Starting next year, all law enforcement agencies in Illinois must provide their officers with bulletproof vests.
The free falling gas prices have still left Rockford driver's paying more than others. What experts attribute to these higher prices.
Over a hundred people gather to grieve and remember the victims of the quadruple murder in Rockford.
Pecatonica-House resolution honors cops who captured accused double murderer.
Rockford-Estate of Mark Barmore settled with the city of Rockford for 1.1. million dollars.
Rockford- Police and fire say the city needs to be more aggressive in pension funding.
Obama administration wants to ease tension between United States and Cuba.
It was ugly. It was weird. 5 contestants. 4 judges. 1 crown. All decided on LIVE television, because we had nothing better to do today on Fox 39.
Rockford-Utility Services of Illinois meets with Mulford Wildwoods Subdivision to discuss empty hydrants.
Rockford - The City of Rockford agrees to pay the family of Mark Barmore over $1.1 million following a wrongful death lawsuit.
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.
Sportspage Bar gets liquor license back under strict conditions.
ROCKFORD (WTVO) -- Two people are dead and one man was severely burned when they were found trapped in a burning shed Friday morning.
Belvidere-Auto dealership Jack Wolf saving money by going green.
Belvidere-Fresh Start Animal Rescue saved sixteen dogs from an out of state puppy mill.
Bergstrom, Inc and Nexstar-based WTVO have partnered with Northern Illinois University to host a 21-week tournament style competition for scholarships between 22 different area high schools. It's the first competition of its kind in the Stateline.
Rockford- Transform Rockford officials say the movement is not losing steam. Looking forward to a productive 2015
Rockford-26th annual Festival of Lights returns to Sinnissippi Park.
Cherry Valley- Water company proposing to raise rates to keep up with inflation.
Rockford- City decides on geopolicing locations
Rockford- Stateliners flocked to local retail stores for deals
High winds from Monday's storm have covered many west-facing stoplights in snow.
Rockford City Council is taking steps to green-light renovating the Ingersoll Building.
BOONE CO. - The State's Attorney issues a ruling in the case of former Rockford Police Officer Daniel Cruz.
Rockford- Aldermen do not want district one's geopolicing headquarters to be located at former Roscerance Ware Center
Rockford- Will Bruce Rauner support Amtrak in the Forest City
Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey tells Eyewitness News he wants to draft a regional pursuit policy.
WTVO/WQRF - Add CherryVale Mall to the list of retailers opening its doors on Thanksgiving.
When should police chase, and when should they not? Eyewitness News investigates in the wake or recent crashes during chases which took innocent lives.
NOTE: Some will find this video disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.
Race between Tom Cross and Mike Frerichs could be closest even in Illinois history. Some State Republicans believe votes have been tampered.
Survey done by University of Phoenix shows sixty-one percent of veterans have, or are currently working at a job they're overqualified for.
WTVO/WQRF - The Governor Elect shows his appreciation to the voters who helped him defeat Gov. Pat Quinn in the election.
BELVIDERE - A man was reportedly seriously injured in a work-related accident at the Acument Technologies plant this morning.
Protest about working conditions held in front of Winnebago County Jail.
Dixon-Dixon police and Lee County Sheriff's working on a program to help Stateliners remember non emergency number.
Rockford- Thanks to a loan from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
Rockford- It was the coldest Halloween in more than a decade.
Rockford- It's against city ordinance to blow leaves from your yards into the streets
Rockford- Vice President Joe Biden comes to Rockford to encourage early voting
Rockford- No parents showed up to community meeting.
WTVO/WQRF-Obama sings executive order to send National Guard to West Africa to contain Ebola
Rockford-Christopher Sims went to Ferguson last weekend to show support for the family of Michael Brown
Rockford- They are called Marked Bike Routes. They are used to raise bicycle awareness.
Roscoe- Roscoe is enforcing a banner ordinance that many feel is unfair
Rockford- Rockford University announces the creation of the Puri Business School
Roscoe-Residents can now have a maximum of six chickens in their backyards, but they must be caged.
Rockford- The 13th annual Shining the Light on Domestic Violence Ceremony was held Wednesday
Sandwich-Dairy Queen asked Sandwich to change its name to "Wrap"
ROCKFORD - A man learns how long he'll be in prison for shooting a man to death.