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 2020-02-18 23:11 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Hard Rock Casino donates food to Rockford pantries...

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — With the fate of the proposed Hard Rock Casino still in the hands of the Illinois Gaming Board, the organization is still working to integrate itself into the community. During the month of January, Hard Rock collected donati...

 2020-02-18 23:10 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Rockford set to modernize public housing with $8.5M in federal grants...

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — U.S. lawmakers are investing millions to put people living in public housing into better homes. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is handing out $23 million in federal grants, with $8.5 million to be distr...

 2020-02-18 23:08 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Boy Scouts of America file for bankruptcy; won't affect local troops...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) One of the most prominent institutions of the 20th century is now struggling to survive. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is filing for bankruptcy protection amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits. But local leaders say the bankruptcy w...

 2020-02-18 23:06 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Tennessee Dems push to move up presidential primary...
 2020-02-18 23:00 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Lawmakers discuss DCFS use of restraints on children...

Lawmakers discuss DCFS use of restraints on children: Part 2....

 2020-02-18 22:56 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

New bill introduced to prohibit discrimination against pet owners in affordable housing...

According to the Illinois General Assembly, a new Senate bill is introduced to prohibit discrimination against pet owners in affordable housing. A new national study shows housing is a top reason for owner surrenders. This new bill prohibits discriminatio...

 2020-02-18 22:50 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Bloomberg would sell business interests if elected president...
 2020-02-18 22:49 

Chicago Tribune

How will the Bears approach the NFL combine and free agency? The Bear Download podcast breaks it down....

Welcome to the Bear Download podcast. Listen below or subscribe and listen on iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play The NFL combine is less than a week away and Dan Wiederer and Brad Biggs break down what to expect from the event. They take a long loo...

 2020-02-18 22:49 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

New proposal would ban gas powered leaf blowers in Illinois...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) — Democratic State Senator Laura Fine introduced a bill that would ban the use and sale of gas-powered leaf blowers in the state. The proposal states that any offender could face a fine of up to $500. Senate bill SB3313 cite...

 2020-02-18 22:49 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Man arrested after fleeing police, rolling vehicle...

An Illinois man is in police custody after he failed to stop when pulled over, leading to a police chase, and ending with his vehicle rolling. Illinois State Police attempted to pull over the suspect, 25-year-old Keith J. Rucker, on I-57 near mile marker ...

 2020-02-18 22:46 

CBS Chicago

Blagojevich And Trump's Relationship Goes Back Years, Has Involved 'The Celebrity Apprentice' And Trump's Checkbook...

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and President Donald Trump have a history going back many years to a time well before Blagojevich went to prison and before Trump was best known as a politician....

 2020-02-18 22:46 

CBS Chicago

Public Safety Committee Chairman To Call Hearings On Police Suicides, Minority Hiring At CPD And CFD...

City Council Public Safety Committee Chairman Chris Taliaferro (29th) said the Chicago Police Department can learn some lessons from Los Angeles in addressing officer suicides....

 2020-02-18 22:46 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Ja’Net Dubois, star of ‘Good Times’ dead at 74...

(WRIC) — Ja'Net Dubois, known by many as the Evans family's sassy neighbor Willona Woods on Good Times, has died, according to TMZ. She was 74. TMZ reports Dubois' body was discovered Tuesday morning inside her Glendale, California home....

 2020-02-18 22:45 

CBS Chicago

Deb Mell Says Blagojevich Family 'Thrilled' He's Coming Home After President Trump Commutes His Sentence...

Almost eight years after he left his home in Ravenswood Manor to begin serving a prison term in Colorado, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich soon will be winging his way back to Chicago, and his wife and daughters couldn't be more elated....

 2020-02-18 22:43 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Traffic concerns lead to discussion amongst Dunlap School Board leaders...

DUNLAP, Ill. (WMBD) — The Dunlap School Board is working on ways to end the traffic issue surrounding its high school and middle school near Route 91. Dr. Scott Dearman, superintendent of Dunlap School District, said with the school's growing po...

 2020-02-18 22:40 

Chicago Sun-Times

Lopez accuses Animal Care and Control of 'covering up' for own failures by clearing owner of dead horse...

The alderman questioned how the dead horse's owner Leo Beltran could have been cleared by the city when Animal Care...

 2020-02-18 22:40 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

UK unveils immigration overhaul for 2021 focused on skills...
 2020-02-18 22:39 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

15 Illinois men facing attempted enticement of a child charges...

URBANA, Ill. Central District of Illinois U. S. Attorney John C. Milhiser and FBI Special Agent in Charge Sean M. Cox, Springfield Division, announced that 15 Central Illinois men were arrested over the weekend related to an FBI Operation conducted in Kan...

 2020-02-18 22:39 

Chicago Tribune

Motorola Solutions scored a $765 million win in a trade secrets case against a Chinese competitor. It's not satisfied....

A yearslong court battle over technology trade secrets and copyright infringement came to a head last week when a jury awarded Motorola Solutions $764.5 million in damages. But the case the Chicago-based company is waging against a Chinese competitor is n...

 2020-02-18 22:36 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

KISS becomes highest-grossing group to play Civic Center...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The American rock band KISS became the highest-grossing group or band to play the Peoria Civic Center after a sold-out arena show Saturday. After 38 years of the venue's history, the rock group broke the record previously s...

 2020-02-18 22:36 

Chicago Tribune

Meet the North Shore woman who likely helped you connect with your 'Top Oprah Pick.' Her new book teaches the power of storytelling and finding your audience...

Sally Lou Loveman was just 25 years old and working her dream job at The Oprah Winfrey Show when someone handed her a microphone to "warm up the audience." She didn't know what that meant, she said, but she spoke from the heart. Loveman laughs...

 2020-02-18 22:34 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

UAlbany honors Toni Morrison with special exhibit...

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) On her 89th birthday, UAlbany honored the late Toni Morrison with a special celebration. In a ceremony, President Havidn Rodrguez helping to unveil a new exhibit of papers, photographs and archival items belonging to Toni Morrison. T...

 2020-02-18 22:33 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Who's in the 2020 WGEM Home and Living Show...
 2020-02-18 22:26 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Blaney's attempted push of Newman led to violent crash...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Drafting, blocking and bumping are essential elements of racing on NASCAR's fastest tracks. When Ryan Blaney pushed fellow Ford driver Ryan Newman in the final lap of the Daytona 500, it was something both men have don...

 2020-02-18 22:25 

Chicago Tribune

Kris Bryant expects to be in a Cubs uniform on opening day: 4 takeaways from spring training...

Here are four takeaways from Cubs spring training Tuesday. 1. Kris Bryant expects to be with the Cubs on opening day. Kris Bryant continued to rave about his meeting Sunday with Cubs President Theo Epstein to the point Bryant believes the trade speculatio...

 2020-02-18 22:25 

Chicago Sun-Times

After meeting with Theo Epstein, Kris Bryant expects to remain a Cub all season...

Bryant, who has two years left of club control after losing his grievance over service-time manipulation, was made available in trade since the end of last season....

 2020-02-18 22:24 

Zacks Investment Research

Buy Roku Stock on the Dip as a Bet on Netflix, Disney & Streaming TV Growth?...

We break down Roku's Q4 2019 financial results. And see what to expect from the streaming TV firm to decide if investors should consider buying Roku stock on the dip, with Disney, Netflix, and others all set to expand their customer base?...

 2020-02-18 22:19 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

PT's BBQ serving up saucy ribs and more...

For this week's Black History Month special we're dishing up BBQ with a local businessman, who's been cooking more than 35 years. Perry 'PT' Hines has been cooking since he was 15....

 2020-02-18 22:16 

Zacks Investment Research

Utilities ETF (FUTY) Hits a New 52-Week High...

This Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETF (FUTY) has hit a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store?...

 2020-02-18 22:12 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Human trafficking by the numbers, Center for Prevention of Abuse to host an educational conference...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The East Peoria Police Department and residents have been on alert after a woman reported that she was being followed at Kroger. The situation arises the question of human trafficking and the signs you should be aware of. The C...

 2020-02-18 22:12 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Cold Mornings...
 2020-02-18 22:09 

Chicago Sun-Times

Laura Curtis, Illinois House 49th District Republican candidate profile...

Her top priorities include property taxes, ethics and economic growth....

 2020-02-18 22:09 

Chicago Sun-Times

Woman charged with child endangerment after 7-year-old girl accidentally shoots brother in Lawndale...

The boy was shot in the neck, police said....

 2020-02-18 22:07 

CBS Chicago

Chicago Weather: Sunny, But Colder In The Days To Come...

A nice, sunny stretch of weather is coming up, but some colder temps also come with the territory....

 2020-02-18 22:06 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Decatur police search for sexual assault victim...

The Decatur Police Department is searching for the victim involved in an alleged sexual assault. Decatur Police were investigating a criminal sexual assault at Sandy's Motel on Pershing Road on Saturday, Feb. 1, between 3 and 3:30 p. m. Officers saw t...

 2020-02-18 22:03 

NBC Chicago

Batting Champ Anderson Says He Won't Change His Style...
 2020-02-18 22:03 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Trump says Modi expects massive crowds during India visit...
 2020-02-18 22:01 

CBS Chicago

Search On For 2 Suspects In Orland Park Carjacking...

Police in Orland Park were searching for two suspects in a carjacking in a grocery store parking lot....

 2020-02-18 22:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Rahm says Blago clemency is prelude to another batch of presidential pardons...
 2020-02-18 21:59 

Chicago Sun-Times

Trump gets it right in freeing Blagojevich, but his real reasons for doing so should sicken us...

Trump does nothing for anybody that is not, at bottom, for himself. In this case, Blagojevich became the beneficiary....

 2020-02-18 21:57 

Chicago Sun-Times

Cubs' Jon Lester rips commissioner Rob Manfred for 'piece of metal' comment...
 2020-02-18 21:57 

Chicago Sun-Times

White Sox remind Edwin Encarnacion of 2015 Blue Jays...

Edwin Encarnacion says key for White Sox is staying together...

 2020-02-18 21:57 

Chicago Sun-Times

White Sox remind Edwin Encarnacion of 2015 Blue Jays...

Edwin Encarnacion says the key for the White Sox is staying together....

 2020-02-18 21:57 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Local school district member recognized for building students a garden...

MANITO, Ill (WMBD) A local school district member is recognized for building a garden for the kids. Troy Galvin manages the property of the Spring Lake School District. Galvin started the garden three years ago and is still building on the project. Most o...

 2020-02-18 21:55 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Congressman's bill would provide funding to help former inmates re-enter society successfully...

Congressman David Trone is sponsoring a bill that would provide funding for a partnership between law enforcement officers and mental health professionals aimed at helping released prisoners re-enter the community....

 2020-02-18 21:55 

Chicago Tribune

Mother charged with child endangerment after 7-year-old daughter shoots 11-year-old son while playing with gun...

A West Side mother is facing misdemeanor child endangerment charges after her young daughter wounded her older brother while playing with a handgun, authorities said. The Valentine's Day shooting at the home in the 3100 block of West Fillmore Street w...

 2020-02-18 21:47 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ leaving indelible mark on TV landscape...
 2020-02-18 21:45 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Airborne deer goes through windshield, kills Florida woman...

GRACEVILLE, Fla. (WDHN) — A Florida woman died Monday after an airborne deer that had been struck by a truck smashed through the vehicle in which she was riding. Edna Morgan Griffin, 81, of Chipley, Florida, died from injuries she sustained in the a...

 2020-02-18 21:43 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Girl, 17, missing from Back of the Yards; last seen Feb. 6...

Ashanti Jackson was last seen Feb. 6 in the 5100 block of South Emerald Avenue, Chicago police said in a missing person alert....

 2020-02-18 21:43 

Chicago Tribune

Jon Lester says Commissioner Rob Manfred 'should take his name off' the World Series trophy after his comments about the Astros sign-stealing debacle...

One of the first stops for visitors to Jon Lester's home in Georgia is a room displaying replicas of the three World Series trophies Lester has helped win during a 14-year career. So it's no surprise Lester was taken aback by MLB Commissioner Rob ...

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