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Insurance company sues Rockford over Hanley fire
July 14--ROCKFORD-- A lawsuit filed one year to the day after aJune 25, 2017, fire destroyed the historicHanley Furniturebuilding claims the city refused to allow owners of an adjacent building to access their property, allowing 3 feet of rainwater to pool on the roof and damage the structure.Rockfo
YouthBuild Rockford accepting pre-apprenticeship applications
ROCKFORD — The YouthBuild Rockford AmeriCorps program is accepting applications for its pre-apprenticeship training program, which will begin in November.The program includes classes leading to a high school diploma or GED, hands-on training in construction resulting in a nationally-recognized crede
Rockford police officer thwarts burglary in progress
The sergeant then apprehended the suspect, Matthew Conklin, 29, of Maricopa, Arizona, and recovered lock-picking tools from the individual.
Portion of North Rockford Avenue to close
ROCKFORD — The Rock River Water Reclamation District will close the portion of North Rockford Avenue between Greenwood Avenue and Rural Street on July 13 for sewer repair.The work is expected to be completed by the end of the day July 20.For information: 815-387-7601.
Driver Crashes into Rockford Home
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Rockford Bike the Blocks
"Whether you ride your bike all the time, or you haven't rode it in 10 years, this is an event where it's just very casual, and a good opportunity to see the businesses and see the river district." said Ashley Sarver, the President of I Bike Rockford.
Rockford IceHogs Sign Brett Welychka
Welychka, 24, completed his junior season at Carleton University in Ontario in 2017-18 where he served as captain and led the team in scoring with 31 points (12g, 19a) in 28 games. The 5-10, 188-lbs forward logged at least 20 points and scored double-digit goals in each of his three seasons with the
Rockford Scanner ™ : Police Investigating A Robbery At A Rockford Business
Around 10 pm tonight, several officers from the Rockford Police Department and also the Rockford Park District had a police perimeter set up, searching for a suspect.