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.