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3 arrested in standoff with Rockford Police

ROCKFORD - Three people are in custody this morning after an hours-long standoff in Rockford. Police responded to a shots-fired call in the 3500 block of Jacqueline Drive around 10:45 last night. A SWAT team was called in when the suspects inside a nearby apartment refused to open the door. Police

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-03-20 13:11:42

Rockford drug dealer arrested for selling crack cocaine

ROCKFORD - Rockford Police Department's Narcotics Unit made two arrests Monday after a month-long investigation. On Monday, detectives conducted a traffic stop on their subject, Jonathan Kimble, 32, of Rockford, and his brother, Quadell Kimble, 27, also of Rockford. Both subjects were taken into cus

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-03-20 18:10:01

Child has minor injuries after being hit by a car on Rockford's west side

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A child has minor injuries after being hit by a car Tuesday in the area of S. Central Avenue and Montague Street. Investigators say the boy ran into traffic and did not see an oncoming vehicle. The boy was treated at the scene for minor injuries and was picked up by a parent.

WIFR - 2018-03-20 22:04:00

Home rule question, governor's race bring Rockford voters to the polls Tuesday

ROCKFORD - Betty Gulley, 75, said after voting Tuesday at Pilgrim Baptist Church that she had received several calls before election day trying to sway her vote on home rule. "People been calling me every day talking home rule; some say it's OK, some say not. I don't know what it means," she said of

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-03-20 16:19:03

Winnebago County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in an attempted burglary attempt. Officials say that the incident occurred on Friday March 16th, around 2 p.m in the area of 1400 Temple Circle in Winnebago County. Neighbors in the area say that the

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-19 22:19:00

Beloit Police investigating suspicious activity at Shopko

BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV) --- Beloit Police are investigating suspicious activity at the Shopko on Prairie Ave. According to a the police department's Facebook page they are getting help from the Winnebago County's Hazardous Devices and Explosives Squad. A Rock County Dispatcher tells NBC15 that initial c

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-21 03:30:00

IL-GOP-House-Contested - WREX.com - Rockford's News Leader

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13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-20 17:46:00

Overnight standoff ends peacefully Tuesday morning in Rockford

Rockford, Ill. (WIFR) - A standoff ends peacefully in Rockford after a man held police at bay for eight hours overnight. It started Monday night around 10:45 with a report of shots fired on Jacqueline Drive on the city's southeast side. Police say the suspect was located in one of the apartments, bu

WIFR - 2018-03-20 16:39:00

Rockford man arrested while attempting to steal a car

Rockford Police say that a man is arrested after they caught him while in progress of stealing a car on Monday morning. 33-year-old Sean Cox was taken into custody this morning. Officials say it happened just before 4 a.m. in the 1700 block of S. 5th Street. When officers arrived, they say the found

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-19 18:52:00

Shooting on Rockford's West side, man in critical condition

ROCKFORD - A man is in critical condition after being shot on Rockford's west side. Around 4 p.m. Sunday, near the intersection of Stewart Avenue and Chestnut Street, a 29 year old man was shot multiple times. He is now in critical condition at a local hospital. So far, no arrests have been made and


Rockford Home Rule: A look at a current home rule city.

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford voters will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to cast their decision for Home Rule. It's been called a "home run" and a "home ruin", depending on who you talk to. Studies on home rule show that it all relies on one thing, trust. Robert Evans, a Political Science P

WIFR - 2018-03-20 05:51:00

Rockford man charged in serious one car accident

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WIFR) - A Rockford man is charged in connection with an accident that left him in critical condition. South Beloit police say 27-year-old Anthony Johnson hit a pole and was ejected from his vehicle just after 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of S. Bluff Street. A witness told i

WIFR - 2018-03-19 20:18:00

WITNESSES: Shooting at CherryVale Mall following 6-person fight

CHERRYVALE MALL - (UPDATE - 12:58pm) - CherryVale Mall released a statement saying it's aware of an incident that occurred in The District. The mall is currently closed. Police are still on scene. Authorities are investigating reports of a shooting Sunday morning at CherryVale Mall. An unconfirmed w


Suspect arrested for CherryVale Mall shooting

CHERRY VALE - In what's becoming an all-too familiar scene, police were called to CherryVale Mall on Sunday morning on reports of a shooting. Jamain L. McFadden, 20, was arrested by the Cherry Valley Police Department and charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a


Rockford Police: Shooting near the 1900 block of Chestnut Street

Rockford Police respond to a shooting near the 1900 block of Chestnut Street in Rockford. 13 News spoke with neighbors nearby who say they heard around 10 gunshots ring out in the neighborhood just before 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Police say they could not discuss details of the incident, but conf


Your guide to the March 20 primary in Winnebago and Boone counties

ROCKFORD - Voters will select their party's nominee for offices including governor and sheriff on Tuesday, as well as voting on key referendums in several communities. If you're still trying to make your picks, here's a quick reference to some of our reporting on the various ballot questions and con

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-03-19 18:17:25

Police: Fight inside CherryVale Mall led to gunshots in parking lot

CHERRY VALLEY - A fight inside the CherryVale Mall Sunday morning led to shots fired in the parking lot. According to Cherry Valley Police Chief Robert Swank, the incident unfolded at around 10:45 a.m. The confrontation moved outside and ended when shots rang out near the Barnes & Noble entrance. Th


Embers from controlled burn cause barn to catch fire in Pecatonica

Multiple departments responded to a barn fire off of Fish Hatchery Rd. in Pecatonica. The Win-Bur-Sew Fire Department says that the homeowners were burning brush when an ember from the fire fell onto the roof of the corn crib, causing it to catch fire. Win-Bur-Sew says the barn was vacant, and no on


Man leads police on high-speed chase, injures 4 in hit-and-run crash

BELOIT, Wis. - The Town of Beloit Police Department said a man is in custody, after he led them on a high-speed chase and ended up injuring four people. The police department said an officer saw a vehicle speeding on Highway 51 near Cranston Road at 12:44 a.m. Saturday. When they tried to pull the v


Home invasion on Rockford' south side

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A home was invaded Saturday afternoon on Rockford's south side. Police responded to the call around 12:15 p.m. to the 1000 block of 6th Street. Further investigation shows someone was cut by glass during the invasion. Police tell us information is limited at this time.