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Local Volunteers Work To 'Clean Up' Freeport's Image
Rockford isn't the only city working to 'transform' its image. Just a weeks after a tragic shooting rocked their community, volunteers are working to shed a more positive light in Freeport.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Homeowners Waiting for Keith Creek Money
More than 100 homeowners are still waiting for their share of a $2.5 million settlement from the city of Rockford.
29th Year of Good Friday Walk for Justice
Some people took to the sidewalks this morning to walk the stations of the cross through the city in honor of Good Friday.
Area Easter Egg Hunts for 2014
WHEN: 2 p.m. WHO/WHERE: Lena Living Center, 1010 S. Logan, Lena, IL WHAT: Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Rockford Garage Fire Under Investigation
Rockford fire crews were called to a home in the 2900 block of Hillside Court around 4:30 Thursday morning.
Metal Center News
Metals USA Acquires J. Rubin
Metals USA, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has acquired Midwestern service center company J. Rubin & Co., Rockford, Ill.
Ekklesia Daily News
What's missing in Holy Week?
During Holy Week, the church remembers the final days of Jesus' life and ministry.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Three Years Since Cleary Murder
It's been exactly three years since a Rockford mom and her two kids were shot to death and set on fire.
The Daily Gazette
Final concert of season set in Rockford
The Rockford Symphony Orchestra's final concert in the 2013-14 ComEd Classics Series will be "Love of Homeland," featuring the Mendelssohn Chorale at 7:30 p.m. April 26 at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St. ROCKFORD – The Rockford Symphony Orchestra's final concert in the 2013-14 ComEd Classics Series will be “Love ... (more)
Wed Apr 16, 2014
No Injuries in Ambulance Fire in Rockford
An emergency call turns into a new emergency on Rockford's west-side, after an ambulance transporting a patient catches fire.
The Daily Gazette
Inmate charged in Rockford lawyer's 2008 death
Murder charges were announced Wednesday against the one-time client of a Rockford attorney who was fatally shot while clearing snow from his driveway in 2008.
The Legal Record
Amtrak returns to Elgin
State officials last week announced a $233 million state capital investment to restart Amtrak service between Chicago and Rockford beginning next year.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Legal Record
Mastroianni named Rock Valley president
After months of a national search, the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees last week announced the appointment of Michael Mastroianni as college president.
Finding New Uses for Old Big Box Stores
After nearly 25 years in business, the American TV and Appliance store in Rockford is closed for good, leaving the city with yet another empty big box store.
My FOX Chicago
Backward bowler looks to bowl perfect game
It's where perfection was born- the first recorded perfect game of bowling took place in Rockford, Ill.
PRLog US Entertainment
Musician on Will Sing for Food Honored with Award
Apr. 14, 2014 - ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Tania Nicholson won a RAMI Award for best Christian/gospel artist in the 2014 RAMIs.
Illinois Offers New Homebuying Program
First time home-buyers could get record low interest rates by getting a mortgage through a new state housing program.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Proposal to Equalize School Funding
Over the last few years, the state budget crunch has forced some local school districts to lay off teachers and scale back after school programs to save money.
Rockford Woman Wins $200K on Lottery TIcket
A Rockford woman may have thought she was fooled this month after scratching an instant ticket, but instead she's now $200,000 richer.
Jury Selection Begins in Murder Trial
Jury selection has begun for the Rockford man accused of shooting a man to death in his driveway on the City's south side.