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.