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9 hrs ago | WIFR
Rockford fire crews responded to a trailer on fire behind East High School after 5:30 a.m. The trailer was being used as an office while construction was being done behind the school.
11 hrs ago | WIFR
Police say 13 Rockford area Latin King members are facing federal gun and/or narcotics charges after a year-long investigation into firearms and cocaine trafficking.
A Rockford man is arrested in a Loves Park motel, after he's accused of having sex with a teenager.
An art gallery that's only been in Downtown Rockford for a year, could close if it doesn't get some community support.
Thousands of individuals across northern Illinois are still unemployed. With prospects for getting a job remaining somewhat bleak, job seekers bite at any opportunity they feel may land them work.
Volunteers have descended on a Rockford neighborhood for a summer tradition -- Project Facelift.
For two years shoppers and business owners in downtown Rockford and in the Midtown District have asked Rockford Police for one thing they say will drastically cut down on crime.
I was recently asked who I thought was the best ever American rock and roll band.
An intense explosion shakes a Rockford neighborhood and blows out part of an outside wall at a home on the city's south east side.
ROCKFORD – Swedish-American Hospital has received a 3-star rating for bypass surgery from From Jan. 1, to Dec. 31, 2013, a total of 1,041 participants provided data to STS, with approximately 15 percent receiving the 3-star rating, or the highest category of quality.
Hundreds of local governments were just told by the state they'd likely have to fend for themselves to find salt in time for next winter, which could cause the price of salt to double what it was last year.
Break-ins, vandalism, and burglaries are still happening in one Rockford neighborhood despite one group's best efforts to stop crime.
It's really not feeling like the dogs days of summer, but the weather was perfect Thursday night for a block party with man's best friend.
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Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 03:47 pm
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