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BREAKING: Woman shot to death on Horsman Street

ROCKFORD -- Rockford Police investigators are on the scene of a fatal shooting on the city's west side. Aapproximately 5:10 p.m., officers responded to the the 200 block of North Horsman Street after receiving multiple calls that shots…

2 men charged in fatal Rockford shooting

ROCKFORD - Winnebago County State's Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross, on Thursday, announced charges against two men authorities say are responsible for a fatal shooting at a Rockford apartment complex earlier this year.  On Sept. 23, just

Illinois looks to past, future amid 200th birthday

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker says the state's best days are ahead as he helped celebrate Illinois' 200th birthdayat a gala celebration in Chicago. The Illinois Bicentennial party took place Monday night at Navy Pier.…

City puts blighted church building on notice

ROCKFORD - The City of Rockford Legal Department, on Tuesday,began the demolition process at the heavily blighted New Fellowship Baptist Church at 814 Second Ave. by posting a 30-day notice as required by Illinois statute. In addition to…

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