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Hanley building to be demolished after fire

The former Hanley Furniture building will be torn down. That decision just came from Rockford leaders. A fire tore through the old building on Sunday.


SwedishAmerican announces children's mental health unit

SwedishAmerican Hospital has announced an expansion to their child and adolescent behavioral health program.  


US cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria


The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. More>>

Road behind the proposed Ogle County Jail will remain open after vote

The street stays....that's what's going to happen to the road behind the Ogle County Jail's proposed location in Oregon's downtown.


RPS 205 awards construction contract for second new elementary school

This is the one replacing Kishwaukee and Nelson Elementary in the ORICHiD neighborhood.


Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

Deep-pocketed political neophyte Nicole Schneider has ruled out a run for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin as a Republican. 


Rockford Police hiring experienced and aspiring officers

The Rockford Police Department wants to add more officers to its force. It's looking for police who are already sworn in and experiences, and people who want a career as an officer.


Mercyhealth road agreement approved by Rockford City Council

Aldermen debated a long time over a road construction project for Mercyhealth's expansion.


City of Rockford accepting applications for police officers

The Rockford Police Department has announced they are taking applications for new officers. 


Amerock convention center development agreement approved by committee Video included

Rockford's Planning and Development Committee approved the development agreement between the city and Rockford Local Development Corporation.  


Dixon woman dies after crash on Route 2 last week

Illinois State Police say one of the drivers in a serious crash in Lee County last week has died from her injuries.  


Nintendo announces release of Super Nintendo Classic

(NBC) -- Nintendo will launch a Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition later this year, following the company's huge holiday success with last year's NES Classic. 


House Democrats plan to roll out property-tax freeze plan

Illinois House Democrats are planning to roll out their own version of a property tax freeze. More>>

Dozens arrested in Winnebago Co. saturation patrol

Dozens of people are arrested over the weekend in the latest saturation patrol. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office teams up with other agencies in the area at random times to crack down on crime.


Chicken nuggets recalled due to 'bone' fragments found

Overhill Farms, Inc., out of California is voluntarily recalling more than 54,000 pounds of its chicken bites products after consumers found bone fragments in the product.


Taking a look at the Hanley building history Video included

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The Hanley building was a staple in the community for more than a hundred years.


History of the Hanley Building in downtown Rockford Video included

The Hanley Building was destroyed by a massive fire in downtown Rockford Sunday. Below is a brief history of the building (previously known as the Mead Building).


Rockford man on parole charged with carjacking

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Police have arrested a Rockford man for allegedly stealing a vehicle at gunpoint Sunday afternoon.


Residents, stakeholders react to massive fire in downtown Rockford Video included

The Hanley Building in downtown Rockford has been a fixture in the Rockford skyline for generations.  


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