Local news for Rockford, IL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Trending on the Topix Network
Kids living at Fairground's Valley Housing Complex in Rockford, are learning the importance of eating healthy.
With the primary election less than two days away, Republican candidates for Governor are making their final push by zeroing in on Rockford, and hoping to win over undecided voters.
St. Patrick's Day is the holiday where everyone becomes Irish for a day, but on Sunday the Ethnic Heritage Museum celebrated one woman with deep Irish roots.
An annual tradition fills the streets of downtown Rockford with green for the holiday that makes everyone Irish for a day.
Potholes one of the many issues brought up Saturday by people meeting with the mayor and their aldermen for the Better Rockford Today movement.
By Gerald Shankel , president and chief executive officer of Rockford, Ill.-based Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International , a professional organization with more than 2,100 members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry.
Nearly a year after two men from Chicago and Peoria almost killed a Rockford man, local lawmakers want to keep out of town criminals out of our area.
The craters that are taking over our roads are getting worse as the temperatures warm up and many of you have been letting us know on Facebook about car damage from those potholes.
Traffic and Parking Advisory All downtown businesses and commuters are advised that traffic will be heavy for a short time the morning of Friday, March 14 as visitors arrive for the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation tournament's opening ceremonies.
Scammers are now using Caller ID spoofing technology and a look-alike website to scam Verizon Wireless users.
It's one of the first and most successful Crime Stoppers programs in the country and it started over 30 years ago in Rockford.
Transform Rockford has a plan to improve the area over a longer time period, but some people say they don't want to wait to see those positive changes.
The Winnebago County Court System is overloaded. The State's Attorney says with at least 5 people arrested each day, courtrooms are packed and cases are piling up.
The City of Rockford is asking residents who have been running their water to keep pipes from freezing to continue to do so.
Emma Janice Winch of Rockford, Ill, passed away from a sudden illness on March 8, 2014.