Ogle County

A black bear was seen in DeKalb County and appears to have moved on to Ogle County. (DeKalb County Sheriff)

Wandering Black Bear Could Be Headed Back To Wisconsin

Chris Young, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said it appears the bear is making a loop — down from Wisconsin; through Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties; then apparently back northwest.

06/16/2014

A black bear was seen in DeKalb County and appears to have moved on to Ogle County. (DeKalb County Sheriff)

Latest Black Bear Sighting: Ogle County

The bear was last seen in the Rochelle area about mid-afternoon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office said.

06/13/2014

Wreckage of the medical helicopter that crashed near Rochelle on Monday night. (CBS)

3 Dead After Medical Copter Crashes West Of DeKalb

A medical helicopter pilot and two nurses from Rockford Memorial Hospital were killed Monday night, when their chopper crashed in an empty field in Rochelle, Ill., about 80 miles west of Chicago.

12/10/2012

Byron Nuclear Plant

Equipment Problem Suspected As Cause Of Nuclear Plant Shutdown

Authorities continue to investigate why a reactor went down at a nuclear power plant near Rockford.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Station in Byron, Illinois, is one of 17 nuclear reactors at 10 sites in three US states. It is the nation's largest operator of commercial nuclear power plants and third largest in the world. (Photo credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Shutdown At Exelon Nuclear Plant Near Rockford

Exelon was working to restore operations at a nuclear reactor unit near Rockford, after the reactor went down Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

File Photo (Mike Hewitt/ Getty Images)

Suburban Teen Killed In ‘Tragic Accident’ On Hunting Trip

OGLE COUNTY, Ill. (STMW) – A northwest suburban teenager was killed early Wednesday in a “tragic accident” when his friend accidentally shot him on a hunting trip in western Illinois. LISTEN: Newsradio 780’s Debra Dale […]

11/26/2010