Tuesday Sep 9
Cherry Valley Police to Review Pursuit Policy
A deadly crash that took the life of an innocent Rockford woman near the CherryVale Mall last month is prompting a local police department to review its chase polices. Karen Williams lost her life last month after robbery suspects slammed into her car during a high speed chase that ended in Winnebago County.
Tuesday Sep 9
Toll hike, county gas tax considered to fund Route 53
The resurrection of the Deerfield Toll Plaza, revised toll costs on the north Tri-State and a possible 4-cent gas tax in Lake County are among the ideas an advisory group favors to pay for building a Route 53 extension north. The project that would extend Route 53 to Route 120 as a four-lane parkway faces a funding gap of up to $2.87 billion.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Belvidere man admits to role in attempted armed robbery near Marengo
WOODSTOCK – A Belvidere man admitted to his role in an attempt to rob a Garden Prairie man that ended in an exchange of gunfire near Marengo. Nimrod D. Hilliard, 28, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted armed robbery, and in exchange for his guilty plea and truthful testimony about others involved in the incident, more serious felony charges against him were dropped.
Local Businesses Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors
In August 2014, the Illinois Liquor Control Commission conducted compliance checks around the state, including Belvidere and Winnebago County. 33 licensees in the Stateline were checked and 8 were cited for violations of liquor control laws.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
De Kalb Midweek
I-90-Genoa Road interchange work continues
Construction on the Genoa Road Interchange Project on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway is scheduled to continue this week with work to begin reconfiguring the interchange to improve traffic flow and increase opportunities for economic development.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Olive Garden Delivers Free Meals to Responders
The Rockford Olive Garden had free meals on hand for some Stateline fire departments, including Rockford, Cherry Valley and Belvidere.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Coroner: Illinois woman hit in police chase dies
A Winnebago County coroner says 42-year-old Karen Williams of Rockford died Wednesday after being hospitalized in critical condition for a week.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Modern Tire Dealer
A Falken first: Ziex ZE914 is OE on Jeep, Patriot
The Falken Ziex ZE914 Ecorun will be supplied in size 215/60R17 to Chrysler's assembly plant in Belvidere, Ill.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
2 Arrested in Belvidere for Burglary
Belvidere police think they got the guys responsible for breaking into more than forty cars on the city's northwest side.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Belvidere teachers go to work without contract
The Rockford Register Star reports the teachers union contract with the district board of education expired on Aug. 15 and a new deal hasn't been reached.