Illinois Department of Corrections officials are investigating a prison power outage to decide whether the state's correctional facilities are adequately prepared for emergencies.
The Illinois state climatologist says that after a cooler-than-usual July the summer finally turned warmer in August.
A missionary group says another American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia.13 News will continue to bring you updates on this story as they become available. More>>
Gov. Pat Quinn says he'll spend $79 this week on food and other expenses, which his campaign says is the estimated amount left for minimum wage workers after transportation and housing costs. . More>>
Former aide Thomas Nardelli, whose report of possible embezzlement led to a secret investigation of Gov. Scott Walker's Milwaukee County executive staff, has died.
Ontario Provincial Police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault.
A woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash near Rockton.Winnebago County Sheriff's police say it happened around noon Sunday in the 4800 block of Freeport Road. More>>
We now know more about who was involved in Friday's fatal car crash in Rockford. Plus, it turns out excessive speed wasn't the only factor.According to investigators, a blue minivan was driving too fast Friday afternoon on Kilburn Avenue. It lost control and rolled into a field near Collins Avenue. All three occupants were ejected. The driver, 40 year-old Jimmie Nelson of Rockford, died at the hospital. His two brothers were in the car with him. 55 year-old Dale Nelson and 53 year-old Donald ... More>>
Emergency officials are responding to a vehicle accident at Mulford and Baxter in Cherry Valley. More>>
Northern Illinois University says its student athletes are honoring a former athletic director Robert J. Bringham by wearing his initials throughout the school year.
Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to start requesting permission to use marijuana under a new state law.
A rash of violence in the middle east is hitting close to home for some local Muslims.
A difficult end to the holiday weekend for some families in the Rockford area as they lose loved ones in a string of car crashes across Winnebago County. More>>