From a curious kitty getting in trouble with the law to an inside look at posh pet hotels, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
Rockford- The time is up for any interested candidates to submit their resumes for the seat State Representative Chuck Jefferson left.
The First Warn Weatherisk will be Low for the overnight. Mostly cloudy skies will help keep lows in the mid 60s. The heat and humidity will be back Saturday as highs warm into the upper 80s. A few storms will be possible Sunday afternoon as highs creep back into the low 80s. Fore more on your full forecast, visit the
MACHESNEY PARK, IL--Residents in Machesney Park are up in arms about the possibility of turning property along Forest Hills Road into multi-family residential. This means that residents in that subdivision could have apartments in their backyard. This area was originally intended to be single-family residential, but now that may change. In a quiet neighborhood, residents are worried about the noise
The search is on for Rockford's newest state representative. There are six candidates in play to replace Chuck Jefferson. And, the Chairman of the Winnebago County Democratic Party, Charles Laskonis, says the ideal candidate will have one major factor. "For me electability is really big." Whoever replaces Jefferson will face a stiff challenge in Winnebago County Board Member and Republican
Let's go to Wisconsin for the annual lumberjack championships. There's log rolling, climbing, chopping, some come from half way around the world to compete. The event brings about 750 thousand bucks to the local economy every year. The finals are tomorrow. Zeke the cat has a thing for phones. While staying at a Florida animal shelter, he accidentally dialed 9-1-1.
ROCKFORD - The threat of inclement weather is forcing organizers to move the outdoor movie event inside. Organizers have decided to move Friday Night Flix across the street to the BMO Harris Bank Centre. Also, the event starts at 7:30pm, instead of dusk. Mother nature is just not cooperating with Friday Night Flix. It's been cancelled several times this season