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Sheriff's deputy shot during foot chase in Rockford, suspect sought

A Winnebago County sheriff's deputy was shot during a foot pursuit early Saturday in Rockford. The shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. when the deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Springfield Avenue near Prairie Road in Rockford, according to a statement from Illinois State Police. Jordan D. Spates,

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 02:06:00

Man Shot During Rockford Party

ROCKFORD - Also from early this morning--around 2-30 am a man died after being shot at a party. Rockford police officers arrived for reports of shots fired in the 900 block of North Rockton, finding only the remnants of a party that had just broken up. But shortly after a victim arrived at a local h

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-24 04:07:30

Woman shot in southeast Rockford park

ROCKFORD - A woman was bleeding from the head after a shooting Sunday on the city's southeast side. The shooting occurred about 6:55 p.m. Witnesses said they heard multiple gunshots at Keye-Mallquist Park at 11th Street and 16th Avenue and later saw a woman holding a blood-soaked piece of clothing t

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-09-25 02:30:06

Woman shot in Rockford overnight

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A woman was shot just after midnight in the 4100 block of Auburn St. last night. She was hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries. There is not suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department or Rockford Area C

WIFR - 2017-09-25 09:01:00

State Republicans say gas tax increase needed for construction projects

Illinois News Network A leading state Senate Republican says expanded gambling in Illinois could pay off existing capital construction projects, but there would still need to be a gas tax increase for future ones. Associated General Contractors of Illinois Executive Director Bill Frey said the need

ROCKRIVERTIMES.COM - 2017-09-24 06:45:34

Shooter kills one, injures 7 at Tennessee church

A gunman reportedly opened fire at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee, near Nashville. One person was killed and six others were wounded Sunday in a shooting at a church in Antioch, Tennessee, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's Twitter account. An eighth

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-24 18:14:20

Trump administration announces new travel restrictions

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year. The new restrictions on trav

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 00:51:31

Hurricane Maria sending high winds, surf up East Coast

(CNN) - The East Coast is bracing for high winds and treacherous surf from Hurricane Maria, days after the storm caused widespread devastation in the Caribbean. North Carolina may bear the worst of the storm, as current forecasts show Maria brushing its coast Wednesday morning. Although it's not cur

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 06:48:36

NFL airing unity ad in prime time on Sunday

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - With President Trump taking aim at the NFL and its players who protest during the national anthem, the league is broadcasting a message of unity. The NFL is dusting off a one-minute ad that it produced for the Super Bowl earlier this year. It was originally made to "demonstrate

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-24 15:21:50

Merkel gets a fourth term but German voters deliver far-right surge

BERLIN (CNN) - Angela Merkel has won a fourth term as German Chancellor, but with her party's lead in parliament cut and the country facing a surge in support for the far right. Exit polls predicted the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) would become the third-largest party in the national parl

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-24 19:51:52

McCain on his cancer prognosis: It's 'very, very serious'

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Sen. John McCain's brain cancer is "very, very serious," the Arizona Republican said in an interview Sunday night, adding that doctors told him "it's a very poor prognosis." "So I just said, 'I understand. Now we're going to do what we can, get the best doctors we can find and do

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 12:26:43

How NFL owners responded to Trump

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - President Trump this weekend attacked the National Football League and its players who protest during the national anthem. Many of the league's owners, executives and team presidents fired back, after the league's commissioner issued a statement on Saturday.NFL Commissioner Rog

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 12:06:36

Congress' week: Health care deadline looms

(CNN) - Once again, the Senate is focused on whether Republicans have enough votes to pass a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. Sunday brought more signs that the chances for the Republican health care bill from Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana wer

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 11:31:40

GOP gears up for release of tax reform 'framework'

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Republicans are expected to release a framework this week of their widely-anticipated tax reform plan as the party desperately seeks a legislative victory before the end of the year. Leaders announced earlier this month they would unveil some details of the plan this week in a "co

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 11:26:43

Dam threatens to burst in devastated Puerto Rico

(CNN) - The devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria continues to cripple Puerto Rico, with fears a damaged dam in the island's northwest may break. The Guajataca Dam is "releasing water" after suffering "infrastructure damage" following the Category 5 storm, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell told CNN

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 08:51:44

West Rock Wake Park expands services to accommodate customers

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- West Rock Wake Park has allowed families from all over the region to experience water sports without using a boat. The park is now expanding to accommodate its customers. West Rock has become one of the most popular cable wake boarding parks in the region. They're previewing

WIFR - 2017-09-25 03:43:00

Police: Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in car

A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report. (CNN) - A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-25 02:16:28

Habitat for Humanity dedicates two homes

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR)-- Two Rockford families can officially say they are now proud home owners. Habitat for Humanity officially dedicated the Holiday Drive home this afternoon. Washiknala, Wahila, and their family are moving into a home for the first time since they moved here from Africa five year

WIFR - 2017-09-25 02:06:00

Walking for those we have lost

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR)-- According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading killer in the U.S. The average victim is 13-years-old, there are 121 suicides per day, and we aren't immune here at home. Out of the Darkness is hosting a walk for all those who have los

WIFR - 2017-09-25 01:45:00

From alcohol to heroin, an epidemic strikes Janesville

JANESVILLE, Wis. - The chubby Boston terrier named Miss Ella bustles around the grounds of the Red Road House. She is a joy, and she is a reminder of sorrow. Someone stepped on her head some years ago, making her deaf, but that's not the saddest part of this story. Miss Ella came to Red Road House i

ROCKRIVERTIMES.COM - 2017-09-25 07:05:37