ROCKFORD - Doddy won't be tried separately for the two murders he's accused of.
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.
ROCKFORD - A man accused of attempted murder changes his mind on a plea deal with prosecutors.
Bricks from the school's torn down chimney are being sold.
ROCKFORD - A judge hands down a verdict in the Kayla Lund murder trial.
Cassy Schyvinck-Samret, 30, was arrested for driving intoxicated while six children rode along in the car between 3-years and 8-years-old
A prominent local leader who helped change the face of the Forest City is remembered by family and friends.
Both homes reportedly abandoned. No word yet on a cause.
Rockford-Dot Turner does not want three people selecting the next 67th District State Representative.
ROCKFORD - A man admits to murder.
What's a Fourth of July without a parade?
Two time suspected murderer Terence Doddy was found at the Old Sand Trip building in Rockton
Rockford-but the Catholic church says they still need more priest.
Main Street District Block Party Had Food, Fun, And Great Music, Including Country Star Rodney Atkins.
The market will be canceled, but some vendors will volunteer their services to make extra cash.
Mo Pitney chatted with the morning show about his rise in country music and the experience of being a Cherry Valley native performing at the Grand Ole Opry.
Fatal car crashes are on the decline in Illinois. Some local lawmakers believe the decision to increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on rural interstate highways is playing a key role in that.
United States takes on Germany in a World Cup match Thursday.
A 19-year-old man was found with a fatal gun shot wound in a home at 1116 DeAnna Drive in Rockford
Belvidere-landlords say they support a registry, but the ordinance needs tweaking.
72-year-old woman simply walked away from her home according to police.
Local realtors are using drones to show off houses to potential homebuyers.
ROCKFORD - The man police say is behind the death of David Logterman enters a plea in court.
Local Dietitians say there are no shortcuts to weight loss.
A deadly shooting takes place near a Rockford school.
Many bees did not survive last year's bone chilling winter.
A bill aimed at giving veterans more options for medical care in response to the VA scandal has passed in the House and Senate.
DEKALB CO. - Wildlife experts guess why the bear is on the move.
A 24-year-old woman was found dead in her apartment on Rockford’s East side Saturday morning after Rockford police responded to a disturbance call.
A Chrysler spokesperson tells Eyewitness News that production at the Belvidere plant shutdown for five hours after an accident at nearby supplier, Ventra.
Could west side development be threatened by too many homeless concentrated in downtown?
Bradley H Wohrley of Dixon was killed in a crash on RT 26 just north of Rudy Road near Freeport.
Grizzly bears don't roam the Midwest like black bears do. According to the DNR, that makes a big difference in what to do if you encounter a bear.
Woman tells Eyewitness News she snapped photo near Route 173 and Caledonia Road.
Airfest gives recruiters opportunities to meet with Stateliners and talk to them about the military.
Airfest 2014 put on a show for Stateliners and tourists
We’re less than 24 hours away from Rockford Airfest 2014.
Rockford- An Eyewitness News reporter gets the experience of a lifetime
A little preparation for a popular event like AirFest can go along way to enjoying your time there.
ROCKFORD - A memorial service will be held for Baby Crystal's sisters who were found dead in the trunk of a car.
Parents in Rockford Public Schools stage a protest. Many are tired of their children being bullied.
A few well-known Chicago radio hosts make a stop in Rockford to promote this year's Airfest.
Genoa- A soldier from DeKalb was reportedly killed while searching for Bergdahl
Teams performing at Rockford Airfest are ready to put on a show!
Rockford-Concerned parent holding protest Thursday to help stop bullying
As of June 1st many same-sex couples are now able to get married in Illinois and people in Winnebago County are excited with the news.
Multiple ambulances are called to the scene of a car accident tonight.
A South Beloit woman is dead after a car accident at a busy Machesney park intersection.
A new Legislative bill could make your farmer's market experience a little healthier
Girl tells police two met on internet dating site
A young man shot by a DeKalb County Sheriff's Deputy is now under arrest.
Coroner has released the name of the shooting victim.
Rockford-Once again this year Eyewitness News is holding a community baby shower. It’s our way of helping out new moms in need all across the Stateline area.
Two juveniles are arrested and one is tased by police at the Young at Heart Festival.
ROCKFORD - A priest is under arrest for public indecency.
Rockford-Truck drivers in high demand around the Stateline
ROCKFORD - The Winnebago-Boone County Integrity Task Force completes its investigation into a fatal car accident involving police. Eyewitness News Reporter Phillip Reed spoke with the driver of the vehicle on that March night.
Boone County's Animal Services and Adoption Center is hoping to expand.
Clayton Courtney appeared in court for a preliminary hearing
Over 200 Veterans from across the country met in Beloit Sunday morning to take a trip of a life time, Eyewitness News was there as the Veterans got ready to roll to Washington D.C.
Emergency responders from all over the Stateline competed at the 22nd Annual Midwest Regional Extrication Competition Saturday, and were able to share tips and tricks to use during vehicle extrication.
Friday can be a little surly for the Eyewitness News crew. But a new record after Candice King laughed so hard she cried during our Great Video segment. The good stuff is in the final minute.
But manufacturing employment continues to struggle according to Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Residential burglaries, and car thefts at Eastside Rockford hotels on the rise
Nelson Elementary is slated to close under 2 of 3 Rockford Public Schools consolidation plans. Parents say they're ok with that.
15 year old boy discovered Mary Coulthard's body in the Rock River Friday. Coulthard had been missing for a week.
More Republican lawmakers are starting to push for a rise in the federal minimum wage rate.
Neighbors tell Eyewitness News they watched in horror as a 40 year old Beloit man allegedly got away from police in his van and ran over his 47 year old girlfriend. This was not the first time the couple had a fight but neighbors never thought it would turn deadly.
36 year old Edward Haley who was murdered in April was laid to rest Friday. The family upset no arrest have been made.
A young Rockford man is dead after a car crash in Rock County.
Three shootings took place across Rockford overnight.
UPDATE -- Police say the body found in the Rock River is missing woman Mary Coulthard, 75.
Eyewitness News investigates if "social promotion" is being used to pass certain students who did not make the grade.
Rockford’s school closing plan is coming under more fire, some believe closing neighborhood schools after voters passed a major bond issue, is a betrayal of the public's trust.
Union workers from AFSCME Local 473 protest for circuit clerk workers to get fair pay
The Fordham Dam Power Plant site will be closed to public access for cleanup the next five months.
One woman shares her story of survival and tips for drivers.
Wednesday's "Go Global" Conference allowed businesses to network in the Forest City. However, a new study says that 18% of Rockford employers think the work climate could be fatal to their business.
Government bodies are wanting more and more from tax payers. It’s an all-too- familiar story here in Illinois. How local tax hikes will affect homeowners
A Rockford man is charged with first degree murder after a domestic dispute turns deadly.
The Rockford School Board met today to discuss the details of the plans that could close down up to nine local schools. Eyewitness News takes a closer look at the plan.
Janesville Police are searching for an elderly woman missing since Friday night.
We shared a heartwarming story with you earlier this week about a 9-year-old girl who was born with out fingers on her left hand, and thanks to Boylan High School and their 3D printer, Kylie will now have a prosthetic hand. Eyewitness News was there Friday when Kylie had her last fitting.
News conference on Monday will begin process towards consolidating elementary schools across district.
ROCKFORD - Police name the suspect they believe is behind the Morgan Street hit and run incident earlier this week.
FREEPORT - A decision by MetLife to close its Freeport location will lead to layoffs.
UPDATE: One is in custody in the Raymond Holloway murder case.
An unresolved murder leaves one Rockford family not backing down for answers.
Local animal right activists hope action gets taken on puppy mills in Winnebago County
Donald Sterling Banned for life from NBA after making racist remarks.
With all the talk of taxes it might come as no surprise that Illinois boasts one of the highest cell phone tax rates in the country.
Driver crashes car escaping gunfire. 3 people hurt. Driver reportedly lost control and struck a tree.
One year after a young Beloit woman is killed during a hit-and-run crash dozens gather in her memory.
Accident with injuries reported at Winnebago corners area.
Pope Francis declared Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II saints today during a canonization ceremony in Rome. This is the first time in over 2 thousand years that 2 popes have been elevated to sainthood, and with a large catholic community in the Stateline hundreds came together at St. Stanislaus Kostka in Rockford to celebrate
A Rock County highway is shut down for hours as police investigate a crash.
There are an estimated 12 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. and here in Rockford, a debate raged on Friday about whether steps should be taken to grant them legal status.
WTVO/WQRF - Richard Wanke's request for a prison transfer is accepted.
Matthew Hart is running out of options to prevent his son from being bullied
Nearly ten million people took part in Rockford Park District recreational activities.
A failing Freeport middle school forces School Board Members to make a sweeping decision.
Our bond with pets is so emotional that it can be devastating to lose one. But when a police dog is laid to rest the entire law enforcement community pays tribute as it would to a fallen officer.
Rockford - A man reaches a plea deal with prosecutors for first degree murder.
ROCKFORD - Police provide an update on the 18 year-old victim.
ROCKFORD - The man convicted of killing an 18 year-old at a gas station learns his fate.
A delayed emergency vehicle response time leaves Stephenson County’s Tri-District Fire Board demanding answers.
As manufacturing jobs find their way back to America, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R) is hoping a new push for workers will take hold in the Stateline.
ROCKFORD- The future looks bright for bicycle riders.
After deadly shootings at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City authorities have taken a suspect into custody.
Today’s severe storm caused damage to a Rockford neighborhood near Jefferson High School.
A Rockford house catches fire tonight.
Cops 'N Kids program gives books to kids needing them most.
Residents gathered to hear Rockford Mayor Morrissey’s annual State of the City Address.
ROCKFORD - Two charter schools get an extension to continue educating kids.
Today is being dubbed “Equal Pay Day.” A Stateline group aimed at advancing women in the workforce explains how legislation could help close the earnings gap between genders.
NIU purchases The Goosinator to scare geese away
Two homeless men die of smoke inhalation when an abandoned building they were sleeping in, went up in flames. Eyewitness News talked with fire officials to find out more.
DeKalb - Four NIU fraternity members plead not guilty to a hazing incident that left a 19 year-old pledge dead.
Rockford Police bust a drug dealer and put an end to his neighborhood sales.
A man attempts to throw himself off the State Street Bridge into the Rock River.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may have been a factor in Wednesday’s fort hood shooting. Eyewitness News spoke with local psychologists to find out more about the disorder and what you can do to treat it.
Talent and a little luck are two reasons Devon Starks found himself at Rockford Public Schools first construction job shadowing event on Wednesday. Starks left thankful that luck found him in a good spot.
A proposed bill could decriminalize marijuana.
A controversial utility tax is causing some Machesney Park residents to take action.
Internet Lottery sales have raked in millions for the state and officials think that total will only keep rising.
JANESVILLE - Six Rock County Jail Inmates were hospitalized after eating jimson weed
The surge in young underemployed workers is one reason why raising the minimum wage is gaining such momentum.
Many young people say they don't get injured, so they do not need health insurance.
It’s not quite summer, but wedding bells are getting ready to ring.
Fire damages a Dixon apartment leaving a man homeless for now.
A Rockford church opened their doors to the homeless during frigid temperatures serving as a warming shelter until they were told by the city otherwise.
Although it is vacant right now, the Fran Kral building could be transformed into a healthcare clinic and wellness center for city employees by the summer of 2014.
A disorderly conduct complaint leads to a man being shot several times after he fired at a Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy.
ROCKFORD - The man accused of accidentally killing his wife and stepson receives his prison sentence.
Gov.Quinn tells legislators the state can't afford to let the temporary income tax hike expire.
Local doctors talk about the all-too-common cause of CTA Subway crash.
Just in time for the weather to warm up, two major concert events unveil what they have in store for the summer music scene. Take a look at the full list for both Summerfest 2014 in Milwaukee and Lollapalooza in Chicago.
NIU’s Dr. Norman Walzer specializes in urban and regional economic analysis. Tonight he led the latest Transform Rockford meeting.
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin believes e-cigs are being marketed towards teens.
ROCKFORD - Three teenagers recover from an accident that killed a woman.
Some Stateliners say they pay nearly 3,000 dollars a year for flood insurance.
City Council will hold an open meeting on Friday to discuss the redevelopment of the vacant Amerock building downtown.
University of Illinois College of Medicine held their "Match Day" Friday
Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan resigns amidst an assault complaint.
A routine bus ride home turns terrifying for one group of students.
Without sales tax money, Stepehnson County schools could be in trouble
A Rockford woman is accused of murder for stabbing another woman to death at a Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD) bus terminal.
Rockford city leaders approve eminent domain ordinance in order to continue road construction.
Legislation passed by Gov. Quinn letting certain seventeen year olds vote tomorrow.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department says a woman missing from a local nursing home has been found dead..
A driver is dead and the passenger is now critically injured after fleeing from police.
City officials asking residents to keep water running at all times to prevent frozen pipes
Acculynx moving their office to Beloit Wisconsin
the police department gets three new vehicles to help keep drugs out of their town.
President Barack Obama pulled off an incredible stunt to get more Americans signed up for the Affordable Healthcare.
A proposed dual credit program between Rock Valley and Belvidere North would let students take college credit courses.
A Jeep runs off the road hitting a utility pole, killing the driver and passenger.
Stateline residents got the chance to cast their vote early today.
The recent attempted abduction of three young girls has a local business owner doing something about preventing kidnappings.
Parents say they're still saddened by the events
Young professionals weigh in on making some serious changes in Rockford.
One local restaurant says their delivery drivers have had their tires damaged from Rockford potholes
A minor power outage Wednesday became a major problem for Nexstar stations WTVO and WQRF - knocking the morning newscast off the air. Eyewitness News Anchor Matt Rodewald shares the timeline of "dramatic" events.
Stateline counties are scrambling after Illinois' Attorney General orders an early go ahead on gay marriage licenses.
WINNEBAGO COUNTY - Attorney General Lisa Madigan approves of counties issuing gay marriage licenses, however many counties like Winnebago aren't ready to do that yet.
Find out what authorities and neighbors are saying about this tragedy.
Jeep and Ram Truck sales increase as Dodge Dart sales decline.
Slavic Gospel Association hoping for an end the conflict.
A teenage boy is killed in what officials called an accidental shooting at the home of an Illinois State Police trooper.
Every year drug overdoses continue to be a problem in the Stateline and now one local Illinois State Representative is working towards a solution.
The Rockford Fire Department conducted an ice rescue training squad for members of the MABAS Division 8 Water Rescue Team. Eyewitness News reporter Alexis McAdams, joined in to find out more about what the team does to save a victim.
Illinois EPA investigating a smell coming from the Belvidere Assembly Plant
Thousands of Illinois concealed carry permits are ready to ship out.
The Rockford Police department is warning the Stateline of one popular website to be aware of a dangerous situation. Craigslist has thousands of posts for items right here in the Stateline area.
Tablets and readers are so commonplace now a group of North Boone Middle School students are testing them out in the classroom.
Walsh is being accused of murdering Lori Daniels
Tears from the stand, as witnesses recount the night a local woman was murdered just trying to get home.
'We Ask America' poll shows a large number of GOP primary voters remain undecided.
North Boone Middle School 8th grade girls team may not be able to finish undefeated season.
In a statement, teachers say they may strike March 3rd
The Rockford area crop hunger walk celebrated their success Sunday after raising thousands of dollars in October for Stateline food pantries.
Rockford’s Pilot Police District busts a cocaine dealer.
A Rockford car crash kills a passenger early this morning.
Janesville Police make an arrest in a sexual assault investigation.
Concerned Rockford citizens got together to talk about a new proposed indoor sports complex that’s near their neighborhood.
A fatal Rock County crash killed one elderly man early Friday morning.
Some popular local talk show hosts are laid off after their talk radio station changes formats.
African Americans who served World War Two speaking to Stateliners tomorrow
This brutal winter weather is causing all sorts of damage to roads, cars and most expensively homes.
MCHENRY COUNTY - A Crystal Lake teenager is accused of threatening to kill Harvard High School students via a rap video.
Flooding is a real worry for many tomorrow. The biggest concerns are in the southern counties of the Stateline.
Group of Rockford residents preparing themselves for possible flooding
Ice Dams seeping water inside some Stateliners homes. Damaging their roofs.
Stateline golfers have been heading to Victory Golf Range in the meantime
The Rockford International Airport had some exciting news Monday, telling locals that one of the city’s biggest summer events will be back and bigger than ever this year.
From blowing snow to white out conditions to all clear in a matter of seconds, the roads are dangerous. Watch this exclusive look at how difficult it is to navigate Auburn Street in Rockford right now.
A new report says Governor Pat Quinn’s new director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services pleaded guilty to stealing from clients of a Chicago social service agency and was later tangled in a child-support battle over a daughter he said he never knew he’d fathered.
A Janesville man barricades himself in a room threatening to harm himself with a gun.
Census ranks Loves Park at the top when it comes to romance