A Rock Valley College professor and his two sons have been identified as the individuals found dead of gunshot wounds Saturday in their home southeast of Rockford.
By Chase Cavanaugh WNIJ News The Illinois Region 1 Planning Council released a regional plan Wednesday that would encourage increased bicycle and pedestrian traffic in the Rockford area. The plan incorporates data from many…
SwedishAmerican Hospital won approval Tuesday from a state agency for a multimillion-dollar expansion in Rockford that includes a new women and children’s facility.
The Trump Administration’s appeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program won’t be heard by the Supreme Court.
An Illinois man behind a longstanding bald eagle count says the latest numbers are alarming, but federal officials say there may be other factors at play.
Many people know the Beloit International Film Festival as an event that brings films from around the world to the City of Beloit.
Dr. Ehren Jarrett, Superintendent of Rockford Public Schools, says the governor's pension proposal needs to be taken in the context of overall school funding.
Matt Streb, chief of staff to Acting NIU President Lisa Freeman, says Gov. Rauner’s proposed allocation for higher education ignores even a minimal 1.9 percent increase requested by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Visitors for sporting events in the Rockford area are expected to bring more than $800,000 into the local economy within the next month or so.
Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz is growing increasingly worried about the breakdown of drugs related overdose deaths.
The Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project, or FLAP, fights against “human labor trafficking” of migrant workers across Illinois.
The U.S. House passed a measure Tuesday sponsored by a northern Illinois Congressman that increases funding at two federal labs in Illinois.
Listen as Kyle Saunders, Water Superintendent for the City of Rockford, discusses what homeowners can do to avoid the scourge of burst pipes during the cold winter months.
From Illinois Public Media, here's a great story you may have missed last month of the letters from war from members of one Rockford family.