There's a fast pitch competition in the Forest City, but we're not talking about baseball.
Rockford has been long known for its struggles including a high crime right, high unemployment, and the recent designation as the 3rd most miserable city in the nation by Forbes Magazine.
A Rockford man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he a committed a charity fraud scheme that netted $120,000.
After nearly 30 years serving in Rockford, a veteran firefighter says he's finished.
Rockford's junior innovators take second place in a global competition. The Rockford Christian Royal Narwhals robotics team was handed the Global Innovators Award at the U.S. Patent Office in Washington, D.C. this morning.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to move ahead with a plan to tear down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding combat positions.
Farms were destroyed before the tornado moved across Canton, where 50 buildings were damaged or destroyed.
Jury of Machesney Park is one of 16 Rockford police officers - out of more than 250 - on the department's M3 unit, in which officers spend the warmer months patrolling Rockford on bicycles.
Members of the Rockford Area Aerospace Network are attending the Paris Air Show, which is one of the world's largest and most prestigious trade shows for the aviation and aerospace industry.
The road can be a dangerous place, especially for motorcyclists and we've seen that first hand.
The state's campaign to make drivers more aware of motorcyclists doesn't appear to be working.
"President Clinton mentioned Etsy and our program in Rockford, Illinois when he closed the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Chicago last week - so proud of this program! Quote : "In CGI America's first pitch sessions, participants across working groups provided a 3-minute pitch of their scalable commitment ideas, received feedback on them, and ... (more)
Kolb+Co., an accounting firm based in Brookfield, has agreed to merge with Sikich LLP, one of 40 largest accounting firms in the country, Sikich announced on Monday.
If you're house hunting, you may want to take a second look at abandoned properties around Rockford.
However, Millennium Fountain should be hands off. There's a lot of confusion over this Rockford fountain made strictly for viewing.