An appellate court has overturned a lower court and found a correctional officer who unshackled an inmate at a suburban Chicago hospital can’t be sued by two patients who alleged an ensuing hostage situation left them severely traumatized
Illinois legislators will consider legislation this fall that would outlaw flavored vaping products and ban electronic cigarette use in indoor public spaces
Illinois has issued about 300,000 state driver’s licenses that are compliant with a 2005 law aimed at strengthening rules for identification at airports and federal facilities
Whiteside County Coroner Joe McDonald says the Sterling man is suspected to have fallen to his death while working alone the previous night.
The Lake County Health Department says residents should avoid contact with floodwater and not drink or wash with water from private wells that have been flooded.
Specialists say the event isn’t about installing seats for parents, but parents learning how to ensure their children are safe.
One of the four speakers at the conference says those impacted by anxiety, depression, abuse and homelessness can struggle with day-to-day activities like focusing in the classroom.
City of Beloit Police bring back highly requested women’s self-defense class.
Stateline gamers take on the first Rockford area gaming convention.
Authorities say a woman stole $6,000 worth of quarters and her getaway vehicle was a baby stroller
A suburban Chicago mall has reopened after a man drove an SUV into it and sent frightened shoppers and employees scurrying
All three suspects are in custody in the Winnebago county Jail. The investigation is still ongoing and additional arrests are possible.
The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police announced the fifth rail safety initiative for Illinois will be held from Sept. 22 through Sept. 28.
Money raised at the outing in Poplar Grove goes toward Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
The condition of the officer was not immediately known.
No one was hurt and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Illinois Department of Public Health, Governor Pritzker, the Winnebago County Health Department and local doctors are urging residents not to use vape products due to concerns over the possibility of serious respiratory illnesses.
You may be seeing a camera crew around Rockford in the coming days. That’s because a movie is being filmed exclusively in Rockford starting on Saturday.
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Officials had said Blackman was apprehended Saturday following an armed encounter with officers.
Police responded to the area of 6th Street and E. State Street Tuesday afternoon around 2:40 p.m.
Michael Blake, 61, of Oregon, was taken into custody at his home on Thursday night.
Prior to the attack, Torres was being held without bond on charges stemming from the stabbing and sexual assault on a 19-year-old woman and the stabbing of her brother in their home.
All three juveniles were taken to the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center.