- Rockford-based waste services company sold to Texas firm Updated: Nov-29-15 5:00 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - A company headquartered in Texas has purchased Rockford, Illinois-based Rock River Environmental Services, the country's third-largest waste services company.
- Landfill cleanup to idle Rockford area sledding hill Updated: Nov-27-15 4:45 am
LOVES PARK, Illinois - A popular sledding hill at a northern Illinois municipal park will soon be off-limits for a state-mandated environmental cleanup.
- Boone County jail inmate charged with attacking guard Updated: Nov-26-15 9:25 am
BELVIDERE, Illinois - Authorities say a man in the Boone County Jail waiting to be transferred to prison has been charged with attacking a corrections officer.
- EXCHANGE: Firms partner on airport apprenticeship program Updated: Nov-20-15 8:09 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - There's a new on-the-job training program at Chicago Rockford International Airport for people looking to fix airplanes.
- Police: Witnesses won't talk in dismembered toddler case Updated: Nov-19-15 3:36 pm
CHICAGO - Frustrated Chicago police say two witnesses aren't cooperating with their investigation into the death of a 2-year-old northern Illinois boy whose dismembered remains were found in a Chicago lagoon.
- Health system gets state approval for new Rockford hospital Updated: Nov-17-15 5:21 pm
BOLINGBROOK, Illinois - An Illinois review board has approved a plan to build a new hospital in Rockford.
- Anti-crime concert in Rockford to feature over 10 acts Updated: Nov-09-15 3:48 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Members of the community are coming together to stage an anti-crime concert next month in Rockford.
- Fire destroys old fire station in northern Illinois Updated: Nov-08-15 5:02 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - An old fire station that's been used recently as a senior center has been called a total loss after a fire.
- 3 who spent decade in prison acquitted in Rockford retrial Updated: Nov-06-15 3:45 pm
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Three men freed after more than a decade in prison have been acquitted in their retrial for the 2002 slaying of an 8-year-old Rockford boy.
- Lower Rockford population means fewer students in schools Updated: Nov-05-15 4:21 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Rockford education officials say dropping enrollment numbers are more indicative of population losses than struggling schools.
- FBI use DNA to ID dismembered toddler found in lagoon Updated: Nov-04-15 7:57 pm
CHICAGO - The dismembered remains of a toddler found in a Chicago lagoon were identified through DNA as that of a 2-year-old northern Illinois boy reported missing in September, Chicago police said Wednesday.
- Rockford school goes on lockdown after student shot nearby Updated: Nov-04-15 2:51 pm
ROCKFORD, Illinois - A Rockford high school has lifted a lockdown put in place after one of its students was shot in a foot nearby.
- Rockford OKs money so airport construction can continue Updated: Nov-03-15 10:39 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - The Rockford City Council has amended an agreement with Chicago Rockford International Airport so local funding can be released to continue work on a $41 million jet-repair hub.
- Blackhawks send Bickell to minors, recall Dano Updated: Nov-02-15 2:56 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks sent slumping forward Bryan Bickell to Rockford of the AHL on Monday and recalled prospect Marko Dano.