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Rockford Police investigate shooting on Magnolia Street

Rockford Police say say a man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning.

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Amerock Hotel and Conference Center sale set to close next week Video included

Nearly 8 months to the day after Rockford City Council members approved the funding of a new hotel conference center at the Amerock building, final touches are being put on the sale.

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Seasonal flu widespread in 12 states, including Wisconsin

Seasonal flu activity is increasing in the United States. The latest flu report from the Centers for Disease Control states that the flu is now widespread in twelve states.

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Woman, 3 children killed in Brooklyn house fire

 The commissioner says the children's father and two teenagers are in critical condition.

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Power restored at Atlanta airport after massive power outage

 Georgia Power said a fire in an underground electrical facility caused a sudden power outage around 1 p.m. Sunday.

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Rockford Fire investigating condemned house fire

The remains of the house are set for demolition once the investigation is complete. 

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Multiple armed robberies occur within a half hour of each other in Rockford

Rockford Police are now investigating two separate armed robberies that occurred within a 30 minutes of each other on Sunday.  

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Atlanta airport loses power, stranding travelers

The FAA stopped all flights into Hartsfield Airport around 1 p.m. and departing flights have been delayed.

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United Way teams up to provide healthy food to Stateline families

Bringing more food options to Rockford's most vulnerable, that's what Top Box Foods and the United Way say they're trying to do.

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Rockford nurse retires after 39 years at Mercyhealth

A lot has changed at Mercyhealth Hospital over the past four decades.

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Local couple dress up to donate blood every year

The holidays are a time of giving, and one Rockford couple loves giving so much, they dress up for the occasion to give the gift of live.   

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Rock Valley College lands thousands of dollars through new grant

Hundreds of thousands of dollars are coming to Rock Valley College thanks to a new grant.  

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Man arrested for moving dead body found in South Beloit

The Rock County Sheriff's Office arrested 50-year-old man for the suspicious death of a woman found in South Beloit. 

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Conservation Police hand out over 1800 citations for busiest deer harvest season in state history

Illinois just wrapped up it's busiest deer hunting season which saw hunters harvest more than 80,000 deer but it also saw a lot of citations thrown at hunters. 

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Teen dies after a 4-car wreck on 1-88

A teen is dead after a four-car wreck on I-88. It happened near route 47 around 10:30 p.m.

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Regional Planning Council aims to boost the success of the stateline region

When it comes to making this region successful, local leaders say times are changing.  

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Local groups spreads Rockford Acts of Kindness

A group of young people in Rockford are paying it forward with "Rockford acts of kindness."

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RPS 205 bus driver retires after 35 years Video included

A veteran bus driver with the Rockford School District is about to make her final pick-ups.

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Albertus Airport leaders want $1.1 million to revamp access road

Albertus Airport leaders in Freeport say the airport needs a face lift. But, the city's leader says more research needs to be done before making a final decision on funding. 

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Cause of death released for woman found dead at South Beloit gas station

A Beloit man is arrested and charged with hiding a corpse after investigators determine a woman found dead at a gas station didn't die there.

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Federal officials release preliminary report of investigation into RFD plane crash

Federal investigators release a preliminary cause of a plane crash on December 4 at Chicago-Rockford International Airport.

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Belvidere students test out Google app in class Video included

Students in Belvidere ditched their texts books and pencils Thursday, and went on a virtual field trip.

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Video of brothers getting accepted to dream schools goes viral

Both brothers said they have wanted to get into their respective universities for a long as they can remember. 

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New Pecatonica bridge providing better access to Winnebago County

The Winnebago County Highway Department says it will provide access from northeastern Stephenson County into western Winnebago County.

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Man sentenced in fatal shooting near University of Illinois

Robbie Patton was convicted in September of first-degree murder for 22-year-old George Korchev's death.

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Rockford man arrested for sexual assault

Police say a woman came forward back in July saying Lewis sexually assaulted her.

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Christmas carolers at U of I sing to you live over the phone

If you are yearning to have singers serenade you with your favorite Christmas song, you're in luck!

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