Rockford Head-Shaving Event To Benefit St. Baldrick’s
Rockford University's Jane Addams Center for Civic Engagement is having a unique fundraiser for St. Baldrick's Foundation.
Tom Ricketts Apologizes For Distraction Of Father’s Emails
Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts apologized to the team's players and coaching staff at spring training on Monday for any distraction caused by offensive racist emails written by his father.
Students Miss 2 Weeks Due To Heat Issue At Indiana School
Students at a school in northwestern Indiana missed more than two weeks of classes because problems with the school's aging boiler system left the building without heat.
Is It Love? Maybe Not, As Romance Scams Proliferate
Is it love? Maybe not.
Analysis: $15 Minimum Wage No Windfall For Illinois Workers
Nearly a quarter of workers in Illinois would see their pay almost double under a proposal nearing final approval in the Legislature, but inflation will take a huge bite by the time the state's minimum wage reaches $15 an hour in 2025.
Toys R Us Plans Second Act By Holiday Season
Toys R Us fans in the U.S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form by this holiday season.
Faculty, Staff To Pay More To Park At University Of Illinois
Faculty and staff at the University of Illinois are going to have to dig a little deeper to pay to park at school.
Bankruptcy Judge Gives Sears Another Chance, OKs $5.2B Plan
A bankruptcy judge on Thursday blessed a $5.2 billion plan by Sears chairman and biggest shareholder to keep the iconic business going.
Police: Violent Crime In Rockford Drops 11 Percent In 2018
Statistics released by the Rockford Police Department show violent crime in the northern Illinois city dropped 11 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year.
Illinois Senate Committee To Consider $15 Minimum Wage
A Senate Democrat plans to push for a phased-in $15 minimum wage in Illinois.