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Rain showers and downpours linger into Friday

After a brief break, rain showers and storms kick back on again, leaving the Stateline waterlogged until the end of the work week. While much of the time we'll have steady light to drizzly rainfall, occasional showers and thunderstorms will develop, especially Thursday morning.

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Boone County offers free Narcan training amid opiate crisis

Boone County is seeing more deadly opioid overdoses on average than the state of Illinois.

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BBB warns of scammers after this week's flooding

In the wake of Monday's flooding, there are scammers looking to take advantage of your flooded basement or cars.

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Spring Creek paving project scheduled to re-start Thursday morning

The City of Rockford says final paving operations will begin Thursday morning and continue into Saturday.

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Rockford man facing child pornography charges

The charge against Matthew Slaughter, 36, is the result of an investigation by the FBI and the Noblesville (Indiana) Police Department. 

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5 people arrested in violent South Beloit home invasion

Five people have been arrested in a South Beloit home invasion that happened last week, according to the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office.

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Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by car

Police are investigating an accident on U.S. 20 that sent a bicyclist to the hospital.

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First human case of West Nile virus reported in Illinois Video included

The first human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Illinois.

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A brief break from wet weather, but more showers & storms expected

We finally get a break from the rain showers for just one day. You can expect an unsettled weather pattern for Thursday and Friday.

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Company headquarters to be built in Machesney Park

A new development is coming to Machesney Park. On Monday night, the Village's Administration and Finance Committee approved an agreement with Quantum Design Inc., to construct the company's 100,000 square foot headquarters.

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New Mexican restaurants coming to Machesney Park

Los Panchos Mexican Grill and Cantina is new to Machesney Park, but it's not new to the stateline area. 

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Unique fishing lure business started in honor of Jaimie Cox Video included

They're lures made out of bullet casings, and they were an idea created by fallen Rockford Officer Jaimie Cox and his friend Ben Schuster. After Cox's death, Schuster wanted to make sure to honor his memory. 

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  • ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:24:28 GMT
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage...More >>
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue.More >>
  • Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:24:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...(AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >>
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >>
  • Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:23:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...
    A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border...More >>
    A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving.More >>
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