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Multiple crews battle fire in Beloit

Multiple crews are on the scene of a fire at an apartment complex in Beloit early Monday morning. More>>

One woman dead after car crash near Rockton

A woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash near Rockton.Winnebago County Sheriff's police say it happened around noon Sunday in the 4800 block of Freeport Road. More>>

Holocaust survivor shares her story of terror

Today, more than seven decades after WWII, the Rockford area gets a look into the Holocaust from one of Anne's relatives. More>>

Speeding wasn't the only factor in fatal Rockford car crash

We now know more about who was involved in Friday's fatal car crash in Rockford. Plus, it turns out excessive speed wasn't the only factor.According to investigators, a blue minivan was driving too fast Friday afternoon on Kilburn Avenue. It lost control and rolled into a field near Collins Avenue. All three occupants were ejected. The driver, 40 year-old Jimmie Nelson of Rockford, died at the hospital. His two brothers were in the car with him. 55 year-old Dale Nelson and 53 year-old Donald ... More>>

Chief Epperson weighs in on policing in America with a focus on Ferguson

Rockford Police Chief Chet Epperson looks back on the past with students who could represent our area's future.At a special lecture this weekend the city's top officer addresses the history of policing in america."We talked about some history all the way back to 1991 with the L.A. riots and the Rodney King incident up until Ferguson, about where we're at in the state of policing in America," Chief Epperson says.In the chief's dialogue, he puts special emphasis on the recent incident in Fergus... More>>

Teacher contract approved for Meridian School District

A new contract for Meridian School District teachers is approved. More>>

Local gun ranges weigh in on children using guns

In Illinois, there is no law stopping a child from using a gun. More>>

A Rockford group that focuses on helping others receives a large donation

The Rockford Rescue Mission gets a big grant to help their cause. More>>

UPDATE: Coroner releases name of victim in rollover accident on Rockford's west side

Police say a car accident has occurred on Collins and Kilburn avenues near Searls Park in Rockford.
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New Illinois law aims to protect those wrongfully accused of property crimes

Imagine winning a court case, but losing hundreds of dollars along the way. More>>

First football games of season met with bad weather, delays Video included

Stormy weather with heavy winds, rain and lightning has caused delays at area football games. 13 News will continue to bring you updates on how this weather will impact tonight's play. More>>

Farm organization to train farmers on sustainable agriculture

Stateline Farm Beginnings plans to train family farmers in October to focus solely on sustainable agriculture.
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