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ATF sees uptick in gun shop burglaries across the state

Since 2012, there's been a roughly 40 percent increase in the number of gun thefts across the country according to the federal government. Police departments in our area say they're starting to see a spike as well. 


Rockford Fire received more than 160 overdose calls by July 31

President Donald Trump's administration pledges to tackle the problem nationwide and right here at home For the Rockford Fire department, calls for overdoses are pretty common.  


DIGGING DEEPER: Rockford arrests drop as certain crimes increase

It's been a busy summer for the Rockford Police Department. Shootings are up 53 percent from last year.But while crime is recently up, the number of arrests are not. More>>

DIGGING DEEPER: Multiple fire code violations found before a Rockford high-rise caught fire

A dangerous fire is made even worse by conditions inside a downtown Rockford high rise. A 13 News investigation finds the Rockford Trust Building had fire code violations that go back years before it caught fire two weeks ago. More>>

DIGGING DEEPER: Kindergarten suspensions in Rockford's public schools

There were 137 out of school suspensions in a single year in the Rockford public schools. But RPS officials say it's not about the numbers. More>>

Digging Deeper: Importance of partnerships for Rock Valley College's future

The new partnership between Rock Valley College and Northern Illinois University is one of just a few big things to happen at the college this year. More>>

DIGGING DEEPER: RPS releases figures measuring student-athletes' classroom success

Kids are back in class in the Rockford area.  They're also starting up fall sports.  Four years ago, Rockford changed who can be a student-athlete. More>>

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