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2015/07/28 00:14
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Keeping people safe in Winnebago County could cost more. The latest budget proposal by the sheriff's department asks for nearly $7 million more to do that. "We are not adequately staffing the...
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2015/07/28 00:14
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When Jim Buckingham left the military in 1984 he struggled to rejoin society. He found himself living on the streets. "No veteran, certainly no children, should be living in the streets," says...
2015/07/27 20:14
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Rockford to take part in Global Big Latch OnRockford to take part in Global Big Latch On The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action is hosting a global synchronized breastfeeding event called the...
2015/07/27 17:14
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The Rockford Fire Department says there are reports of a car fire near Morgan and Corbin streets after a Winnebago County Animal Control vehicle was hit by another vehicle. WREX is sending a crew to...
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2015/07/27 11:51
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Authorities in southeast Wisconsin say two men who were on their way to the Experimental Aircraft Association convention in Oshkosh have died in a plane crash. The Kenosha County Sheriff's Office was...
2015/07/26 12:43
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The new Winnebago County sheriff says the community should "stand up to" crime by approving a $6.7 million budget increase for more officers and equipment. The Rockford Register Star reports it will...
2015/07/24 03:14
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When it comes to a police officer's safety the person they might need the most protection from is themselves. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death for police officers. But for one...
2015/07/24 01:13
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A 2005 Illinois law was intended to curtail big salary spikes and impose cash penalties on districts that give raises larger than 6 percent to retiring educators. But hundreds of districts doled out...
2015/07/23 04:14
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Transforming Rockford is the goal for many local leaders. There's even a movement sharing that name. While the area is not completely transformed yet, officials say new developments show great...
2015/07/22 23:14
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One Rockford man received a confirmation notice that packages he ordered from Target were delivered to his home. But the items he ordered weren't there. It wasn't until two days later that he realized...
2015/07/22 05:14
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ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) - The Winnebago County coroner's office says a man found dead Saturday after a fire ravaged his home had been shot to death. Coroner Sue Fiduccia said Tuesday that 67-year-old...
2015/07/22 03:14
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Second suspect accused of tying up, beating manSecond suspect accused of tying up, beating man Police are searching for another suspect connected with tying up and beating a man outside a Loves Park...
2015/07/22 00:14
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Questions surface about whether a Winnebago County man should have been allowed to have gaming machines in his business because of his criminal record. The owner of Mr. C's Family Restaurant has five...
2015/07/21 22:14
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Emergency officials responded to a Rockford McDonald's on reports of a deadly drug overdose. Winnebago County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Hintz says the man was found dead inside the restaurant. He...
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2015/07/21 15:14
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The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office announced a joint effort with other law enforcement agencies to host the first of three neighborhood block parties. The department is joining forces with...
2015/07/20 23:14
2015/07/20 23:14
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Dead fish are turning up everyday one Winnebago County lake. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says carp are dying in Lake Summerset by the thousands. They say people do need to be careful,...
2015/07/20 18:14
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Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato and Criminal Bureau Chief Marilyn Hite Ross are attending the National Black Prosecutors Association's 32nd Annual Conference and Job Fair in Washington,...
2015/07/20 05:24
2015/07/20 05:24
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The hair on his arm was standing straight up. “Look,” Silvers said. “I have goosebumps. Isn’t this crazy?” The weather certainly wasn’t the cause of his alert arm hair, but instead the culprit was...
2015/07/19 22:14
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Sunday, July 19, SwedishAmerican, a Division of UW Health, hosted the 2015 Pink Heals Tour on the east side of the hospital campus in front of Camelot Tower, 1415 East State Street. The pink fire...
2015/07/19 22:14
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Sunday, July 19, is known as National Ice Cream Day and brought more than 25 local businesses together to serve their community a tasty treat. Winnebago Buy Local hosted its 3rd annual "Totally Local...
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