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Terence Doddy / photo from Illinois State Police

Cops Look At Rest-Stop Murder Suspect In 1993 Drowning

Terence Doddy of Rockford is accused of killing two people, one at a rest stop in northern Illinois, before leading police on a high-speed chase earlier this month.

07/11/2014

A prosthetic hand created with the help of a 3-D printer. (Credit: CBS)

3-D Printers Help Students Make Prosthetic Hands For Kids

Kaeden Witt and Kylie Wicker were born missing parts of the fingers on one hand. Design engineering students at a Rockford school came to the rescue. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

07/06/2014

Terence Doddy, a suspect in two murders in Illinois, crashed a stolen car into a tree in Rock County, Wisconsin, after a high-speed chase on Friday. (Credit: WISC-TV)

Double Murder Suspect In Custody In Wisconsin

The Rockford man wanted for killing two people earlier this week was in custody in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon, after leading police on a high-speed chase that ended when he crashed into a tree.

07/04/2014

Police have released this image of murder suspect Terence Doddy. (ISP)

Police Release New Information In Search For Rest-Stop Killer

Authorities are searching for 36-year-old Terence Doddy of Rockford in connection with the murders of Tonya Bargman, 44, and Todd Hansmeier, 37.

07/03/2014

Terence Doddy / photo from Illinois State Police

Police Searching For Rockford Man Wanted In Connection With Two Murders

Illinois State Police are searching for a Rockford man in connection with the murders of two people.

07/02/2014

Blackhawks forward Jeremy Morin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Sign Morin To 2-Year Deal

Jeremy Morin is set to remain in Chicago through summer 2016.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Sheryl Hutchinson took this photo of a bear on her property in Rockford on Monday. (Sheryl Hutchinson)

More Black Bears Could Be Headed To Illinois, Even Chicago: Experts

The recent sightings of a young black bear in northern Illinois could be a signal more of the animals will make their way here. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

06/19/2014

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

A black bear seen near Genoa in DeKalb County is believed to be the same animal spotted in recent weeks in Winnebago County. (Photo from DeKalb County Sheriff's office)

Black Bear Spotted Again In Far West Suburbs

The far west suburban town of Genoa was abuzz Wednesday morning, with reports of a black bear sighting.

06/11/2014

Sheryl Hutchinson took this photo of a bear on her property in Rockford on Monday. (Sheryl Hutchinson)

Rockford Area Woman Spots Black Bear In Her Backyard

It’s not something we’re used to seeing in the Midwest but today a black bear was spotted in Rockford.

06/07/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com

Confidential Records Left Behind After Mental Health Centers Closed

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration closed three health facilities in 2012 but left behind tractors and a forklift, an unidentified medical specimen and boxes full of confidential patient and employee records, an audit released Thursday said.

05/30/2014

Chicago Wolves

Wolves Win To Pull Even With Grand Rapids In Midwest Division

ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Chicago Wolves moved into a tie atop the Midwest Division and claimed the Illinois Lottery Cup with a decisive 5-3 win over the Rockford IceHogs on Friday night at the MetroCentre. […]

04/18/2014

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Teravainen: ‘No Idea’ On Blackhawks’ Plans For Rest Of Season

Teuvo Teravainen could be a practice player for Blackhawks or help Rockford in a playoff push.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

The Chicago Wolves play the IceHogs Friday. (Ross Dettman)

Wolves Overpower Rockford 6-O

The Chicago Wolves scored early and often on the way to a 6-0 triumph over Rockford in an Illinois Lottery Cup contest on Friday night at Allstate Arena.

03/21/2014

(Credit: National Weather Service)

About One-Third Of Illinois Covered In At Least 10 Inches Of Snow

In yet another measure of the severity of this year’s winter, about one third of Illinois is covered in at least 10 inches of snow.

02/12/2014

Cheapest Diners

Woman Tips Trio Of Waitresses $3,000 Each At Northern Illinois Restaurant

The owner of the Boone County Family Restaurant in Caledonia, Matt Nebiu, said business was slow Saturday when the customer handed checks to 25-year-old Amy Sabani, 23-year-old Sarah Seckinger and 28-year-old Amber Kariolich.

02/03/2014

An ambulance that look like this was stolen from Rockford Memorial Hospital.

Ambulance Stolen From Rockford Hospital Spotted Near Elgin

Police in Rockford are searching for a man who chose a very peculiar vehicle for a joyride. Officers say the suspect stole an ambulance from the parking lot of Rockford Memorial Hospital.

01/08/2014

(Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois Couple Pass Away Hours Apart After 71 Years Of Marriage

Married in 1942, Robert and Nora Viands spent little time apart over the last seven decades.

670 The Score–08/30/2013

Paul Poberezny (Credit: EAA)

Aviation Legend Paul Poberezny Dies At 91

Paul Poberezny, founder of the Experimental Aircraft Association, which hosts one of the world’s largest annual air shows, died Thursday after a battle with cancer.

08/23/2013

Photo Of Gamblers Playing The Slots. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lang Steps Aside As Gambling Expansion Sponsor Over ‘Perceived Conflict’

The longtime backer of a push to expand gambling in Illinois has dropped his name from a pending bill over “perceived conflict of interest” with a law firm where he’s counsel.

05/22/2013

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