A current Northern Illinois University student and a 2014 graduate were among those killed when a gunman opened fire in a workplace shooting Friday in Aurora, according to a news
A current Northern Illinois University student and a 2014 graduate were among those killed when a gunman opened fire in a workplace shooting Friday in Aurora, according to a news release by NIU President Lisa Freeman.
A kennel in suburban Chicago that took in troublesome dogs is being criticized after a fire on the property killed 31 animals.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has appointed a state lawmaker as director of the state’s Veterans Affairs department after his first choice stepped down.
Major school districts across the Stateline are closing schools today because of severe weather.
Running a business is something you wouldn’t expect a high school student to do. But that’s what students at one Stateline school are preparing for.
Wednesday night was the first opportunity people had to grab a bite to eat with members of the Rockford Police Department as part of a new program.
Silence the Violence is a new initiative a convicted felon in Rockford has started, to help keep kids away from a life of crime.
ROSCOE (WREX) – A grant worth $15,000 is given to Roscoe Middle School. The grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is for its
BELVIDERE (WREX)- A parole hearing for a man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 17-year-old girl will happen next Wednesday. The family of the
The East High School assistant principal beat out a number of other applicants for the opportunity.
Eric Flohr came to Hononegah after eight years at Collinsville High School. It was there he earned Principal of the Year recognition from the Illinois Principals Association.
ROCKFORD (WREX) — Snow will transform into works of art this weekend at Sinnissippi Park.
BELOIT (WREX)- The Beloit Shopko location will close its doors on May 12th, according to a new list released by the Wisconsin based company. Beloit,
The chief of the Blackhawk Fire Protection District is fired. That decision came Wednesday at an emergency board meeting.
ST. LOUIS (KSDK) — A proposed bill in Missouri would allow death row inmates to give the gift of life.
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Part of the city’s focus on public safety is investing millions of dollars into new technology for the police department. “Chicago, New
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Just hours before an officer-involved shooting on Wednesday Rockford Police released crime statistics for this past year. According to the department, violent
A Senate committee has OK’d increasing the minimum wage in Illinois to $15 in six years.
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JANESVILLE (WKOW) – Janesville Police arrested a man late Saturday night after they found an assault rifle and a box of ammunition in his car.
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announced Judge John Lowry sentenced Deontay Gunnell to 51 years in prison for the death
ROCKFORD (WREX) — A Rockford woman is charged after police said she tried to leave the scene of a crash.