A group of Northern Illinois are fire fighters revved up their engines Saturday at a special event to benefit a local burn ward.
Governor Pat Quinn signs legislation to help ensure fair hiring practices across Illinois.
Shooting down of Malaysian plane by Russian separatists in Ukraine putting pressure for U.S. to do more.
A popular smart phone app forms a unique friendship nine thousand miles apart.
ROCKFORD - Three stateline locations hosting the grilling celebration to help provide support for local youth.
ROCKFORD - The new building will allow the school to expand their already impressive aviation program.
From a cute & cuddly seal pup rescue to a 104 year old who still mows her own lawn, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
A report on a botched ambulance call sheds light on a confusing problem in Rockford--different streets with the same names.
ROCKFORD - Police arrest a man they say is behind a series of bank robberies.
At least one American was on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 carrying 298 people when it was shot down by a missile over Ukraine, President Obama said today.
ROCKFORD - The Winnebago County Democratic Party officially begins its search for a new State Representative.
SPRINGFIELD - Officers biked with a purpose.
WTVO/WQRF - Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner's push to get term limits on the November ballot hit another snag today.
Rockford residents express concern about the Malaysian passenger jet crash in Ukraine. Brovery is in Ukraine and is one of the Forest City's sister cities.
Many people drop off items at donation boxes with good intentions, but now those good intentions are turning into a big problem.
Kids in the stateline area haven't had the summer they hoped for, and cooler temperatures are impacting Park District programs.
From an incredibly dangerous backyard pool stunt to amazing art created with rice fields, we've got your Thursday Hot Shots.
Organizers say they were blown away by the volume of voices sharing their vision for the city's future.
MACHESNEY PARK - Investigators identify the man killed in a car accident Wednesday.
Officials say 7.1% unemployment rate in June marks largest three-month drop since they started keeping records in 1976.
DIXON - A 65 year-old man is under arrest for allegedly sexually assaulting a child.
MACHESNEY PARK - As crews widen 173, access to a major road will be cut off.
ROCKFORD - A man is shot while walking with his brothers.
CHICAGO - THE Windy City will get more federal help to battle gun violence.
Federal Investigation into scandal-plagued probe will delay Legislative Committee's review.
ELGIN - Police recover a man who escaped their custody.
MACHESNEY PARK - A young boy is in critical but stable condition this morning as well.
Rockford - A group of five Rockford cop honored for their promotions.
ROCKFORD -- Stateliners worried about jobs warn voter's not to elect Bruce Rauner.
ROCKFORD - The City of Rockford pays tribute to a family of three shot to death in 2011.
ROCKFORD - Rockford police are searching for a man who held up a west side business, Wednesday night.
A Rockford business owner is using four guard dogs to keep crime away from his property but some neighbors say the barking has gotten out of control.
From a pilot narrowly avoiding landing on top of a whale to a robot that serves you breakfast in bed, we've got your Wednesday Hot Shots.
State liners step back in time and see World War II through a pilot's eyes.
Boone County will use a new device to monitor alcohol consumption of individuals to ensure they don’t commit crimes due to drunk driving.
CHICAGO - Rod Blagojevich's lawyers submitted a new argument on why an appeals court should overturn the former governor's corruption convictions.
ROCKFORD - A man accused of attempted murder changes his mind on a plea deal with prosecutors.
WTVO/WQRF - Money for federal road projects could run out in two weeks, leaving thousands without jobs and road work unfinished.
WTVO/WQRF - There's growing debate over the state's progress paying off its bills.
ROCKFORD - A man is in the hospital after being shot in the back.
ROCKFORD - Bruce Rauner stops in Rockford touting manufacturing jobs.
Bricks from the school's torn down chimney are being sold.
Your voice is needed, that’s the message Transform Rockford is spreading. Now, staffers are offering another way for you to share your opinion on what needs to change in the Forest City.
ROCKFORD - Two teens are in custody allegedly for assault and robbery.
ROCKFORD - A judge hands down a verdict in the Kayla Lund murder trial.
WTVO/WQRF - The medical marijuana business could not only be helping patients, but it could also be helping smaller economics.
WTVO/WQRF - Consumer confidence in the state is sitting near all-time lows and experts say political problems at the capitol are dragging the economy down even further.
Cassy Schyvinck-Samret, 30, was arrested for driving intoxicated while six children rode along in the car between 3-years and 8-years-old
BELVIDERE - Guilty as charged; that's how a Boone County jury finds a teenager accused in a Belvidere gas station shooting death