Rockford, Illinois News

LATEST NEWS

Police investigate Rockford’s 27th homicide of 2020

ROCKFORD — Local police are investigation the Rockford's 27th homicide of the year after a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday night on the city’s northwest side. At approximately 10:45 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to a 911 call…

STATE

Illinois committee hears testimony to end cash bail

SPRINGFIELD -- Eliminating cash bail in Illinois was once again front and center at a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday. The Criminal Law and Special Committee on Public Safety heard testimony on the benefits and drawbacks of ending…

Pritzker extends moratorium on evictions

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order Friday extending the statewide moratorium on residential evictions for another 30 days. Pritzker first put a hold on residential evictions through an executive order on March 20,…

Illinois Lottery joins fight against breast cancer

SPRINGFIELD -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and for the 15th year, the Illinois Lottery is joining in the fight against breast cancer with the launch of its latest Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure specialty instant ticket. All…

SPORTS

CRIME & COURTS

BUSINESS & TECH

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT