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Police: Fatal Auburn Street accident not hit-and-run

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - Although the driver of a vehicle involved in the death of a pedestrian in Rockford Tuesday left the scene of the crash, the incident is not a hit-and-run, police said Thursday. At around 8:30 p.m., Oct.…

Elizabeth Warren dodges tax hike question

By Will Weissert and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is rising to the top of the Democratic pack with ambitious promises to reshape the political and economic system. But as she faces growing…

RSO’s Steve Larsen announces retirement

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Rockford Symphony Orchestra Music Director Steve Larsen will retire after the 2020-21 season, he announced Wednesday. "The 2020-21 season will be my 30th year as RSO Music Director, and I have decided that it…

Peoria business turns invasive Asian carp into sport

The Center Square PEORIA - A bow fishing business along the Illinois River is giving people a chance to hunt for invasive Asian carp. Nathan Wallick, captain of Peoria Carp Hunters, takes customers on boat rides to hunt for the…

News anchor Whitney Martin returning to Rockford

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Veteran TV journalist Whitney Martin is returning to Rockford. Martin, who moved to Milwaukee in 2017 and anchored "CBS 58 Morning News," will serve as assistant news director and anchor of “Eyewitness News in the…