LOVES PARK - A man gives police an unusual reason as to why he was speeding.
WTVO/WQRF - In the days ahead, Gov. Bruce Rauner could face many challenges as the state's first republican leader in more than a decade.
NIU Student Association Says Lowering Bar Entry Age Could Bring Life Back To Campus
WTVO/WQRF - Police investigate a murder in a Belvidere subdivision. Police received tips that suspect may have took his own life.
Rockford- Officials say veteran suicides are a nationwide problem and more needs to be done to address it. So, they hope a new bill gets to the presidents hands and he signs it.
Justin Jones, a Wisconsin resident who allegedly assaulted a 14 year old girl that he met on Facebook, appeared in court Tuesday.
From a dog who rides the bus alone to a pig on the run in Wisconsin, we've got your Tuesday Hot Shots.
WTVO/WQRF - Expect to see stronger security the next time you go to the airport.
DIXON - A federal judge keeps the hits coming for Rita Crundwell.
Rockford-Aldermen proposing to build an Alpine Bank at Auburn and North Main roundabout.
Loves Park Police Find Teenage Girl With Blood Alcohol Content Of .309
Fire fighters use foam to put out a fire that reignited where two buildings burned down almost a week ago.
Rockford- Same-day voter registration will now be permanent in Illinois but local stateline officials say this could cause a few complications.
Freezes some spending and order curtailment of other spending.
2012 GOP Nominee for Vice-President will not seek Presidency in 2016
From a house frozen in ice in Michigan to an elephant who took a nap on top of a car, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
DEKALB CO. - A DeKalb man allegedly attacks Deputy during a traffic stop.
ROCKFORD - If you're planning a road trip, now is a good time.
According to police, 47 year-old Kim Isherwood was driving erratically through Janesville while intoxicated.
Howard Johnson On 11th Street Was Robbed. Police Searching For Suspect.
A car crash leads to a Roscoe mans arrest. Officers found hundreds of rounds of ammo in his vehicle.
Two teens found smoking marijuana at Castle Rock State Park.
The snow is finally here and so are the skiers.
Amanda McKinney, 26, is accused of leading Rock Co. Sheriff's Deputies on a chase with her 4 and 5-year-old sons in the car.
Find out which Redbird has Rockford roots.
Police Search For Suspect Who Fled On Foot, With An Undisclosed Amount Of Cash.
Friends wearing sweatshirts with Jazznique's picture on it, arrived for the funeral service at the Greater New Hope Baptist Church.
ROCKFORD -- A two alarm fire keeps crews busy on Rockford's west side, Friday.
Rockford- BP Gas station on 11th street uses a "Wall of Shame" to expose thieves.
The Blackhawk Unit had more kids then usual this week, because of the weather. Organizers tell parents, school or not, we're here to keep your kids busy.
Law enforcement in Lee County is getting drugs off their streets.
The winter weather is putting dents in cars and in drivers’ wallets, but while it's bad for us business couldn't be better for local auto body shops.
Rauner greeted with applause at packed restaurant.
SYCAMORE - Firefighters battle a blaze a local chain restaurant.
ROCK CO. - A woman is dead following a three car crash near Janesville.
From a couple of jumping crooks to amazing snow sculptures in Minnesota, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
Legislature showdown provides glimpse of 2015 session.
ABC NEWS - The French terror suspects are dead at both locations and their hostages are alive, according to the City Hall of Dammatin and the French ambassador to the U.S.
WTVO/WQRF - Beginning next week, Eyewitness News will embark on a journey to reward educational excellence and have some fun along the way.
ROCKFORD -- It's no easy task clearing the roads with winds causing the snow to drift across them.
The weather shut a lot of things down on Thursday. But for some workers, this is what they do, nine to five, every week.
A dairy farm in German Valley shows how some farmers are dealing with their cows and milk production during this brutal cold weather.
Stateline doctors are staying busy with flu patients.
Rockford Fire spokesman says they are investigating possibly marijuana grow farm sparked fire in vacant building.
Difficult travel conditions to last through evening commute.
BYRON - The Governor-elect's tour around the state starts in the Gateway to the Rock River Valley.
ROCKFORD - Police search for a man they believe is behind a pair of shootings Wednesday night.
WTVO/WQRF - Dozens of applicants get the green light for medical marijuana.
Below zero wind chills and frigid temperatures can wreak havoc on vehicles. Why mechanics say it is best to fix the problem right away.
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