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Many find a way to beat the heat with some ice cream

With temperatures in the 90s, many are heading to the ice cream shops to find a way to cool down. 

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Vacant house goes up in flames early Sunday morning

The Rockford Fire Department responded to a house fire on south Third street early Sunday morning. 

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Father's Day spending soars in 2018

Sunday is Father's Day! And this year, people are whipping out the wallets for their dads.

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Illinois State Police announce roadside safety checks for July

Illinois State Police are cracking down on drunk driving this summer in Winnebago County.  

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Rollover crash injures two people in DeKalb County

Two people are hurt in a rollover crash in DeKalb County. 

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Plane crash in McHenry County leaves two with non-life threatening injuries

The McHenry County Sheriff's office says a small plane crashed at the Galt Airport in unincorporated Greenwood Saturday morning. 

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Del Monte veggie trays recalled in Illinois

Del Monte is recalling small vegetable trays that were sold in Illinois and several other states. 

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Second Chance Summit helps hundreds expunge or seal past criminal records

Hundreds made their way to downtown Rockford to participate in the Second Chance Summit to help clear their past non-violent criminal record. 

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Old Settlers Day race gets hundreds out on the trails in Rockton

Hundreds of runners battled the heat on Saturday as they hit the trails for the Old Settlers Days 5K.

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Busy weekend helps boost Rockford economy Video included

If you're looking for something to do this weekend in the Stateline, you won't have to look very far. One of those events going on is a BMX race that's set to bring in thousands of visitors from all over.

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Illinois hardware store looking for person who left ring in gloves

The owner of an Illinois hardware store is looking for a man who tried on a pair of snug work gloves and left a ring inside.

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Border Patrol chase ends in deadly crash in Texas

Authorities say five undocumented immigrants are dead and 12 were hurt following a chase involving border patrol agents in Texas. 

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Kellogg recalls cereal over salmonella contamination

The Kellogg Company is recalling over a million cases of Honey Smacks cereal.

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Family fights off suspects during home invasion Video included

A family in South Beloit fights off suspects who broke into their home.  

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Rockford Police invites public to meet new leaders

District One's new Deputy Chief of Police got a chance to meet some community members last night at an open house. 

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Freeport firefighters save ducklings from storm drain

The Freeport Fire Department made a heroic save on Thursday.

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Rockton neighbors upset over county board's approval of asphalt plant Video included

With a narrow vote of 10 to 9, the Winnebago County Board approved the a plan to bring an asphalt plant to Rockton. But, it's a proposal that sparked controversy among Rockton residents for the past two years.

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Winnebago County Board narrowly passes proposed asphalt plant in Rockton

After a long deliberation, the Winnebago County Board voted to a proposed asphalt plant in Rockton.  

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Rockford sees increase in emergency water main repairs Video included

The Rockford Water Division says they have seen the amount of emergency water main repairs double so far this year compared to all of last year. 

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Doctors raise concerns about the dangers of co-sleeping with infants Video included

Co-sleeping can be a common practice amongst many families, however, local doctors are urging against this trend. 

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