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12 hrs ago | WIFR
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.
16 hrs ago | WIFR
There are more than 19,000 kids in foster care in Illinois, yet a local agency says there's not enough foster homes.
21 hrs ago | WIFR
Casey Solana has been an FBI agent in Rockford for the past 14 years and he has never given a TV interview until now.
Lawyers representing Rockford Police Chief Chet Epperson, the Police Union, and Rockford's Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will have a chance to argue in open court who has final authority over the Chief of Police.
A 3-year-old boy from Rockford is dead and the woman taking care of him is in jail for allegedly abusing him.
Midway Village Museum has been awarded a grant of $45,331 by the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.
As a pet owner, most people instantly realize the responsibilities that goes in the care of that animal; providing its basic needs of bed, blankets, toys, bones, food, dishes and more.
Rockford police responded to an armed robbery at the Tobacco Outlet at 3219 N. Main Street where they say a black male got away with an unknown amount of money.
There is now a new opportunity for low income Rockford high school graduates to go to Rock Valley College for free.
Volunteers from Michigan are helping at a home on Yonge Street this week. They're doing basic fix-ups for the homeowners.
This summer local police are once again teaming up to give teens a chance to learn how to fight crime.
Prosecutors in Illinois' Lee County on Tuesday filed 12 murder counts against 36-year-old Terence Doddy of Rockford in the July 1 death of 44-year-old Tonya Bargman.
Equipment used in some of the city's most dangerous situations is long overdue to be replaced, a move that gets the green light from Rockford aldermen.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – One of two Rock Falls men wanted in a hit-and-run that left a Sterling man critically injured was arrested Monday morning in Corpus Christi, Texas, and charged with attempted murder.
Businesses like Rockford Memorial Hospital and companies constructing new stores are adding up to about $41 million in construction.
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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:44 pm
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