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Yesterday | 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.

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Related Topix: Lee County, IL, Paw Paw, IL, Dixon, IL, Rockford, IL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WIFR

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.

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Related Topix: Rockford, IL

WIFR

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.

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Related Topix: Loves Park, IL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rockford, IL

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WIFR

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Mumps, Chickenpox, Medicine, Influenza, Hepatitis

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WIFR

Murder Suspect Heading Back to Winnebago County

Doddy signed extradition waiver forms in Rock County court agreeing to be taken back to Winnebago County.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rockford, IL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WIFR

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.

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Related Topix: Roscoe, IL

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WIFR

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.

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Related Topix: Rockford, IL, Boone County, IL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WKOW-TV

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.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WIFR

TXT2TIP Program Turns One

The Text 2 Tip Program was started by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department in July 2013.

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Related Topix: Rockford, IL

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WIFR

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.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Illinoisreview

Senator Syverson bikes 57 miles on 57th birthday

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Rockton, IL, Roscoe, IL, Poplar Grove, IL, Boone County, IL

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Rockford, IL, Machesney Park, IL

WIFR

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.

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Related Topix: Rockford, IL

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WIFR

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.

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Related Topix: Weather

WIFR

Stateline Storm Cleanup

Tree branches and limbs are scattered throughout the area and much of the debris is in Winnebago County.

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Daily Herald

Lake sheriff's department has most DUI arrests in state

The sheriff's department in Illinois with the most DUI arrests in 2013 is Lake County, with 348, the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists reported Tuesday in its 24th annual survey.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Cook County, IL, Will County, IL, Dupage County, IL

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WIFR

Winnebago County Sheriff's Department Monitoring River Levels

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department has been monitoring river levels throughout the County and it is predicted that we will be experiencing some flooding conditions.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Machesney Park, IL, Roscoe, IL, Milford, IL

Sun Jun 29, 2014

WIFR

Local Farmers Seeing Above Average Corn

Illinois' corn farmers finished planting in the first week of June, but from the looks in Winnebago County, many of those farmers say they are happy with the progress.

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Related Topix: Weather

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