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Police ask for community's help finding Emily Anderson Video included

Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing woman. 


Galena named one of the best small towns in America

A city in the stateline gets big recognition for being a best small town in the United States.


Harvey regains tropical storm strength in Gulf of Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — Harvey regained tropical storm strength as it drifted in the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas early Thursday and forecasters said it could become a hurricane. 


Winning Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A single winning Powerball ticket matching all six numbers has been sold in Massachusetts. 


Tough Mudder Competition Coming To Rockford This Weekend

This weekend will mark the second ever tough mudder competition in Rockford. The event will bring around 13,000 people to Rockford for the 10 mile race. 


Swedes donates school supplies to RPS 205 Video included

Rockford students are getting a big donation of school supplies. SwedishAmerican collected more than 1,500 pieces of school supplies for RPS 205.


"Off the Waterfront" heads to Rockford, starts to fill the gap left from "On the Waterfront" Video included

For nearly 30 years On the Waterfront was a summertime staple in downtown Rockford until it folded in 2012 due to financial issues.


High Powerball jackpot means more business for gas stations Video included

Shoppers at the Winnebago Road Ranger Hope to turn a small purchase into a $700 million Powerball jackpot. .


Hope Over Addiction expands Narcan training with new program Video included

Saving more lives, that's the goal of a new drug overdose program in Winnebago County. 


August lacking in rainfall after a very wet start to summer

With one week left to August 2017, the month is on track to be one of the driest on record, which is a far cry from June and July's periods of heavy rainfall.


YouthBuild Rockford secures funding to stay open

Funding comes through for a program that helps struggling teens who drop out of high school. 


SwedishAmerican donates thousands of dollars worth of school supplies

Rockford students are getting a big donation of school supplies.


Tough Mudder comes back to Rockford this weekend

This weekend, thousands of athletes will flock to Rockford to get tough and muddy.  


SNAP benefits to be matched with free produce at City Market

City Market leaders say a new grant for free produce comes at peak season for farmers who grow tomatoes, corn, garlic peaches and squash.


Rockford, McHenry County collaboration leads to drug arrest

Collaboration between Rockford police and McHenry County Sheriff's deputies leads to the arrest of a man on drug charges.


Rockford Police: Suspect stole vehicle, attacked officer

Anthony Taylor Anthony Taylor

A Rockford man is now in jail after police say they found him driving a stolen vehicle.  


Loves Park Police investigating hit-and-run

Loves Park Police are investigating a hit-and-run incident that occurred overnight. 


3 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash


Sailors with ties to Michigan and Illinois are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia. More>>

Vacant home goes up in flames on Bruce Street Wednesday morning

A vacant home goes up in flames early Wednesday morning. The building at 809 Bruce Street is now uninhabitable as a result of the fire, according to the Rockford Fire Department.


Rockford man sentenced to almost 9 years on gun charges

A Rockford man will spend 8 years and 7 months in prison on federal gun charges.


Rockford man accused of sexually assaulting child

Shanan Berry Shanan Berry

Rockford Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault investigation.  


Byron Generating Station Unit 2 to celebrate 30 years with public open house

One of our area's most visible structures will be open to the public on Monday, Aug. 28 to help celebrate 30 years in business. 


Local non-profit named semifinalist in competition to help people over 50

A Rockford non-profit is vying for a $50,000 prize and it's all for a good cause within the community.


Minnesota woman in deadly I-90 crash identified

The Minnesota woman who died after a crash on I-90 Monday is identified.


Identity released of man killed in Winnebago County crash

Authorities have released the name of a man killed in a car crash over the weekend.  


Barber Colman site to get cleared of leftover contaminants, prepped for future development Video included


The Barber Colman site still has lingering contaminants left over from its days as a manufacturing hub.


Rockford man faces federal mail fraud charges

A Rockford man is facing more charges in a scheme to defraud more than 100 clients of more than 800-thousand dollars.  


Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

TOKYO (AP) — The commander of the Navy’s Asia-based 7th Fleet was dismissed Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific.


Powerball jackpot hits $700 million Video included

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is now up to $700 million, which is the second largest jackpot in the game's history.  


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