By Katie Finlon WNIJ News DEKALB -- A union representative for a newer Northern Illinois University bargaining unit says negotiations did not go well Friday. AFSCME spokeswoman Sara Dorner says NIU’s negotiator Jesse Perez promised to bring…
By Chase Cavanaugh WNIJ News ROCKFORD — Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner brought his budget ideas to employees at Ingersoll Machine Tools in Rockford Tuesday. Rauner said he wanted to improve the business climate in the state by reducing…
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 different…
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.
Health officials across the country report flu cases are starting to match numbers seen from the H1N1 outbreak nearly a decade ago.
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.