Rockford's embattled chief of police will answer questions about his involvement with a well-being check in October 2013. The Police Union says Chet Epperson obstructed officer from doing their job.
Rockford Dog Barking Ordinance Laid Over Again
WTVO/WQRF - Sen. Dick Durbin (D) IL has written a letter to the President and CEO of Walgreens upset over rumors the company may move its headquarters out of Illinois and overseas. The motivation for such a move by the company is evident within the text of Durbin's letter when writes, "Walgreens could dodge an estimated nearly $4 billion in
ROCKFORD (11:54am): Doddy is charged with 16 counts of homicide, concealing a death, and theft in Lee County. It stems from the killing of Tonya Bargman at a rest stop along I-39 in Paw Paw. Both Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato and Lee County State's Attorney Anna Sacco-Miller say their offices will work together and try Doddy at the same time. Bruscato
WTVO/WQRF - More funding is on its way to help military programs. The Defense Department is handing out more than $550 million. The money also funds a one percent pay raise for military and civilian personnel. There are 13,000 Illinois National Guardsmen.
ILLINOIS - People with criminal records will now have a better chance at getting jobs due to a new law. Governor Pat Quinn (D) signed a law requiring private employers and employment agencies to provide "qualified applicants" with an interview before running a criminal background check. The law excludes jobs where employers are required to refuse employment based on criminal
The First Warn Weatherisk will be Moderate for today. Temperatures this afternoon with get to 90° and with a high heat index it will feel like the upper 90's and even 100° in some spots. The chance for thunderstorms increases through the afternoon with the best chance of storms being later this evening around 6pm- midnight tonight. Storms that form have the