The Immanuel Lutheran Church will be hosting a benefit at the end of May to help support Ava Mirtoska as she aspires to rebuild her restaurant, Grubsteakers.
The graduating class of 2015 will be entering a job market that has seen unemployment fall drastically.
Tyler Lybert, a recovering Heroin addict, gives his testimony on the effects of drug abuse.
ROCKFORD - Terence Doddy's second guilty plea of murder brings with it a mandatory life sentence.
ROCHELLE - A GoFundMe page raised over 11 thousand dollars. But it's not too late to donate!
Removal of debris is underway in Fairdale and officials are hopeful the process will be finished by next week.
It's more than just for the sake of history. Men hope footage can be used to help victims.
Rockford Police say two men who were involved in an armed robbery Wednesday, fled from officers on the Westside. Police say the suspects crashed into another vehicle and then smashed through a Westside home. One man is in custody, another on the loose.
After numerous shootings in a short amount of time, including an officer involved shooting Monday night, the neighborhood surrounding Rockton avenue and Bruce speak out against the growing rate of violence.
Police arrested 57 year-old David Wenzel on charges of sexual assault of a child, possession of child porn.
ROCKFORD - The incident happening Monday evening in the 1600 block of S. 6th St. The homeowner tells Eyewitness News he knows who the suspects are.
The Boone County Gang Task Force is working with the public to lower the crime rate and stop gang violence in the area.
Loves Park Police Set To Buy 12 More Controversial Crime Fighting Tools.
The Rockford Police Department will not move out of the Public Safety Building until June 0f 2016, when the three new geo policing stations are set up.
A DeKalb man faces 35 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
1,500 athletes will pack the BMO for the Illinois Wrestling Tournament. Locals are worried this could cause traffic delays.
ROCKFORD - The family of R.L. Purvis, Jr. has been found.
32 year-old Jeff Hoey was found stabbed several times in the upstairs restroom.
A man was robbed at gun point Sunday afternoon in Rockford.
Rockford Police investigate a shooting on Howard Avenue.
Mayors from around the stateline meet in Dixon to discuss their plans in reaction to Governor Rauner's proposed budget cuts.
A marijuana grow operation is found at the former Fatty McGee's Pub in Rockford after a local business reported a break in.
Flames tear through a home in Lee County Saturday.
Paw Paw Woman Crashes Into Ditch In DeKalb County.
DeKalb Police cracking down on drunken driving. Officers arrested two for DUI over the weekend.
Police say an eight year old boy, who could barely reach the pedals, took a car for a joy ride around Rockford and crashed.
29-year-old Jose Maldonado-Cruz was charged with possession with intent to deliver meth and possession of marijuana.
Two people have died since Saturday from heroin overdose in Dixon. Police believe the lethal batch of Heroin, may have come from Rockford.
Welcome to Wisconsin. Please drive safely. Pray you don't run into a drunk driver, because once you cross the Stateline’s drunk line the sheer number of repeat drunks on the road can be scary.
Over 40 of Rockford’s best wedding vendors took over the Giovanni’s Convention Center to show off dozens of beautiful gowns and dresses of all colors.
Midwest winters can have a negative impact on your health.
The 44th annual Rockford boat, vacation, and fishing show had locals dreaming of warmer days.
The state is searching for funding sources to repair the roads after the winter weather destroyed various infrastructures this season.
A family in Loves Park is displaced after their home goes up in flames.
A truck driver is behind bars after allegedly driving drunk, and flipping his semi, in Ogle County.
A house fire on Rockford's Eastside ripped through the second floor Saturday afternoon.
Caramel color is a common ingredient in colas and other dark soft drinks, but could it lead to cancer?
Students at Freeport High School get an in depth look into the life of an Army mechanic. They took part in a classroom discussion before heading to the shop to view a military grade Humvee.
Rosecrance rehab facility says they do not have enough funding to fight heroin epidemic in Winnebago County.
Families search for opening at Illinois treatment centers, but say there is no help available. Rosecrance currently has a 100 person waiting list.
The rideshare program is now underway in Rockford. The program started February 15, 2015.
In a new propaganda video released Sunday by ISIS, the group claims to have beheaded over a dozen members of Egypt's Coptic Christian minority on a Libyan beach.
The blaze started on the second floor of a two apartment home Sunday in the 1100 block of 6th street.
The victim was thrown from the vehicle after driving off the side of the roadway. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
The bureau says they are receiving nearly double the amount of IRS scam complaints this year, compared to usual.
Lino's make the thrillist.com list for the 19 best pizza places in the state of Illinois.
One man is hospitalized after a knife fight in Rockford.
A 23 year-old woman from Geneva Illinois is in custody after planning to kill people at a mall in Novia Scotia.
Those who do not have health insurance will face financial penalties.
A Loves Park pharmacy worker is arrested for stealing nearly 600 pills. Police say Stacy Heckelsmiller admitted to stealing the drugs from CVS on North Alpine Road.