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UPDATE: Winnebago County deputy shot overnight

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant for the man wanted for shooting a deputy Saturday morning. 


Wedding at Khlem Arboretum put on hold due to suspect search

 "We were on our way to get her hair done for the day and I was like we can't tell her, there's been too many things going on, we're not telling her, hopefully it will get resolved" said Jacobs. The whole bridal party was kept out of Klehm this morning during search.


Second earthquake hits Mexico this week

A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, as rescuers were still searching through the rubble in Mexico City from a massive quake earlier this week. 


Suspect search impacts Rockford events

The search for a suspected shooter is affecting Saturday events in the area of the county where officers say the suspect is hiding out.


Man shot and killed on N. Rockton early Saturday morning

Rockford Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed at a party overnight.


Rockford firefighter injured after falling through floor during vacant home fire

District Chief Derreyl Brown said the fire was called in around 4:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of 15th Avenue.


Rockford City Market sees rise in people using SNAP tokens

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, aims to help low income families put health food on their plates.  


Remade opens doors to Rockford Video included

The Rockford Rescue Mission opened the doors to it's new remade store today. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the opening today. The store will sell anything from unique art to furniture and even home decor items.  


Laurent house hosts twilight tour Video included

The Laurent House in Rockford is hosting a tour that will allow visitors to see the house at a time of day that they usually wouldn't. 


SwedishAmerican kids off diaper drive to help those in need

The diapers collected will go to the Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford.


Parade applications for Stroll on State due in a month

Downtown Rockford turns into an enchanted wonderland the Saturday after Thanksgiving for the event.


Proposed budget cuts leave Public Safety Sector on the chopping block Video included

The Winnebago County budget is still up in the air after another long meeting. 


Winnebago County POI, long-time radio host DeCoster loses job due to budget cuts

Ken DeCoster Ken DeCoster

Layoffs continue at the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office as the department faces major budget cuts.  


Dixon students help spread kindness around town

Students from St. Mary's spread kindness around Dixon Students from St. Mary's spread kindness around Dixon

It has been a tough week for the residents of Dixon, so this year's Walk, Pray, Love-a-Thon at St. Mary's Catholic School held an extra special meaning.  


911 calls from central Illinois school shooting released Video included

Students evacuate Mattoon High School (Credit: WAND-TV) Students evacuate Mattoon High School (Credit: WAND-TV)

Authorities in central Illinois have released 911 calls from Wednesday's shooting at a high school in Mattoon. 


Rockford Police: Suspects break into home, throw man down stairs

Rockford Police say a man sitting on his porch Thursday afternoon was attacked by a group of men during a home invasion.  


Jury aquits two Hells Angels

A jury acquits two Hells Angels members in connection to an alleged attack on a former member. That's according to our media partners at the Rockford Register Star. The paper reports Tomasz Lech and Jose Vielma were found not guilty of battery and robbery. They and the three other men accused in the 2013 alleged attack were also acquitted by a judge on five of 14 counts they face. Former Rockford Hells Angel president Josh Johnson said the five Chicago members brutally attacked hi... More>>

Minor injuries reported following crash Friday morning

Vehicle being towed following a multi-car crash Friday morning Vehicle being towed following a multi-car crash Friday morning

Police were on the scene of a multi-car crash near the border of Boone and Winnebago counties Friday morning.  


Fall has arrived Video included

The official start of the fall season has arrived, despite the very warm weather in the forecast.


Chamber of Commerce holds business expo in Rockford Video included

Small business owners came together to collaborate at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce's business expo. 


Rotary Club adds 60th peace pole to Rockford Video included

The Rockford Rotary Club continues to work towards a more peaceful city. 


Victim robbed by four masked men in Rockford

Rockford Police say someone was robbed by four male's who were all wearing Halloween masks. 


Winnebago County Board fails to reach an agreement on amendments to budget proposal Video included

After nearly two hours of debate, Winnebago County board members can't come to an agreement on changes to the proposed budget. 


Ogle County deputies searching for man accused of trying to abduct child

A sheriff's deputy says he was patrolling the Rolling Meadows Trailer Park around 3:15 p.m. when a 9-year-old told him a man in a truck tried to abduct him.


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