The new splash pad at Central Park, home of Grandon Civic Center is open, just in time for your three-day weekend.
In the ongoing saga of inmate deaths at Thomson federal prison, an inmate from Sonora, Mexico was indicted this week in the death of his cellmate.
A Prophetstown man accused of trying to burn down a future Danville reproductive health clinic where he said abortions would be performed made his first appearance Thursday in federal court.
An Aston man is in Lee County jail, accused of using a 9mm handgun to force a a girl younger than 18 to allow him to fondle her, and to shoot at a woman.
A 73-year-old Prophetstown man who claims to be a member of an anti-abortion "rescue group" is charged in federal court after investigators say he tried to burn down a future Danville reproductive health clinic.
The Diocese of Rockford, which covers Lee, Whiteside, Ogle, Carroll and seven other counties, had 24 substantiated child sex abusers, according to the attorney general’s report.
A total of 24 priests who served in the Rockford Dioceses are named in Illinois Attorney General report released Tuesday that outlines allegations and how the church responded.
A convicted Rock Falls sex offender accused of shooting a lewd photo of a 5-year-old child pleaded not guilty Monday to creating child pornography.
Police officers and deputies helped raise money for Illinois Special Olympics in fundraisers held at Dunkin' locations in Rock Falls and Dixon.
A 22-year-old Lyndon man already jailed on a property damage charge was hit Friday with six counts of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.
A long-vacant space along busy state Route 40 soon will be home to one of America’s largest and fastest-growing closeout and excess inventory retailers.
A Rock Falls man charged Tuesday with sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl is free after posting bond.
A Washington man who Illinois State Police arrested last week following an Interstate 88 traffic stop had more than 6,000 grams of heroin in his possession, with a street value that could approach more than $1 million, authorities said.
A Rock Falls man is being held on $50,000 bond, after confessing to having sexual contact with a 15-year-old, the Illinois State Police said in a news release Wednesday.
Sterling will pay $191,000 to install two futsal courts and a security system in Wallace Park.