lined with a little extra holiday cash.
The City of Rockford has declared a citywide snow emergency.
The City of Beloit declares a snow emergency starting at 9 P.M. Sunday.
West State Street scheduled to open at the end of the day on December 13th.
NIU will face Utah State in the Poinsettia Bowl December 26th in San Diego.
It was a disappointing night in Detroit for Northern Illinois football fans.
NIU lost to Bowling Green Friday night in the MAC Championship game.
ROCKFORD - From canned corn to a big huge tomato can, these kids at Rockford Lutheran Academy are packing up canned goods they donated to give to those in need.
ROCKFORD - Eyewitness News can confirm that Brandon Sago is guilty of all charges.
BELVIDERE - Local students get to learn how to do what we do here everyday, from one of our own.
From a tropical style holiday tree lighting ceremony in Florida to a shoplifting huskie, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD - The Forest City's housing market continues to show strength.
This year's light show in Sinnissippi Park promises to be better than ever.
But work on massive reconstruction project will continue throughout the winter.
High Court may strike down part or all of law, but two law professors see that as an uphill battle.
Study of customer service calls show we swear a &^%$#!! lot!
ROCKFORD - One of the Stateline's largest care facilities officially entered the holiday season.
ROCKFORD -- The Van Matre Healthsouth Rehabilitation hospital in Rockford hosted a groundbreaking ceremony, Thursday.
FREEPORT - Organizers are hoping a bowl of soup can go a long way.
BELVIDERE -- Many local charities are hurting this holiday season. Some Belvidere churches can relate and could use the community's help.
ROCKFORD -- Nelson Mandela's influence was deeply felt from South Africa all the way to the Stateline.
BELOIT -- A residential fire in the town of Beloit has multiple units responding.
Hundreds of are people are packing their bags and preparing to root on the NIU Huskies at the MAC Championship in Detroit.
Became international symbol for end to racial injustice in his own nation and beyond.
Two Belvidere churches seek donations for their annual toy drive.
Says new law fulfills his #1 priority as Governor.
WTVO/WQRF - Companies wanting special tax breaks have to wait a little longer to find out if they'll get them.
Region continues to shed jobs at a consistent pace according to IDES.
WTVO/WQRF - Illinois tops a list your mom might not be too happy about. We are the fifth worst state in the U.S. when it comes to using profanity.
He even has video of the destructive storm as he attempted to get out of its path.
ROCKFORD - Rockford Christian held its annual Christmas party for the homeless community today.
ROCKFORD - Another suspected street gang member is behind bars tonight.
ROCKFORD - With holiday shopping in full swing, stateline shoppers need to be extra careful of their surroundings.
ROCKFORD -- Video of the Marie's Pizza shooting is shown to boost the case against Brandon Sago. But will it work?
A tax break could be on tap for Belvidere home owners in the New Year, in part because of a tax shift.
From snow surfers to a daring ice rescue, we've got an wintry-weather version of Hot Shots.
SPRINGFIELD - Secretary of State Jesse White announced that a Springfield financial advisor was arrested today for defrauding an 84-year-old Sangamon County woman out of $65,000.
WINNEBAGO CO. - Another candidate enters an already crowded democratic field to become Winnebago County's next Sheriff.
Accident occurred at S. Main and Marchesano at 15th St. Bridge.
APPLE RIVER - A single car accident sends one woman to the hospital.
WTVO/WQRF - Nicholas Sheley's third murder trial will have to wait.
WTVO/WQRF - The Mega Millions drawing comes and goes with no one hitting the jackpot.
TWIN LAKES, WI - Some of the biggest names in country music are coming to the Badger State.
ROCKFORD - Movie goers can clear out their schedules for a day.
ROCKFORD - Stateline students are getting into the holiday spirit.
ROCKFORD - A local animal shelter is trying to help warm up the holidays for some women and children.
ROCKFORD -- The final alleged robber involved in the violent and deadly Marie's pizza robbery goes on trial. It’s now Brandon Sago's turn to face the jury, and find out whether he could spend time behind bars for murder.
From a geese "tsunami" taking off like a wave right at a quick-thinking cameraman, to a short order cook famous for his pancake artwork, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
Governor Quinn praises passage and says he will sign it. Find out how your legislator voted.
BOONE COUNTY - A Capron man won't get a second chance at freedom.
CHICAGO - The Illinois Network of Charter Schools has an early Christmas present for Mayor Larry Morrissey.
UPDATE: Suspicious substance found in envelope turned out to be baby powder.
MEDFORD, WI - A Roscoe man is dead and his brother seriously hurt after a drunk driver crashes into them in Wisconsin.
Unions oppose bill because they say it goes too far. Fiscal conservatives oppose it because they say it doesn't go far enough.
ROCKFORD - Fire and Electrical hazards are more common during the holidays, but it's easy to make sure your home stays danger free.
WTVO / WQRF -- If you haven't been able to get to your computer and find all the hot, holiday deals today. Don't panic. Cyber Monday is quickly transforming into a multiple day event.
From a new dining experience 150 feet in the air on a platform, to an incredible skydiving record, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD - Monday is the last day for candidates to file their petitions for the March Primary ballot.
BYRON - You can still get involved with relief efforts for the tornado victims down in Washington.
Harlan Jefferson says his van was hit by gunfire that was fired by a Boone County Sheriff's Deputy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - It's Cyber Monday, but a big loss in court today for online retailers.
LOVES PARK - A two-car accident slows down traffic on a busy street.
PECATONICA - Investigators identify the man who died while working in a grain bin Saturday.
ROCKFORD - Authorities identify the victim killed at a party over the weekend.
ROCKFORD - Gas prices drop four cents in the past week.
New salting techniques and a cute baby Panda gets named!
A ComEd building goes up in flames late Saturday night.
Cyber Monday is the biggest internet shopping day of the year
Infintely Sweet provides space for seven local vendors to promote their business.
A Belvidere teen is shot to death in a car.
Members of the Hispanic community of Rockford need help finding the driver responsible for the death of Cesar Duarte. He was the young DJ who was killed by a hit-and-run in the west side of Rockford.
8 in 10 retailers say they plan to offer deals on online shopping holiday. Click on story for more on how to take advantage of them.
Police say victim had to be extricated from vehicle.
From the world's largest gingerbread village to a pair of elk who think they're new job is to guard a town's laundrymat, we'v'e got your Thanksgiving Hot Shots.
Bud Garber lost everything, but is incredibly thankful just to still be alive
A local church with over 100 volunteers helps others by providing home cooked meals to hundreds of residents in Rockford.
Loves Park Police say car break-in was one of many incidents of vandalism and break-ins reported Wednesday night.
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WASHINGTON (IL) - An Illinois National Guard member is reunited with his dog.
Prosecutors allege both men started fight at underage drinking party which led to teen's death.
He’s best known as being the Sheriff's Deputy who sprung into action during the Marie’s Pizza robbery. Now he says he wants to be Sheriff.
From dashcam video of a police officer saving a man from a burning car, to a publicity stunt in Russia that went horribly wrong, we've got your Wednesday hot shots.
FREEPORT - One man is dead after a trailer fire early this morning.
At least one company being investigated for raising cash for tornado victims.
Special session already scheduled for next Tuesday
Poll indicates no Republican opponent holds a big advantage over incumbent Governor.
CHICAGO - The President responds to a state request to declare more than a dozen torando ravaged counties as major disaster areas.
SPRINGFIELD - It's been almost six months since the special pension committee got to work. Now it may be ready to show its progress to the rest of the General Assembly.
ROCKFORD - A hit and run incident leaves a local man dead.
FREEPORT - An abrupt change in who is leading Freeport's police department.
ROCKFORD -- Oh, the magic of a new toy. It can bring a smile to even the smallest faces or bring out the worst. But the one look no parent wants to see on their child's face is panic: choking. It can happen with a small toy in an instant.
From a deer busting into a New Jersey yogurt shop, to the mystery of a spinning circle of ice in North Dakota, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
We now know for sure lawmakers are headed back to Springfield, but will anything get done?
ROCKFORD - Investigators identify a man who died Monday after jumping off a bridge.
Nexstar Broadcasting celebrates 10 years on NASDAQ by ringing opening bell.
Land of Lincoln ranks 48th out of 50 by 24/7 Wall Street. Click on story to see who ranks as worse run than us.
Crash on snowy highway in rural Rock County Monday led to man's arrest.
MACHESNEY PARK - E-Cigarettes are here and they're gaining popularity everyday, but are they safe?
WASHINGTON, Ill. -- It took only 10 minutes for two Illinois National Guardsmen to hit the scene after Washington's deadly tornado.
ROCKFORD - A local restaurant chain begins its annual fundraiser.
From a world record holiday lighting display to a secret military homecoming, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
ROCKFORD - We all use the internet, but for families who can't afford even basic service, it can force their children to be behind in school.
Stateliners re-learning to drive in the snow.
BELOIT - A man who escaped police custody is now in custody.
WTVO/WQRF - Governor Pat Quinn asks for the President's help in clean-up efforts for the 15 counties hit by a series of tornadoes last week.
STEPHENSON CO. - One person is dead after a rollover accident on Galena Road.
SPRINGFIELD - State Troopers honor one of their own killed in the line of duty.
FULTON TOWNSHIP - A responsible bar owner gives one of his patrons a ride home after he drank too much. It's what happened afterwards that got police involved.
SPRINGFIELD - It's official: the Tea Party will try to oust a republican in Congress.
Prices are up from November lows headed into Thanksgiving, but likely
Beloit teen shot and killed at what appeared to be underage drinking party.
ROCKFORD - The snow is causing issues for drivers.
Learn about wine, a new dinosaur and a shark snuggler! All on this week's Tsaparis Tscience
Recently a devastating tornado outbreak hit the Midwest, including an EF-4 tornado that struck Washington, Illinois. But the clean up effort will take some time.
Eyewitness News talks to local Catholics at the Cathedral of St. Peter
A Rock County Hazmat Crew responded to an ammonia leak at Fairbanks Morse in Beloit.
The freezing cold temperatures couldn't keep Stateline runners from raising money for arthritis.
Rockford city council holds a weekend budget retreat
A fundraiser for Washington, IL tornado victims is being held at Stateline bowling alleys Sunday.
ROCKFORD - A new holiday tradition taking shape in downtown Rockford.
ROCKTON -- More than 10 thousand pounds of water is headed Washington's way, courtesy of Rockton.
ROCKFORD -- John F. Kennedy wasn't the only president to be assassinated in office. Eyewitness News asked a Rockford University professor why his carries more weight than the others.
ROCKFORD - The Rock River Chapter of American Red Cross held a donation drive for the disaster victims in central Illinois.
Illinois State Police identify the victim in an officer involved shooting on I-88.
ROCKFORD - Donations continue to come in from all over the stateline.
From a human Christmas tree to a a preview of the world's fastest water slide, we've got your Friday edition of Hot Shots.
Historic Auto Attractions shows off cars that were there the day President John F. Kennedy was assasinated.
WTVO/WQRF - There has been an officer involved shooting along I-88 in Whiteside County.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Health officials have decided to delay open enrollment in private health insurance under Obamacare.
ROCKFORD - It's that time of year again for hunters.
JO DAVIESS CO. - A rollover accident involving alcohol lands three people in the hospital.
SPRINGFIELD - It's a case of good news, bad news when it comes to the state's unemployment picture.
SPRINGFIELD - A deal to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis may be close.
DALLAS - Tomorrow is the 50th Anniversary of one of America's most tragic days.
ROCKFORD - A prominent leader of the Catholic Church stopped in Rockford Thursday.
ROCKFORD -- Eager stateliners brave wet weather for the first shot at the new Xbox One.