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Pelosi: House will draft Trump impeachment articles

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. "Our democracy…

Dems not all in on Trump impeachment probe

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a simple question for fellow Democrats behind closed doors Wednesday, addressing them as the Judiciary Committee considered articles…

Former PNC Bank building sells for $4.225M

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A prime piece of commercial downtown real estate has recently changed hands. According to Winnebago County records, owner John Taphorn sold the former PNC Bank building at 120 W. State St. for $4.225 million to…

State Rep. John Cabello joins suicide task force

Staff Report SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Rep. John Cabello, R-Machesney Park, announced Monday that he has been appointed to serve on the newly created State of Illinois First Responders Suicide Task Force.  The task force is part of the…

Dems try to match Trump’s 2020 campaign cash

By Brian Slodysko Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are narrowing President Donald Trump's early spending advantage, with two billionaire White House hopefuls joining established party groups to target the president in key…

Not everyone pleased as Black Friday goes global

By Angela Charlton and Sylvie Corbet Associated Press PARIS (AP) — People don't celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Russia, or South Africa - but they do shop on Black Friday. The U.S. sales phenomenon has spread to retailers across…

Rain or shine, Stroll will go on downtown Rockford

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and the City of Rockford are closely monitoring the weather forecast for Saturday, Nov. 30, when the city hosts the seventh annual Stroll on State. Based on…

City announces Stroll on State travel advisories

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The City of Rockford has issued travel and parking information in advance of the Dasher Dash and Stroll on State, two downtown events happening Saturday, Nov. 30. Citizens are reminded to heed the following…