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Federal grant for lead cleanup in Winnebago County
Winnebago County will be able to double its lead abatement efforts in the area thanks to a $2.9 million grant from the federal government.
Thu May 23, 2013
Rockford Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child
On January 25th, 2013, members of the Rockford Police Department began an investigation into the Criminal Sexual Assault of a child.
Restrictions Lifted on Rock River
A majority of the conditions which resulted in the implementation of the No Wake order on the Rock River north of the Auburn Street Bridge in Winnebago County have subsided.
Mon May 20, 2013
New Juvenile Justice Center Answer to Larger Load of Cases
The move is one the court system has been waiting for since they were forced to move to the PSB back in 2007.
From the Pulse: Tornado Sirens a False Alarm
Tornado sirens sent many Stateliners scrambling to their basements last night, though we learned later that it was a false alarm.
Pre-School Expansion in District 205
The future of the Rockford Public School District is in the hands of babies. Educators want to provide pre-school to all youngsters and the expansion will help provide kids with skills to achieve.
Fri May 17, 2013
Workforce Network revises training plans to better serve local job seekers
Dian Micklevitz speaks Tuesday about the programs offered by McHenry County Workforce Network in Woodstock.
Fire Rescue Magazine
Medical Helicopter Crash Flight Crew to be Honored at Future Memorial Site in Illinois
Two flight nurses and the pilot, who died in the December crash, will have their names engraved on a proposed memorial walllow and Karen Hollis will have their names engraved on the memorial wall of the prospective The former REACT helicopter was an American Eurocopter MBBK 117 A3 with a cruising airspeed of 131 mph and a maximum speed of 160 mph.
Thu May 16, 2013
State Police Announce DUI Arrests In April
Illinois State Police District 16 announced the following arrests were made in the month of April 2013 for driving under the Influence by District 16 troopers: Arrested in Stephenson County: Katie L. Ashke, Female, 24, of Rock City, IL Matt R. Seabold, Male, 38, of Freeport, IL Arrested in Winnebago County: Steven C. Alston Jr., 25, Male, of ... (more)
Man Killed in Hit-and-Run in Rockford
At 11:44 p.m. Wednesday, police say a motorcycle and an SUV collided at 11th Street and Sawyer Road.
Road Closures Planned During Rockford Marathon
Some downtown roads in the Rockford area will be closed for several hours on Sunday due to the Rockford Marathon.
Wed May 15, 2013
Memorial Plans Unveiled as First Responders Remember REACT Crew
The emotional wounds from that horrible December day are still raw. Five months after the REACT helicopter crashed in a Lee County farm field, Winnebago County first responders are still coming to terms with the deaths of three heroes.
Tue May 14, 2013
Medical helicopter crash victims to be honored
Three people killed in a medical helicopter crash in northern Illinois will have their names added to a planned Rockford memorial wall.
The Daily Gazette
Witnesses questioned in detasselers' deaths
STERLING – Lawyers are interviewing witnesses and taking depositions in a wrongful death lawsuit filed after two Sterling detasselers were electrocuted in summer 2011, they told a Winnebago County judge at a status hearing last week.
Mon May 13, 2013
Jesse White pushes for zero-tolerance policy
Drinking on the job isn't allowed at most businesses, but for some police officers the rules aren't as strict.
Fri May 10, 2013
Bank robbery suspect killed in Richmond
A suspect in a bank robbery was shot and killed by law enforcement officials near the Associated Bank in Richmond on Friday.
Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Second Degree Murder Charges
Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato announced today that on May 8, 2013 20-year-old Nicholas Vincent pled guilty to the charges of Second Degree Murder and was sentenced by the Honorable Judge Ronald White to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Thu May 09, 2013
2013 West Nile Virus Season Surveillance Begins in Winnebago County
The Winnebago County Health Department is announcing that the 2013 West Nile Virus Season Surveillance is beginning in Winnebago County.
Man Found Guilty Of Elderly Beating
Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Thursday that on May 8, 2013 Kenneth Turner, 45, was found guilty after a jury trial in front of the Honorable Judge Rosemary Collins of charges of Armed Robbery and Aggravated Battery of a Senior Citizen.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mayor Proposes 70/30 Split of Casino Revenue
The city of Rockford is getting aggressive in its fight to win a larger percentage of casino revenue, that's if the gaming bill on the table in Springfield is signed into law.