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.
ROCKFORD (WREX) – A year ago, the Rockford Police Department only had two dozen dash cams…. But by the end of this year… “One hundred
On Tuesday evening, nearly 2,000 people in Lee County were without power. County officials are urging anyone who might need shelter to seek a warming center.
A 10-year-old boy says he’ll be looking up as well as down during future Minnesota winters.
The deadly shooting happened at the Citgo gas station on Auburn St. in November.
The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been convicted of drug-trafficking charges at a trial in New York.
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his Congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he’s running to finish John McCain’s last term in the U.S. Senate.
Three Illinois Republicans have filed a House resolution calling for Chicago to become the 51st state.
Woodstock’s furry forecaster is wanted by police for his suspicious Groundhog Day prognostication.
The state Assembly plans to honor the four police officers who killed a workplace shooter last year.
The auto show has been running for over 30 years in Rockford, and this year it runs from February 12 through February 17.
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled Tuesday morning due to the weather.
The snow and ice that fell overnight is causing Northern Illinois University to delay its opening Tuesday morning.
Another round of snow and ice overnight is causing roads across the area to be dangerous for drivers Tuesday morning.
Both the Rockford Public School District and Freeport School District are among a number of local school districts closed Tuesday because of the snow and ice.
What if you wanted to go ice skating but didn’t want to drive to a rink? One Rockford teen doesn’t have to worry about that because he built a rink in his backyard.
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