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Rockford woman sentenced for felony drug charges in Belvidere

Updated: November 17, 2017, 4:47 p.m. UPDATE: BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) - The Boone County State's Attorney's Office says Tyawanda Anderson pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a senior housing complex. Anderson was sentenced to 7 years in pris

WIFR - 2017-11-18 01:07:00

Belvidere woman sentenced for 2015 drug deal

BELVIDERE - A Belvidere woman was sentenced to seven years in state prison after pleading guilty Thursday to selling cocaine in 2015, according to the Boone County State's Attorney's Office. Tyawanda Anderson, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,00

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-18 00:54:16

Guilty verdict in Belvidere gang shooting

BELVIDERE - Jurors spent almost 2 1/2 hours deliberating on Thursday before convicting a man in the gang-related shooting that killed a Belvidere teen nearly four years ago in Boone County. The eight-woman, four-man jury found Anthony M. Perez, 23, guilty on all counts in the Nov. 30, 2013, shooting


Woman allegedly steals donation box from Rockford store

The holidays are known as a season of giving but unfortunately some people see it as a perfect time to steal. That's what happened at Treasures Galore in Rockford on Thursday. Workers at the resale/retail shop say a woman stole a donation box they had on their counter, which is raising money for the

13 WREX-TV - 2017-11-18 07:54:00

AC/DC's Malcom Young dies at 64

AC/DC co-founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young has died, after a long battle with health problems, the band announced on its website. He was 64. Young was diagnosed with dementia in 2014, four years after first experiencing memory loss. The guitarist underwent successful lung cancer surgery in

ROCKRIVERTIMES.COM - 2017-11-18 12:54:45

'The second I saw him I wanted to love him forever'

ROCKFORD - Of the 1,303 days Vaughn has been in foster care, 962 were spent living with Courtney Lewis at her Rockford home. But on Saturday, Vaughn's fourth birthday, the cherubic boy legally became Lewis' son when his adoption was finalized at the Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center. The spec

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-18 22:52:51

Dash Cam Fundraiser for Rockford Police Department

ROCKFORD - Rockford's loss of police Officer Jaimie Cox in the line of duty left the city in mourning. The man he pulled over that night, Eddie Patterson, also died. Questions still surround what led to the confrontation because there was no camera in Officer Cox's car. However, a childhood friend i

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-18 04:24:38

Rockford food bank receives major donation

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Two local groups donate thousands to the Northern Illinois Food Bank to help provide meals this holiday season. The United Way of Rock River Valley and workers at the Chrysler plant in Belvidere donate more than $4,000 to supply meals. The food bank says for every dollar th

WIFR - 2017-11-18 04:04:00

Ames man killed in early morning apartment shooting

An Ames man is dead after two masked men entered his apartment and shot him. Now, local authorities are searching for the suspects. Ames Police say officers were called to 1311 Mayfield Drive at 3:37 a.m. on reports of a shooting. When police arrived, they say they found the victim with a single gun

KCCI.COM - 2017-11-18 15:13:00

Suspects at Large in Ames Murder

AMES, Iowa -- A man was murdered in Ames early Saturday morning and police say the suspects in the case are still at large. What began as a robbery just after 3:30 a.m. at the Fountain View apartment complex across the street from Ames Middle School turned deadly. Neighbors woke up to the shock of t

WHO-TV - 2017-11-19 00:52:04

Ames Chemistry Teacher Is Iowa's Educator Of The Year

Superintendent says Aileen Sullivan, a teacher in the district 21 years, is a "kid magnet" who understands students and draws them in. AMES, IA - A veteran chemistry teacher at Ames High School was named the 2018 Iowa Teacher of the Year by Gov. Kim Reynolds at a surprise event Thursday at the schoo

PATCH - 2017-11-17 16:03:42

Iowa State advances to Puerto Rico Tip-Off Championship

In the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament, Iowa State men's basketball defeated Tulsa in a close 80-78 win. The Cyclones had a 16-point lead at one point in the second half, but a 14-0 run by Tulsa shrunk that lead entirely. Iowa State led 39-30 at the half after an 11-0 run for the C

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-11-18 02:25:00

IRHA sends out email containing housing petition

A petition sent out by the Inter-Residence Hall Association, or IRHA, has been signed by over 1,000 Iowa State community members. The petition, which will be shown to the Ames City Council at their Nov. 28 meeting, is to speak out against proposed housing restrictions which in the email where calle

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-11-17 19:20:00

A Thanksgiving feast on a college student's budget

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate everything you are grateful for, be with friends and family, and, of course, have a feast. However, what would that feast look like if you had to make one on a college budget? The main course While Thanksgiving turkey is the meat of choice for the feast, there are

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-11-17 21:55:00

Original Ames Storefront Lands State Grant For Facelift

AMES, Iowa- An Ames business has been awarded a challenge grant though the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Main Street Iowa. The building at 212 Main Street is the location of London Underground. The $75,000 grant was one of 14 presented to different Iowa communities on Wednesday. "Stabilizing,


'Battle-tested' Wintersteen faces big challenges as Iowa State's president. Is she ready?

'Battle-tested' Wintersteen faces big challenges as Iowa State's president. Is she ready? AMES, Ia. - It was not yet 4 p.m. on Oct. 23 when Wendy Wintersteen's cell phone rang. She had completed her interview 3 hours earlier with the Iowa Board of Regents for the job of president of Iowa State Unive


Man robbed at gunpoint in Frostburg

FROSTBURG - Frostburg Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint near the College Gardens Apartments early Friday. The incident was part of a busy night for the city's police force, which also investigated a series of thefts from vehicles. Police said the robbery vi

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-18 01:16:00

Local brewery signs lease to locate in Footer

CUMBERLAND - A locally-owned micro-brewery will open in the Footer's Dye Works Building in March. "It's going to drop some jaws," Dig Deep Brewing CEO Solomon Rose said Friday, "and I think it's really going to give a good, one-of-a-kind thing to Cumberland." Dig Deep Brewing, a name Rose said repre

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-18 00:33:00

Police serve warrants, summons

CUMBERLAND - A city man was jailed without bond after Cumberland Police arrested him on a warrant charging him with violation of probation. Robert Michael Washington, 39, was arrested Thursday and placed in the Allegany County Detention Center without bond, pending bail review in district court. Pol

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 15:59:37

CSX: West Side bridges 'obsolete'

CUMBERLAND - CSX Transportation says two of the city's aging West Side bridges are obsolete and the city has contributed to their deteriorated condition by violating weight restrictions imposed on the spans. In a letter dated Nov. 13, a CSX attorney states designs of bridges on Washington and Fayett

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 13:48:00