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57 min ago | WIFR
As many as ten kids are killed every year after being hit by cars while crossing the road in front of a school bus, that's why District 205 wants to make its buses safer with the use of more cameras.
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We are halfway through the $110 million Woodward Construction process and today we were able to get an exclusive tour of the new facility which will bring hundreds of high paying jobs to Loves Park.
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The Pandora store in Rockford, Ill. The new location at Bridge Street Town Centre will look similar to this storefront, according to spokeswoman Emily Williams.
There's more controversy for a local church trying to reopen its warming center.
The City of Rockford Construction and Development Services Division is alerting property owners to be aware of soliciting roofing contractors and not to be pressured to accept work from unlicensed roofing contractors.
The Job Fair will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The Aviation Maintenance Technology Dept.
The Rosecrance Health Network kicks off a multi-million dollar construction job this week, one of two significant building projects the organization has in the works over the next several months.
Making a long awaited return, the Chicago Rockford International Airport will be welcoming its first international performance, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team, to AirFest 2014.* One of only 5 shows in the United States this year, the Snowbirds performance consists of more than fifty different formations and maneuvers utilizing the ... (more)
A 20-year-old Rockford man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a gun at police and bit an officer.
"Playin' Possum! The Final No Show - A Tribute to George Jones" was recently held at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and featured a "who's who" of country music luminaries including Alabama, Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Travis Tritt and many more - 122 artists in total.
The family of Natasha Cleary still does not have closure she and her two sons were murdered three years ago and while her loved ones wait for police to catch the killer, they're also staying active in the community, providing comfort and support to others who've lost family to violent crime.
More than 100 homeowners are still waiting for their share of a $2.5 million settlement from the city of Rockford.
Some people took to the sidewalks this morning to walk the stations of the cross through the city in honor of Good Friday.