Activists Sue Two Illinois Sheriffs For Detaining Immigrants Without Judicial WarrantsThe lawsuits allege sheriffs in Stephenson and Ogle counties unlawfully detained immigrants for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after minor traffic offenses.
Six People Killed In Fire In Rural Ogle CountyFirefighters responded to the blaze on the 200 block of North Miami Drive in Dixon shortly after midnight, and found the house fully engulfed.
Computer Outage Knocks Out 911 Lines In Four CountiesOfficials have managed to re-route 911 calls so they’re getting through to the sheriff’s departments in Ogle, DeKalb, Lee, and Stephenson counties.
Two High School Students Killed In CrashTwo Aurora high school students were killed Tuesday evening, when their SUV was hit by a semi-trailer truck while they were on their way to a basketball game in far west suburban Rochelle.
Wandering Black Bear Could Be Headed Back To WisconsinChris 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.
Latest Black Bear Sighting: Ogle CountyThe bear was last seen in the Rochelle area about mid-afternoon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office said.
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.
Equipment Problem Suspected As Cause Of Nuclear Plant ShutdownAuthorities continue to investigate why a reactor went down at a nuclear power plant near Rockford.
Shutdown At Exelon Nuclear Plant Near RockfordExelon was working to restore operations at a nuclear reactor unit near Rockford, after the reactor went down Monday morning.
Suburban Teen Killed In 'Tragic Accident' On Hunting Trip