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She comes to Black Diamond with more than 15 years of industry experience. Wagner will be responsible for social media and email marketing campaigns, as well as building relationships in the Rockford community.
Hundreds of free books are scattered across Rockford waiting for us to pick up and read as part of a community wide push to get more people reading. One of 14 little free libraries around town was set up and stocked on Saturday in the Signal Hill neighborhood of Rockford.
The city is sending a warning tonight for businesses not to advertise on city signs and property. Public works leaders says vandals are ruining streets signs and light poles by placing sticker graffiti on them.
According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, 31-year-old Nicole Wagner was driving a GMC Yukon and was heading eastbound on Route 2 around 2:53 p.m. She hit the side of a minivan driven by 76-year-old John Brown. Brown had just gotten off North Frontage Road in front of the Yukon.
DeKALB – A 28-year-old DeKalb woman was killed early Friday when she drove her car against traffic on Interstate 88 and crashed head-on with another car, state police said. Kimberly Havlicek was driving west in the eastbound lanes just west of Annie Glidden Road about 12:50 a.m. Friday when her 2002 Mitsubishi Galant collided with a 2012 Toyota Camry, Illinois State Police Master Sgt.
In Rockford today a man who was in New York on the front lines shared his story of 9/11. "All I remember is the first time I ever went through every red light trying to get to the fire house," said the veteran New York City firefighter.
OREGON – A 29-year-old Florida man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Aug. 23 robbery of Byron Bank in Davis Junction, the Ogle County Sheriff's Department said in a news release this morning. He was taken to Ogle County Jail and held without bail.
For years, small and midsized airports in the U.S. have been losing flights and passengers due to the consolidation of airlines and shrinking competition in the industry. "It's not much fun being an airport director today," said Eric Frankl, airport director of Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky.
Family members say it's been hard to heal after an 8-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by his mother a year ago. Most of Thomas Kossow's family has moved out of the area since his death.
Right now the City of Rockford is asking us to avoid the 2400 block of Charles Street near Stockholm Inn because the road is blocked with fire trucks and hoses. More than half a dozen area fire departments have spent the last few hours trying to put this fire out.
One local veteran now has a brand new home and car thanks to several Stateline businesses and a nationwide home depot campaign. The home improvement store was joined by Jeremiah Development Group and the City of Rockford to reveal a renovated home for Anthony Birdwell and his family.
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, in partnership with the Rockford Aviators and Senior Follies, has entered the 2014 Medline Pink Glove Dance video competition aimed at raising breast cancer awareness, and is asking for the community's help to win. The first place winner of the Pink Glove Dance video competition will win a $10,000 donation to the charity of their choice.
Right now, Rockford police are asking us to avoid the area of South Main Street and U.S. Route 20. The south bound ramp off the highway is closed and there is only one lane of traffic open on South main. Just before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, police say a motorcycle and SUV crashed under the bridge.
Seven women were arrested for prostitution and two men were arrested for soliciting a prostitute. Three of the women arrested were also charged with battery.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:36 am
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