Top 7 Worst Midwest States for Taxes
The rankings are out of the worst Midwest states, when it comes to the amount of money we get to keep, after taxes. How did Illinois do?
Lucas' Story: Because of St. Jude, Lucas is Alive
Lucas was diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia and was in need of a rare transplant that wasn't available in his hometown. That's where St Jude stepped in.
Cancer Survivor Kate Foster of Rockford Shares A Special Letter
At the age of 12, Rockford's Kate Foster lost her leg to cancer. but that would not stop her from achieving her dreams.
St Jude Patient: From Cancer To Performing In Front of Thousands
At a young age Hailey was diagnosed with a form of cancer called acute myeloid leukemia. Even as she was diagnosed, Hailey was always singing. The cancer couldn’t silence her.
Top 10 Area Grade Schools
The 2017 rankings are out, and the top public grade schools have been announced for the Rockford area.
Is Rockford Home Rule A Good Idea? Rockford Realtors Say 'NO'
Rockford voters will have a big decision to make on March 20 as they get to vote to choose whether to bring back home rule to the Forest City. One prominent local group says NO!
Illinois May Raise the Age to Buy Cigarettes
The minimum age to purchase a pack of cigarettes in Illinois could increase substantially if some Illinois lawmakers get their way.
The Top 3 Worst Towns in Illinois and Wisconsin To Find Work
The good news is that unemployment rates have been failing nationally, however, not every community has been able to share in the good fortune. In fact, one Illinois town ranks as the second worse in the entire country.
Winnebago Sheriff To Encrypt Radios
Following in the footsteps of the Rockford Police Department, the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department will start scrambling it's radio traffic starting this week.
A Whole New Look For Amerock Building
A building that most people have not ever seen inhabited in their lifetimes, has a whole new look.
Trace Adkins To Headline the 2018 Boone County Fair
Trace Adkins will deadline this year's Boone County Fair
Wrigley Field Park Will Host Curling Classes
If you ever wanted learn how to 'curl,' grab your granite stone and a broom, and get ready to slide on the ice.
Intense Video Captures The Kidnapping Of An Illinois Child
Scary! A dramatic kidnapping of a child in broad daylight was captured on video and police need your help.
Inside An Abandoned Illinois Mall
It's just plain creepy and it's now closed for good. Let's take a look inside of this Northern Illinois abandoned mall. [Photos]
The Top 10 Richest People in Illinois for 2018
If you live in the land of Lincoln and need a loan, here are some rich guys and gals who might be your neighbors.
Look For Supermoon, Blue Moon and Lunar Eclipse
A celestial event, that hasn't happened since 1866, will take place above the skies of Northern Illinois next week.
Rockford School Bus Spotted Rolling Coal
Traveling northbound on Mulford Rd behind a Rockford School District #205 school bus was a rather uncomfortable, and stinky experience for some Rockford travelers on Wednesday afternoon.
Bank Of America Is Eliminating a Customer Favorite
Bank of America, which has branches in the Rockford Area, is about to eliminate it's free checking accounts, which is causing a huge customer uproar.
Money Spotted Blowing All Over An Illinois Highway
On Tuesday Afternoon an Illinois highway was littered...with money!
Illinois Treasurer Issues a Warning About Gift Cards
Did you get a gift card for Christmas? If so, please heed this important warning from the Illinois State Treasurer.