The Daily Gazette
County considers freeze on hiring
Winnebago County officials are considering the cost-saving measure as they draft a spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, the Rockford Register Star reports.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Winnebago County Faces Budget Shortfall, Considers Hiring Freeze
Winnebago County officials are considering the cost-saving measure as they draft a spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. Bill Hintz is the county's chief deputy coroner.
Northern Illinois county considers hiring freeze
The Rockford Register Star reports Winnebago County officials are considering the cost-saving measure as they draft a spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. Bill Hintz is the county's chief deputy coroner.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Doddy makes first appearance in Lee County
Terence Doddy is escorted into the Lee County Courthouse by corrections officers from Winnebago County on Wednesday morning.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Lawyers Get Second Chance to Argue Who Has Authority Over Police Chief
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.
Loves Park Veteran Wants to Keep Giving Away Flags
A northern Illinois veteran who gives away free American flags every Memorial Day has raised $4,000 for a fund to keep the tradition going after he dies.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Illinois man charged with 23 counts of murder
Friends say Terence Doddy was longtime friend of 37-year-old Todd Hansmeier, one of two people he's accused of killing last month.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
My FOX Chicago
Rest stop killing suspect pleads not guilty
The Rockford Register-Star reports Friday that Terence P. Doddy has been charged with first-degree murder as part of a 15-count Winnebago County grand jury indictment.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
New School Vaccination Requirements in Illinois
It's hard to believe but come next week some kids will be headed back to school and there are some new vaccination requirements families need to know about.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Murder Suspect Heading Back to Winnebago County
Doddy signed extradition waiver forms in Rock County court agreeing to be taken back to Winnebago County.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
No Leads 2 Years After Discovery of Baby Noah
The baby boy found decomposing and tossed in a garbage at a Roscoe recycling plant still doesn't have a known family two years after the gruesome discovery.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Strong Storms Knock Out Power and Down Trees in Rockford
A number of people on Rockford's east side woke up to quite the mess Sunday morning after Saturday night's storms ripped through the area.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Girl's death 20 years ago re-examined after Rock County arrest
A 15 year-old girl from Hononegah High disappeared 20 years ago, only to turn up dead in the Rock River.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
TXT2TIP Program Turns One
The Text 2 Tip Program was started by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department in July 2013.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Construction Coninutes on Rockford's Meijer Store
A stretch of Perryville Road is back open after being closed for most of the day due to work for the Meijer store being built.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Senator Syverson bikes 57 miles on 57th birthday
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Double Murder Suspect Sighted Near Rockford
Authorities have been searching for 36-year-old Terence Doddy since Monday, when he allegedly killed insurance salesman Todd Hansmeier, 37, at an office building in Rockford; then allegedly killed 44-year-old Tonya Bargman at a highway rest stop nearly 50 miles away, so he could steal her car.
Double Murder Suspect Remains on the Loose
Terrence Doddy remains on the loose Friday morning despite an extensive manhunt in northern Winnebago County Thursday night.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Cameras Give Extra Info to County During Severe Weather
There are 10 cameras mounted on tornado sirens on the west side of Winnebago County and while there's nothing to see now, it was a different story Monday night.
Stateline Storm Cleanup
Tree branches and limbs are scattered throughout the area and much of the debris is in Winnebago County.