- Leighton on verge of breaking Bower's AHL shutout record Updated: Feb-04-16 6:34 pm
Most hockey fans remember Michael Leighton as the goaltender who gave up Patrick Kane's Stanley Cup-winning goal in 2010. Now he's one shutout away from a much more favorable place in history.
- Organizers cancel Rockford AirFest 2016 Updated: Feb-02-16 4:02 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Organizers of the Rockford AirFest have cancelled the event for this year, citing an inability to attract the U.S. military's acrobatic jet teams.
- Winnebago County chairman drops re-election bid amid probe Updated: Feb-01-16 1:50 pm
ROCKFORD, Illinois - The chairman of a county board in northern Illinois said he's not running for re-election at the same time as federal authorities are investigating county spending irregularities.
- Rockford Christmas tree getting new life as table Updated: Jan-27-16 4:52 am
DURAND, Illinois - The towering Christmas tree that illuminated downtown Rockford this holiday season is getting a second life as a custom-designed wood table.
- Blackhawks send struggling Bickell to minors Updated: Jan-17-16 6:05 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks have reassigned slumping forward Bryan Bickell to Rockford of the American Hockey League.
- Coroner: Teen whose charred body found died of drug overdose Updated: Jan-07-16 9:43 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Authorities in northern Illinois say a 15-year-old girl whose charred remains were found outside a mobile home died of a drug overdose.