Advanced Tools Interactive Radar Alert Room Map Room Forecasts & Conditions Closings & Delays Alert Room 13 Weather Authority Rockford 37° Freeport 39° DeKalb 38° Rochelle 33° Sterling 37° Janesville 43° Monroe 41° 13 Weather Authority Merry & Bright Sunday December 16, 2018 We have had a beautiful Sunday and it seems to be sticking around for awhile. Read More » Connect With WREX Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope Top Stories Rain returns for the end of the week Rain has been lacking so far this month with only 4 days measuring rainfall. That should change late this week Winnebago County 2019 budget nearly $3 million in the red Not only is the 2019 budget in the red, but the county says it looks like 2018 will end with Winnebago School District negotiations still ongoing, strike on the table Will they strike? That's the big question tonight about Winnebago teachers. Jury: Man guilty of killing Machesney Park teen Michael Mernack, 37, killed Rebecaa Finkenhofer, 16, at her Minns home on Dec. 28, 2016. 1 person killed in serious crash in front of Eisenhower M.S. The Rockford Police Department is on the scene of a serious three car crash in front of Eisenhower Middle School.