Offering up a direct challenge to a resistant Gov. Pat Quinn, the Illinois House resurrected a huge expansion of legalized gambling Wednesday that includes a land-based casino in Chicago, four more on riverboats and allowing ailing horse-racing tracks to add slot machines.
Just two months after a teenage boy from Rockford broke the record for the biggest walleye in Illinois, the record has been broken again.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Residents of Rockford: You are fat. According to a Gallup study, more than a third of the people living in Rockford are obese. That puts the town No. 4 on the list […]
Exelon was working to restore operations at a nuclear reactor unit near Rockford, after the reactor went down Monday morning.
Despite the presence of 15,920 fans crammed into Allstate Arena, the Chicago Wolves surrendered two third-period goals and dropped a 3-2 decision Saturday night to the Rockford IceHogs.
The Wolves gave up the first goal 80 seconds into the game to set the tone for a 3-2 loss to the Rockford IceHogs
While the west suburban Lisle institution has no plans to leave town, a proposal up for approval this week could result in the private Catholic nonprofit school establishing a campus in Mesa, Ariz.
Inquiries have arrived from as far as China and England about an original Frank Lloyd Wright home, complete with Wright designed furniture, being auctioned off Thursday afternoon in Chicago.
It’s only a recommendation, but a legislative panel says four state facilities targeted by the governor for closure should stay open.
Canadian National Railway has agreed to pay more than $36 million to the family of a 44-year-old woman who was killed in a train derailment and explosion in Rockford two years ago.
A local company that is the only harmonica manufacturer in the United States is closing its doors.
It has been a month now since Aurora police were reasonably certain that 6-year-old Timmothy Pitzen was alive and well.
Aurora police hope evidence from a sport-utility vehicle will help them find a 6-year-old boy who has been missing for nearly three weeks.
A 79-year-old Rockford man is up for parole again – 33 years after being convicted of killing all six of his children.
Police have uncovered new clues in the frantic search for a missing 6-year-old Aurora boy, as the search moved to northwest Illinois on Thursday.
Relatives of an Aurora woman, who committed suicide in a Rockford motel room, are out searching for the woman’s missing son in western Illinois.
The search for a missing Aurora boy has now moved to at least three states.
Six-year-old Timothy J. Pitzen remains missing Sunday afternoon, and authorities continue to look for leads in his disappearance, a day after his mother was found dead inside a Rockford motel room after slitting her wrists.
An Ohio man killed by police in Wisconsin may be connected to at least 10 recent shootings across Illinois and Wisconsin.
Improving education in Illinois has to start well before kindergarten, according to what a state House committee is hearing.